2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Towing Capacity

September 23rd, 2019 by

2020 Chevy Silverado HD towing a camper
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD towing capacity ranges from 14,200 pounds to 35,500 pounds, depending on the engine and configuration. This new Chevy truck is as capable as they come, offering two engine options and a string of features to enhance towing performance. Learn more about the 2020 Silverado 2500 towing capacity and 3500 towing capacity below, and find the right truck for your needs.

2020 Chevy Silverado HD Towing Capacity by Engine


The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD is available with two capable V8 engines — both of which offer impressive towing capacities.

Standard 6.6L V8 Gas Engine

Offering a best-in-class torque output, this engine produces 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. With this engine, the Silverado HD has the following towing capacities:

  • 2020 Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity: 14,400 pounds with the Double Cab Long Box 2WD configuration
  • 2020 Silverado 3500 Towing Capacity: 14,200 pounds with Crew Cab Standard Box 2WD SRW and a fifth-wheel hitch

Available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine

This engine is equipped with an air induction system that’s exclusive to the segment. Paired with an Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission, it produces up to 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque and can trailer the following weights:

  • 2020 Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity: 17,370 pounds with Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD with 17-inch wheels and an available fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch
  • 2020 Silverado 3500 Towing Capacity: 35,500 pounds with Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD DRW

2020 Silverado HD towing a truck

2020 Chevy Silverado HD Tow-Ready Features

Whether you’re towing heavy machinery, a camper, or building materials, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD has the features you need to do so safely and efficiently. Here’s a quick look at some of its highlights:

  • High-Strength Steel Reinforcements: Key areas, such as the frame and cargo bed floor, are reinforced with steel for a strong yet lightweight build.
  • Heavy-Duty Chassis: A heavy-duty chassis gives the Silverado HD the muscle it needs to deliver an impressive towing capacity.
  • Tow/Haul Mode: This mode adjusts transmission shifts to reduce shift cycling when towing on flat surfaces and steep hills around Chicago.
  • StabiliTrak® with Trailer Sway Control: This system senses trailer sway and can apply the truck and trailer brakes to keep everything stable.
  • Digital Steering Assist: You’ll enjoy easy handling at any speed, thanks to this feature.
  • Rear Vision Camera: Gone are the days of struggling to hitch a trailer; the rear vision camera takes the guesswork out of the process.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: This feature works in tandem with StabiliTrak® with Trailer Sway Control.

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Test Drive a 2020 Silverado HD at Badger Truck & Auto Group!

To summarize, the 2020 Silverado HD towing capacity maxes out at 35,500 pounds. Do you have more questions about the Chevy Silverado 3500 towing capacity or the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity? Contact us at Badger Truck & Auto Group and schedule a test drive near Madison and Green Bay.