2021 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity

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 2021 Chevy Blazer?

The 2021 Chevy Blazer has a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.

The 2021 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 2021 Chevy Blazer Tow?

The 2021 Chevy Blazer has a towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.

The 2021 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.

2021 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity Chart
2021 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity Chart

You can also read our guide on what makes a vehicle towing capacity to learn all the aspects that go into it.

2021 Blazer Towing Capacity By Trim Level

There are many trim levels for the 2021 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 2021 Chevy Blazer:

2021 Chevy Blazer Trim LevelTowing Capacity
2021 Chevy Blazer L1,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer 1LT1,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer 2LT4,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer 3LT4,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer RS4,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer Premier4,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity by Trim Level Chart

Towing Capacity By Engine Size & Drivetrain

2021 Chevy Blazer Engine Towing Specs

There are three engine options for the 2021 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.

2021 Chevy Blazer 2.5L Engine Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds

2021 Chevy Blazer 2.0L Turbo Engine Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds

2021 Chevy Blazer 3.6L V6 Engine Towing Capacity: 4,500 pounds

If you’re looking to maximize how much your 2021 Blazer can tow, you’ll definitely want to go with the 3.6L V6 engine.

2021 Chevy Blazer Drivetrain Towing Specs

The 2021 Chevy Blazer comes standard with front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive optional on most trims.

2021 Chevy Blazer FWD Tow Capacity: 4,500 pounds

2021 Chevy Blazer AWD Tow Capacity: 4,500 pounds

Note that these are the max towing limits for each 2021 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.

2021 Chevy Blazer Payload Capacity

The maximum payload capacity of the 2021 Chevy Blazer is 2,219 pounds.

This means that the 2021 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 2021 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.

2021 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 2021 Blazer.

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The 2021 Chevrolet Blazer can tow up to 4,500 pounds, making it capable of pulling medium-duty loads.

2021 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity Vs Competitors

The 2021 Chevy Blazer has a maximum tow rating of 4500 pounds, which makes it capable of  medium-duty towing.

The 2021 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 2021 Chevy Blazer and their towing capacities below:

2021 Ford Edge: 3,500 pounds

2021 GMC Acadia: 4,000 pounds

2021 Honda Passport: 5,000 pounds

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe: 3,500 pounds

2021 Volkswagen Atlas: 5,000 pounds

2021 Chevy Models Towing Capacity Chart

2021 Chevy ModelTowing Capacity
2021 Chevy Suburban8,300 pounds
2021 Chevy Tahoe8,400 pounds
2021 Chevy Traverse5,000 pounds
2021 Chevy Blazer4,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Equinox1,500 pounds
2021 Chevy Trailblazer1,000 pounds
2021 Chevy Models Towing Chart

Data Accuracy

We’ve gathered all data represented here from the official 2021 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 2021 Chevy Blazer.

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