2022 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity

May 31st, 2022 by
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How much can a Chevy Colorado tow? Depending on the configuration you bring home to Matthews, the Chevy Colorado towing capacity will range from 3,500 pounds minimum to 7,700 pounds maximum. Hendrick Chevrolet Monroe is home to a large new Colorado inventory, and we make it easy to select the configuration that supports your towing needs in Waxhaw! Explore the Chevy towing capacity for each Colorado configuration with us in the guide below.

2022 Chevy Colorado Towing Specs for Each Engine

The base engine on the 2022 Colorado is a 2.5L 4-Cylinder. If you stick with this configuration, you’ll be limited to the minimum Chevy Colorado towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Available upgrades include a 3.6L DOHC V6 and a Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine. When paired with the right drivetrain and other equipment, these upgrades can strengthen your Chevy Colorado towing power. Compare the Chevy Colorado diesel towing capacity to the gas engines, below:

Standard 2.5L 4-Cylinder

  • 2WD w/ extended cab or crew cab – 3,500 pounds
  • 4WD w/ extended cab or crew cab – 3,500 pounds

Available 3.6L DOHC V6

  • 2WD w/ extended cab or crew cab – 3,500 pounds
  • 4WD w/ extended cab or crew cab – 3,500 pounds
  • 2WD, extended cab or crew cab, and Trailering Package: 7,000 pounds
  • 4WD, extended cab or crew cab, and Trailering Package: 7,000 pounds

Available Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel

  • 2WD w/ crew cab and short box: 7,700 pounds
  • 4WD w/ crew cab and short box: 7,600 pounds
  • 4WD w/ crew cab and long box: 7,550 pounds
  • 4WD w/ extended cab and long box: 7,700 pounds

If you’re attracted to the built-in off-road capabilities of the Chevy Colorado ZR2, this model can be had with a 3.6L V6 or Turbo-Diesel engine only. In this particular trim level, these engines support a unique Chevy towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. While lower than the maximum Chevy Colorado towing capacity, this is still enough weight to bring a small boat or a couple of ATVs on your next weekend adventure away from Weddington!

Learn More About the Colorado Engine Performance

You’ve seen how much a Chevy Colorado can tow with each of its engine options, but what about the other performance capabilities? Check out the horsepower, torque, and fuel economy you’ll enjoy with each engine before making your final choice:

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 200 hp
  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 19 mpg city / 24 mpg highway

Duramax 2.8L Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 181 hp
  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 18 mpg city / 22 mpg highway

3.6L V6 Engine

  • 308 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 18 mpg city / 25 mpg highway

Discover a New Chevy Colorado in Monroe

Whether you have additional questions about the Chevy Colorado diesel towing capacity or you want to compare Chevy Colorado towing against other trucks, like the Silverado 1500 towing capacity, Hendrick Chevrolet Monroe can help complete your research. Contact us or visit us in Monroe to get started!

 

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