2021 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

June 30th, 2021 by
2021 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer


Searching the New Albany market for an efficient Toyota truck that can deliver the power you require to haul heavy cargo or mass quantities across the Elizabethtown with ease? The 2021 Toyota Tacoma sounds like your best choice. However, skeptical shoppers may be wondering, “how much a Toyota Tacoma can tow?” The Tacoma towing capacity reaches up to 6,800 pounds when properly equipped with optimal towing packages. The new 2021 Toyota Tacoma tow package is also supported by a range of impressive engine options available throughout the lineup, along with safety and performance features to keep you and your haul safe. Find out more about how the new 2021 Toyota Tacoma tow package can improve your life on and off the job site, then browse the new Toyota inventory at Toyota of Louisville today!


2021 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

Outfitted with a maximum towing capacity of 6,800 pounds with the Tacoma towing package, astute buyers may be wondering what the Toyota Tacoma’s towing strength is without the available tow package. Elizabethtown drivers can take advantage of reliable towing capacities reaching 3,500 pounds at any Toyota Tacoma trim level. Whether it’s a dirt bike, boat, small camper, or something similar, the Tacoma can reliably tow it. Check out our Toyota of Louisville breakdown of the 2021 Toyota Tacoma towing and payload capacity per configuration:

  • 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 Features and Engines

The Toyota Tacoma towing capabilities are further supported by a variety of strong engine configurations available throughout the four Tacoma trim levels. Every engine provides exciting and energetic performance to keep you pushing through your tasks with efficiency and quickness. Take a look at the varying Tacoma engine options available now:

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 2021 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity is also enhanced by a suite of driver-assist technologies, safety systems, and advanced performance features. When it comes to Frankfort tow jobs, you want the best when it comes to safety and security tech, such as:

  • Sport-Tuned Suspension (TRD Off-Road Sport)
  • Tuned Suspension with Bilstein® Shocks (TRD Off-Road)
  • Electronically Controlled Locking Rear Differential (TRD Off-Road)
  • Coil-Spring Double-Wishbone Front Suspension
  • Toyota Safety Sense ™
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Variable-Assist Power Rack-and-Pinion Steering
  • Standard six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)

Find Your Ideal Toyota Tacoma Tow Package at Toyota of Louisville

Experience next-level trailering and control with the 2021 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity. Contact us to schedule a test drive so we can get you behind the wheel of your preferred Toyota Tacoma configuration today! Or, if you have already decided on a certain 2021 Toyota Tacoma tow package and trim level, reach out to our Finance Center to begin applying for financing now!


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