2021 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity

September 4th, 2020 by

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The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is now available at Moran Chevrolet Fort Gratiot, and many Port Huron-area drivers are wondering how much this midsize pickup truck can tow. With a Chevy Colorado towing capacity of 7,700 pounds, drivers will be able to tow a boat, a camper, and a number of other items for adventures around Marysville. This is in addition to a maximum payload rating of 1,550 pounds. Ready to learn more? Consult this guide from Moran Chevrolet Fort Gratiot to find out everything the new Colorado can do.

Chevy Colorado Towing by Configuration

In order to achieve the maximum Chevy Colorado towing capacity, you will need the correct equipment installed. No matter which engine you select, though, you’ll be hitting the Lake Port streets with plenty of towing capability.

  • Colorado w/ 2.5L 4-Cylinder: The introductory engine compels the Colorado to a 3,500-pound towing capacity.
  • Colorado w/ 3.6L V6: The upgraded Colorado V6 tows up to 3,500 pounds on its own, but Chevy Colorado towing increases to 7,000 pounds with the available Trailering Package.
  • Colorado w/ Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder: It’s the diesel engine offering that boosts the Chevy Colorado towing capacity to 7,700 pounds.

Interested in off-roading in the Fort Gratiot area? Then you may want to consider the Chevy Colorado ZR2 trim, which comes with the necessary equipment to safely travel off the beaten path. Plus, this model still delivers a Chevy towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. Think you’ll need even more towing capabilities? You can nearly double your tow rating with the Chevy Silverado 1500’s towing capacity.

Chevy Colorado Engine Specs 

Now that you have a sense of how much you can tow with each Chevy Colorado engine, check out each powertrain’s specs below for additional perspective on Colorado 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

Find Your New Chevy Colorado with Moran Chevrolet Fort Gratiot!

Discover everything that the 2021 Chevy Colorado towing capacity can do for you! Contact Moran Chevrolet Fort Gratiot today to schedule a test drive on the Clyde-area roads, and make sure to explore your financing options with us, as well. We can’t wait to get you behind the wheel of this capable pickup truck!

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