2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capabilities

September 5th, 2018 by

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing

With the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capabilities and features, you can easily transport equipment, materials, or whatever you need to the jobsite in Cartersville or to your next vacation.  With this pickup, Calhoun drivers can make the most of their truck-driving experience with:

  • A high-strength steel body structure
  • Various bed lengths and cabin configurations
  • Three engine options
  • Best-in-class V8 towing capacity

2018 Chevrolet 1500 Towing Features

  • Maximum Towing: The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a max towing capacity of 12,500 pounds when it’s equipped with the  Max Trailering Package and 6.2L V8 engine
  • Tow/Haul Mode: This system adjusts the transmission shifts to accommodate towing or hauling a heavy load. It also compensates for driving on steep grades to make it safer.
  • Maximum Payload: Depending on the setup of your Chevy Silverado 1500, you’ll enjoy a maximum payload of 2,250 pounds.
  • Hill Start Assist: When you’re traveling up a hill, this feature holds the brakes to allow you to switch to the accelerator without fear of rolling backward.
  • StabiliTrak with Trailer Sway Control: Automatically senses when your trailer is swaying and applies brakes both on the truck and on the trailer for stability.
  • Shear-Style and Hydraulic Body Mounts: Improves comfort and reduces shakiness when hauling, towing, or navigating difficult Cedartown terrain.
  • EZ Lift & Lower Tailgate: Makes loading and unloading easier than ever.

Engine Options and Towing Capacity

 

Engine Horsepower Torque Towing Capacity
4.3L V6 285 hp 305 lb-ft of torque 7,600 pounds
5.3L V8 355 hp 383 lb-ft of torque 11,100 pounds
6.2L V8 420 hp 460 lb-ft of torque 12,500 pounds

 

Ready to Experience the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Features?

You can find the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for sale now at Riverside Chevy, alongside the other available Chevrolet trucks. You can contact our team for more information about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing capabilities or to schedule a test drive!

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