How Much Can the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Tow?

May 22nd, 2019 by

2019 GMC Sierra 1500 driving along mountain highway

Are you in the market for a new truck? Do you need something that is capable and durable enough to take on almost any job? Then you should check out the new 2019 GMC Sierra 1500! But exactly how much can the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 tow? 

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rear-side view of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 looking out over mountain side
Before we get into the towing capabilities of the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500, let’s take a look at what it has underneath its hood! The 2019 GMC Sierra has four different powertrains across its lineup of models for drivers to choose from. 

First, there’s the 2.7-liter Turbo engine available on the SLE and Elevation models that offers an impressive 310 horsepower and 348 lb-ft of torque. Next, there’s the new 5.3-liter V8 engine standard on the SLT that ups the power to 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. If you still want more power, there’s the new 6.2-liter V8, available on the SLT, that offers an incredible 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque! Last, but not least, there’s the new 3.0-liter Duramax Turbo Diesel inline 6-cylinder available on the SLT. 

But how does all that raw power translate to capability? When properly equipped with the available Max Trailering Package, the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 can tow up to a whopping 12,200 pounds! There’s not much this truck can’t handle! 

How the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Makes Towing Easier 

Not only does the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 have the raw power and capability to make towing a breeze, but it even has the latest towing features to make sure that every towing experience is easy and safe. 

The available Trailer Camera Package gives drivers two side view cameras in the side mirrors to make seeing down the truck and trailer easier while driving. And the available industry-first Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist helps maintain hitch ball alignment and eliminate roll. 

Want to learn more about the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500? Contact our staff at Carl Black Roswell for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 

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