2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

October 6th, 2020 by

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Although it’s categorized as a light-duty pickup, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is as rugged and capable as they come. The new Silverado 1500 towing capacity varies, depending on the engine you choose. The maximum towing capacity for the Chevy Silverado 1500 is 13,400 pounds. Not to mention, the Silverado offers a variety of towing features to make towing around Paducah easier and safer. Read on to learn more about the impressive Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity and features!


Silverado 1500: Payload & Towing Capacity 

Thanks to the following engine options, the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 is one of the most capable towers in the light-duty pickup segment: 

2.7L Turbo Engine: 

  • 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 7,000 pounds

4.3L V6 Engine: 

  • 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 7,900 pounds

5.3L V8 Engine: 

  • 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 11,600 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine: 

  • 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 13,400 pounds (on the RST trim)

3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel

  • 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 9,300 pounds

The Chevy Silverado 1500 is also built to haul heavy loads with its payload capacity of 1,750 to 2,280 pounds

Silverado 1500: Towing Features 

The Chevy Silverado 1500 was designed to tow and haul, so you can expect an array of features tow make towing and hauling less hassling. Here are a few highlights: 

  • Trailering Package: Standard on the Chevy Silverado 1500, this package installs a trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector. 
  • Available Max Trailering Package: This package is available for certain trim levels and integrates a Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, upgraded shock tuning, enhanced rear springs, and more. 
  • Available Tow Mirrors: To make towing in the Murray safer for you and others on the road, you can buy extended-view towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado trucks to give you a better view. 

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Do you have additional questions about the 2020 Chevy Silverado towing capacity? Contact us at Country Chevrolet Buick GMC to learn more about Chevy trucks, or to ask about our current new vehicle specials. We look forward to helping you find your next pickup truck for weekend adventures or worksites around Benton! 


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