2024 Chevy Colorado Towing Capacity

The Chevy Colorado was introduced into Chevy’s lineup as a compact pickup truck in 2005 and is still made today. The Colorado is one of the most popular compact trucks in the USA and has many features consumers expect from today’s trucks, including towing. But what is the towing capacity of a 2024 Chevy Colorado?

A 2024 Chevy Colorado has a maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds when properly equipped.

The 2024 Chevy Colorado tow capacity can vary based on a few different factors such as engine size, drivetrain, and others which we’ll cover in this guide.

There’s a bit more to know about the 2024 Chevy Colorado tow capacity which we’ll cover in today’s guide.

How Much Can The 2024 Chevy Colorado Tow?

The 2024 Chevy Colorado has a towing capacity of 7,700 pounds.

The 2024 Chevy Colorado 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 Colorado can tow.

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

You can check out our guide to Chevrolet Colorado towing capacity by year if you’re looking at a different model year’s max capacity or if you want to compare different years of this vehicle.

2024 Colorado Tow Capacity By Trim Level

colorado zr72 bison
The 2024 Colorado ZR72 Bison can tow up to 5,500 pounds.

There are several trim levels for the 2024 Colorado, and some engines are not available on certain trims, so they’ll each have different max towing limits.

Here’s the max tow capacity broken down for each trim level on the 2024 Chevy Colorado:

2024 Chevy Colorado Trim LevelTowing Capacity
WT7,700 lbs / 3,492 kg
LT7,700 lbs / 3,492 kg
Trail Boss7,700 lbs / 3,492 kg
Z717,700 lbs / 3,492 kg
ZR26,000 lbs / 2,721 kg
ZR2 Bison5,500 lbs / 2,495 kg
2024 Colorado Tow Capacity By Trim Level Chart

Towing Capacity By Engine Size & Drivetrain

2024 Chevy Colorado Engine Towing Specs

There are three engine options for the 2024 Colorado: a 2.5L I4 engine, a 3.6L V6 engine, and a 2.8L Turbo-Diesel Duramax Engine.

2024 Chevy Colorado 2.7L Turbo I4 Engine Towing Capacity: 7,700 pounds

2024 Chevy Colorado 2.7L Turbo Plus I4 Engine Towing Capacity: 7,700 pounds

2024 Chevy Colorado 2.7L Turbo High Output Engine Towing Capacity: 6,000 pounds (on ZR2), 5,500 pounds (on ZR2 Bison)

2024 Chevy Colorado Drivetrain Towing Specs

The 2024 Chevy Colorado comes standard with front wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available as an option.

2024 Chevy Colorado FWD Towing Capacity: 7,700 pounds

2024 Chevy Colorado AWD Towing Capacity: 7,700 pounds

Note that these are the max towing limits for each 2024 Chevy Colorado engine. Your Chevy Colorado may have a lower towing capacity based on the drivetrain, axle ratio, and if your vehicle has a towing package installed.

2024 Chevy Colorado Payload Capacity

The maximum payload capacity of the 2024 Chevy Colorado is 1,684 pounds.

Note that the max payload capacity of your 2024 Colorado 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.

2024 Chevy Colorado Tow Package

The 2024 Chevy Colorado does not come with a towing package installed, but it is available as an add-on option.

The 2024 Colorado tow package includes a trailer hitch and a 4-pin/7-pin wiring harness.

If you plan on towing anything with your 2024 Colorado, we definitely recommend getting the tow package because adding it will allow your 2024 Colorado to tow heavier items and bigger loads.

colorado towing a travel trailer
The 2024 Chevy Colorado has a max tow capacity of 7,700 pounds, making it capable of pulling heavy loads.

2024 Chevy Colorado Tow Capacity Vs Competitors

The 2024 Chevy Colorado has a maximum tow capacity of 7,700 pounds, which makes it capable of doing some heavy duty trailer towing.

This number is a little less than the Colorado’s main competitors which are the 2024 Toyota Tacoma and the 2024 Ford Ranger..

Here are some similar vehicles to the 2024 Chevy Colorado and their towing capacities below:

2024 Ford Ranger Towing Capacity: 7,500 pounds

2024 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity: 6,500 pounds  

2024 Chevy Trucks Towing Capacity Chart

2024 Chevy Truck ModelTowing Capacity
2023 Chevy Silverado 350036,000 pounds
2023 Chevy Silverado 250018,510 pounds
2023 Chevy Silverado 150013,300 pounds
2024 Chevy Colorado7,700 pounds
2024 Chevy Trucks Towing Capacity Chart

Data Accuracy

We’ve gathered all data represented here from the official 2024 Chevy Colorado 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 2024 Chevy Colorado.

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