Towing and Hauling Capacity

September 24th, 2018 by

Chevrolet Silverado trucks

If you’re in the market for a heavy-duty pickup truck, then chances are you’ve got towing and hauling numbers in mind. The 2019 Chevy Silverado provides impressive capabilities throughout the entire lineup spanning 1500 LD, 2500HD, and 3500HD models. But which model has the specs that you need for your busy life? Let’s go through your options, so you can find the perfect truck for your individual needs.

worker loading bed of 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 LD

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 LD Towing and Hauling

The 1500 pickup comes with a 5.3L ECOTEC3 V8 engine, which generates 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Take your pick of either two- or four-wheel drive to navigate the roads of Illinois with ease. The maximum towing capacity weighs in at 9,400 pounds when properly equipped, and the max gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is up to 7,200 pounds.

Engine Max Towing Max GVWR
5.3L V8 2WD 9,400 pounds 7,000 pounds
5.3L V8 AWD 9,200 pounds 7,200 pounds

2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD on construction work site

2019 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing and Hauling

The 2500HD model raises performance to a level befitting serious heavy-duty towing and hauling on the worksite, with a max towing capacity of 15,400 pounds and a max GVWR of 10,000 pounds.

Engine Max Towing Max GVWR
Vortec 6.0L V8 14,500 pounds 9,500 pounds
Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 15,400 pounds 10,000 pounds

2019 Chevy Silverado 3500HD towing large horse trailer

2019 Chevy Silverado 3500HD Towing and Hauling

The 3500HD model offers the same powertrain choices as the 2500HD, but its heftier build provides even higher performance ratings, with a max towing capacity of 23,100 pounds and a max GVWR of 13,025 pounds.

Engine Max Towing Max GVWR
Vortec 6.0L V8 14,200 pounds 10,800 pounds
Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 23,100 pounds 13,025 pounds

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Learn more about the performance capacities of the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 LD, 2500HD, and 3500HD, and we’ll compare the Silverado trucks vs. RAM trucks at Biggers Chevrolet. Stop by to chat with our sales team and test drive a new Silverado. Our dealership is conveniently located at 1385 East Chicago Street in Elgin.

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