2021 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

September 25th, 2020 by

2021 Toyota Tacoma Towing Trailer

If you’re in the market for a reliable Toyota that can deliver the strength you need to haul large items or quantities around Tampa with ease, then you’ll be impressed by the 2021 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity, which reaches up to 6,800 pounds when properly equipped with the right towing package. The new Tacoma tow package is also supported by several strong engine options available throughout the lineup, as well as other performance and safety features designed to assist with your next towing job. Discover how a new 2021 Toyota Tacoma tow package of your own can help you on and off the jobsite, then find your next truck at Wesley Chapel Toyota!

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

With a maximum towing strength of 6,800 pounds with the proper trailer hitch, you might be wondering how much can a Toyota Tacoma tow around Lakeland without the available towing hitch receiver. Across all Tacoma trim levels, drivers can utilize a reliable towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. No matter if you’re keeping things light or need the extra support to tackle a huge haul, the Tacoma can tow it all, such as small campers, boats, dirt bikes, and more. Here’s a quick breakdown of the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity per trim level:

  • Tacoma SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road towing capacity: 3,500 pounds
  • Tacoma TRD Sport towing capacity (when properly equipped): 6,800 pounds
  • Tacoma TRD Off-Road towing capacity (when properly equipped): 6,700 pounds
  • Tacoma SR and SR5 payload capacity: 1,685 pounds
  • Tacoma TRD Sport payload capacity: 1,525 pounds
  • Tacoma TRD Off-Road payload capacity: 1,395 pounds

Toyota Tacoma Engines and Performance Features

St. Pete drivers will also find that their Toyota Tacoma towing capabilities are supported by several strong engine configurations available throughout the Tacoma trim options. Each engine offers a thrilling and energetic performance to power you through your tasks so you can keep moving with more speed and better handling. Here are the different Tacoma engine options you can choose from below:

2.7L DOHC 4-cylinder engine (Tacoma SR and SR5)

  • 159 horsepower
  • 180 lb-ft of torque

3.5L V6 direct-injection Atkinson cycle engine (Tacoma TRD Sport and Off-Road)

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

3.5L V6 DOHC 24-valve direct-injection Atkinson cycle engine with VVT-iW and and VVT-i (Tacoma TRD Sport and Off-Road)

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

The Tacoma towing capacity is also supported by a range of advanced performance, safety, and driver-assist technologies and systems in place to ensure that every towing job is a safe and secure one. These include:

  • Toyota Tacoma Tow Package with Trailer-Sway Control
  • Standard six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)
  • Variable-assist power rack-and-pinion steering
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Toyota Safety Sense ™
  • Coil-spring double-wishbone front suspension
  • Sport-tuned suspension (TRD Off-Road Sport)
  • Tuned suspension with Bilstein® shocks (TRD Off-Road)
  • Electronically controlled locking rear differential (TRD Off-Road)

Find the Toyota Tacoma Tow Package at Wesley Chapel Toyota

With the 2021 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity, you’ll have the power and strength to haul large items or quantities around St. Pete with ease. Find a new Toyota Tacoma tow package that’s right for you at Wesley Chapel Toyota with our online inventory of new Tacoma models for sale. You’ll also find great savings on other Toyota trucks with our new vehicle specials and national offers. Get started today with our financing application, or value your current trade-in vehicle to save more on your next Toyota. Contact us today for more information on the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity and to set up a test drive at our Toyota dealership near Tampa!

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