What Is the Towing Capacity of a Toyota Tacoma?

May 4th, 2022 by
2022 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer

The Toyota Tacoma has remained a best-selling pickup for generations with loyal Cleveland customers raving about its performance and power. But, just what is the towing capacity of a Toyota Tacoma in 2022? The latest Toyota Tacoma towing capacity reaches up to 6,800 when properly equipped, which opens up plenty of possibilities for the open roads ahead. Get to know the Tacoma towing capacity and features available, and then start shopping at Metro Toyota for your next truck!

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

The Tacoma is an incredibly popular model with Parma, so Toyota offers tons of different configurations to suit any driver. While the maximum Tacoma towing capacity is 6,800 pounds with the trailer hitch, all models deliver fantastic capabilities to haul anything from dirt bikes to a camper. Take a look at the specs for the Tacoma for each configuration:

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

Just like Toyota offers different cab configurations and bed sizes, the Tacoma is also offered with your choice of three incredible engines. From the standard 4-cylinder to the powerhouse V6 options, you’ll be blown away when you get behind the wheel. Compare the specs of the Toyota Tacoma engines 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

If you want to take advantage of the maximum Toyota Tacoma towing capacity, it’s worth adding the optional tow package to your next model. These features are designed to make towing easier and safer, so you can focus on the roads with total confidence. The Toyota Tacoma tow package includes:

  • 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 Next Truck at Metro Toyota

Beyond the Tacoma towing capacity, are you ready to see what the Toyota Tacoma can do for you? We’ve got you covered at Metro Toyota. Visit our dealership in Brook Park to get behind the wheel, and start picking out your favorite features. Contact us to get started and check out our new Tacoma inventory.

 

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