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Towing Ratings For 2001 GMC Trucks, Vans & Cars with Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels and Gooseneck Hitches

Includes ratings for towing with Receiver Hitch, Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck on GMC Trucks, SUV and Passenger Vehicles including Acadia Canyon Envoy Savana Cargo Van Sierra 1500 Sierra 2500HD Sierra 3500HD Yukon Yukon Denali

Vehicle Engine Tow Limit (lbs.), Options Required Note: Equipment options designated by the letters are listed at the bottom
Vehicle, Engine, Tow Limit (lbs.),
Options Required
Astro/Safari Mini-Van
RWD CV 4300 V-6 5,400a
RWD CV 4300 V-6 5,900b
RWD PV 4300 V-6 5,000a
RWD PV 4300 V-6 5,500b
AWD CV 4300 V-6 5,100a
AWD CV 4300 V-6 5,600b
AWD PV 4300 V-6 4,700a
AWD PV 4300 V-6 5,200b
Avalanche
1500 CC UUV 5300 V-8 7,300b
1500 CC UUV 5300 V-8 8,300c
1500 CC UUV 4WD 5300 V-8 7,100b
1500 CC UUV 4WD 5300 V-8 8,100c
Express/Savana Van
G1500 CV 4300 V-6 4,600a
G1500 CV 4300 V-6 5,100b
G1500 CV 5000 V-8 5,600a
G1500 CV 5700 V-8 6,100a
G1500 PV 4300 V-6 4,200a
G1500 PV 4300 V-6 4,700b
G1500 PV 5000 V-8 5,100a
G1500 PV 5700 V-8 5,600a
G1500 PV 5700 V-8 6,600b
G2500 CV 4300 V-6 4,500a
G2500 CV 5000 V-8 5,400a
G2500 CV 5700 V-8 5,900a
G2500 CV HD 4300 V-6 5,200c
G2500 CV HD 5700 V-8 6,600b
G2500 CV HD 5700 V-8 8,100c
G2500 CV HD 6.5 V-8 TD 8,700b/c
G2500 LWB CV 4300 V-6 4,300a
G2500 LWB CV 5000 V-8 5,200a
G2500 LWB CV 5700 V-8 5,700a
G2500 LWB CV HD 4300 V-6 5,000c
G2500 LWB CV HD 5700 V-8 6,400b
G2500 LWB CV HD 5700 V-8 7,900c
G2500 LWB CV HD 6.5 V-8 TD 8,500b/c
G2500 PV 5700 V-8 6,000b
G2500 PV 5700 V-8 7,500c
G2500 PV 6.5 V-8 TD 8,100b/c
G2500 LWB PV 5700 V-8 5,800b
G2500 LWB PV 5700 V-8 7,300c
G3500 CV 5700 V-8 6,400b
G3500 CV 5700 V-8 7,900c
G3500 CV 8100 V-8 7,600a
G3500 CV 8100 V-8 9,100b
G3500 CV 8100 V-8 10,000c
G3500 CV 6.5 V-8 TD 8,600b/c
G3500 LWB CV 5700 V-8 6,300b
G3500 LWB CV 5700 V-8 7,800c
G3500 LWB CV 8100 V-8 7,500a
G3500 LWB CV 8100 V-8 9,000b
G3500 LWB CV 8100 V-8 10,000c
G3500 LWB CV 6.5 V-8 TD 8,400b/c
G3500 PV 5700 V-8 5,900b
G3500 PV 5700 V-8 7,400c
G3500 PV 8100 V-8 7,100a
G3500 PV 8100 V-8 8,600b
G3500 PV 8100 V-8 10,000c
G3500 PV 6.5 V-8 TD 8,000b/c
G3500 LWB PV 5700 V-8 5,600b
G3500 LWB PV 5700 V-8 7,100c
G3500 LWB PV 8100 V-8 6,800a
G3500 LWB PV 8100 V-8 8,300b
G3500 LWB PV 8100 V-8 10,000c
G3500 LWB PV 6.5 V-8 TD 7,800b/c

LWB = Long Wheelbase PV = Passenger 
Van
CV = Cargo Van TD = Turbodiesel
a = 3.42:1 axle ratio
b = 3.73:1 axle ratio
c = 4:10:1 axle ratio
Blazer/Jimmy
2-dr 2WD 4300 V-6 4,700a,c
2-dr 2WD 4300 V-6 5,700a,d
2-dr 2WD 4300 V-6 4,200b,d
4-dr 2WD 4300 V-6 4,500a,c
4-dr 2WD 4300 V-6 5,500a,d
2-dr 4WD 4300 V-6 4,400a,c
2-dr 4WD 4300 V-6 5,400a,d/e
2-dr 4WD 4300 V-6 3,900b,d
ZR2 4300 V-6 4,800a,e
ZR2 4300 V-6 4,300b,e
4-dr 4WD 4300 V-6 4,200a,c
4-dr 4WD 4300 V-6 5,200a,d/e
4-dr 4WD 4300 V-6 3,700b,d

