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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has been one of the best-selling vehicles in America for years, and it’s easy to see why. With its aggressive stance, innovative technology, and its great resale value, the Silverado is a great investment.

Of course, that’s even before you consider this beast of a pickup truck’s impressive capability. The Silverado 1500 near Stow can tow up to 13,300 pounds, with a max available payload of 2,280 pounds, when properly equipped. But even with the base level trim, the Silverado has plenty of trailering capacity. Let’s take a closer look at this solid truck.

2021 Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity by engine

For the 2021 model year, the Silverado 1500 features a choice of five powerful engines. Each of those has a different tow rating:

4.3L V6 Engine

The standard engine on the Silverado 1500, the 4.3L V6 can pull up to 285 horsepower and a best-in-class 305 lb-ft of torque. This powerful engine is perfectly capable, with a towing capacity of 7,900 pounds, enabling you to haul whatever you need around the Akron area.

2.7L Turbo Engine

This engine, which offers 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque, gives the Silverado 1500 a towing capacity of up to 9,600 pounds. Plus, it’s more efficient!

5.3L V8 Engine with Direct Fuel Management

With this engine, the Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity reaches 11,500 pounds, or 10,000 pounds with active fuel management. It also provides 383 lb-ft of torque and 355 horsepower.

6.2L V8 Engine

When equipped with the 6.2L V8, the 2021 Silverado 1500 near Akron can tow up to 13,300 pounds, with up to 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

3.0L V6 Turbo-Diesel

Springing for the available diesel engine enables the Silverado 1500 to tow up to 9,500 pounds, with access to 260 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Features

To augment the Silverado’s 5 powerful engine choices, Chevrolet offers a number of extra towing features to help you make the most of every job. These include a standard trailering package with a trailering hitch platform and 2-inch receiver, 4-pin connector, automatic locking rear differential, and more; an optional Max Trailering Package that adds a Handling/Trailering Suspension Package, revised shock tuning, and more; and optional Tow Mirrors to easily see around your trailer as you haul.

Buy a 2021 Chevy Silverado for sale near Akron

When you’re ready to find your next work truck, come to Ron Marhofer Chevy in Stow, near Akron, Kent, and Cuyahoga Falls! With our extensive selection of new and used Chevrolet trucks, cars, and SUVs, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for on our lot.  Once you’ve found it, our finance department is here to help you get the best deal on a used or new Chevy, and our service department can help you keep your Silverado 1500 running for years to come.

Come to our dealership, give us a call, or schedule a service appointment online today!