2021 Chevy Trailblazer Towing Capacity

May 19th, 2021 by
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Are you looking for a way to upgrade your commutes in Prescott? The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer is a compact crossover that offers a sporty performance, as well as a driver-centric interior. But one question you may be asking before committing to the new Trailblazer is, “How much can a Chevy Trailblazer tow?” Thankfully, Red Wing Chevrolet Buick has put together a guide on what a Chevy Trailblazer can tow so you can be prepared for your Zumbrota adventure. The Chevy Trailblazer towing capacity can reach a maximum of 1,000 pounds. Learn more about the Trailblazer’s towing capacity, and just some of the things you can tow with a Chevy Trailblazer, with Red Wing Chevrolet Buick.

How Can You Maximize the Chevy Trailblazer Towing Capacity?

How much can a Chevy Trailblazer tow? Up to 1,000 pound; but only if the Trailblazer is equipped with the EcoTec 1.3L Turbo Chevy Trailblazer engine, as well as the Trailering Equipment Package. Depending on which trim level you opt for, as well as drivetrain to select, this engine and package will be available as an upgrade, or come standard:

1.3L Turbo Engine w/ Trailering Equipment Package

  • FWD LT: Available
  • FWD ACTIV: Standard
  • FWD RS: Standard
  • AWD LS: Standard
  • AWD LT: Standard
  • AWD ACTIV: Standard
  • AWD RS: Standard

What Can a Chevy Trailblazer Tow?

The Trailering Equipment Package mentioned previously offers a 4-wire electrical harness and a 4-pin sealed connector that connects your trailer’s lights to your vehicle. However, if you’d like to tow the maximum 1,000 pounds, Chevrolet’s 1,000-Pound Capacity Hitch Trailering Package is the perfect hitch to make sure your truck is safely equipped for towing.

But what are some of the things that you can tow with a Chevy Trailblazer?

  • Dinghies of 12 feet or less
  • Small Fiberglass Sailboats
  • Motorcycle
  • Jet-Ski
  • Snowmobile
  • Couple of canoes
  • Small pop-up camping trailer

Comparing the Chevy Trailblazer Engine Options

In order to access the Chevy Trailblazer full towing capacity, you’ll have to select the EcoTec 1.3L Turbo engine. Besides the engine’s ability to help drivers tow large objects, you’re probably wondering how this engine compares to the standard EcoTec 1.2L Chevy Trailblazer engine? Take a look at this breakdown of the Chevy Trailblazer engines specs:

Base ECOTEC 1.2L Chevy Trailblazer Engine

  • Horsepower/Torque: 137 hp/162 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing: Unavailable

Available ECOTEC 1.3L Chevy Trailblazer Engine

  • Horsepower/Torque: 155 hp/174 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing: 1,000 pounds

Test Drive the New Chevy Trailblazer in Red Wing

Now that you know how much you can pull with the Chevy Trailblazer, it’s time for you to take one home for yourself. Contact us to schedule a test drive, so you can experience it for yourself, and then let our finance department help you take it home with exceptional savings, especially when you take advantage of our selection of used SUVs.


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