S-10/Sonoma
Regular cab 2200 I-4 3,200a,f
Regular cab 4300 V-6 4,000a,c
Regular cab 4300 V-6 5,000a,c
Regular cab 4300 V-6 6,000a,d
Extended cab 2200 I-4 2,100b,f
Extended cab 2200 I-4 3,000a,f
Extended cab 4300 V-6 3,800b,c
Extended cab 4300 V-6 4,800a,c
Extended cab 4300 V-6 5,800a,d
Longbed 2200 I-4 2,200b,f
Longbed 2200 I-4 3,100a,f
Longbed 4300 V-6 3,900b,c
Longbed 4300 V-6 4,900a,c
Longbed 4300 V-6 5,900a,d
Regular cab 4WD 4300 V-6 4,200b,d
Regular cab 4WD 4300 V-6 5,700a,d/e
Extended cab 4WD 4300 V-6 4,000b,d
Extended cab 4WD 4300 V-6 5,500a,d/e
ZR2 4300 V-6 4,400b,e
ZR2 4300 V-6 4,900a,e
Crew Cab 4WD 4300 V-6 5,200a,d/e

4WD= Four-wheel drive
a = Automatic transmission
b = Manual transmission
c = 3.08:1 rear axle ratio
d = 3.42:1 rear axle ratio
e = 3.73:1 rear axle ratio
f = 4.10:1 rear axle ratio
Sierra/Silverado, Light-Duty,
Automatic Transmission, Conventional
 Towing
1500 4300 V-6 4,700a
1500 4300 V-6 5,200c
1500 4800 V-8 6,600c
1500 4800 V-8 7,600d
1500 5300 V-8 7,600c
1500 5300 V-8 8,600d
1500 EC 4300 V-6 4,900c
1500 EC 4300 V-6 5,900d
1500 EC 4800 V-8 6,300c
1500 EC 4800 V-8 7,300d
1500 EC 5300 V-8 7,300c
1500 EC 5300 V-8 8,300d
CC 6000 V-8 8,300d
CC 6000 V-8 10,300e
1500 LB 4300 V-6 4,600a
1500 LB 4300 V-6 5,100c
1500 LB 4800 V-8 6,500c
1500 LB 4800 V-8 7,500d
1500 LB 5300 V-8 7,500c
1500 LB 5300 V-8 8,500d
1500 LB EC 4800 V-8 6,100c
1500 LB EC 4800 V-8 7,100d
1500 LB EC 5300 V-8 7,100c
1500 LB EC 5300 V-8 8,100d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 8,800d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 10,800e
1500 4WD 4300 V-6 4,900c
1500 4WD 4300 V-6 5,400d
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 7,300d
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 8,300e
1500 4WD 5300 V-8 8,300d
1500 4WD 5300 V-8 9,300e
1500 4WD EC 4800 V-8 7,000d
1500 4WD EC 4800 V-8 8,000e
1500 4WD EC 5300 V-8 8,000d
1500 4WD EC 5300 V-8 9,000e
1500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 8,700d
1500 4WD CC 6000 V-8 8,000d
1500 4WD CC 6000 V-8 10,000e
1500 4WD LB 4300 V-6 4,800c
1500 4WD LB 4300 V-6 5,300d
1500 4WD LB 4800 V-8 7,200d
1500 4WD LB 4800 V-8 8,200e
1500 4WD LB 5300 V-8 8,200d
1500 4WD LB 5300 V-8 9,200e
1500 4WD LB EC 4800 V-8 6,800d
1500 4WD LB EC 4800 V-8 7,800e
1500 4WD LB EC 5300 V-8 7,800d
1500 4WD LB EC 5300 V-8 8,800e
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 8,300d
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 10,300e

