2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD Towing Capacity

February 28th, 2022 by
2022 Chevrolet Silverado HD towing a trailer


Since its introduction just before the turn of the century, the Silverado series of trucks has been proverbially, and literally, pulling their weight on Bessemer job sites and beyond! Clever American engineering, advancements in toughened-technologies, and other changes throughout the years have turned the Silverado into what it is today: a versatile truck for everyday, every way use.

How does it perform in regard to towing, these days? Read below to discover the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTD towing capacity, as well as info about the design and features that help it achieve such an impressive number! Remember to reach out to us online if you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive!


What is the Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity?

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTD towing capacity figure weighs in at up to an impressive 13,300 pounds! That’s more than enough to get most any job you can think of done safely and efficiently! Keep reading to learn about what makes this number possible.

Remember: Engine Options Affect Towing Capacity

Of course, to achieve that 13,300-pound figure, you’ll need to ensure that the Silverado 1500 LTD you’re picking up is properly equipped with the right powertrain — one powerful and reliable enough to produce that figure every time you need anything close to it. As you’ll see from the list below, the 6.2L V8 Engine w/Dynamic Fuel Management is what you’ll need under the hood to reach maximum towing performance up to 13,300 pounds.

2.7L Turbo Engine:

  • 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 w/Dynamic Fuel Management & Auto Start/Stop:

  • 335 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 w/Dynamic Fuel Management

  • 335 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

6.2L V8 Engine w/Dynamic Fuel Management & Auto Start/Stop:

  • 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Can tow up to 9,100 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine w/Dynamic Fuel Management

  • 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque carries over
  • Towing capacity that tops out at 13,300 pounds!

3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel:

  • 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity is up to 9,300 pounds

Chevrolet Silverado Towing Capacity: Towing Features

If your Vestavia Hills job site needs some towing work done, you’ll be first to volunteer. That’s because you know that you’ve not only got the raw power to get the job done, but the ingenious American engineered features and design aspects that make the job that much smoother. Check out a couple examples of these tide-turning towing features below:

  • In-Vehicle Trailering System – Think of this like an advanced driver-assist system, but geared specifically toward towing. With pre-departure safety checklists, trailer lighting diagnostics, trailer tire-pressure and temperature sensors, and even the ability to sync trailer profiles with the myChevrolet Mobile App, this system brings technology-assisted towing to the next level!
  • Towing Performance Tech – Even more trailer-assisting goodness is found here; with trailer sway control, hill start assist, and auto grade braking.

Try the Silverado 1500 LTD in Hoover

The towing capabilities of the 2022 Silverado 1500 LTD paired with the Silverado 1500 payload limit makes it an excellent option for Birmingham area truck enthusiasts. Ready to experience one for yourself? Browse our inventory online and click the “Schedule Test Drive” button when you’re ready to get behind the wheel! And don’t forget to look for the Silverado 1500 in our ongoing new Chevy specials so you can drive your truck home for less.


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