To read a truck towing capacity chart, learn the terms and abbreviations used in the chart, such as max towing and GCVW. Max towing is the maximum trailer weight a vehicle can tow, while GCVW stands for gross combined ve... More »

The towing capacity of most 2015 Chevy trucks ranges from 6,000 to 9,000 pounds. The capacity differs depending on the model and configuration of the truck. More » Vehicles Car Makes & Models

As of 2015, the towing capacity of a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is rated up to 12,000 pounds, depending on the model and configuration of the truck. The average Chevy Silverado 1500 is designed to have a towing capacity of... More »

An SUV towing capacity chart displays several makes and models of SUVs and their maximum towing capabilities. These charts let users quickly and easily compare towing capacity between several different models. More »

The average towing capacity for an SUV largely depends on its engine type; for example, SUVs with V6 engines can tow about 3,500 pounds of cargo, according to SUVs with V8 engines haul from 5,000 to 6,500 poun... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Trailer hitches have different towing capacities and are divided into ratings ranging from class I to class V. Hitches within a particular class have the same towing weight capacity and typically the same receiver openin... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

The correct type of tow hitch depends on the gross weight of the trailer and its tongue weight. For most trailers, the tongue weight is approximately 10 to 15 percent of the loaded trailer weight. The tongue puts a const... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance