2021 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity

October 5th, 2020 by
2021 Chevrolet Colorado with a trailer

For Schertz drivers who are looking for a midsize pickup with stellar Chevy towing capacity, the new 2021 Colorado is for you! The Chevy Colorado towing capacity, when properly equipped with the available Duramax® turbo-diesel engine, maxes out at 7,700 pounds. Learn more about the Chevy Colorado towing capabilities and engine specs with Northside Chevrolet in San Antonio down below! 

Chevy Colorado Towing Capabilities & Powertrains

When it comes to the Chevy Colorado towing capacity, it is dependent on the powertrain and engine configuration you choose. Below is a full breakdown to help our Boerne shoppers better understand the Chevy towing capacity of this powerful midsize truck:

  • Base 2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine: Whether you prefer 2WD or 4WD the choice is available to you! For this base model, the Chevy Colorado towing reaches up to 3,500 pounds. 
  • 3.6L V6 Engine: Whether you need 2WD or 4WD for heavier hauls from New Braunfels, the Chevy Colorado towing capacity equipped with this engine reaches 3,500 pounds. The Chevy towing capacity for this powertrain can be increased to 7,000 pounds with the Trailering Package. 
  • 2.8L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder Engine: The Duramax® turbo-diesel engine will give you the ability to reach the max. Chevy Colorado towing capacity of 7,700 pounds. The Chevy towing capacity remains the same in the 2WD or 4WD model.

There is one exception for the Chevy towing capacity in the Colorado ZR2. In this off-road model, the Chevy Colorado towing capability reaches 5,000 pounds.

2021 Chevy Colorado Engine Specs 

Now that you know the Chevy Colorado towing capacity, you’ll want to know how the Colorado cruises without a trailer in tow. Below are the full engine specs for the 2021 Colorado trim levels: 

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 200 hp
  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 26 mpg on the highway

3.6L V6 Engine

  • 308 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 25 mpg on the highway

Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 181 hp
  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 30 mpg on the highway

Purchase a New 2021 Chevy Colorado at Northside Chevrolet

Impressed by the Chevy Colorado towing capabilities? Contact us today to take a closer look at the Chevy Colorado during a test drive! Be sure to explore our new vehicle specials as well, then apply for financing to get pre-approved before visiting us.

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