How Much Can a Chevy Colorado Tow?

May 15th, 2023 by

2023 Chevy Colorado on Dusty Road

The 2023 Chevy Colorado remains a favorite in its segment —not only because it’s a light-duty pickup truck that’s easy to maneuver, but it’s a capable tower. In fact, the 2023 Chevy Colorado towing capacity is 7,700 pounds when properly equipped. That’s plenty of towing power for most Sykesville drivers. Keep reading to learn more about the new Chevy Colorado towing capacity and towing features.

2023 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity & Engine Specs

The Chevy Colorado varies, depending on the model you choose. Your choice of engine and drivetrain will affect how much your Chevy Colorado can tow. For starters, you’ll have a choice between three unique 2.7L turbo engines — ranging from 237 hp to 310 hp. Take a closer look at the different Chevy Colorado engines:

2.7L Turbo Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity:3,500 pounds
  • 237 hp
  • 259 lb-ft of torque
  • Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Trim availability: WT and LT

2.7L Turbo Plus Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity: 7,700 pounds
  • 310 hp
  • 390 lb-ft of torque
  • Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Trim availability: Z71, Trail Boss, WT, and LT

2.7L Turbo High-Output Engine

  • Maximum towing capacity: 7,700 pounds
  • 310 hp
  • 430 lb-ft of torque
  • Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Trim availability: ZR2

What can the 2023 Chevy Colorado tow? With its 7,700-pound towing capacity, the Chevy Colorado can tow the following:

  • Horse trailer containing four horses
  • Gooseneck pull 28-foot livestock trailer
  • Toy hauler 28 feet
  • Two ATVs
  • Fishing boat
  • And more!

2023 Chevy Colorado Towing Package & Features

In addition to three powerful engines, the Chevy Colorado comes with an assortment of towing features to make tow safer and easier. Take a closer look at the trailer safety and assistance features included in the Chevy trailering package here:

  • Includes a 2-inch receiver hitch, 4-pin, and 7-pin connectors
  • 7-wire electrical harness and 7-pin sealed connector for connecting your trailer’s lights and brakes to your vehicle
  • 4-way sealed connector for use on trailers without brakes to hook up parking lamps, brake lamps, and right and left turn signals
  • Automatic locking rear differential

Test Drive a New Chevy Colorado at Len Stoler Chevrolet Today!

Now that you know how much a new Chevy Colorado can tow, it’s time to see what else this hard-working pickup truck can do in person. Contact us online or call us at (410) 840-7157 to schedule a test drive with a new Chevy Colorado. To learn more about Chevy trucks, check out our Chevy research hub.


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