2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

April 2nd, 2020 by
2020 Chevrolet Silverado exterior parked in field


The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 is the latest version of this classic pickup truck. Its towing capacity varies by engine, but is impressive no matter which engine and powertrain you choose. Read on to learn more about the new Chevy Silverado 1500 pickup trucks, its engines, and capabilities.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engines

There are five powerful engine options available for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500:

2.7L Turbo Engine

Though the 2.7L turbo is the entry-level engine, it still generates an impressive 310 hp. With 348 lb-ft of torque, this option has a maximum towing capacity of 7,000 pounds.

4.3L V6 Engine

Don’t be fooled by the 285 hp of the 4.3L V6 engine. While providing 305 lb-ft of torque, its maximum towing capacity is more than the 2.7L turbo capping at 7,900 pounds.

5.3L V8 Engine

The 5.3L V8 offers a nice upgrade. With a maximum towing capacity of 11,600 pounds, drivers will appreciate its 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque.

6.2L V8 Engine

The 6.7L V8 has the most towing capacity with a remarkable maximum of 13,400 pounds if you choose the RST trim level available with this engine. It generates 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel

If you require a diesel engine, the 3.0L V6 Turbo will give you 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. This option has a maximum towing capacity of 9,400 pounds.

Towing Features of the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

To make your experience driving the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 more complete, the vehicle has several features available, including:

  • A Trailering Package that comes standard equipping your truck with a 2-inch receiver and trailering hitch platform, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, a 7-way sealed connector, and a 7-wire harness.
  • An optional Max Trailering Package that’s an upgrade to the previous and provides features such as advanced rear springs, improved shock tuning, and more.
  • Optional towing mirrors for the Chevy Silverado that extend the towing view for a safer drive

In addition to the lower price point and a higher level of reliability, the 2020 Chevy Silverado has many advantages over the Ford F-150. Speak with one of our experienced specialists at our dealership and we’ll answer any questions you may have about our Chevy finance and Chevy lease calculator.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Test Drive a New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Near Postville!

With all its features, such as a hydroformed durable steel frame, available variety of powerful engines, and cutting-edge towing features, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 provides everything you’ll need to handle any challenge on the road. As a reputable Chevy dealer in Iowa, we provide genuine GM certified service and a knowledgeable staff eager to help. Not sure the Chevy Silverado is the pickup for you? Compare its towing capacity with that of the 2020 Ford F-150! Make sure to explore the RAM 1500 bed sizes and trim levels to make sure you’re choosing the pickup that’s right for you. Contact us to test drive a new or used Silverado vehicle today!

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