How Much Can the 2021 Colorado Tow?

June 21st, 2021 by
2021 Chevrolet Colorado with a trailer

If you’re in the market for a capable pickup truck that can help make your hauls to St. Cloud easier, then the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is just right for you! The Colorado towing capacity maxes out at 7,700 pounds. Learn more about the Colorado towing capacity, engine options, and much more with Cornerstone Chevrolet in Monticello. 

2021 Colorado Towing Capacity: Engine Options 

So, how much can the Colorado tow? Well, the Colorado towing capacity depends on which engine option you choose. For Buffalo drivers who are looking for more towing capabilities, they’ll have to choose the stronger engine option. Here are the Colorado towing capacities by engine: 

  • Colorado w/ 2.5L 4-Cylinder – The base Chevrolet Colorado can tow up to 3,500 pounds.
  • Colorado w/ 3.6L V6 – When you combine the powerful V6 engine with the Trailering Package, you can haul up to 7,000 pounds maximum for the Colorado towing capacity. 
  • Colorado w/ Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder – With the Duramax® diesel engine, you can haul an impressive 7,700 pounds through Rogers! 

If you’re looking for more off-road capabilities, the Colorado ZR2 trim can tow up to 5,000 pounds. You’ll be able to tow a small boat or small trailer! On those long hauls to St. Cloud, be sure you learn how to connect to Chevy Wi-Fi!

2021 Chevy Colorado Engine Specs

Before you browse through our new vehicle specials, explore the three engine options below to see the performance specs of each engine: 

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 200 hp
  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 25 mpg on the highway

3.6L V6 Engine

  • 308 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 25 mpg on the highway

Duramax 2.8L Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 181 hp
  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 28 mpg on the highway (4×4)

Each offers impressive fuel economy numbers and high amounts of power.

Purchase a New 2021 Chevrolet Colorado at Cornerstone Chevrolet 

Now that we’ve answered your question, “How much can the Colorado tow?”, contact us to help you decide which Colorado towing capacity and engine fits you best. We can help you compare the 2021 Colorado vs. 2021 Silverado too!


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