When it comes to trailering capability, we have a truck for every need. The chart below shows the maximum amount of weight each Chevy truck can confidently trailer, so you can find the right truck for your lifestyle. Download Trailering Guide
Discover the Maximum Trailer Weight Rating† needed to tow different types of cargo and see all Chevy trucks that fit the bill. When determining the total weight of a trailer and cargo, include the weight of additional passengers and optional equipment (driver weight and base equipment are already included).
Whether it’s payload, torque, or horsepower, finding the right pickup truck starts with understanding what you need your truck to do for you. Here’s a list of common trailering terms you should know.
Represents the maximum weight of both your loaded vehicle (Chevy truck or SUV) and your loaded trailer combined.
The weight of an empty vehicle, without payload or driver, with standard equipment, fuel, coolant and oil. It is also known as the vehicle weight.
The actual weight of the entire Chevy truck or SUV and its contents, including fuel and occupants.
The relationship between driveshaft revolutions per minute and the rear axle’s revolutions per minute. The most powerful and efficient ratio for each individual is determined by the frequency and the usual weight being hauled.
The weight of a loaded trailer.
The amount of weight put on the trailer tongue to keep it balanced for a safer driving experience.
*The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' .
Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.
Requires available Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine. Excludes ZR2 trim.
Requires available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine and Fifth Wheel.
Requires 6.2L V8 engine and available Max Trailering Package.
Towing capability is capped at 5,000 lbs. for Colorado ZR2, regardless of engine.