New 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

April 26th, 2022 by
2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a boat


What is the towing output for the latest Chevy Silverado 1500 engine? The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity reaches up to 13,300 pounds when properly outfitted. This incredible hauling power is largely owed to its hydroformed and boxed high-strength steel frame, as well as a number of impressive towing enhancements. Find out more about how the Silverado has changed towing forever with the experts at Bennett Chevrolet below! 


2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Specs

The Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity can differ slightly depending on which engine you opt for. The Chevy Silverado 1500 engine options for each truck configuration are:

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: Delivers 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque and features an 8-speed automatic transmission.
  • 5.3 EcoTec3 V8 w/Dynamic Fuel Management & Auto Start/Stop: Delivers 335 hp and 383 lb-ft per foot of torque and is paired with 8-speed automatic transmission. 
  • 5.3 EcoTec3 V8 w/Dynamic Fuel Management: Also boasts 335 hp and 383 lb-ft per foot of torque, but offers the added control of a 10-speed automatic transmission.
  • 6.2L V8 Engine w/Dynamic Fuel Management & Auto Start/Stop: This small block V8 makes 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, is matched with a 10-speed automatic transmission and can tow up to 9,100 pounds. 
  • 6.2L V8 Engine w/Dynamic Fuel Management: While the output of 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque carries over, this engine offers an additional towing capacity that tops out at 13,300 pounds!
  • 3.0L I6 Turbo-Diesel: Diesel is far from dead in the Chevy truck lineup, with this available diesel inline-six producing a buttery smooth 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity is up to 9,300 pounds, which is more than enough to make anyone want to opt for the towing mirrors for Chevy Silverado.

2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Features

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 payload capacity and towing power are undoubtedly mind-blowing. However, it’s only capable of achieving such high numbers thanks to its high-tech upgrades. Chevrolet has outdone itself this year with the following performance-enhancing features: 

  • Towing Performance Tech: Trailer Sway Control, Hill Start Assist, and Auto Grade Braking all make navigating the roads of Egg Harbor Township easier with your trailer in tow. 
  • In-Vehicle Trailering System: Includes pre-departure checklists, trailer lighting diagnostics, trailer tire pressure and temperature, and the ability to sync trailer profiles with the myChevrolet Mobile App.

Experience the New Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity Today!

The Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity is guaranteed to streamline all of your Egg Harbor Township hauls. Ready to experience the power that the new Chevy Silverado 1500 engine can truly offer? Then contact us at Bennett Chevrolet to get behind the wheel of your preferred 1500 configuration today!


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