2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

April 22nd, 2022 by
2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a boat

The Chevy Silverado 1500 enters the 2022 model year with an attractive redesign, but the Silverado 1500 payload and towing specs remain as strong as ever. Like the outgoing models, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capacity reaches a maximum of 13,300 pounds when properly equipped. With that said, what’s needed to reach the maximum Chevy Silverado towing capacity, and how much can it tow with its base engine? Hendrick Chevrolet Cary provides all the Silverado 1500 towing information you need, below!


Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity Per Engine

The base engine supports a Silverado 1500 towing capacity of 9,500 pounds, and you gain even more towing power as you rise through the powertrain lineup. Explore the maximum Chevy Silverado towing capacity and Silverado 1500 payload, plus other performance specs for each engine option, below!

2.7L Turbo High-Output Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity: 9,500 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity: 2,270 pounds
  • Horsepower: 310 hp
  • Torque: 430 lb-ft

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 

  • Maximum towing capacity: 11,000 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity: 2,080 pounds
  • Horsepower: 355 hp
  • Torque: 383 lb-ft

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 w/ Dynamic Fuel Management

  • Maximum towing capacity: 11,200 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity: 2,120 pounds
  • Horsepower: 355 hp
  • Torque: 383 lb-ft

6.2L EcoTec3 V8 w/ Dynamic Fuel Management

  • Maximum towing capacity: 13,300 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity: 2,030 pounds
  • Horsepower: 420 hp
  • Torque: 460 lb-ft

DuraMax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6

  • Maximum towing capacity: 13,300 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity: 1,930 pounds
  • Horsepower: 277 hp
  • Torque: 460 lb-ft

Towing Features for the Silverado 1500 

The Chevy Silverado towing capacity makes it easier than ever to accomplish tough jobs near Raleigh and weekend adventures near Apex, thanks not only to the strong engine options but also to the host of standard and available trailering features. You can pick up helpful accessories like towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado at our parts department, and talk with our knowledgeable associates about adding the following options to your truck build:

  • In-Vehicle Trailering System: Includes pre-departure checklists, trailer lighting diagnostics, trailer tire pressure and temperature, and the ability to sync trailer profiles with the MyChevrolet Mobile App. 
  • Towing Performance Tech: Trailer Sway Control, Hill Start Assist, and Auto Grade Braking all help you tow a trailer through Holly Springs confidently and safely.

Experience the New 2022 Silverado 1500 in Cary

Ready to make life easier with the Silverado 1500 payload and towing capabilities? Head to Hendrick Chevrolet Cary to find the Silverado trim level and price that suits your needs! If you can’t make it to the dealership, you can also work with our Concierge Center to get a virtual tour of any truck in our inventory, while the Hendrick Fast Pass is available to help you complete your truck lease or purchase online! 

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