2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Towing Capacity

May 17th, 2022 by
2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Trailer


Curious how the Chevy Silverado 2500 diesel towing capacity compares to the gas-powered Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity? Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Duluth has all the information you need! Read below for our complete guide to the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500HD towing capacity, broken down by engine type so you can easily configure a truck that matches your needs on job sites around Lawrenceville and Suwanee. Check it out, then review our Silverado HD inventory!


Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity: Gas vs. Diesel

Whether you prefer the extra torque provided by a diesel engine or the quieter output of a gas engine, there’s no compromise to be made when it comes to Silverado 2500HD towing. Below, you can get to know the standard Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity as well as the Chevy Silverado 2500 diesel towing capacity, plus some additional performance specs for all the info you need in one place!

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity: 2500HD w/ 6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • 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

Chevy Silverado Towing Capacity: 2500HD w/ 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!

Silverado 2500HD Towing Features

Everyone from hard-working contractors to weekend warriors in Johns Creek knows that the Silverado 2500HD not only has the towing power to support a busy lifestyle, but also the technology and performance features to make tackling tough jobs easier. Learn more about the customizable trailer profiles you can create with the Advanced Trailering System and the myChevrolet mobile app, then check out the Silverado HD features that keep you safe while towing:

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

Put the Silverado 2500HD to the Test in Duluth

Ready to put the Silverado 2500HD performance to the test? Contact us to start planning your test drive at Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Duluth! In the meantime, find out how much your trade is worth and apply for financing to get pre-approved and save time at the dealership.

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