2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

February 25th, 2022 by
2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Trailer


If you’re hoping to bring some heavy-duty power to your Issaquah job sites, a new Silverado 2500 HD for sale at North Bend Chevrolet has the powerhouse engine options and groundbreaking features to knock out tough tasks like nothing. When equipped with the available diesel engine option, the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 can tow as much as 18,500 pounds.

Read on for an overview of the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity with each engine option, and be sure to follow up with our team for details! We’re here to help you configure the perfect truck for your application.


Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity by Engine

Your Chevy Silverado’s max towing capacity will vary depending on your engine choice, which is between a standard 6.6L V8 gas engine and a 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. You will be able to tow more with the diesel due to its massive torque output, but both engines have their advantages—and the choice depends on what type of work you need your truck to do. Below, see how your engine choice will impact the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity, horsepower, and other specs on the job in Bellevue:

Standard 6.6L V8 Gasoline Engine Specs

  • Maximum Towing Capacity: Up to 14,500 pounds (With Regular Cab, Long Bed, 2WD with 17-inch wheels, and available fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch)
  • Towing Capacity with Gooseneck Trailer Attached: Up to 17,370 pounds
  • Engine Output: 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque
  • Acceleration: 0 to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds
  • Transmission: Six-speed automatic

Available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine Specs

  • Maximum Towing Capacity: Up to 18,500 pounds (With Crew Cab)
  • Engine Output: 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque
  • Acceleration: 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds
  • Available Transmission: Allison® 10-speed automatic

Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Features

When you’re breaking ground and towing at max capacity, it takes groundbreaking technology to protect your cargo and your crew. Silverado HD models are equipped with Chevy’s signature Advanced Trailering System, which allows you to customize your trailer profile for safe, smooth, and controlled towing—even on challenging terrain. When you switch out your cargo, it’s easy to keep track of multiple trailer profiles using the myChevrolet mobile app. Check out the details here:

Customizable trailer features include:

  • Maintenance reminders
  • Security alerts
  • Mileage
  • Tow/haul reminders
  • Electrical diagnostics
  • Trailer tire pressure monitoring alert
  • Pre-departure checklist

Other tow-friendly technologies 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

The available Technology Package adds trailer cameras for up to 15 views, making it easier to hitch up your trailer on the first try.

Experience the Heavy-Duty Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity at North Bend Chevrolet!

So, what difference can the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity make on your Snoqualmie worksites? Our team is happy to tell you more about what’s possible with Silverado HD models! Stop by our dealership in North Bend today, or get started from home with an online financing application.


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