2023 GMC Sierra Towing Capacity

May 23rd, 2023 by

2023 GMC Sierra 1500
Are you in the market for a new GMC Sierra, but find yourself asking, how much can the GMC Sierra tow? The GMC Sierra can tow up to 13,000 pounds when equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine with the Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels, making it one of the first choices for Kettering drivers. Let’s take a closer look at the 2023 GMC Sierra towing capacity with Bob Ross Buick GMC today! For more information, feel free to contact us anytime!



How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow?

So, how much can the GMC Sierra tow? The GMC Sierra can tow up to 13,000 pounds when equipped with the WD Crew Cab, Short or Standard Bed, 6.2L V8 engine, and Max Trailering Package. This impressive truck is packed to the brim with some of the best performance in its class. Let’s take a look at some of the performance features in more detail below:

  • Drivetrain: 4WD
  • Truck Bed Length: Short Box or Standard Box
  • Engine Options for This Towing Capacity: 6.2L ECOTEC3 V8 engine
  • Cab Style: Crew Cab
  • Wheel Style: 20-inch (downgrading to 18” wheels with all else being equal will decrease towing capacity to 11,700 lbs)

Available GMC Sierra Towing Features

  • Max Trailering Package: This impressive package adds a 9.76-inch rear axle and 3.42 axle ratio, revised shock tuning, heavier-duty rear springs, an enhanced cooling radiator, and a 220-amp alternator.
  • Industry-First Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist: This feature is especially prominent when using Hitch View, as the Electronic Parking Brake is set automatically when you put the truck into park.
  • Trailering Camera Package: When you add this package to the Sierra, you’ll get two side-view mirror cameras and even a trailer-mounted camera, so there’s no angle that’s out of view.
  • Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode: Traction Select optimizes shift points, StabiliTrak, and throttle mapping when you change drive modes.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: Control buttons situated on the center console allows drivers to control the trailer brakes with ease.

GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System

The GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System adds some intuitive towing technology to your truck in the form of high-resolution cameras that project to your infotainment display to make towing a breeze.

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View: This feature shows you a dynamic grid line and offers a zoom capability to help you hitch up your trailer correctly on the first try.
  • Trailer Light Sequence Test: Test your trailer lights before you hit the road with one of the best safety features available on the truck, the trailer light sequence test.
  • In-vehicle trailering app and phone app: Includes pre-departure checklists, Trailer Theft Detection, programmable trailer brake settings, and more.

Come See The Sierra at Bob Ross Buick GMC Today!

Now that you know how much the Sierra can tow, come down to Bob Ross Buick GMC to see this impressive truck in action! While you’re here, check out our new vehicle inventory, and meet with our finance center to start the buying process! Be sure to use our new vehicle specials to save big near Bellbrook today!


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