2023 GMC Sierra Towing Capacity

July 20th, 2023 by

2023 GMC Sierra 1500

The 2023 GMC Sierra is a capable truck that excels in towing and hauling tasks, making it a reliable companion for Granbury drivers. When it comes to towing capacity, the GMC Sierra offers impressive capabilities to handle a variety of loads. When properly equipped the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 maximum towing capacity reaches 13,000 pounds with the available 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine with the Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels. Learn more with the team at Bayer Motor Company today!



How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow? 

So, how much can the GMC Sierra tow? The towing capacity of the Sierra varies depending on the specific configuration and engine choice. When properly equipped, the 2023 GMC Sierra can tow up to a maximum of 13,000 pounds, allowing you to confidently tow trailers, boats, or other heavy loads. Check out the 2023 GMC Sierra max payload, towing, and engine specs below:

The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 offers a range of engine options to suit different trims. The lineup includes a turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder, a 5.3-liter V8, a turbocharged diesel 3.0-liter inline-six, and a 6.2-liter V8. In terms of towing and payload capacity, the Sierra 1500’s capabilities vary depending on the engine and configuration. The maximum towing capacity ranges from 9,500 pounds with the 2.7-liter engine to 13,000 pounds with the diesel engine. To achieve maximum capability, the Max Trailering Package is required. The 2023 GMC Sierra max payload capacity also varies, with a range of 1,320 to 2,270 pounds, depending on factors such as the engine, cab, bed, and drivetrain.

Available GMC Sierra Towing Features

  • Max Trailering Package: To achieve the impressive 13,000-pound towing capacity, the Max Trailering Package equips your Sierra with a 9.76-inch rear axle, 3.42 axle ratio, revised shock tuning, heavier-duty rear springs, an enhanced cooling radiator, and a 220-amp alternator.
  • Industry-First Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist: The Sierra features an innovative Electronic Parking Brake that automatically sets when the truck is put in Park, providing added safety to prevent rolling when using Hitch View.
  • Trailering Camera Package: Enhancing visibility and convenience, this package adds two side-view mirror cameras to assist with lane changes and reversing while towing. It can also be combined with a trailer-mounted camera for even greater visibility.
  • Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode: The Traction Select System adjusts transmission shift points, StabiliTrak, and throttle mapping based on the selected drive mode, optimizing performance for towing and hauling.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: With control buttons conveniently located on the center console, the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller allows drivers to manipulate and monitor the trailer brakes for enhanced towing control.

What Is the GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System?

Experience the convenience and innovation of the ProGrade Trailering System, designed to simplify your towing experience in Brownwood. This advanced technology integrates high-resolution cameras, your Sierra’s infotainment display, and smartphone apps to enhance your towing capabilities.

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View: Hitching up your trailer becomes a breeze with dynamic grid lines and zoom capabilities provided by Hitch Guidance. Get it right on the first try with ease.
  • Trailer Light Sequence Test: Ensure your trailer lights are functioning properly before hitting the road. With the trailer light sequence test, you can easily test them even when you’re alone.
  • In-vehicle trailering app and phone app: Access a comprehensive range of features through the in-vehicle trailering app and phone app. Enjoy pre-departure checklists, Trailer Theft Detection, programmable trailer brake settings, and more, right at your fingertips.

Explore the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 at Bayer Motor Company Today!

Are you ready to experience the impressive power of the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500? Contact us today to schedule a test drive and explore our extensive inventory of new Sierra 1500 trucks. Before your visit, you can further research the Sierra 1500 by checking out our overview of the interior. Don’t forget to take a look at our exclusive new vehicle specials for potential savings.

If you prefer a seamless financing process, you can easily apply online from the comfort of your home in Granbury to get pre-qualified. We’re here to make your truck-buying experience convenient and enjoyable. Contact us now to get started! 


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