How big of a trailer can a 1/2 ton truck pull?
The towing limits of 150/1500-series trucks can range from around 5,000 pounds to 12,000 pounds, depending on the engine, rear-axle ratio and addition of available options.
Likewise, payload can vary by hundreds of pounds, depending on cab size, bed length and whether the truck has two-wheel- or four-wheel-drive.
What is the best truck for pulling a travel trailer?
10 Best Trucks for Towing a Travel Trailer
- Ford F-150.
- Dodge Durango.
- Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.
- Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon.
- Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban.
- Ford Expedition.
- Nissan Titan XD.
- Toyota Land Cruiser.
How big of a travel trailer can I tow with Chevy 1500?
When the Chevy Silverado 1500 is equipped with a 5.3L engine and the Max. Trailering Package it has a max towing capacity of 11,000 pounds (1,700 pounds more than the standard max towing capacity) and when the Chevy Silverado 1500 is equipped with a 6.2L engine and the Max.
How big of a truck Do I need to pull a camper?
How much your car can tow depends on the type of vehicle and the options on the car or truck. A general rule of thumb for a front wheel drive car or small SUV is 1500 pounds, a mid-size all-wheel drive SUV or pickup 3000 pounds and a full size SUV or half-ton pickup truck 5000 pounds or more.