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Towing Ratings For 2008 Chevrolet Trucks, Vans & Cars with Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels and Gooseneck Hitches

Includes ratings for towing with Receiver Hitch, Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck on  Chevrolet Trucks, SUV and Passenger Vehicles including Avalanche, Aveo , Camaro, Caprice, Captiva, City Express, Cobalt, Colorado, Corvette, Cruze, Equinox, Express, Impala, Malibu, Orlando, SS, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500HD, Silverado 2500HD, Sonic, Spark, Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse, Trax, Volt.
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

 Acadia 3.6L V-6 4,500 (t)

Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon
Man/Auto
Colorado/Canyon Reg Cab 2WD 2.9L I-4 2,400 (g)/3,400 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Reg Cab 2WD 3.7L I-5 NA/4,000 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 2WD 2.9L I-4 2,200 (g)/3,200 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 2WD 3.7L I-5 NA/5,500 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 2WD 5.3L V-8 NA/6,000 (e)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 2WD 5.3L V-8 NA/4,000 (e)**
Colorado/Canyon CC 2WD 2.9L I-4 2,100 (g)/3,000 (g)
Colorado/Canyon CC 2WD 3.7L I-5 NA/5,500 (g)
Colorado/Canyon CC 2WD 5.3L V-8 NA/6,000 (e)
Colorado/Canyon CC 2WD 5.3L V-8 NA/3,800 (e)**
Colorado/Canyon Reg Cab 4WD 2.9L I-4 2,100 (g or i)/3,000 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Reg Cab 4WD 3.7L I-5 NA/4,000 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 4WD 2.9L I-4 1,900 (g or i)/2,900 (g or i)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 4WD 3.7L I-5 NA/5,500 (g)
Colorado/Canyon Ext Cab 4WD 5.3L V-8 NA/6,000 (e)
Colorado/Canyon CC 4WD 3.7L I-5 NA/5,500 (g)
Colorado/Canyon CC 4WD 5.3L V-8 NA/6,000 (e)
**With the ZQ8 Suspension Package.

Chevy Equinox, Uplander
Chevy Equinox All 3,500
Chevy Uplander 3.9L V-6 3,500 (t)

Chevy Express/GMC Savana
Express/Savana 1500 SWB CV 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,400 (g)
Express/Savana 1500 SWB CV 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,700 (g)
Express/Savana 1500 SWB CV AWD 5.3L V-8 6,500 (g)
Express/Savana 1500 SWB PV 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,300 (g)
Express/Savana 1500 SWB PV AWD 5.3L V-8 6,000 (g)
Express/Savana 2500 SWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,400 (g)
Express/Savana 2500 SWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 7,400 (i)
Express/Savana 2500 SWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,400 (g)
Express/Savana 2500 SWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,000 (i)
Express/Savana 2500 LWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,100 (g)
Express/Savana 2500 LWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 7,100 (i)
Express/Savana 2500 LWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,200 (g)
Express/Savana 2500 LWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,000 (i)
Express/Savana 2500 SWB PV 2WD 6.0L V-8 7,700 (g)
Express/Savana 3500 SWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,300 (g)
Express/Savana 3500 SWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 7,300 (i)
Express/Savana 3500 SWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,400 (g)
Express/Savana 3500 SWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,000 (i)
Express/Savana 3500 LWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,100 (g)
Express/Savana 3500 LWB CV 2WD 4.8L V-8 7,100 (i)
Express/Savana 3500 LWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,200 (g)
Express/Savana 3500 LWB CV 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,000 (i)
Express/Savana 3500 SWB PV 2WD 6.0L V-8 7,600 (g)
Express/Savana 3500 LWB PV 2WD 6.0L V-8 7,300 (g)
NOTE: Availability of certain engine/chassis combinations varies between
Chevy/GMC models. See your dealer for details.

Chevy Avalanche

Avalanche 1500 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,200 (g)
Avalanche 1500 2WD 5.3L V-8 8,200 (i)
Avalanche 1500 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,000 (i)
Avalanche 1500 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,000 (g)
Avalanche 1500 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,000 (i)
Avalanche 1500 4WD 6.0L V-8 7,700 (i)

Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, Light Duty,
Regular Cab, Standard Bed

1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,800 (d)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.3L V-6 5,300 (g)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.8L V-8 5,200 (e)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.8L V-8 7,200 (g)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,200 (e)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 2WD 5.3L V-8 8,200 (g)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 4WD 4.3L V-6 5,100 (g)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 4WD 4.8L V-8 5,900 (e)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 4WD 4.8L V-8 7,900 (i)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,900 (g)
1500 Reg Cab Std Bed 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,900 (i)

Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, Light Duty,
Regular Cab,
Longbed
1500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,700 (d)
1500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 4.3L V-6 5,200 (g)
1500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 4.8L V-8 5,100 (d)
1500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 4.8L V-8 7,100 (g)
1500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,000 (e)
1500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 5.3L V-8 8,000 (g)
1500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 4.3L V-6 4,900 (g)
1500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 4.8L V-8 5,900 (e)
1500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 4.8L V-8 7,900 (i)
1500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,900 (g)
1500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,900 (i)
Manufacturer’s note: Fifth-wheel kingpin weight should be 15-25 percent of trailer
weight, up to 1,500 LB maximum

Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, Light Duty,
Extended Cab, Shortbed

1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,400 (d)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,900 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.8L V-8 4,800 (d)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,800 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,800 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,800 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,800 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.8L V-8 5,500 (e)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.8L V-8 7,500 (i)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,500 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,500 (i)
1500 Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 6.0L V-8 8,500 (g)
Manufacturer’s note: Shortbed models are not designed or intended to tow fifthwheel
trailers.

Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, Light Duty,
Extended Cab, Standard Bed

1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,300 (d)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.3L V-6 4,800 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.8L V-8 4,700 (d)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 4.8L V-6 6,700 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,700 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,700 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,800 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,200 (g)**
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 4.8L V-8 5,500 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 4.8L V-8 7,500 (i)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,500 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,500 (i)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 6.0L V-8 8,500 (g)
1500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 6.0L V-8 10,500 (i)**
Manufacturer’s note: Fifth-wheel kingpin weight should be 15-25 percent of
trailer weight, up to 1,500 LB maximum. *Denali model. **NHT Enhanced Trailering Performance Package required.

Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, Light Duty,
Extended Cab, Long Box
1500 Ext Cab LB 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,500 (e)
1500 Ext Cab LB 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,500 (g)
1500 Ext Cab LB 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,300 (g)
1500 Ext Cab LB 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,300 (i)
Manufacturer’s note: Fifth-wheel kingpin weight should be 15-25 percent of
trailer weight, up to 1,500 LB maximum.

Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, Light Duty,
Crew Cab Shortbed
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 4.8L V-8 4,600 (d)
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,600 (g)
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,600 (e)
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,600 (g)
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,700 (g)
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,200 (g)**
1500 CC Shortbed 2WD 6.2L V-8 8,600 (e)*
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 4.8L V-8 5,400 (e)
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 4.8L V-8 7,400 (i)
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,500 (g)
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,500 (i)
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 6.0L V-8 8,400 (g)
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 6.0L V-8 10,500 (i)**
1500 CC Shortbed 4WD 6.2L V-8 8,400 (e)*
Manufacturer’s note: Shortbed models are not designed or intended to tow fifth-wheel
trailers. *Denali model. **NHT Enhanced Trailering Performance Package required.


Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, 2500 Series
2500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,400 (g)
2500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,900 (i)
2500 Reg Cab LB 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,800 (g)
2500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 6.0L V-8 10,200 (g)
2500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,700 (i)
2500 Reg Cab LB 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,500 (g)
2500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,200 (g)
2500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,700 (i)
2500 Ext Cab Std Bed 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,400 (g)
2500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,900 (g)
2500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,400 (i)
2500 Ext Cab Std Bed 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 14,300 (g)
2500 Ext Cab LB 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,000 (g)
2500 Ext Cab LB 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,500 (i)
2500 Ext Cab LB 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,000 (g)
2500 Ext Cab LB 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,700 (g)
2500 Ext Cab LB 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,200 (i)
2500 Ext Cab LB 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 13,400 (g)
2500 CC Std Bed 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,000 (g)
2500 CC Std Bed 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,900 (i)
2500 CC Std Bed 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,200 (g)
2500 CC Std Bed 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,900 (g)
2500 CC Std Bed 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,400 (i)
2500 CC Std Bed 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 13,600 (g)
2500 CC LB 2WD 6.0L V-8 9,900 (g)
2500 CC LB 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,400 (i)
2500 CC LB 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 14,400 (g)
2500 CC LB 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,600 (g)
2500 CC LB 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,100 (i)
2500 CC LB 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 12,500 (g)
Manufacturer’s note: Fifth-wheel kingpin weight should be 15-25 percent of trailer
weight up to 3,000 LB. Travel-trailer rating limited to 13,000 B LB with weightdistributing
hitch.


