2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

November 18th, 2021 by
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 towing a trailer


Are you in the market for a powerful new work truck? If so, consider the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 for sale at Rudolph Chevrolet! This top-of-the-line pickup truck is emblematic of Chevy’s commitment to manufacturing reliable and performance-centric vehicles, especially with its impressive towing capacity. How much can a Silverado 2500 tow? The 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity reaches a maximum of 18,500 pounds when equipped with a turbo-diesel engine. Keep reading to learn more about the Chevy Silverado HD towing capabilities with Rudolph Chevrolet. Then, contact us if you’d like to take this powerhouse of a truck for a test drive!



Chevy Silverado HD Towing: Engines

El Paso, TX drivers have two Silverado 2500 engine options to choose from: the standard 6.6L V8 gas engine or the available 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. How do you know which engine is right for your work needs? Take a look at each respective engines’ specifications to determine which one puts forth the power you’re looking for:

6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity of 14,500 pounds when you opt for 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 specs: 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph acceleration time of 7.5 seconds
  • Six-speed automatic transmission

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 acceleration time of 6.5 seconds
  • The available Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission allows the Silverado 2500 to tow its full capacity when in first gear

What are the Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Features?

The previously mentioned engines aren’t the only parts that contribute to the robust Chevy Silverado HD towing capacity. Chevy Silverado 2500 trucks come equipped with several towing features that help make hauling heavy loads throughout Van Horn, TX safe and seamless. Plus, with Chevy’s signature Advanced Trailering System, drivers can create a customizable trailer profile that includes any of the features listed below:

Customizable trailer profiles

  • 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

Do you want ultimate visibility when towing around Las Cruces, NM? You can opt for the available Technology Package that provides up to 15 camera views!

Take Home a New Silverado 2500 from Rudolph Chevrolet

Indulge in the Chevrolet pickup experience by securing the keys to a new Chevy Silverado 2500. Reach out to finance center experts to discuss your buying or leasing options. They’ll help you secure the best terms possible so you can take advantage of the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity without breaking the bank!


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