2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

October 20th, 2021 by
2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Trailer


You already know that the Chevy Silverado is renowned for its toughness and capability. But what’s the Silverado towing capacity for 2022? That’s a question best answered by objective specs, which thankfully, we have at the ready for you! With the Silverado 2500, you can tow up to 18,500 pounds! How much can you tow by powertrain? Let’s go into further detail below! If you have any questions while you read, just contact us.



Chevy Silverado 2500 Engines

The Chevy Silverado 2500 boasts a 6.6L V8 engine as standard or a 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine as an option. Why choose one engine over the other? Higher torque, towing capacity, and engine capability are provided out of the diesel. But the gas engine is still more than capable for the price. In the end, which engine you ultimately prefer should be determined by how you want to use your Silverado 2500. Check out the full specs of both engine options below:

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity: 6.6L V8 Gas Engine:

  • Engine performance: 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph in 7.5 sec
  • 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.
  • Six-speed automatic transmission

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

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

Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Features

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity ranks among the very best when looking at HD trucks in Richmond, and the payload of this truck is no less impressive. What’s more, the 2022 Silverado also boasts a ton of towing features as standard or available options to make your London drives more comfortable and convenient. In fact, the signature Chevy Advanced Trailering System in the Silverado lets you create a customizable trailer profile that includes any of the features below, via the myChevrolet mobile app:

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

Drive the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 at Jack Burford Chevrolet,inc.

Ready to experience the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity for yourself? Call 859-353-0861 to schedule your next test-drive appointment. In the meantime, see how much your trade is worth and how that could affect your monthly Silverado payments!


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