What You Need to Know About the Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

October 31st, 2019 by

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The Chevrolet Silverado has made a name for itself by perfectly balancing workhorse capabilities with comfort and agility. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 truly epitomizes this versatility — offering a towing capacity of up to 10,100 lb. as well as the freedom of several trim and configuration options.

So what does this impressive towing capacity look like across these different configurations? Let’s take a look.

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity Across Configurations

How many pounds a Chevy Silverado truck can tow depends on the following:

  • The type of cab it has
  • The type of cab box it has
  • Whether it has 2 or 4 wheel drive
  • What engine it has

 

Below, we’ve broken out the cab options for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and noted for each what the towing capacities look like across cab box, 2 vs. 4 wheel driving systems, and engines. This can help you decide which option best suits your trailering needs.

Crew Cabs

  1. Short Box 2WD: Towing capacity ranges from 6,900 lb. (2.7L turbo engine) to 9,800 lb. (V8 engines).
  2. Standard Box 2WD: Towing capacity ranges from 6,900 lb. (2.7L turbo engine) to 9,800 lb. (5.3L V8 engine w/ DFM).
  3. Short Box and Standard Box 4WD models: Towing capacity ranges from 6,700 lb. (2.7L turbo engine) to 9,600 lb. (5.3L V8 engine w/ DFM).

Double Cabs

  1. Standard Box 2WD: Towing capacity ranges from 7,700 lb. (2.7L turbo and 4.3L V6 engines) to 9,900 lb. (5.3L V8 engine w/ DFM).
  2. Standard Box 4WD: Towing capacity ranges from 6,700 lb. (2.7L turbo engine) to 9,700 lb. (5.3L V8 engine w/ DFM).

Regular Cabs

  1. Long Box 2WD: Towing capacity ranges from 7,900 lb. (4.3L V6 engine) to 10,100 lb. (5.3L V8 engine).
  2. Long Box 4WD: Towing capacity ranges from 7,700 lb. (4.3L V6 engine) to 9,900 lb. (5.3L V8 engine).

Trail Boss Models

All Trail Boss models are 4-wheel drive. However, it does offer crew cab and double cab configuration options, as well as short and standard boxes.

The towing capacity for this model ranges from 7,300 lb. (crew cab models with the 4.3L V6 engine) up to 9,500 lb. (all crew cab short box models with V8 engines and all double cab standard box models with V8 engines).

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