2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

February 28th, 2022 by
2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Trailer


The Chevy Silverado has a reputation for being a tough pickup with performance that outpaces many of its competitors. That’s why you see it on so many Lee Motor Company job sites. But is the Chevy Silverado towing capacity enough for the serious towing you need to do? Well, the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity is a massive 18,500 pounds, when properly equipped. Let’s take a closer look at the capabilities of this powerful truck, or contact us to schedule a test drive today so you can experience it for yourself.

2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity by Engine

This powerful truck comes with your choice of two engines. The good news is that either engine can handle the serious towing you need to do on our Brewton roads. Here is the Chevy Silverado towing capacity and other engine specs for each option:

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity: 6.6L V8 Gas Engine: 

  • Maximum towing capacity of 14,500 pounds when you choose the 2022 Silverado 2500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD with 17-inch wheels and available fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch. With a gooseneck trailer attached, the gas model can tow up to 17,370 pounds. 
  • Engine performance: 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph in 7.5 sec
  • Six-speed automatic transmission

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity: Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine: 

  • Provides a maximum towing capacity of 18,500 pounds on properly equipped configurations (Crew cabs only)
  • Engine performance: 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque.
  • 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds
  • The available Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission allows the Silverado 2500 to tow its full capacity in first gear! 

Properly Equipped for the Maximum Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity

Here are the options and accessories you’ll need in order to get the maximum Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity:

  • Regular cab/long bed combination
  • 17″ wheels
  • Fifth-wheel/gooseneck hitch

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity – What You Can Tow

What do you need to tow on the weekends? A camper? A fishing boat? A couple of jet skis? That’s no problem with this truck. Here are just a few of the things you can tow:

What Can Be Towed with the Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

  • Camper trailer
  • Horse trailer
  • Large flatbed trailer
  • Large enclosed utility trailer
  • Dump trailer
  • Sailboat
  • Aluminum fishing boat
  • Fiberglass fishing boat
  • Some cabin cruiser boats
  • Pontoon boat
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis

Chevy Advanced Trailering System

Atmore drivers who do some serious towing know how important the right features are and the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity is near the top of its class, with world-renowned payload and cargo capabilities when properly equipped. Thanks to the Chevy Advanced Trailering System, your towing will be easier and safer. Here are the customizable trailer profiles in this system:

  • Trailer maintenance reminders
  • Trailer security alerts
  • Trailer mileage
  • Tow/haul reminder
  • Trailer electrical diagnostics
  • Trailer tire pressure monitoring alert
  • Pre-departure checklist

Other tow-friendly options include:

  • Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control
  • StabiliTrak with Trailer Sway Control and Proactive Rollover Avoidance
  • Auto Park Brake Assist
  • New Park Grade Hold Assist

Come See the Chevy Silverado 2500 at Lee Motor Company

If you’re ready to do the real heavy lifting that is going to take care of just about everything the jobsite needs, then you’re ready to take home a Chevy Silverado 2500 today. Our finance department will take care of the heavy lifting when it comes to the paperwork, and you’ll be able to enjoy your Silverado in no time at all.


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