What is the Towing Capacity of a Toyota Tundra?

June 8th, 2021 by

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If you’re looking for a new pickup in Cleveland, there are a lot of reasons to check out the 2021 Toyota Tundra, one of the best deals on the market. A lot of people ask us: what is the towing capacity of a Toyota Tundra? The answer is a remarkable 10,200 pounds when you equip the Toyota Tundra tow package. Motorcars Toyota covers all the features of Tundra towing, including the Toyota Tundra tow mirrors and more below!

2021 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity & Payload Capacity

Beachwood drivers like you have a few choices to make with the Toyota Tundra. For one thing, you’ve got an array of trim levels to choose from, each with their own benefits. So, what is the towing capacity of a Toyota Tundra without the tow package based on each trim level? Here’s a list of the Toyota Tundra towing capacity and payload capacity by configuration:

  • Toyota Tundra SR: 10,200 pounds of towing with the Toyota Tundra Tow Package, 1,660 pounds of payload capacity 
  • Toyota Tundra SR-5: 10,100 pounds of towing, 1,660 pounds of payload capacity
  • Toyota Tundra Limited: 10,100 pounds of towing, 1,660 pounds of payload capacity
  • Toyota Tundra Platinum: 9,400 pounds of towing, 1,620 pounds of payload capacity

Toyota Tundra Engine Specs and Tow Package

The Toyota Tundra reaches its incredible towing capacity rating thanks in large part to a robust V8 engine paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. Here are some more details about this behemoth of an engine:

i-FORCE 5.7L V8 Engine: 

  • 381 horsepower
  • 401 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission

There’s more to the Toyota Tundra towing experience than the engine. That’s especially true if you opt for the Toyota Tundra tow package. The Toyota Tundra tow package comes with Toyota Tundra tow mirrors and other useful accessories. You also get specially-designed performance technologies to help you on your way. Here are some of the features that stand out on the Tundra:

  • Outboard-Mounted Shocks
  • TripleTech™ Frame
  • Integrated Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • 4-/7- Pin connector
  • TOW/HAUL Mode
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller and Trailer Sway Control
  • Available Toyota Tundra Tow Mirrors to enhance visibility

Get these accessories and more at an OEM parts department in the Shaker Heights area like ours here at Motorcars Toyota!

Find a New Toyota Tundra Tow Package at Motorcars Toyota

We’re excited to introduce Cleveland Heights drivers to our new Tundra inventory at Motorcars Toyota! The towing capacity is one of many reasons this truck is beloved, so come by to see it today. Apply for financing online and contact us today to set up an appointment!

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