What Are the Typical Towing Capacities for Various Pickup Trucks?


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The average modern pick-up truck has an average towing capacity of approximately 10,000 pounds. Among the models with the highest capacity, Chrysler claims its RAM 3500 can tow as much as 30,000 pounds.

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Other notable names with great towing capacity include the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD and the GMC Sierra 3500 HD, both of which can tow more than 23,000 pounds. Ford's F-350 can tow 22,800 pounds, while on the lower end, its F-150 model has a towing capacity of 11,300 pounds, which is what most vehicles of this category can offer. Such is the case of Chevrolet's Silverado, which can tow about 11,000 pounds.

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