Chevy Silverado/GMC Sierra, 3500
3500 Reg Cab 2WD 6.0L V-8 10,100 (g)
3500 Reg Cab 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,600 (i)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,900 (g)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,400 (i)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,300 (g)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD DRW 6.0L V-8 9,700 (g)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD DRW 6.0L V-8 12,200 (i)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD DRW 6.6L TD V-8 16,500 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 2WD 6.0L V-8 9,700 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,200 (i)
3500 Ext Cab 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 15,100 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 2WD DRW 6.0L V-8 9,500 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 2WD DRW 6.0L V-8 12,000 (i)
3500 Ext Cab 2WD DRW 6.6L TD V-8 16,300 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,500 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 4WD 6.0L V-8 12,000 (i)
3500 Ext Cab 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 14,900 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 4WD DRW 6.0L V-8 9,200 (g)
3500 Ext Cab 4WD DRW 6.0L V-8 11,700 (i)
3500 Ext Cab 4WD DRW 6.6L TD V-8 16,000 (g)
3500 CC 2WD 6.0L V-8 9,600 (g)
3500 CC 2WD 6.0L V-8 12,100 (i)
3500 CC 2WD 6.6L TD V-8 14,900 (g)
3500 CC 2WD DRW 6.0L V-8 9,300 (g)
3500 CC 2WD DRW 6.0L V-8 11,800 (i)
3500 CC 2WD DRW 6.6L TD V-8 16,200 (g)
3500 CC 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,300 (g)
3500 CC 4WD 6.0L V-8 11,800 (i)
3500 CC 4WD 6.6L TD V-8 14,600 (g)
3500 CC 4WD DRW 6.0L V-8 9,100 (g)
3500 CC 4WD DRW 6.0L V-8 11,600 (i)
3500 CC 4WD DRW 6.6L TD V-8 15,900 (g)
Shortbed = 69.3 inches; Standard Bed = 78.7 inches; Longbed = 97.6 inches.
*Denali model. **NHT Enhanced Trailering Performance Package required.

Chevy Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon,
Yukon XL, Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali,
1500 Series

Tahoe/Yukon 2WD 4.8L V-8 4,500 (d)
Tahoe/Yukon 2WD 4.8L V-8 6,500 (g)
Tahoe/Yukon 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,500 (d)
Tahoe/Yukon 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,500 (g)
Yukon 2WD Hybrid 6.0L V-8 6,200
Tahoe/Yukon 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,200 (g)
Tahoe/Yukon 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,200 (i)
Yukon 4WD Hybrid 6.0L V-8 6,000
Yukon Denali AWD 6.2L V-8 7,900 (e)
Yukon Denali 2WD 6.2L V-8 8,000 (e)
Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD 5.3L V-8 7,100 (g)
Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD 5.3L V-8 8,100 (i)
Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD 6.0L V-8 8,100 (i)
Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD 5.3L V-8 7,000 (g)
Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD 5.3L V-8 8,000 (i)
Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD 6.0L V-8 8,000 (i)
Yukon Denali XL AWD 6.2L V-8 7,900 (e)
Yukon Denali XL 2WD 6.2L V-8 8,000 (e)

Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon XL, 2500 Series
Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD 6.0L V-8 9,700
Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD 6.0L V-8 9,300

Chevy TrailBlazer/ GMC Envoy,
Envoy Denali/Envoy Denali XL

TrailBlazer/Envoy 2WD 4.2L I-6 5,400 (e)/5,300 (e)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 2WD 4.2L I-6 5,900 (g)/5,800 (g)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 2WD 4.2L I-6 6,400 (i)/6,300 (i)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,300 (e)/6,100 (e)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 2WD 5.3L V-8 6,800 (g)/6,600 (g)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 4WD 4.2L I-6 5,200 (e)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 4WD 4.2L I-6 5,700 (g)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 4WD 4.2L I-6 6,200 (i)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 4WD 5.3L V-8 6,100 (e)/6,000 (e)
TrailBlazer/Envoy 4WD 5.3L V-8 6,600 (g)/6,500 (g)
TrailBlazer SS 2WD 6.0L V-8 6,800 (i)
TrailBlazer SS AWD 6.0L V-8 6,600 (i)

a = Automatic Transmission
a4 = Automatic Transmission, four speeds
a5 = Automatic Transmission, five speeds
a6 = Automatic Transmission, six speeds
m= Manual Transmission
 
b = 3.08:1 axle ratio
c = 3.21:1 axle ratio
d = 3.23:1 axle ratio
e = 3.42:1 axle ratio
f = 3.55:1 axle ratio
g = 3.73:1 axle ratio
h = 3.92:1 axle ratio
i = 4.10:1 axle ratio
j = 4.30:1 axle ratio
k = 4.44:1 axle ratio
l = 4.56:1 axle ratio
n = 4.88:1 axle ratio
o = 5.38:1 axle ratio
AWD = All-Wheel Drive
CC = Crew Cab
KC = King Cab
QC = Quad Cab
SWB= Short Wheelbase
LWB = Long Wheelbase
DRW= Dual Rear Wheels
CV = Cargo Van
PV = Passenger Van
RCC = Regular Chassis Cab
SCC = Super Chassis Cab
CCC = Crew Chassis Cab
TD = Turbodiesel
TC = Turbocharged
SC = Supercharged
NA = Not applicable, or not available
t = Towing package required.
x = Trailer brakes required.