2021 Chevy Suburban Towing Capacity

July 6th, 2020 by

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The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban has arrived in Hoover, and it’s set to be the full-size SUV of choice for growing families in Birmingham. With three spacious rows of seating and a Chevy Suburban towing capacity that is capable of reaching 8,300 pounds when properly equipped, the new Suburban offers the ideal combination of luxury and grit your weekend adventures demand. Depending on your engine and drivetrain choice, the Chevy Suburban towing power may be a bit lower; learn more details with Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover, below!

Chevy Suburban Towing: Engine and Drivetrain Options

There are two engine options available for the 2021 Suburban: a 5.3L V8 and a 6.2L V8. Additionally, Vestavia Hills shoppers will have their choice of a 2WD or 4WD drivetrain. In order to hit the maximum 8,300-pound Chevy Suburban towing capacity, you will need to opt for the 5.3L V8 engine with 2WD and equip your SUV with the Max Trailering Package.

Feeling a little overwhelmed? We’ve taken the time to break down the detailed Chevy Suburban towing specs as they relate to your powertrain choice, right here:

5.3L V8 Engine

  • 2WD: 7,800 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,600 pounds
  • 2WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,300 pounds
  • 4WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,100 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 2WD: 7,700 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,400 pounds
  • 2WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,200 pounds
  • 4WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 7,900 pounds

What is the Max Trailering Package?

Is the Chevrolet Max Trailering Package worth the added cost to reach a higher Chevy towing capacity? The answer will, of course, vary between shoppers and their different expectations, but we’re confident that many local drivers will appreciate the confidence they feel when towing a trailer through Bessemer, thanks to these features:

Chevy Towing Features w/ the Max Trailering Package

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Advanced Trailering System (in-vehicle)
  • Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert (exclusive to Premier and High Country trims)
  • Enhanced cooling radiator
  • 2-speed transfer case (exclusive to LT models w/ 4WD)

Suburban Interior Cargo Space

What will you do if you run out of space for equipment and gear in your trailer? The Chevy Suburban offers ample interior cargo space to provide added storage in a pinch; it’s one of the reasons local families choose the Suburban over competitors like the GMC Yukon! Here’s a quick look at the Suburban cargo dimensions:

  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row: 105.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 72.2 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row: 38.2 cubic feet

Schedule Your Test Drive With Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover

Ready to take on the Chevy towing power of the 2021 Suburban in Hoover? Contact us at Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover to arrange for a test drive. While you’re here, we can help you apply for financing pre-approval. We can even show you how the Suburban vs. Tahoe compares if you’re struggling to choose between Chevy’s full-size SUV options. Despite its smaller size, the Tahoe actually tows a bit more than the Suburban!

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