2021 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity

January 29th, 2021 by

2021 Chevrolet Colorado

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is a compact pickup that can tow a surprising 7,700 pounds. If you’re looking for a more maneuverable pickup without sacrificing capability on the job sites of Waterford, read on to learn about Chevy Colorado towing features and other Chevy towing capacity specs. Then fill out a pre-approval to take the next step! 

Chevy Colorado Towing By Configuration

Naturally, the Chevy Colorado towing specs vary depending upon which trims and engine options you choose. Here’s a breakdown of Chevy towing capacity across all the Chevy Colorado’s configurations:

  • Colorado w/ 2.5L 4-Cylinder – The standard engine offering gets you 3,500 pounds of towing from the get-go. 
  • Colorado w/ 3.6L V6 – Step up to the V6 and equip the Trailering Package to achieve 7,000 pounds of Chevy towing capacity.
  • Colorado w/ Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder – You’ll need to opt for this engine to hit the max Chevy Colorado towing figures of 7,700 pounds. 

If you opt for the performance-tuned Colorado ZR2 trim, you’ll enjoy 5,000 pounds of towing—more than enough for a small trailer or motorboat.

Chevy Colorado Engine Options

The admirable Chevy Colorado towing capacity is due to its 3 powerful engine options. Each option offers Lake Orion drivers surprisingly high fuel economy numbers, despite their thrilling performance specs. 

2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 200 hp
  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 26 mpg on the highway

3.6-Liter V6 Engine

  • 308 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 25 mpg on the highway

Duramax 2.8-Liter Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 181 hp
  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 30 mpg on the highway

Experience the Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity In Person

If you’re looking to experience just how capable the Chevy Colorado towing is, give John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc. a call at(248) 625-5071. We’ll walk you through all the Chevy towing capacity features and show you just what the Colorado can do. If Grand Blanc drivers have any questions about the truck shopping process, reach out directly. You can also explore our truck buying tips for informative reads about whether to buy or lease and more!

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