2020 Tacoma pulling a boat

What is the 2020 Toyota Tacoma rated to pull?

2020 Toyota Tacoma Max Towing Capacity and Payload

The Tacoma is famous for being super reliable and dependable. They hold their value incredibly well, even when it comes to older model years and high mileage vehicles. A dependable truck is awesome. A dependable truck that has the power to do what you need it to is even better.

So then, what is the 2020 Toyota Tacoma rated to pull?


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Competitive Towing Capacity

The RWD Access Cab with 3.5-liter V6 engine has the max towing capacity, measuring in at 6,800 lbs. This is available on the SR, SR5, and TRD Sport trims when equipped with the available towing package. Towing capacity for most trucks is affected by things like box length, cab size, and trim level. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is no different. The Tacoma is also available with a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine. That engine’s max towing capacity is 3,500 lbs.

Practical Payload Capacity

As with the maximum towing capacity, the RWD Access Cab with the 3.5-liter V6 has the maximum payload of 1685 lbs. If 4WD is an important feature for you, the Tacoma has a respectable 1,285 lb maximum payload. However, if you intend to haul heavy loads in the box often, the RWD option is the best choice.

2020 Tacoma driving on sand trackOff-Road Prowess

The Tacoma comes in three different performance trims: TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, and TRD Pro. The TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro feature crawl control, an electronically locking rear differential, multi-terrain select, hill start assist control, a multi-terrain monitor, and a high performance suspension. The TRD Pro also has a ¼-inch aluminum skid plate, a desert air intake, 16-in Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain tires, and 9.4 inches of ground clearance. No matter the terrain, the Tacoma TRD can handle it.

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