What is the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity?

March 13th, 2021 by

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 towing a trailer

If you’re ready to go hunting around Sandy and want to pull your trailer or ATVs or you want a new truck to handle heavy workloads on any job site, check out the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD. What is the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity and payload? National Auto Plaza provides the answer in this guide to the Chevy Silverado towing capacity. Read on to learn more about the Chevy Silverado 2500 engine specs, performance, payload, and more, and when you’re ready for a test drive, contact National Auto Plaza.

Chevy Silverado 2500 Engines

So, what is the maximum 2021 Chevy Silverado towing capacity? Believe it or not, the Chevy Silverado 3500 HD can tow up to a whopping 35,000 pounds!!! It requires a regular cab long bed 2WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, Max Trailering Package, and gooseneck hitch. The maximum 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity is 18,510 pounds and requires a regular cab long bed configuration with 17-inch wheels and the available fifth-wheel/gooseneck hitch. Salt Lake City expect their trucks to get the job done and be reliable, and that all starts with a high-performance engine! Check out the details of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 engines below:

Vortec 6.0L V8: 

  • The maximum towing capacity is 14,500 pounds when you choose the 2021 Silverado 2500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD with 17-inch wheels and available fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch. 
  • Provides 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Maximum payload of 3,760 pounds

Duramax 6.6L Turbodiesel V8l: 

  • The Silverado 2500 diesel engine also has a maximum towing capacity of 14,500 pounds without the fifth-wheel hitch. 
  • This engine delivers 448 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque.
  • The available Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission allows for such impressive torque that the Silverado 2500 can tow its full capacity in first gear.

Silverado 2500 Towing features

Along with the formidable engines and smooth transmissions that help make the Chevy Silverado towing capacity possible, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 payloads are among the top in its class. Plus, Draper drivers enjoy various impressive towing features that enhance safety and convenience on those long weekends out to South Salt Lake. The Enhanced Trailering System provides the following features: 

Customizable trailer profiles:

  • Tow/haul reminder
  • Trailer electrical diagnostics
  • Trailer maintenance reminders
  • Trailer security alerts
  • Trailer mileage
  • Trailer tire pressure monitoring alert
  • Pre-departure checklist

Other tow-friendly options include:

  • Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control
  • StabiliTrak with Trailer Sway Control and Proactive Rollover Avoidance
  • Auto Park Brake Assist
  • New Park Grade Hold Assist

Experience the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 at National Auto Plaza

By now, you’re probably astounded with the Silverado 2500 towing capacity and eager to take a test drive. If so, we invite you to National Auto Plaza today! Our friendly and experienced team is ready to answer all of your questions and explain your options. We are conveniently located near South Salt Lake. Check out our new vehicle specials, fill out a financing application, and then give us a call!

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