What is Towing & Payload Capacity?
Towing capacity is the maximum weight a truck is rated to pull behind it, such as a trailer, boat, or camper. Payload capacity refers to the maximum weight a truck can safely haul, such as passengers and cargo. The all-new Chevy Silverado 1500 boasts an impressive towing capacity up to 12,200 lbs. and a maximum payload of 2,500 lbs. when properly equipped.