The 2023 Chevy Tahoe arrives as the third model year for the current fifth-generation full-size SUV, introducing several important updates and changes compared to the previous 2022 model year. Now, GM Authority is breaking down the 2023 Chevy Tahoe towing capacities.
From the off, we should briefly cover the different powerplant options on offer. The 2023 Chevy Tahoe is available with three engine options, including the naturally aspirated 5.3L V8 L84, rated at 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm, the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine, rated at 420 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 460 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm, and finally, the 3.0L I6 LM2 turbodiesel Duramax engine, rated at 277 horsepower at 3,750 rpm and 460 pound-feet of torque at 1,500 rpm.
All three engines connect to the GM 10-speed automatic transmission, while both four-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive are available to put the power the ground. Also notable is the optional Max Trailering Package. Tagged with RPO code NHT, the Max Trailering Package adds in the content from the Advanced Trailering Package, as well as the Enhanced cooling radiator, and for LS, LT, and RST models equipped with four-wheel drive, a two-speed transfer case as well.
With that, let’s check out the 2023 Chevy Tahoe towing capacities:
2023 Chevy Tahoe Towing Capacities
|Model||Drivetrain||5.3L V8 L84||6.2L V8 L87||Turbo-Diesel 3.0L I6 LM2|
|Axle Ratio||Max Trailer Weight (lbs / kg)||Axle Ratio||Max Trailer Weight (lbs / kg)||Axle Ratio||Max Trailer Weight (lbs / kg)|
|Tahoe||2WD||3.23||7,900 / 3,583||3.23||7,800 / 3,538||3.23||8,200 / 3,720|
|Tahoe with NHT1||2WD||3.23||8,400 / 3,810||3.23||8,300 / 3,765||3.23||8,200 / 3,720|
|Tahoe||4WD||3.23||7,700 / 3,493||3.23||7,600 / 3,447||3.23||8,000 / 3,629|
|Tahoe with NHT1||4WD||3.23||8,200 / 3,720||3.23||8,100 / 3,674||3.23||8,000 / 3,629|
Looking over the numbers, we find the maximum 2023 Chevy Tahoe towing capacity rating is 8,400 pounds, as offered by models equipped with the 5.3L V8 L84 gasoline engine, the NHT Max Trailering package, and rear-wheel drive. Meanwhile, the lowest 2023 Chevy Tahoe towing capacity is 7,600 pounds, as offered by models equipped with the 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine and four-wheel drive, and without the NHT Max Trailering Package.