Tow mode

Asked by GuroOman Oct 28, 2017 at 03:32 PM about the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Base

Question type: General

I have a 2016 GMC Sierra 6.2.  I tow my RV (around
1650 of) for 5 to 6 hours twice a month.

Is it better I drive the car with the tow mode on or
off?  What is better for the car!

3 Answers

112,525

When towing or hauling a heavy load use the tow mode. In normal driving turn it off. Refer to the owner's manual for more information.

21,960

Bob is right, when towing use tow mode. It changes the shift pattern of the transmission so that the tranny doesn't work so hard.

112,525

The tow mode will help keep the transmission cooler and a cool transmission is a happy transmission. Heat is the enemy of transmissions.

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