2024 GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity

2024 GMC Sierra 2500

If you’re looking for a heavy-duty pickup, you want something that’s durable and powerful. This means that at the head of the pack, you’ve got the 2024 GMC Sierra 2500. The GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity is an impressive 22,430 pounds when you top out with the diesel engine and the right towing equipment. This represents a significant step up from previous model years, and Ray Laethem Buick GMC, Inc. wants you to know all about it. Ray Laethem Buick GMC, Inc. has a great selection of Sierra trucks from GMC and we’re ready to help you out near Detroit and Royal Oak with your questions about the GMC Sierra HD lineup and more!



2024 GMC Sierra 2500 Payload Capacity & Towing Capability

The GMC 2500 towing capacity you receive depends on how you outfit your vehicle for Farmington Hills roads. Factors that influence your GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity include the cab, the bed size, and the engine. Below, we go into detail about the maximum GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity:

Maximum Conventional Towing

  • Regular Cab: 14,500 pounds
  • Double Cab: 17,900 pounds
  • Crew Cab 20,000 pounds

Maximum Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Towing

  • Regular Cab: 22,430 pounds
  • Double Cab: 18,600 pounds
  • Crew Cab: 22,070 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • Regular Cab: 4,039 pounds
  • Double Cab: 3,884 pounds
  • Crew Cab: 3,903 pounds

To get the maximum towing capacity available on your particular configuration, choose the Max Trailering Package. This gives you advanced shocks and a sturdier frame to ensure you get the most out of your GMC Sierra HD towing capacity.

2024 GMC Sierra 2500 Engine Options

The two engine options under the hood are the largest influence on what your final towing capacity will be. Both engines offer impressive performance, but the diesel engine offers more towing capacity than the gas engine. See the two engine options for the 2024 Sierra 2500 HD here:

6.6L V8 Gas Engine

  • Horsepower: 401 hp
  • Torque: 464 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic

6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine

  • Horsepower: 470 hp
  • Torque: 975 lb-ft
  • Transmission: Allison® 10-speed automatic
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    2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD towing a trailer


    Detroit car buyers have found the GMC lineup alluring for years. Why’s that? It probably comes down to the performance they offer. The new GMC Sierra 2500 towing capacity is an impressive 18,500 pounds for conventional and 5th wheel towing when properly equipped.



    And that’s to say nothing of the Sierra 2500 payload and other relevant information! Want to learn more about what this rugged lineup of trucks has to offer? Read on and let Ray Laethem Buick GMC, Inc. inform you on the GMC Sierra HD lineup. And don’t forget, we also offer the Sierra 1500.

    2022 GMC Sierra 2500 Towing Capacity by Configuration

    The new GMC Sierra HD truck lineup spans the 2500 and 3500 configurations. Each of these trucks have their own engine and cab setups as well, but for today’s article, we’re just going to focus on the Sierra 2500 payload and towing. You get different specs based on whether you pick gas or diesel, but with either choice, the possibilities are almost endless for Royal Oak GMC truck owners:

    Diesel Towing & Payload*

    • Max GCWR: 27,500 pounds
    • Max Conventional Hitch: 18,500 pounds
    • Max Fifth Wheel Hitch: 18,500 pounds
    • Max Gooseneck Hitch: 18,500 pounds
    • Max Payload: 3,597 pounds

    Gas Towing & Payload*

    • Max GCWR: 24,400 pounds
    • Max Conventional Hitch: 14,500 pounds
    • Max Fifth Wheel Hitch: 16,620 pounds
    • Max Gooseneck High: 16,620 pounds
    • Max Payload: 3,862 pounds

    2022 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Engine Specs

    With such impressive towing stats, you’ve probably got some questions about your engine options. You’ve got two engine choices* that will guide you through life on the Farmington Hills roads. There’s one gas and one diesel, as shown here:

    • 6.6L V8 Engine: 401 hp/464 lb-ft of torque
    • Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel Engine: 445 hp/910 lb-ft of torque

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    *See https://www.gmc.com/trucks/sierra/2500hd-3500hd/capability for details and exclusions.

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