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2019 TRAILERING AND TOWING CHARTS

Every GMC truck, SUV and van is designed specifically for trailering, with power, handling and convenience features you can rely on for long hauls and heavy loads. The following specifications will help you match your trailering needs with the appropriate GMC model and trim. You’ll find ratings for maximum vehicle trailering weight, horsepower and torque, transmission as well as axle ratios. You’ll also find a link to the GMC Trailering Guide to enhance your trailering experience.

MAXIMUM TRAILER WEIGHT RATING (LBS)

This chart gives you an idea of the maximum amount of weight you can confidently and safely trailer with different GMC model lines when your vehicle is properly equipped. When determining the total weight of trailer and cargo, include the weight of any additional passengers and optional equipment (driver weight and base equipment are already included).

MAXIMUM TRAILER WEIGHT RATING (LBS)

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SAVANA 2500/3500 PASSENGER VAN

SAVANA 2500/3500 PASSENGER VAN

9,600 LBS

 

SELECTED HORSEPOWER AND TORQUE RATINGS

To enhance your trailering experience, GMC transmissions are engineered for convenience and improved performance. Savana Passenger and Cargo Vans offer both 6 and 8-speed automatic transmissions for the dynamic and efficient transfer of power and torque to the road.

SELECTED HORSEPOWER AND TORQUE RATINGS

ENGINE

HP @ RPM

TORQUE LB-FT @ RPM

SAVANA PASSENGER/
CARGO VAN

2.8L I4 TURBO DIESEL
(LWN)

4.3L V6 (LV1)

6.0L V8 VVT (L96)

6.0L V8 GASEOUS (LC8)

181 @ 3,400

276 @ 5,200

341 @ 5,400

341 @ 5,400

369 @ 2,000

298 @ 3,900

373 @ 4,200

373 @ 4,200

DINGHY TOWING CAPABILITY

This chart indicates which GMC vehicles are able to be towed behind another vehicle, such as a motor home, with all four wheels on the ground.

FLAT (DINGHY) TOWING CAPABILITY

MODELS

2 WHEEL DRIVE

4 WHEEL DRIVE

ALL WHEEL DRIVE

SAVANA

NO

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TRAILER WEIGHT RATINGS

These charts specify the maximum trailer weight for your vehicle, assuming use of a weight-distributing hitch. The maximum rating for a weight-carrying hitch is listed at left. Do not exceed the maximum trailer weight rating. Some models, when loaded with the driver, passenger and maximum tongue load, may exceed the maximum Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) or rear-axle weight rating for that vehicle, which is not permissible. For more information, ask your GMC sales professional or call 1-800-GMC-8782.

    2019 SAVANA

2019 SAVANA PASSENGER VAN

VORTEC 4.3L V6 VVT

CONFIGURATIONS

AXLE RATIO

MAX TRAILERING/TOWING CAPACITY (LBS)

2500

3.42

6,700

3500 (135" WB/155" WB)

3.42

6,700/6,300

VORTEC 6.0L V8/6.0L V8 GASEOUS

CONFIGURATIONS

AXLE RATIO

MAX TRAILERING/TOWING CAPACITY (LBS)

2500

3.42

9,600

3500 (135" WB/155" WB)

3.42

9,600/9,200

DURAMAX 2.8L I4

CONFIGURATIONS

AXLE RATIO

MAX TRAILERING/TOWING CAPACITY (LBS)

2500

3.42

6,300

3500 (135" WB/155" WB)

3.42

5,700/5,300

NOTES ON SAVANA PASSENGER: Trailer tongue weight should be 10 percent to 15 percent of total loaded trailer weight, up to 400 lbs with a weight-carrying hitch and up to 1000 lbs with a weight-distributing hitch. Addition of trailer tongue weight cannot cause vehicle to exceed Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (RGAWR) or Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). The standard base cooling system includes all content required to attain maximum trailer rating. No optional cooling equipment available. The Trailering Equipment Package includes trailer hitch platform and seven-wire trailer wiring harness.

