2021 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

November 18th, 2020 by
2021 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer

If you’re shopping for a capable new pickup in Northern Alabama, Toyota should be at the front of your mind. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity proves you don’t even need to go for a full-size pickup, either. When properly equipped, the 2021 Toyota Tacoma tows up to 6,800 pounds around The Shoals.

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

While the Tacoma towing capacity maxes out at 6,800 pounds, you’ll still have a dependable and capable truck if you don’t choose to max out the towing. Explore the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity in depth below.

  • 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 Performance Specs

Tacoma drivers have several outstanding engine options to choose from to best fit their needs. Wondering which option is right for you? We have the details below.

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

  • 159 horsepower
  • 180 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle engine (Tacoma TRD Sport and Off-Road)

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 DOHC Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle engine (Tacoma TRD Sport and Off-Road)

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

The Tacoma towing capacity wouldn’t be as impressive as it is without the support of a range of advanced performance, safety, and driver-assist technologies:

  • 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)

Experience the Toyota Tacoma Tow Package at Greenway Toyota of the Shoals

If the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity is enough to tackle tough tasks at the jobsite or on your next adventure, visit Greenway Toyota of the Shoals today to set up a test drive. Need more information about this model? Read up on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma gas mileage. If you have any questions, our Toyota experts would be more than happy to assist you. Contact us today.


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