How Much Can a Toyota Tacoma Tow?

August 30th, 2022 by
2022 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer

The 2022 Toyota Tacoma is a reliable pickup truck with the capabilities of tackling the jobs you throw its way. The 2022 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity reaches up to 6,800 pounds when properly equipped. With the new Tacoma tow package you’ll be equipped with what you need to maximize the towing capacity, but several strong engine options can also help you power through your Evergreen Park drives, and your next towing job. Explore the new 2022 Toyota Tacoma tow package and capabilities that can help you on the job site and on your next adventure, below!

2022 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

A towing capacity of 6,800 pounds is a significant amount for the mid-size segment. If you aren’t equipping your model with the Toyota Tacoma tow package, then you are looking at a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds across the board. The Toyota Tacoma is a great adventure vehicle as it can tow your small campers, boats, dirt bikes, and more. Explore this quick breakdown of the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity in its base trim level:

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

If you want the maximum towing capacity possible, then you’ll want to opt for the V6 engine, and take note of the cab style and bed size, which also has an impact on the towing capacity.

2022 Toyota Tacoma Engine Specs & Performance

Orland Park drivers can choose from three different engines when configuring their 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Here are the different Tacoma engine options you can choose from below:

2.7L DOHC 4-cylinder engine

  • 159 hp
  • 180 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle engine

  • 278 hp
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 DOHC Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle Engine

  • 278 hp
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

2022 Toyota Tacoma Performance Features

A number of performance features help support your towing and your daily drives for optimal performance on Countryside roads. Here are just a few of the features you can expect:

  • Toyota Safety Sense
  • Coil-spring double-wishbone front suspension
  • Standard six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)
  • Variable-assist power rack-and-pinion steering
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Sport-tuned suspension (TRD Off-Road Sport)
  • Tuned suspension with Bilstein® shocks (TRD Off-Road)
  • Electronically controlled locking rear differential (TRD Off-Road)

What’s In the Toyota Tacoma Tow Package?

When you purchase the Toyota Tacoma tow package to help your Countryside towing capacity reach its maximum amount, you’ll receive:

  • A class IV receiver hitch with trailing wiring
  • A 4/7-pin connector that sits cleanly inside the three-piece bumper
  • Heavy-duty battery
  • Trailer-Sway Control
  • Transmission cooler
  • Engine oil cooler
  • 130-amp alternator

Explore the Toyota Tacoma at Oak Lawn Toyota

When you are ready to upgrade your Countryside ride, stop by Oak Lawn Toyota in Oak Lawn to test drive your favorite Toyota Tacoma trim. Feel free to contact our team if you have any questions about the 2022 Tacoma.


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