2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing

May 15th, 2018 by

2018 Chevy Silverado
The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity sets a new standard for the pickup segment. Ranging from over 7,000 pounds to a best-in-class capacity of 12,500 pounds, it’s clear that the Silverado 1500 was built with exceptional strength in mind. Powering the superior towing capacity are a set of three different engines, including one V6 and two V8 options. So, what will it be? Experience the bold Chevy Silverado performance at Bowman Chevy today!


2018 Chevy Silverado

4.3L V6

This 285-hp engine boasts a best-in-class torque of 305 lb-ft, which is capable of towing up to 7,600 pounds of equipment.

2018 Chevy Silverado

5.3L V8

Try the available V8 engine to enjoy 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, while towing up to 11,100 pounds.

2018 Chevy Silverado

6.2L V8

The most robust of the available engines, this V8 delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque – with a best-in-class towing capacity of 12,500 pounds!

2018 Chevy Silverado Towing

Trailering Package

Drivers can add one of two options, the Trailering Package or Max Trailering Package, to enhance your Silverado to tow the heaviest loads.


Built to Handle Anything

While the Chevy Silverado 1500 is available in a wide range of trims and configurations, the Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity is exceptional across the entire lineup. If you choose the base Silverado, you can tow up to 7,600 pounds. Choose the available 6.2L V8 to increase that number to 12,500 pounds – the best V8 capacity in its class! No matter your needs on the road, you’re sure to find a Silverado that suits your lifestyle perfectly.

What if you need an extra boost? Try one of the two optional trailering packages for extra gear and capabilities. The Trailering Package includes a trailering hitch platform and 2.0″ receiver, along with a 4-pin connector and 7-wire harness. The Max Trailering Package enhances your towing and GCWR rating, while adding extras like an automatic locking rear differential and an integrated trailer brake controller – just to name a few! Are you curious about what the Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity brings to the table? Stop by Bowman Chevy to take a test drive! We’d be happy to answer any questions, so contact us at your convenience. Ready to apply for financing? Get pre-approved online today!