What's Included in the Chevrolet Tow Package? - Schumacher Chevy of Little Falls

Chevrolet trucks have become synonymous with long-lasting durability and proven performance capabilities, helping them earn awards and praise from top critics all across the industry. If you're searching for a pickup truck that's ready to tow your biggest toys or cargo along for your next adventure, the Chevrolet truck lineup has plenty of choices to meet your needs. No matter if it's used for work or play, Chevrolet pickups are ready for any challenge.

Both the Chevrolet Colorado and Chevrolet Silverado are excellent choices for drivers searching for proven towing capabilities. Each truck offers an available Tow Package, further boosting capability and adding additional confidence behind the wheel. Our team at Schumacher Chevy of Little Falls has assembled this quick reference guide that explains exactly what's included in the available Tow Package for both the Colorado and Silverado.


Chevrolet Colorado Tow Package

Chevrolet Colorado Tow Package

Trailering Package

  • Includes a 2" receiver hitch, 4-pin and 7-pin connectors
  • 7-wire electrical harness and 7-pin sealed connector for connecting your trailer's lights and brakes to your vehicle
  • 4-way sealed connector for use on trailers without brakes to hook up parking lamps, brake lamps, and right and left turn signals
  • Automatic locking rear differential
  • May require additional optional equipment

Availability: Requires optional V6 or Diesel engines. +$250 MSRP

If you're planning on towing with your Colorado, choosing the available Trailering Package is the best way to maximize capability and confidence. Included in the Trailering Package is a 2-inch receiver hitch with both 4 and 7-pin connectors, trailer light connections, and an automatic locking rear differential. Packaged together, these options are a great value and enhance the towing abilities of the Chevrolet Colorado.

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Chevrolet Silverado Tow Packages

Chevrolet Silverado Tow Package

Trailering Package (+$395 MSRP)

  • Trailer Hitch
  • Trailering hitch platform
  • Includes a 2" receiver hitch, 4-pin and 7-pin connectors
  • 7-wire electrical harness and 7-pin sealed connector for connecting your trailer's lights and brakes to your vehicle
  • Hitch Guidance

(Available on WT / Standard on Custom, Custom TB, LT, RST, LT TB, LTZ, and High Country)

Max Trailering Package (+$1,125 MSRP)

  • Trailering Package
  • Increased towing and GCWR
  • Automatic locking rear differential
  • Handling/Trailering Suspension Package
  • Enhanced cooling radiator
  • Revised shock tuning
  • Heavier duty rear springs and increased RGAWR
  • 9.76" rear axle
  • 3.42 axle ratio
  • Trailer brake controller
  • May require additional optional equipment

(Not available on WT, Custom TB, and LT TB)

Advanced Trailering Package (+$490)

  • Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
  • Advanced Trailering System (in-vehicle)
  • Trailer Tire Pressure and Temperature Monitoring System
  • May require additional optional equipment

(Not available on WT, Custom, or Custom TB. Available on LT, RST, and LT TB. Standard on LTZ and High County)

The iconic full-size Chevrolet Silverado is available with three individual trailering packages designed to add capability, convenience, and confidence. The first choice is the Trailering Package, available on all trim levels across the Silverado range. This adds all essential towing features like a trailer hitch, receiver, electrical harness, and hitch guidance.

Step up to the Max Trailering Package to receive all of the great features in the Trailering Package plus a number of other handy features. Highlights of this package include an automatic locking rear differential, suspension upgrades, enhanced radiator cooling, and a trailer brake controller.

Last but certainly not least, the Advanced Trailering Package provides the ultimate in towing equipment. You'll receive the segment-first Advanced Trailering System (in-vehicle) Hitch Guidance with Hitch View, and a dedicated tire pressure and temperature monitoring system for the trailer.

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