2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Towing and Payload Specs

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of America’s most trusted half-tons. It doesn’t disappoint those seeking high-grade capability, with specs and features covering:

  • Up to 12,500 lbs. of Towing

  • Up to 2,250 lbs. of Carrying

  • Best-in-Class V8 Tow Rating

  • Class-Exclusive Automatic Locking Rear Differential

  • EchoMaster® Trailering Camera System

  • Tow/Haul Mode

Need to find out more? We have you covered – here’s everything you need to hear about 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Capability Specs

12,500 with Max Trailering Package

The Max Trailering Package comes with heavy-duty suspension, trailer brake controller, and a high-capacity radiator for seriously impressive towing.

Tow/Haul Mode

The transmission shifts automatically, virtually eliminating shift cycling on steep grades when you’re towing or carrying heavy loads in the bed.

2,250 pounds of max payload

Make the most of 5' 8", 6' 6" and 8' box lengths by securing up to 2,250 lbs. with your 4 standard lower tie-downs.

Hill Start Assist

When an incline is detected, the brakes are automatically applied until you hit the gas to prevent your truck rolling backwards.

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Draws on Colossal Power

The tow rating of your 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 differs according to the engine you choose, but you’ll find none of them wanting.

  • 4.3L V6: Makes 285 hp at 5300 rpm, a Best-in-Class standard V6 torque of 305 lb-ft at 3900 rpm, and a 7,600 lbs. towing capacity.

  • 5.3L V8: Makes 355 hp at 5600 rpm, 383 lb-ft of torque at 4100 rpm, and a 11,100 lbs. towing capability

  • 6.2L V8: Makes up to 420 hp at 5600 rpm, 460 lb-ft of torque at 4100 rpm, and a Best-in-class V8 towing capability of 12,500 lbs.

For added efficiency, adopt the eAssist package for a 12% improvement in fuel efficiency. If you’d like to tow off-road, equip the Z71 Off-Road Package for:

  • All-Terrain Tires

  • Off-Road Tuned Suspension with Rancho® shocks

  • Skid Plates

  • Hill Descent Control

  • Class-Exclusive Automatic Locking Rear Differential

2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Dusk

Wherever you venture across Rice Lake, Hayward, and Cumberland, the following features complement heavy-duty towing with first-class safety:

  • EchoMaster® Trailering Camera System

  • Trailering Mirrors

  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado Has Never Been Known to Shirk

If you’d like the arrange a test drive in the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, talk through financing options, or simply find out more, why not contact Don Johnson Motors today?

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