Chevrolet Suburban Towing Capacity Table – 2009-2018

The following table contains the maximum trailer weight (towing capacity) recommended for a Chevrolet Suburban for every model year 2009 and after. Use the drop downs to find a particular year, trim or engine.

We have provided a link to the source of each rating – typically the owner’s manual. Always consult your owner’s manual for towing instructions.

YearTrimEngineMax Tow CapacityDescriptionSources
2018XL 2WD5.3L V-86,3003.08:1Source Source
2018XL 2WD5.3L V-88,300 3.42:1,Tow Package Required Source Source
2018XL 4WD5.3L V-86,0003.08:1Source Source
2018XL 4WD5.3L V-88,000 3.42:1,Tow Package Required Source Source
2009XL 2WD5.3L V-85,1003.08:1Source
2009XL 2WD5.3L V-85,6003.42:1Source
2009XL 2WD5.3L V-88,100 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2009XL 2WD6.0L V-88,100Source
2009XL 4WD5.3L V-85,4003.42:1Source
2009XL 4WD5.3L V-87,900 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2009XL 4WD6.0L V-87,900Source
20092500 Long Wheelbase 2WD6.0L V-89,600Source
20092500 Long Wheelbase 4WD6.0L V-89,300Source
2010XL 2WD5.3L V-85,1003.08:1Source
2010XL 2WD5.3L V-85,6003.42:1Source
2010XL 2WD5.3L V-88,100 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2010XL 2WD6.2L V-88,1003.42:1Source
2010XL 4WD5.3L V-85,4003.42:1Source
2010XL 4WD5.3L V-87,900 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2010XL 4WD6.2L V-87,900Source
20102500 Long Wheelbase 2WD6.0L V-89,600Source
20102500 Long Wheelbase 4WD6.0L V-89,300Source
2011XL 2WD5.3L V-85,1003.08:1Source
2011XL 2WD5.3L V-85,6003.42:1Source
2011XL 2WD5.3L V-88,100 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2011XL 4WD5.3L V-85,0003.08:1Source
2011XL 4WD5.3L V-85,5003.42:1Source
2011XL 4WD5.3L V-88,000 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
20112500 Long Wheelbase 2WD6.0L V-89,600Source
20112500 Long Wheelbase 4WD6.0L V-89,400Source
2012XL 2WD5.3L V-85,1003.08:1Source
2012XL 2WD5.3L V-85,6003.42:1Source
2012XL 2WD5.3L V-88,100 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2012XL 4WD5.3L V-85,0003.08:1Source
2012XL 4WD5.3L V-85,5003.42:1Source
2012XL 4WD5.3L V-88,000 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
20122500 Long Wheelbase 2WD6.0L V-89600Source
20122500 Long Wheelbase 4WD6.0L V-89400Source
2013Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD5.3L V-85,1003.08:1Source
2013Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD5.3L V-85,6003.42:1Source
2013Suburban/Yukon XL 2WD5.3L V-88,100 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2013Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD5.3L V-85,0003.08:1Source
2013Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD5.3L V-85,5003.42:1Source
2013Suburban/Yukon XL 4WD5.3L V-88,000 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
20132500 Long Wheelbase 2WD6.0L V-89,600Source
20132500 Long Wheelbase 4WD6.0L V-89,400Source
2014XL 2WD5.3L V-85,1003.08:1Source
2014XL 2WD5.3L V-85,6003.42:1Source
2014XL 2WD5.3L V-88,100 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2014XL 4WD5.3L V-85,0003.08:1Source
2014XL 4WD5.3L V-85,5003.42:1Source
2014XL 4WD5.3L V-88,000 3.42:1,Cooling or Other Accessory Pkg. Req. Source
2015XL 2WD5.3L V-86,3003.08:1Source
2015XL 2WD5.3L V-88,3003.42:1Source
2015XL 4WD5.3L V-86,0003.08:1Source
2015XL 4WD5.3L V-88,0003.42:1Source
2016XL 2WD5.3L V-86,3003.08:1Source
2016XL 2WD5.3L V-88,3003.42:1Source
2016XL 4WD5.3L V-86,0003.08:1Source
2016XL 4WD5.3L V-88,0003.42:1Source
20171500 Short Wheelbase 2WD5.3L V-866003.08:1Source
20171500 Short Wheelbase 2WD5.3L V-886003.42Source
20171500 Long Wheelbase 2WD5.3L V-863003.08:1Source
20171500 Long Wheelbase 2WD5.3L V-883003.42Source
20171500 Short Wheelbase 4WD5.3L V-864003.08:1Source
20171500 Short Wheelbase 4WD5.3L V-884003.42Source
20171500 Long Wheelbase 4WD5.3L V-860003.08:1Source
20171500 Long Wheelbase 4WD5.3L V-880003.42Source

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