GMC Sierra Towing Capacity

2023 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV

How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow?

A properly outfitted GMC Sierra 1500 can tow a maximum of 13,000 pounds when equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine with the Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels. This rugged towing power makes this pickup the perfect light-duty work truck for the Huntingdon job site. Whether you choose the short or standard bed, the Sierra offers a wide range of styles for every driver. Take a look at the complete picture of GMC Sierra specs below:

  • Drivetrain: 4WD
  • Truck Bed Length: Short Box or Standard Box
  • Engine Options for This Towing Capacity: 6.2L ECOTEC3 V8 engine
  • Cab Style: Crew Cab
  • Wheel Style: 20-inch (downgrading to 18” wheels with all else being equal will decrease towing capacity to 11,700 lbs)

Available 2023 GMC Sierra Towing Features

  • Max Trailering Package: To reach its 13,000-pound maximum towing capacity, the GMC Sierra must be equipped with this package, including a 9.76-inch rear axle and 3.42 axle ratio, revised shock tuning, heavier-duty rear springs, an enhanced cooling radiator, a 220-amp alternator for the Johnstown streets.
  • Industry-First Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist: When using Hitch View, the Electronic Parking Brake automatically sets when you put your truck in Park to avoid rolling.
  • Trailering Camera Package: This package makes reversing with a trailer or changing lanes while towing easier by adding two side-view mirror cameras. It can be paired with a trailer-mounted camera for even more visibility.
  • Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode: Depending on which drive mode you’re in, this system adjusts the transmission shift points, StabiliTrak, and throttle mapping.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: Control buttons situated on the center console give drivers the ability to manipulate and monitor the trailer brakes. Ask about this feature across our entire new vehicle inventory.

Get Behind the Wheel at Stuckey GMC

Are you ready to hit the State College streets and a 2023 GMC Sierra 1500? now that you know the towing capacity of each configuration, you can reach out to our friendly team to schedule a test drive behind the light-duty pickup of your dreams. after you find the perfect new Sierra 1500 in our extensive inventory, you can save time at the dealership by applying for financing online. we also make it easy for you to calculate payments and value your trade online before you even set foot at the dealership.


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