Compare Pickup Truck Towing Capabilities

June 1st, 2018 by

2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Pulling Trailer

Finding the right pickup truck means knowing what it’s capable of handling. Compare pickup truck towing capabilities below to determine which one is best for your Abilene jobsite.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 performance features depend on the engine:

  • 4.3L V6 engine generates 285 hp and can tow up to 7,600 pounds
  • 5.3L V8 engine generates 355 hp and can tow up to 11,100 pounds
  • 6.2L V8 engine generates 420 hp and can tow up to 12,500 pounds

GMC Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra 1500 also has multiple engine options with multiple performance features:

  • 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine offers 285 hp and can tow up to 7,600 pounds
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine offers 355 hp and can tow up to 11,100 pounds
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine offers 420 hp and can tow up to 12,500 pounds

RAM 1500

The light-duty RAM 1500 offers different towing capabilities for truck fans from Stephenville and beyond:

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque tops out at 7,730 pounds
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® engine has a 11,610-pound towing capacity
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® engine with eTorque offers up to 12,750 pounds of towing capacity

Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 comes in multiple performance configurations, but only one offers best-in-class towing:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine can tow up to 7,700 pounds
  • 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine can tow up to 9,000 pounds
  • 5.0L TiVCT V8 engine can tow up to 11,600 pounds
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine can tow up to 13,200 pounds

Visit Bayer Auto Group

When you’re in the market for a durable and safe pickup truck, be sure to contact Bayer Auto Group to set up your test drive and find the one you want. We offer prominent brands and have popular models like the RAM 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 in stock at our Comanche dealership.

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