How Much Can A 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Tow?

September 20th, 2023 by
2024 GMC Sierra 1500 driving in the mountains


Everyone knows the Sierra 1500 is built to tow the heavy loads. That’s why you see this truck on so many Sussex worksites. But, how much can a GMC Sierra 1500 tow, exactly? The maximum 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity is a best-in-class 13,300 pounds. Let’s take a closer look at what this remarkable pickup can do and why it should be your next new vehicle.



How Much Can a GMC Sierra 1500 Tow?

There are four powerful engine options to choose from with this truck, and each one has its own towing capacity. So, how much can a GMC Sierra 1500 tow when equipped with the turbo diesel engine, as opposed to one of the gas V8 options? Here are the performance specs:

2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

  • TurboMax™ – 9,500 pounds
  • 5.3L V8 – 11,200 pounds
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel – 13,300 pounds
  • 6.2L V8 – 13,100 pounds

What Can a GMC Sierra 1500 Tow?

The 13,300-pound GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity can handle pulling multiple kinds of trailers, boats, and small vehicles. Here are just few of the things this truck can handle:

What a GMC Sierra 1500 Can Tow

  • Large Travel Trailer
  • Small Horse Trailer
  • Large Enclosed Utility Trailer
  • Small camper
  • Bass boat
  • Small Sailboat
  • Medium Sailboat
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis

Towing Safely with Driver Assist Features

Towing can be complicated, and it’s always nice to have a little help. The new Sierra 1500 is packed with the latest state of the art towing assist features, like the exclusive Prograde™ Trailering System and Transparent Trailer View, that will enable you to tow safely along our Mahwah roads. Here’s a partial list:

GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Accessories

  • Hitch Ball Mount
  • Hitch Ball
  • 7-Way Trailer Wiring Electrical Adapter
  • Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch King Pin Lock
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock
  • Trailer Wiring Harness Adapter
  • Pintle Hook Trailer Hitch Mount

GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Features

  • Prograde™ Trailering System
  • 15 Camera Views
  • Transparent Trailer View
  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
  • Rear Trailer View
  • Inside Trailer View
  • Jack-Knife Alert
  • Trailer Length Indicator

Test Drive the New GMC Sierra 1500 at Performance Buick GMC of Cedar Knolls (morris)

Are you ready to hitch your boat or trailer up to the new GMC Sierra 1500? We make it easy to get behind the wheel of one. So, come down for a test drive. In the meantime, you can learn even more by checking out our other GM model research, along with our helpful car buying tips. We’re just down the road from North Bergen. We’re here to help, so contact us today!


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