2021 Chevrolet Colorado Towing Capacity

December 1st, 2020 by

2021 Chevrolet Colorado with a trailer

While the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is classified as a mid-size pickup truck, the Colorado is prepared to take on just about any job that’s thrown its way. The Chevy Colorado towing capacity reaches a 7,700-pound maximum, ready to take on everything from hauling the family camper outside of Revere to worksite projects in Saugus. Learn more about Chevy Colorado towing and performance features with Pride Chevrolet, Inc.. 

Chevy Towing Capacity by Configuration

In order to achieve the maximum Chevy Colorado towing capacity, you’ll need the proper equipment. However, each Colorado trim reaches an impressive towing capacity. Here is a breakdown of Colorado models and engines: 

  • Colorado w/ 2.5L 4-Cylinder – All models that feature this base Colorado engine can tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds. 
  • Colorado w/ 3.6L V6 – Upgrading to this V6 engine, along with the Trailering Package, can reach a 7,000-pound maximum towing capacity. Without the Trailering Package, this engine can tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds. 
  • Colorado w/ Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder – The Duramax® diesel engine allows drivers to reach the maximum Chevy Colorado towing capacity of 7,700 pounds. 

Chelsea drivers who select the luxurious Colorado ZR2 trim will have a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. This is ample power for towing a small boat for fishing trips or tackling off-road adventures. 

Chevy Towing Capacity: Colorado Engine Options

With three different engines to choose from, drivers can select the engine that offers their desired performance: 

2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

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

3.6-Liter V6 Engine

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

Duramax 2.8-Liter Turbo-Diesel Engine

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

Test Drive the New Chevy Colorado at Pride Chevrolet, Inc.!

Does the new 2021 Chevy Colorado towing capacity meet your lifestyle needs? If so, contact us to arrange a test drive! Our team will help you find the perfect configuration that satisfies your towing expectations.

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