2022 GMC Sierra Towing Capacity

February 28th, 2022 by
2022 GMC Sierra towing a boat


So, how much can the GMC Sierra tow down Stratford streets? When equipped with Max Trailering Package, 20″ wheels, and the available 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine, the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity achieves up to 5,896 kg. Take a moment to learn about all of the GMC Sierra 1500 towing features. Then, fill out a pre-approval and get in touch with Hillside Chevrolet Buick GMC to arrange for a test drive in Charlottetown.



How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow?

As we mentioned earlier, Cornwall drivers can tow up to 5,896 kg with the new Sierra 1500. To ensure you get the maximum GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity specs, simply configure your Sierra with the following, and don’t forget to add in the Max Trailering Package:

  • Truck Bed Length: Short Box or Standard Box
  • Cab Style: Crew Cab
  • Wheel Style: 20″ (even opting for 18” wheels will decrease towing capacity to 5,307 kg)
  • Engine Options for This Towing Capacity: 6.2L ECOTEC3 V8 engine
  • Drivetrain: 4WD

What Is the GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System?

The 2022 GMC Sierra towing capacity isn’t the only way that the Sierra makes towing easier. Now that you know how much the GMC Sierra can tow, let’s take a look at the exclusive ProGrade Trailering System, which streamlines every hassle of towing, and works to keep you safer on the job. You can access the features of this system through your infotainment system and smartphone:

  • Trailer Light Sequence Test: This tool allows you to test your trailer lights before you hit the road, ensuring you’re able to properly signal.
  • In-vehicle trailering app and phone app: From theft detection to programmable brake settings, to pre-departure checklists, this app includes a full suite of clever features to make towing easier and safer.
  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View: Using dynamic grid lines, this tool can guide you through your backup camera as you attempt to back your trailer hitch up to your trailer.

Optional GMC Sierra Towing Features

  • Industry-First Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist: This electronic brake automatically sets when you put your truck in park while towing and using hitch view.
  • Trailering Camera Package: This package includes two side-view mirror cameras, so you never have to worry about blind spots created by your trailer when changing lanes while towing.
  • Max Trailering Package: You’ll need to equip this package in order to achieve the maximum GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity. It outfits your Sierra with revised shock tuning, an enhanced cooling radiator, heavier-duty rear springs, a 9.76″ rear axle and 3.42 axle ratio, and a 220-amp alternator.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: Monitor and control your trailer brakes through your centre console.

Test Drive the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Near PEI

Now that you know how much the GMC Sierra can tow, call Hillside Chevrolet Buick GMC at 833-914-1419 and arrange for a test drive in Charlottetown. Our associates can demo all the cutting-edge performance and towing technologies featured on the new GMC Sierra 1500. In the meantime, take a moment to explore our GMC research guides for other information, covering topics like our guide on GMC Sierra customization ideas!


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