Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity

2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing

Lexington residents like to play as hard on the weekends as they work during the week. That often means towing some jet skis or a boat out to the water or a trailer out to a job site. Did you know that the Chevy Silverado 2500HD can tow up over 18,000 pounds when properly equipped? Of course, the Chevy Silverado 2500HD towing capacity varies by engine. So, we break out the 2500HD tow rating in more detail below, as well as talk about what you can tow with this pickup, and what kind of towing packages are available.



What is the Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity?

The Chevy Silverado 2500HD towing capacity varies by engine, but either the gas or diesel powertrain is capable of towing the heavy loads on our Richmond roads. Here’s how the towing capacity breaks out by trim:

Silverado 2500HD Tow Rating by Powertrain

6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • 401 hp
  • 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 4,023-pound payload capacity
  • 14,500-pound towing capacity

6.6L Duramax® V8 Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 445 hp
  • 910 lb-ft of torque
  • 4,673-pound payload capacity
  • 18,510-pound towing capacity

What You Can Tow with the Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity

There’s not much you can’t tow with the 18,510-pound Silverado 2500HD tow rating. Here’s a list of just some of the things this pickup can handle:

What You Can Tow with the Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity

  • Gooseneck Flatbed Trailer
  • Large Flatbed Trailer
  • Large Boat Trailer
  • Car Trailer
  • Large Enclosed Utility Trailer
  • Large Travel Trailer

Chevy Silverado 2500HD Tow Packages

Winchester drivers who do a lot of serious towing know that having the right accessories is the way to get the most out of the impressive Chevy Silverado 2500HD towing capacity. The good news is that there are three tow packages available for the new Silverado 2500HD:

Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Packages

Gooseneck / 5th Wheel Package

  • Hitch platform to accept Gooseneck or Fifth-wheel hitch
  • Hitch platform with tray to accept ball and stamped bed holes with caps installed
  • Bed mounted 7-pin trailer harness

Gooseneck / 5th Wheel Prep Package

  • Hitch platform to accept Gooseneck or 5th wheel hitch
  • Hitch platform with tray to accept ball and stamped box holes with caps installed
  • Box mounted 7-pin trailer harness
  • May require additional optional equipment

Gooseneck Hitch Package

  • Gooseneck ball
  • Chain tiedown kit with case
  • May require additional optional equipment

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