2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

January 13th, 2021 by

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

With a maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds and a payload capacity of 2,280 pounds, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity is among the highest on Paducah roads. Not only that but the 2021 Silverado 1500 payload is bolstered by a hydroformed, boxed high-strength steel frame. With an additional series of towing features, the Chevy Silverado is one of the strongest light-duty pickups Murray drivers can buy. Read on to learn more about the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity and the features that make it so much stronger than the competition, then check out the Chevy Silverado 1500 inventory at Country Chevrolet Buick GMC. 


2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity Per Engine 

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity is rooted in five powerful engine options that offer a variety of towing capacities. Get the amount of power you need with these choices: 

4.3L V6 Engine (Standard)

  • 285 hp 
  • Best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,900-pound towing capacity

2.7L Turbo Engine 

  • 310 hp 
  • 348 lb-ft of torque
  • 9,600-pound towing capacity

5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management

  • 355 hp 
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 11,500-pound towing capacity 
  • The same engine with active fuel management tows up to 10,000 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 420 hp 
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 13,300-pound towing capacity on the RST trim 

3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel

  • 260 hp 
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 9,500-pound towing capacity 

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Features 

It’s not just the powerful engines that make the 2021 Silverado payload and towing capacities so impressive — there’s also a selection of towing features to enhance the experience, making it safer and easier to get your trailer where it needs to be in the Mayfield area. The Trailering Package is standard on the Chevy Silverado 1500, so you don’t have to pay extra for your trailer hitch platform, a 2-inch receiver, 4-pin connector, automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector. You can further enhance your 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 with these available features: 

  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Available for select trims, this package adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more. 
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: You can purchase extended view towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado trucks as accessories for safer towing. 

Experience the 2021 Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity 

Are you ready to experience the engine power that’s the soul of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado towing capacity? Contact Country Chevrolet Buick GMC to make an appointment for a test drive. Apply for financing from home to save time at the dealership if you’re ready to harness this power for yourself! 


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