What is the 2021 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity?

The 2021 Chevy Colorado is the midsize truck of choice among adventure-seekers in Cary, thanks to its maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds. Find out how to configure your truck to reach this maximum Chevy Colorado towing capacity with Hendrick Chevrolet Cary, below. We’ll also provide details on the Chevy towing capacity you can expect from the other Colorado configurations.

Chevy Colorado Towing Details by Configuration

In order to safely pull the maximum Chevy Colorado towing capacity behind your truck, you need to be sure to choose the right configuration. Let’s take a look at the Chevy Colorado towing specs for each powertrain option:

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine – This is the base Colorado engine, which can tow as much as 3,500 pounds.
  • 3.6L V6 Engine – When you step up to this available V6 engine and opt into the Trailering Package, the Chevy towing capacity jumps to a respectable 7,000 pounds. Without the Trailering Package, you can tow 3,500 pounds safely.
  • Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder Engine – The Duramax® diesel engine is what will bring you up to the maximum Chevy Colorado towing ability of 7,700 pounds.

Interested in the tough, off-road-ready Colorado ZR2? When you opt for this special trim level, for your treks outside of Apex, you can take advantage of a 5,000-pound towing capacity. That’s plenty of power for towing one or two ATVs for a muddy weekend of fun, and thanks to the rugged build of the ZR2, you’ll have no problem reaching even the most far-off destinations.

Learn More About Chevy Colorado Performance

Eager to know more about how the Chevy Colorado performs on Raleigh roads and highways? Check out the strong specs each engine puts out:

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Horsepower/torque: 200 hp / 191 lb-ft
  • Efficiency: Up to 26 mpg on the highway

3.6L V6 Engine

  • Horsepower/torque: 308 hp / 275 lb-ft
  • Efficiency: Up to 25 mpg on the highway

Duramax 2.8L Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • Horsepower/torque: 181 hp / 369 lb-ft
  • Efficiency: Up to 30 mpg on the highway

Upgrade Your Towing Capabilities in Cary, NC

We’re sure you’re eager to upgrade your capabilities with a new Chevy Colorado! To schedule an appointment at our dealership near Apex, contact us today. Be sure to look for the new Colorado in our vehicle specials, and if you’re looking for a truck with a greater Chevy towing capacity, check out the Silverado 2500 specs.