What’s the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity?

October 20th, 2018 by

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing

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 Silverado 1500: Engines

2.7L Turbo Engine:

  • Standard on the LT and RST
  • 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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:

  • 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

2018 Silverado 1500 red

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

Test Drive a New Chevy Silverado 1500 at Midway Auto Dealerships in Kearney!

Learn more about the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity at Midway Auto Dealerships! Schedule a test drive near Holdrege to explore its cabin and see what it can do on the road. While you’re here, take a moment to browse our current specials on new vehicles like the Chevy Silverado 1500!

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