How Much Can a Chevrolet Truck Tow?

When there's no time to waste and a heavy haul to wrangle, a new Chevrolet truck is your fast track to success. From incredible towing capabilities and outstanding versatility to technologies and safety systems that are hard to beat, the new Chevy truck lineup offers something for every hardworking Illinois driver. When you're ready to upgrade your fleet of commercial trucks or you need a reliable pickup for work around town, the Chevrolet truck family is ready to answer the call. Come check out the new 2017 Chevy Silverado trucks and Colorado pickups at our Chevy dealership in Galesburg, IL, to see which one best matches your lifestyle and business needs.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado

If a powerful mid-size truck is what you're after, you can't go wrong with the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado. Three stellar engine options provide you with a wealth of flexibility when making the purchase, and they each bring something unique to the table when it's time to put your nose to the grindstone. The standard 2.5-liter I4 DOHC engine with VVT produces 200 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque, providing a steady source of power you deserve for small jobs around your property. When equipped with this engine, the new Colorado can tow up to3,500 pounds. Upgrade to the 2.8-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel I4 engine and you'll benefit from a best-in-class 7,700-pound max towing capacity. You can also opt for the 3.6-liter V6 DOHC VVT engine, which generates a best-in-class 308 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque along with a 7,000-pound towing capacity.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Step up to the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 and you'll be able to conquer tough work without breaking a sweat. Stick with the standard 4.3-liter ECOTEC3 V6 engine in the new 2017 Silverado pickup and you'll be rewarded with a best-in-class 305 pound-feet of torque and max towing capacity of up to 7,600 pounds. If that's not enough for you, move on up to the 5.3-liter ECOTEC3 V8 engine and take charge with an 11,100-pound towing capacity thanks to 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. To truly impress everyone on the jobsite, you can upgrade to the remarkable 6.2-liter ECOTEC3 V8 engine, which provides you with a class-leading 12,500-pound max tow capacity. No matter which engine you select when buying the Silverado 1500, you won't be let down.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD

For a heavy duty truck that never backs down, buy or lease a 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD or 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. If you need hardware as proof, the Chevy Silverado HD is ranked as the Most Dependable Large Heavy Duty Pickup, Three Years in a Row by J.D. Power. While both the Silverado 2500HD and Silverado 3500HD offer the same engine options, the big difference lies in the towing capabilities. The standard 6.0-liter V8 Vortec™ engine allows you to tow up to 14,800 pounds when equipped on the 2017 Silverado 2500HD, whereas you get up to 14,600 pounds with the Silverado 3500HD. Move up to the optional 6.6-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel V8 and you'll upgrade to a class-leading 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque that provides a titanic boost in towing power. When equipped in the Chevy Silverado 2500HD, you'll be able to tow up to 18,100 pounds, compared to a 23,300-pound max towing capacity when equipped in the 3500HD.

Learn all you need to know about the 2017 Chevrolet truck lineup by visiting the Yemm Auto Group today. We'll set you up with a few test-drives, then ensure you get the Chevy financing and leasing advice you need to take home the truck you've always wanted!