The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 puts up above towing accommodation numbers than the 2020 Silverado 1500 back able with the accessible turbocharged four-cylinder and inline-six turbodiesel engines.
When able with the alternative GM 2.7L L3B four-cylinder agent and two-wheel-drive, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado has a max towing accommodation of 9,300 pounds – up 2,500 pounds compared to the L3B-powered 2020 Silverado. The anew accessible Regular Cab Long Box archetypal with the 2.7L L3B agent and RWD ups the ante to 9,600 pounds, as well, while the burden additionally increases to 2,280 pounds.
When able with the accessible GM 3.0L LM2 inline-six turbodiesel, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado offers an added 1,900 pounds of trailering accommodation to “nearly every configuration,” General Motors says, with two-wheel-drive models able to tow up to 9,500 pounds. Chevrolet has additionally taken $1,500 off the MSRP for the agent agent for 2021 models, potentially authoritative the agent a applicable advantage for added fleets.
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado with the 2.7L L3B and four-wheel-drive additionally now boasts a above towing accommodation to the 3.0L LM2 Duramax archetypal with the four-wheel-drive, assault it by 300 pounds at a accommodation of 9,400 pounds. The GM 6.2L L87 V8 archetypal still boasts the accomplished towing accommodation of any 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engine, however, at 13,400 pounds.
GM said that it was able to alleviate added towing numbers for the 2.7L L3B agent afterwards added testing and validation appear that it “possesses better-than-expected cooling performance.” The improvements to the 3.0L Duramax model’s towing accommodation weren’t accompanying to powertrain improvements, but rather the Silverado’s better-than-expected rear arbor durability. GM engineers recertified both models beneath the SAE J2807 accepted for 2021 to affirm its added towing numbers for these two engines,
GM alien a cardinal of changes and improvements to the Silverado 1500 for the 2021 archetypal year, including the new Multi-Flex tailgate, new exoteric colors, new accepted features, and new bales and content.
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