What is the Payload Capacity for the Silverado 1500?
With so many trims, cab, and trailer options, the Chevy Silverado has a model for everyone. When only the strongest, most advanced pickup will do, you need the Silverado. It’s hard working, smart, and bigger yet lighter than the previous generation. With a diesel engine that helps give it available best-in-class highway fuel economy and the amazing Chevrolet Silverado towing capacity, it’s the pickup that’s built to get the job done right — every time. Visit Ray Chevrolet Fox Lake to learn more about the Chevy Silverado 1500 payload capacity today!
Why the Silverado is a Great Pickup
It’s the #1 best-selling retail full-size light-duty pickup. Owners of the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado report high ratings for its fuel economy and wide range, easy and safe maneuvering in and out of traffic and tight parking spaces, and amazing features. Starting at just $36,300, the 2023 Silverado features max available trailering of 13,300 lbs., max available torque at 495 lb.-ft., and 2,260 lbs. of max available payload. Inside, the spacious and functional interior offers comfort with convenience to match.
If you look into the Silverado’s features, it’s easy to see why it stands out. With two heavy-duty powertrain options, innovative towing technologies, and a large and functional Durabed, Silverado HD pulls up ready to work. Impressively, the 2022 Silverado 1500 payload capacity is 13,400 pounds when paired with the RST Trim and 6.2L V8 engine. And whatever the job, there are five unique trim levels ready to match your needs.
Class-Leading Payload Capacity
So, how much can a Silverado1500 tow? Basically, the short answer is a lot! Here’s a breakdown of the Silverado 1500’s payload capacity across trims and models:
- 2.7L Turbo (L3B): 9,300 lbs. with short crew cab (2WD)
- 4.3L V6 (LV3): 7,900 lbs. with regular long bed (2WD)
- 5.3L V8 (L82): 10,900 lbs. with short crew cab (4WD)
- 5.3L V8 (L82/YK94): 10,900 lbs. with short crew cab (4WD)
- 5.3L V8 (L84): 11,500 lbs. with short crew cab (2WD)
- 5.3L V8 (L84/YK96): 11,500 lbs. with short crew cab (2WD)
- 6.2L V8 (L87): 13,300 lbs. with standard double cab (4WD)
- Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel: 9,300 lbs. with all models
Plus, you can view a Chevy Silverado bed size chart online now!
What is Payload Capacity?
Payload capacity is the number of pounds your new Silverado can hold inside of it. If you fill the bed with firewood, sand, gravel, mulch, dirt, or dirt bikes, then you care about the amount of weight your vehicle can hold. This number is the payload.
Towing and Trailering Capability
Silverado has you covered for the long haul with proven technologies like Trailer Sway Control, Hill Start Assist, and Auto Grade Braking. And with 8 available cameras offering up to 14 views, you can keep an eye on what’s in tow. Plus, the available Trailering App offers customized trailer profiles, pre-departure checklists, and trailer tire pressure/temperature monitoring. Plus, the amazing 2023 Silverado mpg—18 mpg city and 21 mpg highway—will save you time and money at the pump.
Visit Ray Chevrolet for Your Next 2023 Silverado!
Looking for Chevy dealers near me? At Ray Chevrolet, we are a family-owned and operated Chevrolet dealer that has been serving residents in Lake and McHenry County for over 40 years. Located on US-12, we are a short driving distance away from each town we serve including McHenry, Chicago, Milwaukee, WI, and Elkhorn, WI. As your local Fox Lake, IL Chevy dealer, we pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service and the best experience any customer could ask for at a Chevy dealership in Fox Lake, IL. Visit us to test drive the new 2023 Chevy Silverado today!