The Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

September 29th, 2020 by
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab

Our Houma customers love the 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500, mainly because they want a truck that works as hard as they do. It’s a good thing for them that the Chevy Silverado towing capacity maxes out at an amazing 18,500 pounds. But the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity differs according to which options you choose.


2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity – Conventional

There are four factors that impact towing capacity: drivetrain, cab size, bed size, engine, and whether you opt for a fifth wheel hitch. Here’s the Chevy Silverado towing capacity for conventional trailering (no fifth wheel):

Regular Cab, Long Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 14,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 14,500 pounds

Double Cab, Standard Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 14,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 14,500 pounds

Double Cab, Long Bed

  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 9,900 pounds

Crew Cab, Standard Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 18,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 14,500 pounds

Crew Cab, Long Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 14,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 14,500 pounds

2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity – Fifth Wheel

Adding a fifth wheel can make a difference of up to 4,000 pounds. Here’s the Chevy Silverado towing capacity when you add a fifth wheel:

Regular Cab, Long Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 18,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 17,400 pounds

Double Cab, Standard Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 18,200 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 17,100 pounds

Double Cab, Long Bed

  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 9,900 pounds

Crew Cab, Standard Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 18,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 16,900 pounds

Crew Cab, Long Bed

  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine – 18,500 pounds
  • 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine – 16,800 pounds

Chevy Silverado Towing Features

There are several features on the Silverado that make towing easier and safer. Here are just a few:

  • In-Vehicle Trailering App
  • myChevrolet Mobile App
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Auto Grade Braking
  • Up to 15 Camera Views

Check Out the New Silverado at Trapp Chevrolet of Houma, LA

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. We’re just a short drive away from Morgan City. So drop by or contact us today! Looking for something even more impressive? Explore the 2021 Chevy Silverado 3500 towing capacity today with our team!

 

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