What Is the GMC Truck Towing Capacity for 2024?

April 25th, 2024 by

Elevate Your Towing Experience With the 2024 GMC Truck Lineup

The 2024 GMC truck lineup at Hiley Buick GMC of Fort Worth stands ready to deliver for those who demand exceptional towing capability without compromising performance or luxury. From the versatile Sierra 1500 to the mighty Sierra Heavy Duty, each GMC truck is engineered to tackle the toughest tasks with ease. Join us as we explore the impressive towing capacities across the 2024 GMC truck range, designed to meet and exceed your hauling needs.

2024 GMC Sierra 1500: Versatility Meets Power

GMC 2024 Sierra 1500

GMC 2024 Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra 1500 is a rugged yet refined full-size pickup truck. It boasts a spacious, comfortable cabin with robust towing and hauling capabilities. With a range of powerful engine options and advanced technology features, the Sierra 1500 is designed to tackle all your work and leisure tasks around Fort Worth. The 2024 model has four engine options, two different transmissions, and either rear- (2WD) or four-wheel drive (4WD). Which configuration you select will ultimately determine its maximum towing capacity.  

Model Drivetrain Turbo 2.7L I-4 L3B 5.3L V-8 L84 6.2L V-8 L87 Turbo-Diesel 3.0L I-6 LZ0
    Max Trailer Weight (lbs) Max Trailer Weight (lbs) Max Trailer Weight (lbs) Max Trailer Weight (lbs)
Crew Cab Short Bed 2WD 9,100 9,400   9,200
Crew Cab Short Bed with NHT 2WD   11,100   13,100
Crew Cab Short Bed 4WD 8,900 9,200 8,900 8,800
Crew Cab Short Bed with NHT 4WD   10,900 13,100 12,900
Crew Cab Standard Bed 4WD 8,900 9,000 8,900 8,700
Crew Cab Standard Bed with NHT 4WD   10,800 13,000 12,500
Double Cab Standard Bed 2WD 9,100 9,500   9,300
Double Cab Standard Bed with NHT 2WD   11,200   13,300
Double Cab Standard Bed 4WD 8,900 9,300   9,000
Double Cab Standard Bed with NHT1 4WD   11,000   13,100
Regular Cab Standard Bed 2WD 9,100      
Regular Cab Standard Bed 4WD 8,800      
Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD 9,500 9,800    
Regular Cab Long Bed 4WD 9,200 9,500    

2024 GMC Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD: Heavy-Duty Champions

The 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD are upgraded versions of the 1500, allowing them to tow and haul even more. For the GMC Sierra 2500, the towing capacities are as follows:

  Conventional Towing Max Fifth Wheel/Gooseneck Towing Payload Capacity
Regular Cab 14,500 lbs 22,430 lbs 4,039 lbs
Double Cab 17,900 lbs 18,600 lbs 3,884 lbs
Crew Cab 20,000 lbs 22,070 lbs 3,903 lbs

  Then there’s the Siera 3500 HD, which boosts towing capacity further thanks to its stronger chassis. For the 3500 HD, the towing capacities are as follows:

  Conventional Towing Max Fifth Wheel/Gooseneck
6.6L gas V-8 18,700 lbs 19,080 lbs
6.6L Duramax V-8 20,000 lbs 36,000 lbs

  With a maximum towing capacity of 36,000 lbs, there’s practically no job that your 2024 GMC Sierra won’t be able to handle.

2024 GMC Canyon: Compact but Mighty

The 2024 GMC Canyon is a versatile midsize pickup truck renowned for its capability and maneuverability. With a choice of potent engines and a rugged chassis, it offers impressive towing and hauling capabilities. Its refined interior and advanced technology make it equally suitable for work or daily driving needs. As with the other GMC models, the maximum towing capacity depends on how you configure your GMC Canyon. For 2024, the max towing capacities by configuration are as follows:  

Model Drivetrain Turbo 2.7L I-4 L3B
    Max Trailer Weight (lbs)
Canyon Elevation 2WD 7,700
Canyon Elevation 4WD 7,700
Canyon AT4 4WD 7,700
Canyon AT4X 4WD 6,000
Canyon AT4X AEV Edition 4WD 6,000
Canyon Denali 4WD 7,700

Advanced Towing Features and Technologies

Across the GMC truck lineup, you’ll find various advanced towing technologies to make things more convenient and safer. The integrated trailer brake controller allows drivers to adjust the brake force, ensuring smooth and controlled braking, especially when hauling heavy loads. Then, there’s the trailer sway control technology, which detects and mitigates trailer sway, providing greater stability on the road. Another feature is the innovative transparent trailer view, which uses cameras to provide a virtual view through a trailer. These cameras help your visibility when reversing or changing lanes. This feature allows you to monitor traffic behind you, enhancing safety during maneuvers. Together, these technologies offer you peace of mind and confidence, whether you’re working or playing.

Choosing the Right Model for Your Towing Needs

When choosing the right GMC truck model, it’s important to consider your specific needs. If you have things you routinely tow, such as a trailer for your motorcycle or a small camper, you’ll want a truck with enough towing capacity. Determine the weight of the items you plan to haul often, then pick a GMC truck with a higher maximum towing capacity. Once you determine this, you can then think about the other features you want, such as the number of seats, interior technology, engine performance, or advanced safety features. You’ll also want to check your truck’s payload capacity if you plan to haul heavy items in the truck’s bed. With so many GMC truck models and configurations, you should have no trouble finding one that fits your needs.

Discover Unmatched Towing Capabilities at Hiley Buick GMC

Let our experienced team at Hiley Buick GMC of Fort Worth help you discover which GMC truck is right for you. Our knowledgeable sales staff will review what you want and need and then help you find a truck that fits. Get started today by browsing through our online inventory or by contacting us to schedule a visit to our dealership.

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