2022 GMC 3500 Towing Capacity

July 28th, 2022 by

2022 GMC Sierra HD Towing an ATV
 

The new GMC Sierra HD is getting pretty popular around Salem job sites. That’s likely due to the impressive GMC 3500 towing capacity. How much can a GMC Sierra 3500 tow? The 3500 is capable of towing an unbelievable 36,000 pounds when equipped with a diesel engine and a fifth-wheel, and 16,530 pounds with the gas engine. Let’s talk about the 2022 GMC Sierra 3500 HD payload and towing capacities in more detail, as well as discuss the important engine specs of this beast of a truck.

 

 

How Much Can a GMC 3500 Sierra Tow?

Can the 16,530-pound gas-powered GMC 3500 towing capacity handle your trailer or boat? What about the 36,000 pound towing capacity of the diesel-powered Sierra 3500? There’s not much that these GMC Sierra HD models can’t handle towing along our Newberg roads. Here are a few examples:

What You Can Tow with the 16,530-pound GMC 3500 Towing Capacity – Gas Engine

  • 32-foot camper trailer
  • Small horse trailer
  • Large flatbed trailer
  • Medium sailboat
  • Fiberglass fishing boat
  • Wake boat

What You Can Tow with the 36,000-pound GMC 3500 Towing Capacity – Diesel Engine

  • Gooseneck flatbed trailer
  • Large livestock trailer
  • Toy hauler
  • Fifth-wheel camper
  • Dump trailer
  • Large livestock trailer
  • Large sailboat
  • Multi-Car trailer
  • Cabin cruiser 

Other Important GMC Sierra HD Performance Specs

The GMC 3500 towing capacity isn’t the only impressive thing about this truck. For instance, there’s also the 7,742 GMC Sierra 3500 HD payload capacity. Here are the engine specs for both GMC Sierra HD models:

GMC Sierra 3500 Engine Specs

  • Engines – 6.6L gas V8 engine, 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine
  • Maximum GMC Sierra 3500 HD Payload – 7,442 pounds
  • Maximum Horsepower – 445 hp @ 2800 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 910 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm

GMC Sierra 3500 Features

  • Automatic Transmission
  • Remote Start
  • Cargo Bed
  • Rearview Mirror
  • Head Up Display
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto
  • Skid Plates
  • Driver Alert Packages

Check Out the New GMC Sierra 3500 at Lum's GMC of McMinnville

You need to get behind the wheel of this monster to witness its raw power for yourself. You can do that today at our dealership. And, if you’d like to learn more, check out our detailed overview of the 2022 GMC Sierra HD models, as well as our other model research. We’re right down the road from Hillsboro. So, drop by or contact us today.

 

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