I have a 2014 silverado 1500, with the heavy duty trailering package. 5.3 engine though. would like to pull an 8000 lb. trailer. Can I do that dependably on 1000 mile trips.?

300

Asked by Sep 16, 2016 at 07:42 PM about the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD

Question type: General

I have overload springs on the rear axle.  Truck is rated to pull 9600 trailer.

2 Answers

104,295

If your setup is correct there shouldn't be any concerns, just remember your almost at maximum capacity, so take it easy, don't use overdrive, and keep the speeds down. Make safety checks at least at every stop, tires, safety chains trailer brakes etc.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
300

thanks Mark, Sounds good.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,740
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,020
  • #3
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    1,730
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,163 Great Deals out of 66,322 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford F-150
2,936 Great Deals out of 215,786 listings starting at $1,295
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
345 Great Deals out of 31,012 listings starting at $2,499
Used Toyota Tundra
647 Great Deals out of 35,631 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota Tacoma
684 Great Deals out of 46,505 listings starting at $2,700
Used Ram 1500
1,290 Great Deals out of 118,624 listings starting at $6,200
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
835 Great Deals out of 42,632 listings starting at $1,980
Used Chevrolet Colorado
320 Great Deals out of 37,246 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
362 Great Deals out of 48,458 listings starting at $1,899
Used Chevrolet Camaro
475 Great Deals out of 31,744 listings starting at $1,450
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
108 Great Deals out of 14,477 listings starting at $2,799

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
21,138 listings starting at $35,987
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 6,022 listings starting at $30,399
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 1,483 listings starting at $25,900
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
77 Great Deals out of 2,415 listings starting at $19,990
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 2,767 listings starting at $16,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.