Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity & Features

A Chevy Silverado 2500 is towing a boat.

When you need heavy-duty towing and hauling power around Lehi, few trucks compare to the Chevy Silverado HD lineup. As the starting truck in the lineup, the Chevy Silverado Silverado 2500 HD balances the power of the HD lineup with affordability, providing a durable frame and exceptional performance for your day-to-day needs. But, many drivers wonder: how much can a Chevy Silverado 2500 tow?

When properly equipped, the 2024 Chevy Silverado towing capacity reaches up to 22,500 pounds, more than enough to tackle the tough jobs or your next adventure out of Pleasant Grove. Learn more about the Chevy Silverado 2500 tow capacity and features to see how you can benefit from this heavy-duty pickup with Ken Garff Chevrolet.



How Much Can a Chevy Silverado 2500 Tow?

As mentioned, the 2024 Chevy Silverado 2500 tow capacity can reach up to 22,500 pounds, but the actual towing capability you receive on the Eagle Mountain roads will depend on the engine and packages you choose. The Silverado 2500 offers two engines under the hood– a V8 gas engine and a V6 diesel engine– each with different performance and towing power. See the difference between each and their respective Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity below:

6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • 401 hp
  • 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 18,700-pound towing capacity
  • 3,759-pound payload capacity

6.6L Duramax® V8 Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 470 hp
  • 975 lb-ft of torque
  • 22,500-pound towing capacity
  • 3,850-pound payload capacity

The engine you choose isn’t the only factor in reaching the maximum Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity. Drivers will also need to opt for the Max Trailering Package, which adds features such as a reinforced frame and new shocks, to get the most out of their preferred Silverado 2500 engine.

2024 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Features

To make the most out of your Chevy Silverado 2500 towing experience, Chevy includes several standard and available features that help you tow around American Fork hassle-free. Enjoy features such as Chevy Silverado 2500 tow mirrors and trailer hitches, along with available technology and accessories such as:

  • Up to 14 different camera views, including Transparent Trailer View
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Trailering
  • Trailer side blind zone alert
  • Hitch Guidance
  • In-vehicle trailering application
  • Trailer tire pressure/temperature sensors
  • Trailering wiring provisions for camper, 5th-wheel, and gooseneck trailer
  • Multi-Flex Tailgate with six different functions
  • StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with traction control
  • And more!

Learn More About the Chevy Silverado 2500 Tow Capacity at Ken Garff Chevrolet!

Ready to see the Chevy Silverado 2500 tow mirrors and Hitch Guidance features in person? Then contact Ken Garff Chevrolet and get behind the wheel of a new Chevy Silverado 2500 in American Fork! Before you stop in, apply for financing with our simple online application and put yourself one step closer to your next heavy-duty Silverado pickup.

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 on construction site

American Fork drivers love the new Chevy Silverado 2500 and depend on it to handle the most challenging jobs! For decades, the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity has ranked near the top of its class! The 2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing reaches up to 18,510 pounds when properly equipped! Learn more about the new Chevy Silverado towing capacity here with Ken Garff Chevrolet, and then browse our inventory to find the Chevy truck of your dreams!

Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity by Engine

The 2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity differs by engine option for your Lehi weekend adventures. Explore the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity by engine typed below.

6.6L Turbocharged Diesel V8 Engine

  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 18,510 pounds when properly equipped
  • Horsepower – 445 hp @ 2,800 rpm
  • Torque – 910 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm
  • Chevy Silverado 2500 Payload – up to 4,600 pounds

6.6L Gas V8 Engine

  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 17,310 pounds when properly equipped
  • Horsepower – 401 hp @ 5,200 rpm
  • Torque – 464 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
  • Chevy Silverado 2500 Payload – up to 4,000 pounds

How to Achieve the Maximum Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity

What does “properly equipped” mean regarding maximum Chevy Silverado towing capacity for your Pleasant Grove drives? It means you need to upgrade to the gooseneck or fifth-wheel hitch and these other features:

  • Regular cab/long bed combination
  • Minimum 17-inch wheels

What You Can the Chevy Silverado 2500 Tow?

You can tow nearly anything around Eagle Mountain with the 18,510-pound 2023 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity. Whether you’re hauling heavy equipment to the job or your ski boat, this truck can handle it! These are some of the many things the Chevy Silverado 2500 can tow:

  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Pontoon Boat
  • Camper trailer
  • Work trailer
  • Horse trailer
  • Job materials
  • Large flatbed trailer
  • Fiberglass fishing boat
  • Aluminum fishing boat
  • Cabin cruiser
  • Jet skis
  • Snowmobiles
  • And much, much more!

2021 Chevy Silverado 2500HD 3500HD


If you need a serious truck to take on your toughest towing tasks, then the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity is the clear choice for the Lehi roads ahead. This powerhouse pickup has not just the strength and might needed to tackle challenges, but also the high-tech finesse to make towing easier than ever. Learn all about the Chevy Silverado towing capacity with Ken Garff Chevrolet, and visit American Fork to get behind the wheel for your test drive!

The 2021 Chevy Silverado towing capacity ranges depending on your chosen engine, cargo bed, and cab style – ranging from 14,500 to 18,500 pounds in total. If you want the maximum towing capacity possible, you’ll want to take advantage of the 6.6L V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing Gas engine or 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine for the most muscle on the Pleasant Grove roads.

But the 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity isn’t the only star of the show. The payload also ranges from 3,760 pounds to 3,800 pounds – so you can feel free to load up the bed with tons of firewood, equipment, or anything else that you need for the workday ahead of you.

Other Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Features

The Chevy Silverado towing capacity is just one part of the equation. You’ll enjoy safe and controlled travels on the Eagle Mountain roads with the many towing technology features onboard the latest model, including available options like:

  • Trailer Length Indicator – When other vehicles are present, the center console will display an overlay to help you orient yourself in traffic.
  • Jack-Knife Alert – This feature monitors the position of your trailer at all times, and alerts you of any potential jack-knife situations present.
  • Cargo Bed View Enhancement – This cargo bed view enhancement addition includes both Cargo Bed Zoom View and Bed Hitch Guidance.
  • Rear Trailer View – Back your trailer into place with precision with the help of built-in guidelines and Trailer-Angle Indicator.
  • Rear Side View Enhancement – Get a clear view of the left and right sides of the truck with this split-view features.


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