2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Capacity

2022 GMC Sierra towing a boat

If you’re wondering about how much the GMC Sierra can tow, when properly equipped with the optional 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine, 50.8-cm wheels, and the Max Trailering Package, the GMC Sierra 1500 can tow up to 5,897 kg! Take a moment to learn more about the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity. Then, fill out a finance application and connect with Virden Mainline Motors to arrange for a test drive near Virden! 

How Much Can the GMC Sierra Tow? 

As previously mentioned, Birtle drivers will be able to tow up to 5,897 kg when they configure their GMC Sierra 1500 with a short or standard bed, 4WD, the crew cab, Max Trailering Package, and the 6.2L V8 engine option. If you downgrade from the 50.8-cm wheels to the 45.7-cm wheels, the GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity will be lowered to 5,307 kg. 

2022 GMC Sierra Towing Features 

Now that you know how much the GMC Sierra can tow, take a moment to learn about some of its optional towing features. Highlights include: 

  • Traction Select System with Tow/Haul Mode: This technology allows you to shift your transmission, throttle mapping, and Stabilitrak, so that you can optimize torque distribution for the smoothest and most tractable handling possible while towing. T 
  • Max Trailering Package: Brandon drivers who want to achieve the maximum 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity of 5,897 kg will need to equip the Max Trailering Package. This suite features a 24.79-cm rear axle and 8.68-cm axle ratio, 220-amp alternator, heavier-duty rear springs, revised shock tuning, and an enhanced cooling radiator.
  • Trailering Camera Package: This bundle includes a trailer-mounted camera and two side-view mirror cameras that make changing lanes simpler and safer while towing.
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller: The centre console can be equipped with a trailer brake controller that allows you to engage, disengage and keep tabs on your trailer brakes.

Test Drive the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 at Virden Mainline Motors

Now that you’ve read about the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity and towing features, call Virden Mainline Motors at 204-842-3301 to arrange for a test drive. While we can’t tow with our demo vehicles, we can break down all of the features of the Sierra 1500 configurations in much greater detail and help you find the perfect truck for your needs. While you’re here, be sure to explore our new vehicle specials to see how much you can save! 


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