What is the 2022 Chevy Suburban Towing Capacity?

2022 Chevrolet Suburban Towing Trailer

Looking for a new SUV with the towing power of a truck? The 2022 Chevy Suburban is a strong choice! With two V8 gas engine configurations and even a Turbo-Diesel option, the Suburban delivers a rare balance of family-size SUV convenience with truck-size power and capabilities. What’s the towing capacity of a Suburban? With a 3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel engine and 2WD, the 2022 Chevy Suburban towing capacity is 8,100 pounds maximum. If you’re wondering about the Suburban towing capacity with a V8 engine or how the Chevy towing capacity compares in 2WD vs. 4WD models, Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission has the specs you’re looking for in the guide below!


2022 Suburban Towing Capacity: V8 vs. Turbo-Diesel

Whether you want to bring your family camper out for a weekend away from Kansas City or you need to bring work materials to Shawnee Mission, the Chevy Suburban towing capacity can get the job done. Of course, you want to be sure you select the correct engine and drivetrain to supply the towing power you require. With that said, let’s compare the towing capacity of a Suburban with gas or diesel power and 2WD or 4WD:

5.3L V8 Engine

  • 2WD: 7,800 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,600 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 2WD: 7,800 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,600 pounds

3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel Engine

  • 2WD: 8,100 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,800 pounds

What is the Max Trailering Package? 

Each Suburban engine is strong enough to support large towing jobs in Overland Park. However, you can enhance your trailering experience by adding the Max Trailering Package to your build. We recommend this upgrade if you want to have all the proper towing equipment as soon as you take the keys. Take a look at what’s included in the Max Trailering Package:

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Advanced Trailering System (in-vehicle)
  • Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert (exclusive to Premier and High Country trims)
  • Enhanced cooling radiator
  • 2-speed transfer case (exclusive to LT models w/ 4WD)

How Much Cargo Can the Suburban Hold?

In addition to towing a camper or boat out for a weekend adventure, the Suburban boasts a cavernous interior with plenty of cargo storage for your luggage and equipment:

  • Cargo Volume to 1st Row: 144.7 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 2nd Row: 93.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 3rd Row: 41.5 cubic feet

Discover Your New Suburban at Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission!

Still researching your options? You can explore the Chevy towing capacity of other models like the compact Trailblazer in our Chevy research hub! If you’ve settled on the Suburban, you can find a trim level and price that works for you in our new Suburban inventory


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