The 2024 Sierra 1500 Continues to Be Towing Leader

Three 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 parked by the mountains.

How Much Can the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Tow?

Every time a new GMC Sierra 1500 arrives at the Ernie Dean GM showroom, truck buyers are eager to know how it will help them with work, recreation or just completing projects around the house. If you’re wondering about the towing capacity of the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500, you’re in luck. We have all of that information, plus some insights on some supplemental systems that will make towing both more convenient and safer. Follow along with us while we take a closer look at this important function for future 2024 Sierra 1500 owners.

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Towing & Payload Information 2024 GMC Sierra 1500

The 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 is available with four powertrains that each offer more than competitive figures for both towing and payload. For the current model year, our manufacturing partner is making the 3.0-litre Duramax Turbo-Diesel engine standard equipment on the AT4X trim, which gives the off-road-ready platform more than enough power to pull trailers packed with ATVs to the trailhead. Take a closer look at what the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 can do in the table below.

Engine HP/Torque Transmission Max Payload/Towing (kg)
2.7-L TurboMax I-4 310 / 430 lb.-ft. 8-speed auto. 4×2 – 1,016 / 4,309
4×4 – 961 / 4,173
5.3-L, V-8 355 / 383 lb.-ft. 10-speed auto. 4×2 – 1,016 / 5,080
4×4 – 957 / 4,990
6.2-L, V-8 420 / 460 lb.-ft. 10-speed auto. 4×2 – N/A / N/A
4×4 – 825 / 5,897
Duramax 3.0-L,
Turbo-Diesel I-6
305 / 495 lb.-ft. 10-speed auto. 4×2 – 857 / 5,987
4×4 – 857 / 5,897

2024 GMC Sierra Towing Support Systems

It takes more than a powerful engine and a stout transmission to properly tow the heaviest loads across the most rugged terrain. One of the most incredible additions to the 2024 Sierra 1500 lineup is the available Super Cruise system (on Denali and Denali Ultimate) with towing that will take a lot of stress out of pulling a trailer on the highway. Additionally, the ProGrade Trailering System is standard on the AT4, AT4X, Denali and Denali Ultimate trims, which will go a long way toward making towing easier. The individual systems incorporated with the ProGrade Trailering feature includes:

  • Available In-Vehicle Trailering App
  • Available myGMC App
  • Smart Trailer Integration

Make an appointment with an Ernie Dean GM product expert today if you would like to learn more about the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 or to start the pre-ordering process.