How Much Can a Toyota Tacoma Tow?

February 13th, 2023 by
2022 Toyota Tacoma at Campsite

Not sure which truck is best for your Parker lifestyle? If you’re looking for a reliable, strong pick up truck, check out the 2023 Toyota Tacoma! As you learn more about the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity, you’ll discover all that this versatile pickup has to offer. We’ll also talk about the new Toyota Tacoma tow package and how it can enhance your Bullhead City drives and jobs. Get more information with Anderson Toyota today, and contact us if you have any questions!

 

 

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

So, how much can a Toyota Tacoma tow? The Tacoma towing capacity maxes out at 6,800 pounds when properly equipped. Regardless of which trim you select, you’ll have at least 3,500 pounds to work with. That means you can bring your ATVs, boats, and campers along on your next adventure to Kingman. We listed the exact towing capacity of each trim level of the Tacoma:

Tacoma SR Towing Capacity

  • 4×2 Access Cab w/ 4-Cylinder Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission & 6-feet Bed – 3,500 pounds
  • 4×2 Access Cab w/ V6 Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission & 6-feet Bed – 6,800 pounds
  • 4×2 Double Cab w/ 4-Cylinder Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission & 5-feet Bed – 3,500 pounds
  • 4×4 Access Cab w/ 4-Cylinder Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission & 6-feet Bed – 3,500 pounds
  • 4×4 Access Cab w/ V6 Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission & 6-feet Bed – 6,500 pounds

Parker and Bullhead City drivers looking to maximize their towing capabilities will want to opt in for the V6 engine. Your maximum towing capacity will also be affected by your chosen cab style and bed size, so it’s important to balance all of your wants vs. needs.

Toyota Tacoma Engine Options

As we mentioned above, part of what will affect your towing capabilities is the engine that you choose, and the Toyota Tacoma has a total of three different engine options to choose from. Each engine has top-tier performance to make sure you are moving efficiently through your day. Take a look at the different Tacoma engine options below:

2.7L DOHC 4-cylinder Engine

  • 159 horsepower
  • 180 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle Engine

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 DOHC Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle Engine

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

Toyota Tacoma Tow Package

Let’s talk about the Toyota Tacoma tow package. The features included in this package are to make sure that you reach your maximum towing capacity of 6,800 pounds with safety and ease. With this package, you’ll receive the following:

  • A class IV receiver hitch with trailing wiring
  • A 4/7-pin connector that sits cleanly inside the three-piece bumper
  • Transmission cooler
  • Engine oil cooler
  • 130-amp alternator
  • Heavy-duty battery
  • Trailer-Sway Control

Find Your Toyota Tacoma Anderson Toyota Today!

Now that you know about the Toyota Tacoma, it’s time to put it to the test. Learn more about the Tacoma TRD off-road towing capacity at Anderson Toyota and ask any additional questions you may have about the truck. Don’t forget to take a look at our new vehicle specials online!

 

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