How Much Can a Toyota Tacoma Tow?

October 15th, 2021 by
2021 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer


The 2022 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity reaches up to an impressive 6,800 pounds. Whether you need a new truck for your job, outdoor adventures, or both, you can count on the new Tacoma! While the maximum Toyota Tacoma towing capacity is almost 7,000 pounds, you can expect a standard 3,500 pounds no matter which configuration you eventually go for. Find out more below, including the Toyota Tacoma tow package, with our team at McGee Toyota of Hanover! 

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

How much a Toyota Tacoma can tow depends on the trim level, engine, and cab style. While the maximum is 6,800 pounds, you can expect at least 3,500 pounds across the whole lineup. The minimum capacity is more than enough for small boats, dirt bikes, and more! Since the towing capacity varies greatly depending on several factors, let’s take a look at how the numbers fluctuate in the starting trim below:

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

Need the maximum power in Marshfield? You will be mainly looking for the V6 engine! 

Toyota Tacoma Engine Options 

Wondering what engine options there are? There are three options, each with reliable performance for your Pembroke drives. Discover the Toyota 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 Performance Features

Beyond the engine options, there are also features that support how much the Toyota Tacoma can tow, so you can tow with ease and peace of mind. Explore some of these features below:

  • Standard 6-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission w/ Intelligence (ECT-i)
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Toyota Safety Sense ™(TSS)
  • Coil-spring Double-wishbone Front Suspension
  • Tuned Suspension w/ Bilstein® shocks (TRD Off-Road)
  • Electronically Controlled Locking Rear Differential (TRD Off-Road)

Toyota Tacoma Tow Package

The Toyota Tacoma tow package was designed to help you tow your cargo safety and securely in Hanover. You will get to use the following from the tow package in your Scituate drives:

  • 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

Experience the Toyota Tacoma Power at McGee Toyota of Hanover

Visit us sometime soon in Hanover and you can feel the Tacoma power firsthand! Reach out to us for an appointment. If your eyes are set on this truck, be sure to browse through our new vehicle specials for savings near Scituate!


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