2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity: How Much Can You Tow With This Truck?

April 26th, 2022 by
2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Trailer


When people need a truck that can do more than the standard trucks, they turn to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This truck has the capabilities to take on the toughest jobs in the Temecula-area without holding you back. 

One area of this truck that impresses many of our Murrieta customers is the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity. When properly equipped, you can tow up to 18,500 pounds. Use this guide to learn more about how much this truck can tow and its engine specs. Contact us for more information and apply for financing with our finance center to start the buying process today!

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Engine Specs

The strong Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity is thanks to the engine prowess that’s found under the hood of this truck. The Chevy engine power gives it another dose of torque, maximizing what you can do when you’re behind the wheel of this truck. Check out the engine specs of the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 below:

6.6L V8 Gas Engine: 

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

Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine: 

  • Provides a 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 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Towing Features

In addition to the engine prowess of this truck, there are many features that increase the towing capacity of the Chevy Silverado 2500. This truck is equipped with Chevy’s signature Advanced Trailering System, where you can create a customizable trailer profile that includes any of the features below, and you can organize it through the myChevrolet mobile app! See what’s available to you below:

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

Test Drive the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 for Sale at Anderson Chevrolet 

If you’re interested in the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and its performance capabilities, visit us at Anderson Chevrolet for a test drive today. Contact us for more information!


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