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Do i have enough truck to tow?

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Hey guys, I saltwater fish. Looking to buy a new boat. I have a question about towing and launching. I have a 2016 chevy colorado v6 tow package, was wondering if this is enough truck to tow or launch let's say a 20ft 3000lbs boat? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Looking at mako 19cpx. thanks!
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   bullcoon
Could you do it ???? Yes.....Should you do it NO....The life you save might be yours....
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To me, you need a full size truck for towing that much weight. Or get a much lighter (less than 2000 pounds) boat.
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   spoonbill
No, don't do it !
Unless you want to burn up dat chevy, better buy a FORD first so you can tow any size boat you decide to buy..
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   docbonezz
Of Course a full sized truck would work better but what you have will work. I think 3000 pounds is the upper limit of what you can safely tow with that truck though. Also make sure your trailer is 'balanced' properly. You want 10-15% of the weight of your trailer to be on the tongue. Is your truck 4 wheel drive? If not make sure you use only concrete ramps.
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   Samarai
will it tow, yes, will u want to do it long term, no. its not the towing, its the getting it out at a slick and steep ramp. I once towed a 2000 lb bayboat with a Toyota sienna v6. Try to pull that boat out of a ramp without the wheels spinning a couple of times and u will realize u need a big truck.
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   Bud Light
http://www.chevrolet.com/colorado-mid-size-truck/specs/trims.html

Looks like max towing is 3500 lbs.

With that being said, get a Ford.
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wouldn't test it. boat dry might be under but after you fuel it up, ice it down, load it with tackle your pushing the limits. Chevy or ford doesn't matter. lol. You would be in the same predicament if you were in a ford ranger. haha
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   JOHN C.
You never did say if your present vehicle is equipped with a 'towing package'!!! That will make a very big difference on your vehicle's longevity...John Castelluccio, Jr.
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   Bud Light
Yes he did
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   JOHN C.
Overlooked---old human error!?! John Castelluccio, Jr.
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   sowtrout1
No. Dont even try it.
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