Sierra/Silverado, Light-Duty,
Manual Transmission, Conventional 
Towing
1500 4300 V-6 3,700a
1500 4300 V-6 4,200c
1500 4800 V-8 4,600c
1500 4800 V-8 5,600d
1500 EC 4300 V-6 3,900c
1500 EC 4800 V-8 4,300c
1500 EC 4800 V-8 5,300d
1500 LB 4300 V-6 3,600a
1500 LB 4300 V-6 4,100c
1500 LB 4800 V-8 4,500c
1500 LB 4800 V-8 5,500d
1500 LB EC 4800 V-8 4,100c
1500 LB EC 4800 V-8 5,100d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 8,800d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 10,800e
1500 4WD 4300 V-6 3,900c
1500 4WD 4300 V-6 4,400d
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 5,300d
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 6,300e
1500 4WD EC 4800 V-8 5,000d
1500 4WD EC 4800 V-8 6,000e
1500 4WD LB 4300 V-6 3,800c
1500 4WD LB 4300 V-6 4,300d
1500 4WD LB 4800 V-8 5,200d
1500 4WD LB 4800 V-8 6,200e
1500 4WD LB EC 4800 V-8 4,800d
1500 4WD LB EC 4800 V-8 5,800e
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 8,300d
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 10,300e

Sierra/Silverado, Light-Duty,
Automatic Transmission, Fifth-Wheel 
Towing
(Automatic or Manual with 6000 V-8)
1500 4800 V-8 6,600c
1500 4800 V-8 7,600d
1500 5300 V-8 7,600c
1500 5300 V-8 8,600d
1500 EC 4800 V-8 6,300c
1500 EC 4800 V-8 7,300d
1500 EC 5300 V-8 7,300c
1500 EC 5300 V-8 8,300d
1500 CC 6000 V-8 8,300d
1500 CC 6000 V-8 10,300e
1500 LB 4800 V-8 6,500c
1500 LB 4800 V-8 7,500d
1500 LB 5300 V-8 7,500c
1500 LB 5300 V-8 8,500d
1500 LB EC 4800 V-8 6,100c
1500 LB EC 4800 V-8 7,100d
1500 LB EC 5300 V-8 7,100c
1500 LB EC 5300 V-8 8,100d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 8,800d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 10,800e
1500 AWD 6000 V-8 8,700
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 7,300d
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 8,300e
1500 4WD 5300 V-8 8,300d
1500 4WD 5300 V-8 9,300e
1500 4WD EC 4800 V-8 7,000d
1500 4WD EC 4800 V-8 8,000e
1500 4WD EC 5300 V-8 8,000d
1500 4WD EC 5300 V-8 9,000e
1500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 8,700d
1500 4WD CC 6000 V-8 8,000d
1500 4WD CC 6000 V-8 10,000e
1500 4WD LB 4800 V-8 7,200d
1500 4WD LB 4800 V-8 8,200e
1500 4WD LB 5300 V-8 8,200d
1500 4WD LB 5300 V-8 9,200e
1500 4WD LB EC 4800 V-8 6,800d
1500 4WD LB EC 4800 V-8 7,800e
1500 4WD LB EC 5300 V-8 7,800d
1500 4WD LB EC 5300 V-8 8,800e
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 8,300d
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 10,300e
Sierra/Silverado, Heavy-Duty,
Automatic/Manual Transmission,
Conventional Towing
2500 EC 6000 V-8 10,400e
2500 EC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 EC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 CC 6000 V-8 10,200e
2500 CC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 CC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 10,500e
2500 LB 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 LB 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 LB EC 6000 V-8 10,200e
2500 LB EC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 LB CC 6000 V-8 10,000e
2500 LB CC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
3500 LB 6000 V-8 10,100e
3500 LB 8100 V-8 12,000e
3500 LB 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
3500 LB EC 6000 V-8 9,800e
3500 LB EC 8100 V-8 12,000e
3500 LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
3500 LB CC 6000 V-8 9,500e
3500 LB CC 8100 V-8 12,000e
3500 LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 10,200e
2500 4WD EC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 4WD EC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 4WD CC 6000 V-8 9,900e
2500 4WD CC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 4WD CC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 4WD LB 6000 V-8 10,300e
2500 4WD LB 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 4WD LB 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 4WD LB EC 6000 V-8 9,900e
2500 4WD LB EC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 4WD LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
2500 4WD LB CC 6000 V-8 9,700e
2500 4WD LB CC 8100 V-8 12,000d/e
2500 4WD LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
3500 4WD LB 6000 V-8 9,800e
3500 4WD LB 8100 V-8 12,000e
3500 4WD LB 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
3500 4WD LB EC 6000 V-8 9,400e
3500 4WD LB EC 8100 V-8 12,000e
3500 4WD LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d
3500 4WD LB CC 6000 V-8 9,200e
3500 4WD LB CC 8100 V-8 12,000e
3500 4WD LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 12,000d

