The 21st century is an era of luxury pickup trucks. Therefore, automakers are manufacturing trucks that are more comfortable, luxurious, and with updated technology. To most pickup truck owners in Oklahoma City, these factors don’t matter when the pickup doesn’t get the job done. Most owners prefer pickup trucks with a high towing capacity. The towing capacity of these trucks gets determined by the engineering and ultimate capability of the truck. Below are some of the GMC and Chevy pickup trucks ideal for towing.

Chevrolet Colorado

The standard version is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine vehicle that can tow 3,500 pounds. However, the 3.6-liter V6 turbo diesel engine comes engineered to tow 7,700 pounds. Additionally, you also have the option of choosing between a two-wheel or a four-wheel drive at an extra fee. Unfortunately, you can’t get a manual Chevy or a modern one with eight-speed automatic transmission.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Chevy Silverado 1500 is among the most used Chevys in Midwest City. The Silverado comes with a 3.0-liter turbo diesel engine that provides the truck with 277 horsepower. The diesel engine tows a maximum of 9,300 pounds. However, the Silverado 1500 has an optional V8 engine that produces up to 460 horsepower. This version also has a 10-speed automatic transmission and tows up to 13,400 pounds.

GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon has similar mechanical properties to the Chevy Colorado. In Oklahoma City, you’ll find the Canyon in 3.6-liter V6, 2.5-liter four-cylinder, and 2.8-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel engines. The turbo-diesel engine produces up to 369 pound-feet of torque, and its maximum towing capacity is 7,700 pounds.

GMC Sierra 1500

This model of the GMC has some similarities to the Chevy Silverado. However, it tows up to 12,100 pounds. with a 6.2-liter V8 engine.

GMC and Chevy have some of the best towing pickup trucks. To buy one, visit us at Hudiburg Chevrolet Buick GMC for a test drive.  We also have a great selection of used pickup trucks for sale in OKC.

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