2019 SAVANA CARGO VAN

VORTEC 4.3L V6 VVT

CONFIGURATIONS

AXLE RATIO

MAX TRAILERING/TOWING CAPACITY (LBS)

2500 2WD

3.42

7,400

2500 2WD LWB

3.42

7,100

3500 2WD

3.42

7,400

3500 2WD LWB

3.42

7,200

VORTEC 6.0L V8/6.0L V8 GASEOUS

CONFIGURATIONS

AXLE RATIO

MAX TRAILERING/TOWING CAPACITY (LBS)

2500 2WD

3.42

10,000

2500 2WD LWB

3.42

10,000

3500 2WD LWB

3.42

10,000

DURAMAX 2.8L I4

CONFIGURATIONS

AXLE RATIO

MAX TRAILERING/TOWING CAPACITY (LBS)

2500 2WD

3.42

7,000

2500 2WD LWB

3.42

6,100

3500 2WD

3.42

6,200

3500 2WD LWB

3.42

6,000

NOTES ON SAVANA CARGO: Trailer tongue weight should be 10 percent to 15 percent of total loaded trailer weight, up to 400 lbs with a weight-carrying hitch and up to 1000 lbs with a weight-distributing hitch. Addition of trailer tongue weight cannot cause vehicle to exceed Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (RGAWR) or Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). The standard base cooling system includes all content required to attain maximum trailer rating. No optional cooling equipment available. The Trailering Equipment Package includes trailer hitch platform and seven-wire trailer wiring harness.

NEXT STEPS

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana Passenger's 9,600-lb rating requires a 2500 or 3500 Regular wheelbase model with available 6.0L V8 engine and trailering equipment package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires [NHT] Max Trailering Package.

  • Canyon’s 7700-lb rating requires 2WD Crew Cab model with available Duramax 2.8L I-4 Diesel engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges.

  • Requires 4WD Double Cab with available 6.2L V8 and Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires 2WD Crew Cab DRW equipped with 6.6L Duramax Diesel and fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch. Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See dealer for details.

  • Requires properly equipped 3500 Regular Cab DRW Long Box 2WD model with available 6.6L Duramax Turbo Diesel engine and gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Seating for 9 requires SLE with front bench seat.

  • Requires 2WD Denali Short Box model with 5.3L V-8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana Cargo’s 10,000-lb rating requires  the available 6.0L V8 engine and trailering equipment package.  Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual.  The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana Cutaway’s 9,006-lb rating requires a 4500 Series 159" Wheelbase model with available 6.0L V8 engine. These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

  • Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle and trailer combination, including the weight of driver, passengers, fuel, optional equipment and cargo in the vehicle and trailer.

  • Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

  • Canyon’s 7000-lb rating requires available trailering package and 3.6L V-6 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Sierra's 12,500-lb rating requires Sierra Double Cab or Crew Cab Short box 2wd with 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine and NHT Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See dealer for details.

  • Sierra Denali's 9,300-lb rating requires 2wd. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana Passenger's 10,000-lb rating requires 2500 Wheel Base with 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana Cargo's 10,000-lb rating requires 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

  • Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped, includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

  • Requires properly equipped 3500 Regular Cab DRW Long Box 2WD model with available 6.6L Duramax Turbo Diesel engine and gooseneck hitch (late availability). Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges. Bed/Roof-Mounted Bicycle Carriers shown. Requires crossbars or Thule Rack Solution. Non-GM warranty. Warranty by Thule®. See dealer for more information.

  • Available. Requires 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine.

  • Terrain's 3,500-lb rating requires available 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine and available trailering equipment. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires available 3.6L V6 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Yukon’s 8,500-lb rating requires short wheelbase 2wd with 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine and HD Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires 2WD Denali Short Box model with 5.3L V-8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

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