2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Special Edition Custom Rally

The 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 is the truck of choice for everyone from contractors to weekend warriors in Vienna. With strong V6, V8, and turbo-diesel engine options, the Silverado outperforms competitors like the Ford F-150, even in the coveted towing category. At maximum, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity is 13,300 pounds. McClinton Chevrolet breaks down the max towing capacity by trim level below, so Belpre drivers can easily determine which one offers the capability they require.

Silverado Towing Capacity by Trim Level

Silverado WT

Work Truck (WT)

The entry-level Work Truck is equipped with a standard 4.3L V6 engine and can tow 7,900 pounds. Upgrading to a 5.3L V8 can increase towing to 10,000 pounds.

Silverado Custom

Custom

The Custom trim has a standard 2.7L Turbo engine, able to tow up to 9,300 pounds. Upgrading to a 5.3L V8 can take towing up to 9,700 pounds.

Silverado Trail Boss Custom

Custom Trail Boss

The Custom Trail Boss offers standard 4WD and a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine, which can tow 7,300 pounds. Or, upgrade to a 5.3L V8 to increase towing to 9,400 pounds.

Silverado LT

LT

The LT is also equipped with a standard 2.7L Turbo engine, able to tow 9,300 pounds. Upgrading to a 5.3L V8 with the Max Trailering Package allows this trim to tow up to 11,500 pounds.

2021 Silverado RST

RST

The standard engine on the RST is the 2.7L Turbo, towing up to 9,300 pounds. Upgrade to a 6.2L V8 with Max Trailering Package to up your towing capacity to 13,300 pounds.

2021 Silverado LT Trail Boss

LT Trail Boss

The LT Trail Boss is equipped with standard 4WD and a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine, with which it can tow up to 9,300 pounds. Upgrading to a 6.2L V8 will not affect the towing capacity.

2021 Silverado LTZ

LTZ

The LTZ features a standard 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine, towing up to 9,700 pounds. Add on Max Trailering for up to 11,500 pounds — and upgrade to the 6.2L V8 for up to 12,100 pounds.

2021 Silverado High Country

High Country

The High Country also features a standard 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine, towing up to 9,700 pounds. Upgrading to a 6.2L V8 with the Max Trailering Package brings towing up to 11,900 pounds.

Shop for a New Silverado at McClinton Chevrolet

With an understanding of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity that accompanies each trim, you can start shopping for a new Silverado for sale at McClinton Chevrolet. Review our inventory to find your preferred configuration, then contact us for a test drive or stop by on your way home from Marietta! We offer ongoing new Chevy specials that can make your new truck more affordable.

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