GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity

2023 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Towing a Boat
 
What can I tow with a GMC Sierra 2500? We’re asked this question fairly often at Chevrolet GMC Of Fairbanks, which is why we’ve put together this GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity guide. Learn everything you need to know about the GMC Sierra 2500 payload capacity and towing capacity below. If you have any questions, contact us online or at (866) 578-2379
 

 

2024 GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity

The 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity varies according to your chosen cab size, powertrain, and whether you prefer conventional or fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing. When properly equipped, it maxes at a whopping 22,430 pounds, making it ideal for heavy hauling around North Pole. 
 
Here is a breakdown of the 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 payload capacity and towing capacity for each cab style, as well as your choice between conventional and fifth-wheel/gooseneck towing:

Maximum Conventional Towing

  • Regular Cab: 14,500 pounds
  • Double Cab: 17,900 pounds
  • Crew Cab: 20,000 pounds

Maximum Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Towing

  • Regular Cab: 22,430 pounds
  • Double Cab: 18,600 pounds
  • Crew Cab: 22,070 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • Regular Cab: 4,039 pounds
  • Double Cab: 3,884 pounds
  • Crew Cab: 3,903 pounds

 

What Can I Tow with a GMC Sierra 2500?

If you want to make the most of your GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity in Fort Wainwright and Eielson Airforce Base, you’ll want to equip the available Max Trailering Package. At its maximum towing capacity of 22,430 pounds, the GMC Sierra 2500 can tow items such as:

 

  • Large boat
  • Dump trailer
  • Equipment trailer
  • Trailers for ATVs, motorcycles, and vehicle equipment
  • And more!

 

GMC Sierra 2500 Engine Specs

Now that you’re familiar with the GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity, let’s take a closer look at the powerful engine options available: 
 

6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • Horsepower: 401 hp
  • Torque: 464 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic

6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine

  • Horsepower: 470 hp
  • Torque: 975 lb-ft
  • Transmission: Allison® 10-speed automatic

 

Questions About the GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity?

Whether you’d like more information about the GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity or want to test-drive one of our GMC Sierra HD trucks for sale, our team is standing by. Explore our new vehicle specials and start a conversation with us today.

 

Choosing a 2023 GMC Sierra 2500 for sale at Chevrolet GMC Of Fairbanks means you’re getting a premium pickup that’s packed with incredible performance, towing capabilities, and standard features to make your weekend getaways in North Pole more enjoyable while also taking your business to exciting new levels. Consider a new GMC Sierra 2500 today, and don’t hesitate to call our sales team to learn more and schedule an appointment at our Fairbanks dealership.

 

 

How Much Can a GMC Sierra 2500 Tow?

When equipped properly, the new GMC Sierra 2500 can tow up to 18,510 pounds! With several configurations available, you can find a new Sierra 2500 that checks off all your boxes. Whether you want max performance or a spacious interior cabin, there’s a GMC Sierra pickup for every type of driver and budget.

Let’s explore the towing capabilities for each configuration below:

Conventional Towing

  • Regular Cab With Gas/Diesel Engine: 14,500 pounds/14,500 pounds
  • Double Cab With Gas/Diesel Engine: 14,500 pounds/14,500 pounds
  • Crew Cab With Gas/Diesel Engine: 14,500 pounds/18,500 pounds

5th Wheel/Gooseneck Towing

  • Regular Cab With Gas/Diesel Engine: 17,370 pounds/18,510 pounds
  • Double Cab With Gas/Diesel Engine: 17,050 pounds/18,200 pounds
  • Crew Cab With Gas/Diesel Engine: 16,940 pounds/18,500 pounds

 

What Are the 2023 GMC Sierra 2500 Engine Options?

The GMC Sierra 2500 means business with its towing capabilities, and when you take a look at what’s under the hood, you’ll see why it offers such jaw-dropping towing numbers. The Sierra 2500 has two engine options available, which you can explore below:

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

 

Test Drive a New GMC Sierra 2500 in Fairbanks Today!

Is it time to elevate your Eielson Airforce Base travels or tough jobsites? Call us today! We’ll explore our current Sierra 2500 inventory to find the model for your needs while creating a finance or lease package that best fits your needs. As your trusted Fairbanks GMC dealership, you can rest assured that you’re in excellent hands with our team! Let’s get things started today!

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!

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 Airforce 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 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!

The new GMC Sierra 2500 lineup offers elevated performance capabilities, with a variety of engine options and packages. Check out the towing numbers and some key trailering features on this heavy-duty pickup, and then test drive it at Chevrolet GMC Of Fairbanks near Eielson Air Force Base. Here, we have a number of new vehicle specials taking place right now!
 

 

GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity

The 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 is offered with a max conventional towing capacity of 13,000 pounds. When equipped with the available gooseneck/fifth-wheel towing package and the Duramax® 6.6L turbo-diesel V8, the Sierra 2500 achieves a max available towing capacity of 15,400 pounds.

GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Features

The GMC Sierra 2500 HD makes trailering heavy loads easy. In addition to the raw towing specs on this heavy-duty pickup, Fort Wainwright area drivers will also have access to a range of towing features, including:

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View – This advanced rear camera system allows you to see behind your truck and behind your trailer and helps make it easier to maneuver your trailer while in reverse.
  • Electric Parking Brake Assist – This feature automatically applies the brakes after backing up in order to prevent additional movement.
  • Hitch Area Lighting – Hook up your trailer connections more easily with this hitch area lighting system.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller – When you brake, your trailer brakes. And now, this system comes with brake level settings for specific trailers.
  • Tow/Haul Mode – This feature adjusts transmission gearing for trailering performance.
  • Trailer Sway Control – This system automatically applies brake pressure and torque to specific wheels to keep your trailer in your lane.
  • Automatic Grade Braking – This feature automatically slows the truck down on sharp declines, in order to reduce brake wear.
  • Trailering App – This new app comes with features like customizable trailer profiles, trailer tire pressure monitoring, and a trailer light test.

2019 GMC Sierra 2500 Steel Bed

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