How Much Can a Toyota Tacoma Tow?

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 SX and Chrome Packages

When you’re thinking about hitching up a trailer with your new Toyota Tacoma, you may be wondering “How much can a Toyota Tacoma tow?” With the proper equipment, the available Toyota Tacoma tow package, and the powerful 3.5L V6 engine, the maximum towing capacity reaches all the way up to 6,800 pounds! If you’re not towing, you can enjoy a payload capacity of up to 1,685 pounds instead. Find out more from Wesley Chapel Toyota below before you head on your next adventure in Tampa.

 

2023 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

For 2023, the Tacoma lineup is versatile, offering several drivetrain options, bed sizes, engine options, and trim levels. Because of this, your Toyota Tacoma towing capacity will vary quite a bit depending on the configuration you go with in Lakeland. As an example, see all the available configurations for the entry-level trim, the SR, below:

Toyota Tacoma SR

  • 4×2 Access Cab 4-Cyl. Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Ft. Bed: Up to 3,500 pounds
  • 4×2 Access Cab V6 Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Ft. Bed: Up to 6,800 pounds
  • 4×2 Double Cab 4-Cyl. Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 5-Ft. Bed: Up to 3,500 pounds
  • 4×4 Access Cab 4-Cyl. Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Ft. Bed: Up to 3,500 pounds
  • 4×4 Access Cab V6 Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Ft. Bed: Up to 6,500 pounds
  • 4×4 Double Cab V6 Engine 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 5-Ft. Bed: Up to 6,400 pounds

As you can see, the 2023 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity ranges significantly even in the same trim level. So before you shop for your Tacoma online, you will need to consider how the drivetrain, engine, and bed size all determine the towing power.

2023 Toyota Tacoma Tow Package

And that’s not all! If you want to enjoy the maximum towing capacity in St. Pete, you will also need the 2023 Toyota Tacoma tow package. It is available for sale and will be required to allow your pickup to tow more. The package includes the following:

  • Class-IV towing hitch receiver
  • ATF cooler (not available on manual transmission)
  • Engine oil cooler
  • Power steering cooler
  • 130-amp alternator
  • 4- and 7-pin connector with converter
  • Trailer-Sway Control (TSC)

Discover Your Toyota Tacoma at Wesley Chapel Toyota Today

Ready to take on your jobs or adventures near Wesley Chapel with a brand new Tacoma? We’ve got the latest lineup at Wesley Chapel Toyota, so come on over to our showroom today. Reach out for a test drive now and feel free to apply for financing online beforehand if you’d like.

The powerful new Toyota Tacoma is a pickup truck designed for action, whether you’re on your Tampa commute or taking an off-road adventure. In addition to a powerhouse engine and impressive performance specs, the 2022 Tacoma is equipped with a towing capacity of up to 6,800 pounds! However, there are a wide variety of configurations available, with five trim levels, two engine types, two cab types, and various bed lengths. Each of these configurations offer their own unique towing and payload capacities, which Wesley Chapel Toyota has outlined below.

How Much Can a Toyota Tacoma Tow at Each Trim Level?

Your Tacoma payload and towing capacity depend on the trim level, engine configuration, type of cab, and even bed length that you choose. No matter what, you’ll be able to haul plenty of cargo around Lakeland and beyond with ease, and add impressive Tacoma payload numbers to your truck without weighing it down. Check out the full specs:

Tacoma SR

  • Tacoma SR 4×2 Access Cab, V6: 6,800 lbs towing; 1,525 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR 4×2 Access Cab, 4-Cylinder: 3,500 lbs towing; 1,685 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR 4×2 Double Cab, 4-Cylinder: 3,500 lbs towing; 1,560 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR 4×4 Access Cab, V6: 6,500 lbs towing; 1,285 lbs payload

Tacoma SR5

  • Tacoma SR5 4×2 Access Cab, V6: 6,800 lbs towing; 1,525 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×2 Access Cab, 4-Cylinder: 3,500 lbs towing; 1,685 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×2 Double Cab, 4-Cylinder: 3,500 lbs towing; 1,560 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×2 Double Cab, V6: 6,700 lbs towing; 1,395 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×2 Double Cab, V6 w/6-foot bed: 6,600 lbs towing; 1,355 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×4 Double Cab, V6: 6,400 lbs towing; 1,155 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×4 Access Cab, 4-Cylinder: 3,500 lbs towing; 1,445 lbs payload
  • Tacoma SR5 4×4 Access Cab, V6: 6,500 lbs towing; 1,285 lbs payload

Tacoma TRD Sport

  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×4 Double Cab, V6: 6,400 lbs towing; 1,155 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×2 Access Cab, V6: 6,800 lbs towing; 1,525 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×2 Double Cab, V6: 6,700 lbs towing; 1,395 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×2 Double Cab, V6 w/6-foot bed: 6,600 lbs towing; 1,355 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×4 Access Cab, V6: 6,500 lbs towing; 1,285 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×4 Access Cab, V6 w/manual transmission: 6,500 lbs towing; 1,260 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Sport 4×4 Double Cab, V6 w/6-foot bed: 6,400 lbs towing; 1,105 lbs payload

Tacoma TRD Off-Road

  • Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 Double Cab, V6: 6,400 lbs towing; 1,155 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×2 Double Cab, V6: 6,700 lbs towing; 1,395 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 Access Cab, V6: 6,500 lbs towing; 1,285 lbs payload
  • Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 Double Cab, V6 w/6-foot bed: 6,400 lbs towing; 1,105 lbs payload

Tacoma Limited

  • Tacoma Limited 4×4 Double Cab, V6: 6,400 lbs towing; 1,095 lbs payload
  • Tacoma Limited 4×2 Double Cab, V6: 6,600 lbs towing; 1,345 lbs payload

Toyota Tacoma Tow Package

When you buy or lease a 2022 Toyota Tacoma in the St. Pete area, you also may be eligible for a first-class tow package to make hauling cargo smooth and convenient. The Toyota Tacoma tow package comes standard on the 4×4 configuration of all trim levels, and the 4×2 configuration of the TRD Sport and TRD Off-Road trim levels. With the 2022 Toyota Tacoma tow package, you’ll be getting the following:

  • Class-IV towing hitch receiver
  • ATF cooler (not available on manual transmission)
  • Engine oil cooler
  • Power steering cooler
  • 130-amp alternator
  • 4- and 7-pin connector with converter,
  • Trailer-Sway Control (V6 only)

Discover the 2022 Toyota Tacoma at Wesley Chapel Toyota!

Ready to get behind the wheel of a 2022 Toyota Tacoma? Stop by our dealership to take one of our available models out for a test drive around St. Pete! You can also contact our office anytime if you have questions or want more information about the Toyota Tacoma payload or towing capacities. And don’t forget to check out our finance center for resources on bringing a Toyota home for yourself!

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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