How Much Can a Toyota Tacoma Tow?

October 25th, 2021 by
2021 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer

 

Are you in the market for a reliable pickup that delivers powerful towing capabilities and has the ability to haul large quantities of materials around Columbia? Then, you’ll want to consider the 2022 Toyota Tacoma. The 2022 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity reaches 6,800 pounds when properly equipped with the right towing package. Learn more about the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity and engine specs with Jim Hudson Toyota below, then contact our team to arrange a time for a test drive. 

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

With a maximum towing strength of 6,800 pounds with the proper trailer hitch, you might be wondering how much a Toyota Tacoma can tow around Lexington without the available towing hitch receiver. Across all Tacoma trim levels, drivers can utilize a reliable towing capacity of 3,500 pounds without the tow hitch. No matter if you’re keeping things light or need the extra support to tackle a huge haul, the Tacoma has the capabilities to get the job done. Read a quick breakdown of the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity in its base trim level: 

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

Toyota Tacoma Engines

The 2022 Toyota Tacoma towing capabilities are supported by several strong engine options available in each of the four Tacoma trim options. Each engine offers energetic performance to power you through your tasks so you have more speed and better handling on Chapin roads. Here are the different Tacoma engine options you can choose from 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 Performance Features

The Tacoma towing capacity is also supported by a range of advanced performance, safety, and driver-assist features. These systems are in place to ensure that every towing job is safe and secure. You can see these features listed below:

  • 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)

Toyota Tacoma Towing Package

The Toyota Tacoma towing package includes a variety of features to help you reach the 6,800-pound towing capacity and pull your cargo safely through Irmo. When you purchase the Toyota Taccoma towing package you’ll receive: 

  • 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

Shop the Toyota Tacoma at Jim Hudson Toyota

The Toyota Tacoma has a lot to offer in both towing and payload capacities. Learn more about the Tacoma features, models, and more when you visit our Irmo showroom, then sit down with our finance team to go over your leasing and financing options. Browse our Toyota specials today and get behind the wheel of a new Toyota Tacoma!

 

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