How Much Can the Toyota Tundra Tow?

Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra is a dual-purpose truck built for dependability and play. With six different trim levels and two V-8 engine options, the Toyota Tundra is one of the most versatile pickups on the market. Its engine power, available 4X4 and towing capability make the Tundra an ideal pickup for both the worksite and the campsite. Different combinations of engines, cab options and bed features can change the towing capacity of the Tundra.

How Much Can the Toyota Tundra Tow?

Across all of the Tundra trims, standard RWD models have slightly higher towing capabilities. They can tow 100 to 300lbs more than their 4x4 counterparts. Standard size beds with double cabs have the highest towing capabilities across trim levels.

A Toyota Tundra SR powered by the 4.6L V-8 engine with 4x4, a standard bed and a double cab has a towing capacity of 6,500 lbs. The SR trim optioned with the 5.7L V-8, rear wheel drive, a standard bed and a double cab can tow up to 10,200lbs.

The Toyota Tundra SR5 equipped with the 4.6L engine can tow 6,400lbs- the lowest towing capacity for the Tundra across all trims. That being said, 6,400 pounds is still plenty of brawn to tow a boat or a project car. The Toyota Tundra SR5 with the 5.7L V-8 engine, standard bed and double cab can tow up to 10,100 lbs.

All Toyota Tundra Limited models are equipped with the 5.7L V-8 engine. The 4x4 models with the standard bed and CrewMax cab are capable of towing up to 8,800 lbs. The limited models equipped with rear wheel drive, a standard bed and a double cab are capable of towing up to 10,100 lbs.

The Toyota Tundra Platinum and the Tundra 1984 edition are both equipped with the 5.7L V-8, a standard bed and a CrewMax cab. The 4x4 models can tow up to 8,800 pounds and the 4x2 models can tow up to 9,400 lbs.

The off-road oriented Toyota Tundra TRD PRO is only available with a 4x4 drivetrain, with a standard bed length and a CrewMax cab. The TRD PRO is designed for off-roading and adventuring. Aside from its primary use as a hobby vehicle, it’s capable of towing up to 9,200lbs. This makes it ideal for towing ATVs, dirt bikes, sandrails or a race truck.

How Do I Learn More About Towing With the Tundra?

All Toyota Tundra models equipped with the 5.7L engine include Toyota TOW/HAUL mode. This mode holds lower gears for longer, increases throttle output and increases engine breaking to make towing easier. The Toyota Tundra is an ideal truck for both the worksite and the campsite. Visit Kenny Kent Toyota where a member of our team will be happy to set you up with a test drive.

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