How Much Can 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Tow?

By Product Expert | Posted in New Chevy Models, Towing & Payload on Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 7:30 am
Red 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 from front driver side angle on road in front of mountain

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Specs and Features

When it comes to pickup trucks, the Chevy Silverado 1500 is one of the most competitive options on the market. This truck is incredibly strong and offers notable towing abilities. The Silverado 1500 also features a variety of advanced technology and safety features. Let’s figure out what’s new on the 2020 Chevy Silverado by digging into its specs and features.

There are eight trim level options available on the Chevy Silverado 1500, these include the High Country, LTZ, LT Trail Boss, RST, LT, Custom Trail Boss, Custom and Work Truck. We’ve already gone through the engine options on the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500, so we’re going to take a look at the truck’s towing capabilities and advanced towing technology. Check out the features and specs below.

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Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Abilities

The abilities on the Chevy Silverado depend on which trim level and engine option is selected. Below are the descriptions for each trim and engine option.

Engine Option Work Truck Custom Custom Trail Boss LT RST LT Trail Boss LTZ High Country
4.3L V6 with AFM 7,900 lbs. 7,700 lbs. 7,400 lbs. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5.3L V8 with AFM  

10,000 lbs.


9,700 lbs. 9,500 lbs. 11,600 lbs. 11,600 lbs. 9,400 lbs. 11,600 lbs. 11,500 lbs.
2.7L Turbo 7,100 lbs. 6,800 lbs. N/A 6,800 lbs. 6,800 lbs. N/A N/A N/A
6.2L V8 with DFM N/A N/A 9,300 lbs. N/A 13,400 lbs. 9,300 lbs. 12,100 lbs. 12,000 lbs.
3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel N/A N/A N/A 9,300 lbs. 9,300 lbs. N/A 9,300 lbs. 9,300 lbs.

Advanced Towing Technology

The 2020 Chevy Silverado boasts an In-Vehicle Trailering System, which is an available feature that provides customized trailer profiles that allow you to track the status of the mileage, fuel economy, tire pressure and electrical connections through the in-vehicle trailering app. This technology also features a pre-departure checklist, trailer lighting diagnostics and more. Using the myChevrolet Mobile App, users can create and sync trailer profiles, as well as run tests on the lights and use other useful tools.

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