2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity Guide

2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Side View

The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity reaches up to 12,200 pounds with the proper engines and equipment. Cornerstone Plymouth has more information on your GMC Sierra 1500 engine choices and the towing features below, so read more about your options in Plymouth below, and browse used Sierra models on our site.



2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Engines and Other Options

Your choice of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 engine, combined with other factors, will affect your ultimate GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity. For starters, the Crew Cab style ranges between 6,500 – 12,100 pounds, while the Double Cab ups your range to 6,600 – 12,200 pounds. There’s lots of variations that Maple Grove drivers can check out:

  • GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Options: Standard 2.7L Turbo Engine, up to a 6.2L ECOTEC3 V8
  • Truck Bed: Short Box or Standard Box
  • Drivetrain: 2WD or 4WD

GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity: Features

The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing capacity is complimented by a set of features that will help you trailer around Minnetonka with ease. Here are some highlights:

  • The Max Trailering Package is what gets you the most trailering capacity, thanks to a 9.76-inch rear axle and 3.42 axle ratio. It also comes with revised shock tuning, an enhanced cooling radiator, better rear springs, plus a 220-amp alternator to help improve performance.
  • The Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist was an industry-first in 2019. When in Hitch View, this automatically triggers the parking brake when you’re parked.
  • Trailering Camera Package: This includes two side-view mirrors to aid visibility, and can also be combined with a trailer-mounted camera. .
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: From your touchscreen, control the trailer’s brakes.
  • Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode: This adjusts transmission shift points and throttle mapping.

GMC Sierra ProGrade Trailering System

The ProGrade Trailering System is the Sierra’s set of innovative technologies that helps you control your trailering experience with your touchscreen and smartphone. Here’s just a few features on this system


  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View: On your touchscreen, you’ll see a grid line to help you guide your hitch with precision.
  • Trailer Light Sequence Test: From the driver’s seat, you can use an app on your phone to test your trailer’s lights.
  • Trailering app and phone app: These apps, accessible on your vehicle and on your phone, include programmable trailer brake settings, pre-departure checklists, trailer Theft Detection, and other extremely useful tools.

Research Used Vehicles at Cornerstone Plymouth

Cornerstone Plymouth has a wide variety of vehicles for Plymouth and Minneapolis drivers to test out. We’re here to help you figure out exactly what you need to know about your next truck or car. Research more on our website, and contact us today with any questions about the GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity or anything else!


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