2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity

October 30th, 2019 by

Gray Sierra 2500

Searching for a tough pickup truck that won’t hold you back on North Pole job sites? The new GMC Sierra 2500HD is up to the task. When properly equipped with a 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine and a Crew Cab, the 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity can reach up to 18,500 pounds maximum. Learn more about GMC 2500HD towing and find out how your trim level, engine, and cab style choices can affect it, below.

GMC 2500HD Towing by Trim Level

There are five trim levels, two engine options, and three cab styles available for the 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD. Depending on which configuration you choose, the GMC 2500 towing capacity will vary. Find the details you need to determine which 2500HD is right for you, here:

  • GMC Sierra 2500HD
    • Regular Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,200-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Regular Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 17,400-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Double Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,200-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Double Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 17,400-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Crew Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,500-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Crew Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 16,900-pound maximum towing capacity
  • GMC Sierra 2500HD SLE
    • Regular Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,200-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Regular Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 17,400-pound maximum towing capacity
  • GMC Sierra 2500HD SLT
    • Double Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,200-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Double Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 17,400-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Crew Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,500-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Crew Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 16,900-pound maximum towing capacity
  • GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4
    • Crew Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,500-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Crew Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 16,900-pound maximum towing capacity
  • GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali
    • Crew Cab w/ Turbocharged Diesel V8: 18,500-pound maximum towing capacity
    • Crew Cab w/ 6.6L V8: 16,900-pound maximum towing capacity

GMC Sierra 2500HD ProGrade Trailering System

Take your GMC 2500HD towing experience to the next level when you opt for the available ProGrade Trailering System. With this advanced system, your 2500HD will be equipped with:

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View – Using your Rear Vision Camera, Hitch Guidance shows you guidelines for both your truck and your trailer hitch, while Hitch View allows you to zoom in on the hitch, eliminating the frustrating guesswork of hitching up your trailer. And, to ensure your trailer is properly connected when you’re driving around Fort Wainwright, you can request to see a brief view of it from behind the wheel.
  • Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist – Once you’ve gotten your truck perfectly positioned to hitch up the trailer, every centimeter matters. With Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist, your 2500HD automatically applies the parking brake when you shift into park, preventing your truck from rolling back.
  • Hitch Area Lighting – This exciting new feature equips the tailgate panel with a lamp to shine down on the receiver hitch area when you need to connect a trailer but don’t have optimal lighting to see what you’re doing.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller – Eielson Air Force Base drivers will enjoy the ability to program the trailer brake level settings to their specific trailer.

Learn More About the GMC 2500 Towing Capacity at Chevrolet Buick GMC of Fairbanks!

Ready to get behind the wheel of a tough new 2500HD? Contact us to arrange a test drive in Fairbanks! While you won’t be able to hitch up a trailer and test out the GMC 2500HD towing for yourself, you’ll surely get a feel for how the engine makes the GMC 2500 towing capacity possible. Be sure to browse our new vehicle specials before your visit, and apply for financing online if you’d like to get pre-approved!

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