2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity

September 26th, 2022 by

2022 Chevy Silverado HD towing flatbed trailer
The 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is an excellent choice for Puyallup drivers who want all the features of the iconic Chevy Silverado 1500, but with an extra boost of power and capability. The Silverado HD models offer enhanced performance specs, improved handling, and maximum capability for all types of terrain and road conditions. One of the highlights of the new Chevy Silverado 2500HD is its powerhouse towing capacity–up to 18,500 pounds when properly equipped! The Silverado 2500HD also comes with a wide variety of towing features designed to make your ride as smooth and safe as possible. The team at Sunset Chevrolet has all the details on the Chevy Silverado 2500HD towing capacity in the guide below!

2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Engines

When picking out a Chevy Silverado 2500HD, one of the first things you’ll decide is which engine you want. There are two engine options to choose from, the standard 6.6L V8 and the available Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel V8. The Chevy Silverado 2500HD towing capacity varies based on which of these engines you choose -– be aware that the maximum towing capacity is only available on the diesel option, although the standard engine comes close with a gooseneck trailer attached. Check out the specs for both engines:

Standard 6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity of 14,500 pounds with the 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.
  • Engine performance: 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph in 7.5 seconds
  • Six-speed automatic transmission

Available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity of 18,500 pounds on properly equipped configurations (Crew cabs only)
  • Engine performance: 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque.
  • 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds
  • The available Allison® 10-speed Automatic Transmission allows the Silverado 2500 to tow its full capacity in first gear!

2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Features

Strong towing numbers are only the beginning! The Chevy Silverado’s impressive towing capacity is supported by a wide range of unique towing features and capabilities. The Advanced Trailering System lets you create multiple customizable trailering profiles, and you can keep track of everything on your phone using the myChevrolet mobile app! Here are some of our favorite trailer-centric features you can find on the Silverado 2500HD:

  • Trailer maintenance reminders
  • Trailer security alerts
  • Trailer mileage
  • Tow/haul reminder
  • Trailer electrical diagnostics
  • Trailer tire pressure monitoring alert
  • Pre-departure checklist

The following features aren’t specifically related to towing, but they make hauling cargo around the Tacoma area safer and easier:

  • 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

Discover the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD at Sunset Chevrolet

Interested in seeing the Chevy Silverado 2500HD for yourself? Stop by our dealership to check out an available model! You can also set up a test drive around Auburn if you want to see how the Silverado handles on the road, and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time. Feel free to contact us with any questions about the Silverado HD models, or if you’d like to know more about Warranty Protection for Life and Oil Changes for Life, which are programs that we exclusively offer to our customers. Also, be sure to keep an eye on our blog for more information about the Silverado and the other Chevy vehicles in our lineup!

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