2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity

October 29th, 2021 by
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The new Sierra 1500 looks rugged enough to dominate any Eden job site, but you need a truck that can do more than look good. How much can the GMC Sierra tow? You’ll be glad to know that the maximum GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity is a massive 13,000 pounds. Let’s talk about that in more detail, as well as discuss the GMC Sierra 1500 horsepower and other engine specs.

How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow?

We’ve answered, “How much can the GMC Sierra tow?” What can you tow with the 13,000-pound GMC Sierra towing capacity? It turns out that there are plenty of things you can tow. Here’s just a partial list:

What You Can Tow with the GMC Sierra 1500Towing Capacity

  • Large travel trailers
  • Large flatbed trailer
  • Small horse trailer
  • Car trailer
  • Popup camper
  • Some large boat trailers
  • Jet skis
  • Motorcycles
  • ATVs
  • Bass boat
  • Sailboat
  • Speed boat
  • Ski boat
  • Cabin cruiser

GMC Sierra 1500 Horsepower and Other Engine Specs

What accounts for the impressive GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity? That would be the equally impressive GMC Sierra 1500 engine and horsepower. Here are the engine specs:

GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Specs

  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine option
  • GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity – 13,000 pounds
  • Maximum Horsepower – 420 hp
  • Maximum Torque – 460 lb-ft

Towing-Related Features

One of the great things about the new GMC Sierra 1500 is that it can be loaded with features that make towing easier and safer. Here are just a few:

  • Prograde™ Trailering System
  • 15 camera views
  • Transparent Trailer View
  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
  • Rear Trailer View
  • Inside Trailer View
  • Jack-Knife Alert
  • Trailer Length Indicator

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Accessories

If you do a lot of towing around Blasdell, you know how important it is to have the right accessories. Here are some of the towing accessories you can buy from ourparts department:

  • Hitch Ball Mount
  • Hitch Ball
  • 7-Way Trailer Wiring Electrical Adapter
  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch King Pin Lock
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock
  • Trailer Wiring Harness Adapter
  • Pintle Hook Trailer Hitch Mount

Check Out the New GMC Sierra 1500 at Robert Basil Buick GMC of Orchard Park

Drop by Robert Basil Buick GMC to find out how easy it can be to get behind the wheel of your next GMC Sierra 1500. While you’re here, make sure to check out our new vehicle specials. Our dealership is conveniently located near West Seneca. We’re here to help, so contact us today!


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