Sierra/Silverado, Heavy-Duty,
Automatic/Manual Transmission,
Fifth-Wheel Towing
2500 EC 6000 V-8 10,400e
2500 EC 8100 V-8 13,800d
2500 EC 8100 V-8 15,800e
2500 EC 6600 V-8 TD 15,700d
2500 CC 6000 V-8 10,200e
2500 CC 8100 V-8 13,500d
2500 CC 8100 V-8 15,500e
2500 CC 6600 V-8 TD 15,400d
2500 LB 6000 V-8 10,500e
2500 LB 8100 V-8 13,900d
2500 LB 8100 V-8 15,900e
2500 LB 6600 V-8 TD 15,800d
2500 LB EC 6000 V-8 10,200e
2500 LB EC 8100 V-8 13,600d
2500 LB EC 8100 V-8 15,600e
2500 LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 15,400d
2500 LB CC 6000 V-8 10,000e
2500 LB CC 8100 V-8 13,400d
2500 LB CC 8100 V-8 15,400e
2500 LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 15,200d
3500 LB 6000 V-8 10,100e
3500 LB 8100 V-8 15,700e
3500 LB 6600 V-8 TD 15,600d
3500 LB EC 6000 V-8 9,800e
3500 LB EC 8100 V-8 15,400e
3500 LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 15,200d
3500 LB CC 6000 V-8 9,500e
3500 LB CC 8100 V-8 15,200e
3500 LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 15,000d
2500 4WD EC 6000 V-8 10,200e
2500 4WD EC 8100 V-8 13,500d
2500 4WD EC 8100 V-8 15,500e
2500 4WD EC 6600 V-8 TD 15,300d
2500 4WD CC 6000 V-8 9,900e
2500 4WD CC 8100 V-8 13,100d
2500 4WD CC 8100 V-8 15,100e
2500 4WD CC 6600 V-8 TD 15,100d
2500 4WD LB 6000 V-8 10,300e
2500 4WD LB 8100 V-8 13,700d
2500 4WD LB 8100 V-8 15,700e
2500 4WD LB 6600 V-8 TD 15,500d
2500 4WD LB EC 6000 V-8 9,900e
2500 4WD LB EC 8100 V-8 13,300d
2500 4WD LB EC 8100 V-8 15,300e
2500 4WD LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 15,100d
2500 4WD LB CC 6000 V-8 9,700e
2500 4WD LB CC 8100 V-8 13,100d
2500 4WD LB CC 8100 V-8 15,100e
2500 4WD LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 14,900d
3500 4WD LB 6000 V-8 9,800e
3500 4WD LB 8100 V-8 15,500e
3500 4WD LB 6600 V-8 TD 15,300d
3500 4WD LB EC 6000 V-8 9,400e
3500 4WD LB EC 8100 V-8 15,100e
3500 4WD LB EC 6600 V-8 TD 14,900d
3500 4WD LB CC 6000 V-8 9,200e
3500 4WD LB CC 8100 V-8 14,900e
3500 4WD LB CC 6600 V-8 TD 14,700d

Tahoe/Yukon
1500 4800 V-8 5,900c
1500 4800 V-8 6,900d
1500 5300 V-8 6,900c
1500 5300 V-8 7,900d
Suburban/Yukon XL 1500 5300 V-8 
7,800d
Suburban/Yukon XL 1500 5300 V-8 
8,800e
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 6,700d
1500 4WD 4800 V-8 7,700e
1500 4WD 5300 V-8 7,700d
1500 4WD 5300 V-8 8,700e
Denali 1500 AWD 6000 V-8 8,500d
Suburban/Yukon XL 1500 4WD 5300 V-8 
7,600d
Suburban/Yukon XL 1500 4WD 5300 V-8 
8,600e
Yukon XL Denali 1500 AWD 6000 V-8 
8,400d
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 6000 V-8 
8,300d
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 6000 V-8 
10,300e
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 8100 V-8 
10,900d
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 8100 V-8 
12,000e
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 4WD 6000 V-8 
8,000d
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 4WD 6000 V-8 
10,000e
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 4WD 8100 V-8 
10,500d
Suburban/Yukon XL 2500 4WD 8100 V-8 
12,000e
Venture 3400 V-6 3,500g
LD = Light-Duty HD = Heavy-Duty TD = Turbodiesel
EC = Extended Cab CC = Crew Cab LB = Long Bed
4WD = Four-Wheel Drive
Note: Weight-distributing hitch and sway control required
over 5,000 pounds trailer weight on light-duty models, 7,500
pounds on heavy-duty models.
a = Requires 3.08:1 axle ratio
b = Requires 3.23:1 axle ratio
c = Requires 3.42:1 axle ratio
d = Requires 3.73:1 axle ratio
e = Requires 4.10:1 axle ratio
f = Requires automatic transmission
g = Requires heavy-duty tow package