2020 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity

February 21st, 2020 by

A 2020 Chevy Colorado towing a boat

If there’s one thing Chevy drivers from Buffalo to Cheektowaga love about their trucks, it’s the famous Chevy towing capacity. The 2020 Chevy Colorado is no exception. This pickup comes with three engine options, so you can tailor your model depending on your particular towing needs. Our skilled team at Joe Basil Chevrolet in Depew is standing by, available to walk you through each of these options. Until you are able to stop in and see this powerful pickup for yourself, read on to learn more about the Chevy Colorado towing capacity for each engine size.



Chevy Colorado Specs

2.5L 4-Cylinder (Standard)

Lancaster drivers can rest assured, with 191 lb-ft of torque, even the 4-cylinder Chevy Colorado engine has enough power to tow a fishing boat. For pickup drivers that are concerned about fuel economy (without getting a diesel engine), and don’t have to tow incredibly heavy loads, then this may be the option for you. This engine proves to be pretty powerful, allowing Depew area drivers to tow items from boats to trailers. More specific specifications below:

  • 200 horsepower
  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,500-pound towing Chevy Colorado capability
  • 20 mpg city/26 highway

3.6L DOHC V6 (Available)

Taking just one step up in engine size doubles the towing capacity of the new Chevy Colorado. This impressive Chevy towing capacity isn’t the only significant improvement, either. There is also a significant difference in horsepower between the 4-cylinder and V6 engines. More detailed specs below:

  • Best-in-class 308 horsepower
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 7,000-pound Chevy Colorado towing capability
  • 18 mpg city/25 highway

Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel (Available)

Toping the list of the three Chevy Colorado engine options is the Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine with 369 lb-ft of torque. This diesel engine takes the Chevy Colorado towing capacity to a maximum of 7,700 pounds without sacrificing fuel economy. For Buffalo area drivers needing to tow a large camper, this might be the engine option for you. Impressive capabilities include:

  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,700-pound Chevy Colorado towing capability
  • Best-in-class 30 mpg highway

If you’re looking for a pickup with even more power than the Chevy Colorado Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel engine has to offer, consider comparing the Colorado vs. Silverado 1500. One thing is for sure, Chevrolet has a capable pickup available in their line to meet your needs.

Test the Chevy Towing Capacity at Joe Basil Chevrolet

The best way for Depew area drivers to check out and compare the Chevy towing capacity options is by stopping by Joe Basil Chevrolet. Whether you are looking to tow a boat or camper with your family, or your business needs to pull a work trailer, we can help you find the perfect model for you. With exclusive new vehicle specials available at Joe Basil Chevrolet, it is now easier than ever to drive off the lot in your dream pickup. Looking to obtain financing? The finance team at Joe Basil Chevrolet is standing by, ready to assist. Contact us today to learn more.

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