If you’re searching for a two-row SUV with plenty of passenger and cargo space, the Chevy Blazer is an excellent choice. The Blazer was reintroduced into Chevy’s lineup in 2019 and is still made today. But what is the towing capacity of a 2020 Chevy Blazer?
The 2020 Chevy Blazer has a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.
The 2020 Chevy Blazer tow capacity can vary based on a few different factors such as engine size, drivetrain, trim level, and others which we’ll cover in this guide.
How Much Can The 2020 Chevy Blazer Tow?
The 2020 Chevy Blazer has a towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.
The 2020 Chevy Blazer tow capacity is affected by other factors like engine type, drivetrain, the weight of cargo and passengers, and whether your vehicle has a towing package equipped or not.
You can always reach out to your local Chevy dealership for details to confirm how much your Blazer can tow.
You can also read our guide on what makes a vehicle towing capacity to learn all the aspects that go into it.
2020 Blazer Towing Capacity By Trim Level
There are many trim levels for the 2020 Blazer. Some engines and features are not available on certain configurations, so they can each have different max towing limits.
Here’s the max tow capacity broken down for each package on the 2020 Chevy Blazer:
|2020 Chevy Blazer Trim Level||Towing Capacity|
|2020 Chevy Blazer L||1,500 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Blazer 1LT||1,500 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Blazer 2LT||4,500 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Blazer 3LT||4,500 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Blazer RS||4,500 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Blazer Premier||4,500 pounds|
Towing Capacity By Engine Size & Drivetrain
2020 Chevy Blazer Engine Towing Specs
There are three engine options for the 2020 Blazer which are a 2.5 Liter engine that produces 193 horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torque, a 2.0 Liter Turbo engine that produces 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque and a 3.6L V6 engine that produces 308 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque.
2020 Chevy Blazer 2.5L Engine Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds
2020 Chevy Blazer 2.0L Turbo Engine Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds
2020 Chevy Blazer 3.6L V6 Engine Towing Capacity: 4,500 pounds
If you’re looking to maximize how much your 2020 Blazer can tow, you’ll definitely want to go with the 3.6L V6 engine.
2020 Chevy Blazer Drivetrain Towing Specs
The 2020 Chevy Blazer comes standard with front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive optional on most trims.
2020 Chevy Blazer FWD Tow Capacity: 4,500 pounds
2020 Chevy Blazer AWD Tow Capacity: 4,500 pounds
Note that these are the max towing limits for each 2020 Chevy Blazer engine. Your Chevy Blazer may have a lower towing capacity based on the drivetrain, axle ratio, and if your vehicle has a towing package installed.
2020 Chevy Blazer Payload Capacity
The maximum payload capacity of the 2020 Chevy Blazer is 2,219 pounds.
This means that the 2020 Blazer can carry up to 2,219 pounds worth of passenger and cargo weight in the vehicle, which makes it great for road trips and hauling heavier items.
Note that the max payload capacity of your 2020 Blazer will vary based on factors like the engine type, drivetrain and whether or not a towing package that includes other features like an engine oil cooler or transmission oil cooler is installed.
You can always contact your local dealership for extra details if you’re unsure of your vehicle’s payload capability.
2020 Chevy Blazer Tow Package
Chevy offers an optional factory-installed towing package for the Blazer called the V92 Option, which includes a hitch receiver, heavy-duty engine cooling system, wiring harness, hitch guidance, and hitch view.
We definitely recommend getting the towing package if you plan on towing anything with your 2020 Blazer.
2020 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity Vs Competitors
The 2020 Chevy Blazer has a maximum tow rating of 4500 pounds, which makes it capable of medium-duty towing.
The 2020 Blazer’s tow capability is similar to its main competitors which are the 2023 Ford Edge and the 2023 GMC Acadia.
Here are some similar vehicles to the 2020 Chevy Blazer and their towing capacities below:
2020 Ford Edge: 3,500 pounds
2020 GMC Acadia: 4,000 pounds
2020 Honda Passport: 5,000 pounds
2020 Hyundai Santa Fe: 3,500 pounds
2020 Volkswagen Atlas: 5,000 pounds
2020 Chevy Models Towing Capacity Chart
|2020 Chevy Model||Towing Capacity|
|2020 Chevy Suburban||8,300 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Tahoe||8,600 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Traverse||5,000 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Blazer||4,500 pounds|
|2020 Chevy Equinox||3,500 pounds|
We’ve gathered all data represented here from the official 2020 Chevy Blazer Owner’s Manual on Chevy’s site and have checked all data thoroughly for accuracy.
Having said that, we still recommend you refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual yourself before towing with a 2020 Chevy Blazer.