2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity

February 25th, 2024 by
2024 GMC Sierra 1500 driving in the mountains

A powerful pickup truck gives you confidence on the worksite and on your weekend adventures. The light-duty GMC Sierra 1500 is a robust pickup truck that delivers impressive performance from four engine options, but how much can the GMC Sierra tow? The 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 features a maximum towing capacity of up to 13,300 pounds. That’s more than enough power to tow your supplies and equipment around Round Rock.

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How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow?

When properly equipped, the GMC Sierra towing capacity reaches up to 13,300 pounds. However, the towing power does vary depending on which engine options you choose. To reach the maximum Sierra 1500 capacity, you’ll want to equip the available 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel engine on the configuration that fits your style. No matter which engine you choose, you’ll have the towing power to haul work equipment, a camper, a boat, ATVs, a trailer, and more on your trips around Leander.

GMC Sierra Towing Capacity With Each Engine

Find the performance and GMC Sierra towing capacity you need to confidently complete jobs around town. Take a look at these Sierra 1500 engine specs:

3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel Engine:

  • 305 hp
  • 495 lb-ft of torque
  • Active Thermal Management
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 13,300 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • Max payload of 2,240 pounds

5.3L V8 Gasoline Engine:

  • 355 hp
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 11,200 pounds of towing capacity

TurboMax™ Engine:

  • 310 hp
  • 430 lb-ft of torque
  • 9,500 pounds of towing capacity

6.2L V8 Gasoline Engine:

  • 420 hp
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Dynamic Fuel Management
  • 13,100 pounds of towing capacity
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Technology

Now that you know the GMC Sierra can provide you with robust performance, that’s not all you have to look forward to. Available technology includes:

  • Max Trailering Package: You’ll need to equip this package to reach the maximum GMC Sierra towing capacity. It adds towing accessories such as a 9.76-inch rear axle, a 3.42-axle ratio, revised shock tuning, heavier-duty rear springs, an enhanced cooling radiator, and a 220-amp alternator.
  • Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist: To give you peace of mind, this feature automatically sets the Electronic Parking Brake when you put the truck in Park, which is especially helpful when using Hitch View.
  • Trailering Camera Package: This package enhances your visibility with two side-view mirror cameras and pairs well with a trailer-mounter camera when changing lanes or reversing.
  • Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode: When equipped, this system can adjust transmission shift points, StabiliTrak, and throttle mapping based on the drive mode that’s appropriate for Cedar Park-area roads.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: Accessible controls located on the center console allow you to control and monitor the trailer brakes.

The GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System continues to add innovative technology to ease your towing experience. It includes features such as Hitch Guidance with Hitch View, Trailer Light Sequence Test, and an in-vehicle trailering app and phone app. Find all the towing accessories and performance parts you need at the Covert Buick GMC Austin parts center.

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