2023 Chevy Suburban Towing Capacity

2023 Chevy Suburban

You know the 2023 Chevy Suburban as a spacious and feature-rich family SUV, but you might not know that the 2023 Chevy Suburban towing capacity is no less impressive than the cabin. In fact, this SUV can tow more than almost any other model in our lineup—excluding pickups like the Silverado.

If you want to plan bigger and better adventures, the Suburban is bound to feel like a perfect fit! Learn more about this SUV’s impressive capabilities with Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission, and contact our team when you’re ready to see it for yourself.

 

Chevy Suburban Towing Capacity: Powertrain Breakdown

The 2023 Chevy Suburban towing capacity will vary depending on how you configure your vehicle—but the most capable models can tow up to 8,300 pounds. Plus, the models that fall short of this lofty achievement are definitely not far behind.

Compare the specs for each engine to see how the Chevy Suburban towing capacity breaks down across the lineup:

  • 2023 Chevrolet Suburban 5.3L V8 Towing Capacity: Up to 8,300 pounds
  • 2023 Chevrolet Suburban 6.2L V8 Towing Capacity: Up to 8,200 pounds
  • 2023 Chevrolet Suburban 3.0L Turbo-Diesel Towing Capacity: Up to 8,100 pounds

Each of these engines provides more than enough power for daily trips around Kansas City and Shawnee Mission:

  • 5.3L V8: 355 horsepower
  • 6.2L V8: 420 horsepower
  • 3.0L Turbo-Diesel: 277 horsepower

Learn More About the Max Trailering Package

You’ll need the Max Trailering Package if you want to access the highest available Chevy Suburban towing capacity, but this upgrade is well worth the additional cost. Here’s what’s included with the package:

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Advanced Trailering System
  • Enhanced cooling radiator

Additionally, LT models with 4WD get a 2-speed transfer case when equipped with the Max Trailering Package. Premier and High Country models net Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert—and once you’ve had a chance to test out this safety feature, you’ll wonder how you ever got by without it!

What’s the Suburban Cargo Capacity?

The ability to hook up a trailer is always nice. Not having to hook up a trailer is even better—and since every Chevy Suburban has a massive in-cabin cargo storage area, you can do a lot without worrying about extra gear.

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out the Chevy Suburban cargo volume for yourself:

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

Get Into the New Chevy Suburban at Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission

If you’re located anywhere near Merriam or Overland Park, then Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission is your source for the latest Chevy Suburban models. Contact us today to set up a test drive, or take the next steps from home by exploring our new vehicle specials and valuing your trade-in online! We want you to be completely satisfied with your next upgrade, so don’t hesitate to reach out if there’s anything we can do to help.

 

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

What is the Chevy towing capacity for the 2021 Suburban? With a 5.3L V8 engine, 2WD, and the Max Trailering Package, the new Chevy Suburban towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 8,300 pounds! There’s a total of three engines for the 2021 Suburban, and the Chevy towing capacity for each will vary. Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission has the full breakdown of the Chevy Suburban towing capacity per powertrain, below. 

2022 Chevy Suburban Towing Capacity

Chevy Towing Capacity for Each Suburban Powertrain

If you’re looking at the 2021 Suburban as your Kansas City family’s next SUV, you’ll have a choice of three engines paired with 2WD or 4WD. Additionally, you will have the option to add the Max Trailering Package to your SUV, which is what you’ll need to really up the ante for your Chevy towing capacity. 

Below are the full details for the 2021 Chevy Suburban towing capacity, broken down by engine and drivetrain:

5.3L V8 Engine

  • 2WD: 7,800 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,600 pounds
  • 2WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,300 pounds
  • 4WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,100 pounds

6.2L V8 Engine

  • 2WD: 7,700 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,400 pounds
  • 2WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,200 pounds
  • 4WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 7,900 pounds

3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel Engine

  • 2WD: 8,000 pounds
  • 4WD: 7,800 pounds
  • 2WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 8,000 pounds
  • 4WD w/ Max Trailering Package: 7,800 pounds

Learn More About the Max Trailering Package

You may be wondering, is the Max Trailering Package worth the additional cost? If you want to be ready to tow a trailer to Shawnee Mission as soon as you secure the keys, the answer is yes! In addition to helping you reach the maximum potential for the Chevy Suburban towing capacity, the Max Trailering Package also equips your SUV with these essential features:

  • 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)

What’s the Suburban Cargo Capacity?

As a full-size SUV, the 2021 Suburban has a cavernous cargo area to complement its impressive towing specs. Check out the details for an idea of how much you can fit for future road trips:

  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row: 105.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 72.2 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row: 38.2 cubic feet

Your New Suburban is Waiting in Merriam!

We’re sure you’re eager to take the new Suburban home to Overland Park! When you’re ready, you can contact us to set up a test drive with Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission at your earliest convenience. And don’t forget, we offer ongoing new Chevy specials that can help you drive away in a new Suburban for less! 

 

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