What Is the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity?

August 29th, 2019 by

2019 Chevrolet Silverado with Trailer

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity reaches 7,200 to 12,200 pounds. It also has a payload capacity of 2,100 to 2,500 pounds. Whether you’re towing a camper through Grand Island or hauling building materials, the Chevy Silverado 1500 is the full-size truck for the job. It’s offered in seven main trims: Work Truck, Custom, LT, RST, Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country. Learn more about the new Chevy Silverado‘s towing specs and features below!

Chevy 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

Depending on which of the powerful engine options you choose for your Silverado 1500, the maximum Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity will vary. Here’s a detailed look at each engine and its respective Chevy 1500 towing capacity:

2.7L Turbo Engine:

  • Standard on the LT and RST
  • 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque
  • Chevy 1500 towing capacity of up to 7,200 pounds
  • Payload capacity of up to 2,280 pounds

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 Engine:

  • Standard on the LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country
  • 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque
  • Chevy 1500 towing capacity of up to 11,600 pounds
  • Payload capacity of up to 2,190 pounds

6.2L EcoTec3 V8 Engine:

  • Available for LTZ and High Country
  • 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Chevy 1500 towing capacity of up to 12,200 pounds
  • Payload capacity of up to 2,100 pounds

Available Advanced Trailering Package

If you spend a lot of time towing through Hastings, the Advanced Trailering Package comes with a variety of features to make it easier and safer. The package is standard on LTZ and High Country, and available on LT, RST, and LT Trail Boss. It includes:

  • Towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado
  • Auto electric parking brake assist
  • Trailer light test
  • Hitch area lighting
  • Hitch guidance with hitch view
  • Trailering app with theft alert and trailer tire pressure monitoring

2019 Chevrolet Silverado with Wood in Back

Available Trailering Camera Package

Wish you could keep a closer eye on your cargo, and get a better view of the trailer hitch while reversing? Chevy makes it possible! The Trailering Camera Package (available for LTZ and High Country) installs the following:

  • Side view cameras
  • Hitch view camera
  • Additional port for accessory camera

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