Which Trucks Offer the Most Towing Capacity: Big Three Showdown - Ford, Chevy, Ram

With their spacious cabs, luxurious amenities, and wealth of cutting edge technologies, today’s trucks are more versatile than ever. However, despite the upscale accommodations and abundance of new features, the most common metric for comparing these workhorses remains their work capacities: payload and towing. And the best performers in this are undeniably the “Big Three” American brands: Ford, Chevrolet, and Ram.

If towing is one of your top concerns, it can be difficult to sift through all the numbers. The most popular and most iconic models are in the full-size light-duty class: the Ford F-150, the Chevrolet Silverado, and the Ram 1500. All these models offer multiple cab sizes and several engine options, both diesel and gasoline, and each configuration can have a different max trailering limit. So, to help our Phoenix-area customers better narrow down their options, we have compiled a list of the max towing capacities of every engine and cab combination for these three models.

Many things can contribute to a trucks GCVW (Gross Combined Vehicle Weight), including equipment, cab size, and bed length. But knowing the max possible trailering weight for each cab and engine combination can help guide your search. In the end, the only way to truly know an individual model's capacity is to check the sticker on the driver-side door jamb.

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If you’d like help finding the perfect truck for your needs, contact the TruckMasters team or visit us in Phoenix to speak with one of our friendly and experienced truck experts.

Categories: Pre-Owned Inventory, News
Tags: chevy, towing, ram, ford

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