2022 Chevy Blazer Towing Capacity

March 17th, 2022 by

The 2022 Chevy Blazer is an excellent choice for a towing vehicle, as it has both a large towing capacity and a trailering package that provides enhanced horsepower. Individuals can use the towing features of a Chevy Blazer to haul items for personal professional use, depending on their towing needs. If you’re interested in purchasing a vehicle that has a large towing capacity, the 2022 Chevy Blazer might be the right choice for you.

Towing Capacity for a Chevy Blazer

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Whether you’re towing work equipment or transporting another vehicle, the 2022 Chevy Blazer gives you the opportunity to haul large objects safely and efficiently. All towing packages for the 2022 Chevy Blazer come with a nine-speed automatic transmission for trailering capabilities. If you get the standard 2LT or 3LT trim, you can get a 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine w ith 228 horsepower that tows up to 1,500 pounds. If you purchase the RS or Premier models instead, they come standard with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 308 horsepower that can tow up to 4,500 pounds.

Differences in Towing Capacities

Each model of the Chevy Blazer has a specific towing capacity that allows it to haul certain weights, depending on the engine configuration. There are several elements that factor into a Blazer’s towing capacity, including the amount of horsepower, type of transmission, and suspension.

For example, the trailering package is optional for front-wheel-drive Blazers, while the all-wheel-drive models have the trailering package as a standard part of the vehicle’s system. A V92 trailering package, which provides you with additional power to reach a towing capacity of 5,200 pounds, is also available with a turbocharged 2-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine. Because of this added power, the 2022 Chevy Blazer can tow a higher amount than previous models.

The towing capacity may also change depending on whether you haul cargo inside the vehicle or on top of the vehicle’s roof, since the change in weight distribution may impact the Blazer’s overall weight. The amount of the towing equipment attached to the Chevy Blazer may also impact the vehicle’s weight, along with the number of passengers inside the vehicle. Here are some examples of objects that you can haul with a 2022 Chevy Blazer that often produce different towing capacities:

  • A utility trailer.
  • A boat.
  • A tow dolly.
  • A motorcycle. 
  • A livestock trailer.
  • A pop-up camper.

What Is a Chevy Blazer Towing Package?

Towing packages are factory-installed features that allow your Chevy Blazer to optimize its towing capabilities and haul the maximum capacity. Chevrolet automakers have installed hitch platforms, engine and transmission cooling, trailer towing wiring harnesses, and a solid frame to make it easy for you to mount the vehicle’s hitch safely.

You may also select additional upgrades to include in your Blazer’s towing package, like rear-end gearing,  an upgraded alternator, and towing circulatory to control the trailer’s lights. You can consider upgrading other features as well, like the Chevy Blazer’s standard features. For example, additional brakes, struts, and shocks can help your car handle more large-scale loads.

Why Get a Chevy Blazer Towing Package?

If you haul large objects for your workplace, or if you like to tow a trailer for vacation, you might benefit from purchasing a towing package when buying a new 2022 Chevy Blazer. You can provide the amount of weight that you plan to haul with your Blazer, which leads Chevrolet engineers to design specific parts that allow your vehicle to support that specific weight.

For example, if you want to haul an RV, it’s often best to purchase a 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 engine that allows you to haul up to 4,500 pounds. This enables the engineers to provide you with a nine-speed automatic transmission and an advanced cooling system. As a result, you can both haul the RV and any objects or persons within it.

What’s Included in a Chevy Blazer Towing Package?

A Chevy Blazer towing package varies depending on your towing needs. The standard feature within a Chevy Blazer towing package involves the advanced cooling time for engines. It allows Blazers to cool their engines quickly, which lowers the risk of overheating. Chevy Blazer towing packages also come with hitch view and hitch guidance to help drivers back a load out safely, which may be useful when a large payload may obstruct your view. You may request to add additional features to your towing package, like an accessible hitch mount.

If you’re interested in purchasing a Chevy Blazer with a towing package, our experts at Sweeney Chevrolet can provide you with information about your specific car’s ideal towing equipment. We can also inform you of the Blazer’s standard components and the additional towing features you can add.  Here are some examples of features you can add to a 2022 Chevy Blazer:

  • Sturdier engine, frame, and brakes.
  • Boosted electrical and cooling systems that allow your vehicle to transport big loads without overheating.
  • Strong hitch platform built into the vehicle’s frame that lowers the chance of injury while loading and unloading.
  • High-quality trailer towing wiring harness.
  • Enhanced rear-end gearing to make it easier to accelerate while towing.
  • Upgraded battery alternator.

Towing Capacity in Previous Models

The 2022 Chevy Blazer has an increased towing capacity overall compared to previous models. In 2021, the Chevy Blazer offered the package on only the base-level L and second-tier 1LT trim levels. The 2022 Chevy Blazer, meanwhile, offers the V92 trailering package on all trim levels. 

A major difference in the newest Chevy Blazer model is the conjunction with the turbocharged gasoline engine. The 2021 Chevy Blazer used the naturally aspirated 3.6-liter V-6. The 2020 Chevy Blazer has a standard 193 horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which totals 230 horsepower. This allows for a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.

At Sweeney Chevrolet, we understand drivers want reliable towing equipment to help them transport their loads safely. If you’re ready to check out the Chevy Blazer’s outstanding trailering features, visit our location today in Youngstown, Ohio, or shop our inventory online. We’d love to set up a test drive for you. You can also contact us through our online form or call the sales department at 330-685-9047.

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