2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

August 26th, 2020 by

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing a Boat

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 13,400 pounds. As for the Silverado 1500 payload, this light-duty truck accommodates up to 2,543 pounds of gear, debris, or machinery. A unique hydroformed, boxed high-strength steel frame–not to mention a wide range of towing features–make the Chevy Silverado 1500 one of America’s most beloved and most capable light-duty pickup trucks. That’s why so many Monroeville drivers continually make the switch from other brands like RAM and Ford. Curious to learn more about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity and features? You’re in the right place.


Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity By the Engine

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes in several unique special edition models but even standard trim configurations offer impressive performance across three powerful engines:

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: This potent standard engine puts out 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque. That gives even entry-level Silverado 1500 trucks a towing capacity of up to 7,000 pounds. That’s pretty impressive!
  • 4.3L V6 Engine: The available 4.3L Silverado engine produces 285 hp and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque. It also increases towing capacity from the baseline up to 7,900 pounds.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine: Upgrading to a 5.3L V8 in your Chevy Silverado 1500 will get you 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. It will also elevate your towing capacity to 11,600 pounds.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: When you match your Silverado 1500 pickup with the available 6.2L V8, you’ll get the maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds (on the RST trim). You’ll also enjoy a gutsy 420 hp power output and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel: This unique diesel engine not only offers torquey performance but also gives the Silverado 1500 up to a 9,400-pound towing capacity. With 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, this engine turns every turn or twist in Greensburg roads into a more enjoyable experience.

Chevy Silverado Towing Features

The Chevy Silverado 1500 is a true workhorse of a truck, but that doesn’t mean it’s not also a luxurious vehicle. In other words, the Silverado is every bit as rugged as it is refined thanks to a variety of standard and available luxuries, not to mention these towing-complementary features:

  • Trailering Package: This standard package equips the Chevy Silverado 1500 with a trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, and even a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Available on select trims, this Silverado 1500 package adds the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and much more.
  • Optional Tow Mirrors: Buy these optional towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado 1500 and experience safer towing or trailering around Greensburg.

Discover the Chevy Silverado 1500 for Yourself in Murrysville

When you’re ready to experience the Silverado 1500 for yourself in action and it feels like a safe time to do so, visit Watson Chevrolet near Penn TWP.. to explore its performance features, interior comforts, and more. In the meantime, read the Chevy Silverado reviews. Last but not least, be sure to check out our current offers and incentives on new Chevy trucks when you are looking to buy or lease a new Silverado to save more.

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