What Can Toyota Trucks Tow?

November 3rd, 2017 by


When you need to haul heavy gear behind you, new Toyota pickup trucks have you covered with features like a 4-/7-pin connector and capable powertrain options. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity varies quite a bit from that of the 2018 Toyota Tundra, though, as these models tailor their capabilities to different sets of needs. Learn why both options made the list of U.S. News’ “Best Trucks for Towing”, and then take them for a test drive at Beaver Toyota in St. Augustine, FL.

2017 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is offered with a range of different towing capacities. Even the most stripped down version of the Tacoma is able to tow up to 3,500 pounds, while a model equipped with the 3.5L V6 engine and the available Towing Package can handle a towing load of up to 6,800 pounds. If you get the Tacoma with the Towing Package, you’ll get:

  • Class IV receiver hitch with trailer pre-wiring
  • Transmission cooler
  • Engine oil cooler
  • Special alternator
  • Heavy-duty battery

2018 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

Even the most basic version of the Toyota Tundra can tow up to 6,800 pounds. As you move up to more work-heavy options, you’ll be able to get a version of this full-size Toyota pickup that can handle up to 10,200 pounds of trailering weight. Available towing features on the Tundra include:

  • Heavy-duty TripleTech™ frame
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controler
  • Trailer-Sway Control (TSC)
  • i-FORCE 5.7L V8 engine
  • TOW/HAUL Mode

Experience the Power and Prowess of a Toyota Pickup Truck Today

Whether your towing needs are small, moderate, or large, there’s a Toyota Tacoma or Toyota Tundra that’s certain to deliver the goods. Find both of these Toyota pickup trucks for sale now at Beaver Toyota, located just 25 minutes north of Palm Coast via US-1 North at 2995 US-1 in St. Augustine, FL. Stop in for a test drive and to learn more about financing through our dealership, or give us a call with questions!

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