2021 Chevy Tahoe Towing Capacity

August 17th, 2021 by

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The 2021 Chevy Tahoe interior provides up to 122.9 cubic feet of cargo space for Raleigh families on the go. But what if you max out the cargo hold on your next road trip? There’s no need to worry because the 2021 Chevy Tahoe towing capacity has your back! You can haul an impressive amount of cargo in a new Tahoe, especially when you choose a 5.3L V8 engine. Get a complete look at the Chevy Tahoe towing specs for each engine and drivetrain configuration, below!

What is the Towing Capacity of a Chevrolet Tahoe?

Apex drivers will have their choice of several trim levels for the 2021 Tahoe. Depending on the engine and drivetrain you select, and whether you opt in to the Max Trailering Package, the Chevy Tahoe towing limits will vary. Here’s a breakdown of the 2021 Chevy Tahoe towing capacity with all available configurations, so you can easily narrow down what will work best for you:

2WD Chevy Tahoe Towing Limits

  • 5.3L V8: 7,900 pounds
  • 5.3L V8 w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,400 pounds
  • 6.2L V8: 7,800 pounds
  • 6.2L V8 w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,300 pounds
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel: 8,200 pounds
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,200 pounds

4WD Chevy Tahoe Towing Limits

  • 5.3L V8: 7,700 pounds
  • 5.3L V8 w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,200 pounds
  • 6.2L V8: 7,600 pounds
  • 6.2L V8 w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,100 pounds
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel: 8,000 pounds
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,000 pounds

What’s the Max Trailering Package?

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe towing capacity can be greatly increased when you get the Max Trailering Package. This is because the package adds an enhanced cooling radiator to allow your SUV to safely tow more weight, plus other equipment needed for a safe, confident towing experience in Holly Springs. Here is a complete list of the equipment you’ll get with the Max Trailering Package for the Tahoe:

  • Enhanced cooling radiator
  • 2-speed transfer case for LS, LT, and RST Tahoe models with 4WD
  • Hitch Guidance w/ Hitch View
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Advanced Trailering System (in-vehicle)
  • Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert for Premier and High Country Tahoe trims

Learn More About the 2021 Tahoe Engine Choices

Although the 5.3L V8 engine is the smallest option for the Tahoe, in some respects it’s the mightiest, as it helps you achieve the maximum Chevy Tahoe towing limit. Of course, by opting for the 5.3L unit, you’ll be sacrificing a little bit of horsepower and torque. Check out the performance specs for each Tahoe engine to help determine whether you want to prioritize road performance or towing capabilities:

5.3L V8 Engine

  • 355 hp
  • 383 lb-ft of torque

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 420 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque

3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel

  • 277 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque

Drive Home in a 2021 Chevy Tahoe from Hendrick Chevrolet Cary

What is the towing capacity of a Chevrolet Tahoe? Hendrick Chevrolet Cary can answer this question and more at our showroom in Cary! Contact us or stop by for a visit to learn more about our new Tahoe inventory. While you’re here, you can also compare the 2021 Tahoe vs. 2021 Suburban if you aren’t quite sure which full-size Chevy SUV is right for your family.

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