2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

May 26th, 2020 by

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a rugged and powerful pickup truck that is an ideal choice for Calgary-area drivers. With a maximum towing capacity of 6.078 kilograms and a maximum payload capacity of 1,021 kilograms, you can rest assured that this truck can handle the demands of your Cochrane job site. Learn more about the Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity from the experts at Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC, then schedule a VIP test drive with us today!

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity and overall performance capabilities depend on which engine you select. Choose from the following:

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: The standard Chevy Silverado 1500 engine delivers 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque, and has a towing capacity of 3,175 kilograms.
  • 4.3L V6 Engine: Generating 285 hp and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque, this engine enables the Silverado 1500 to tow 3,583 kilograms.
  • 5.3L V8 Engine: This robust V8 engine has an output of 355 hp with 383 lb-ft of torque and can tow up to 4,536 kilograms.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine: Producing 420 hp with 460 lb-ft of torque, this V8 engine on the RST trim can tow a maximum of 6,078 kilograms.
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel: This diesel powertrain generates 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, and tows up to 4,218 kilograms.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Features

As you can see, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity is impressive throughout the lineup. Take a look at some of the additional features that can help you get the most out of your Chevy Silverado towing experience:

  • Trailering Package: Standard on all Chevy Silverado 1500 trim levels, this package offers a trailering hitch platform with a receiver, an automatic locking rear differential, a 4-pin connector, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: This package is available on select trims and includes revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, the Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, and more.
  • Optional Chevy Silverado Towing Mirrors: These extended view towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado trucks make towing easier and safer on the roads in and around Okotoks.

Test Drive the Chevy Silverado 1500 at Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC

We feel certain that once you get behind the wheel of a new Chevy Silverado you’ll understand why this truck is so popular among Calgary drivers. Make sure to take a moment to explore our new vehicle specials and current offers and incentives to take advantage of some of the best deals available. If you are not sure that the Chevy Silverado is the right truck for you, check out the GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity. We also carry a fine selection of used Chevy trucks, all in excellent condition and affordably priced. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at your convenience.