2022 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Towing Capacity

November 30th, 2021 by
2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD towing a trailer

North Pole and Fort Wainwright truck shoppers searching for a tough pickup that can accomplish just about anything have been relying on the GMC Sierra HD as a go-to choice for years. But when it comes to the latest 2022 GMC Sierra HD, what kind of capability does it offer? Specifically, shoppers want to know what the 2022 GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity is. Well if you’re wondering, then this is for you! Read on or contact us at Chevrolet GMC Of Fairbanks to learn more!

2022 GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity by Configuration

GMC Sierra HD trucks are available in two main configurations: Sierra 2500 HD and Sierra 3500 HD. This piece will cover the former, only. So, what’s the GMC 2500 towing capacity? As mentioned, the maximum towing capacity is 18,500 pounds. But the specific capacity for your vehicle will vary based upon your chosen engine (gas/diesel) as well as other factors.

There are several pertinent measurements of the maximum GMC 2500 towing capacity that are worth noting. Here’s an overview of arguably the most important ones:

Diesel Towing & Payload*

  • Max GCWR: 27,500 pounds
  • Max Conventional Hitch: 18,500 pounds
  • Max Fifth Wheel Hitch: 18,500 pounds
  • Max Gooseneck Hitch: 18,500 pounds
  • Max Payload: 3,597 pounds

Gas Towing & Payload*

  • Max GCWR: 24,400 pounds
  • Max Conventional Hitch: 14,500 pounds
  • Max Fifth Wheel Hitch: 16,620 pounds
  • Max Gooseneck High: 16,620 pounds
  • Max Payload: 3,862 pounds

2022 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Engine Specs

You’ll be glad to know that matching the impressive 2022 GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity is an impressive array of 2022 GMC Sierra 2500 HD engine choices* to further enhance all your Fort Wainwright and Eielson Airforce Base towing & hauling needs:

  • 6.6L V8 Engine: 401 hp/464 lb-ft of torque
  • Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel Engine: 445 hp/910 lb-ft of torque

FInd Your Next 2022 GMC Sierra 2500 Today at Chevrolet GMC Of Fairbanks!

Ready to find the perfect new GMC Sierra HD truck for sale or lease near Fairbanks? Chevrolet GMC Of Fairbanks has got you covered! Give us a call today at (907) 452-8211 with additional questions. Meanwhile, be sure to value your trade and apply for financing online to make stepping up to a GMC Sierra easier and more convenient!

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*See https://www.gmc.com/trucks/sierra/2500hd-3500hd/capability for details and exclusions.

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