Toyota Towing Capacity Guide for SUVs and Trucks

Toyota truck SUV towing capacity

Nothing is better than getting out and experiencing nature’s beauty. This might mean taking the camper to your favorite state park or trailering your boat to the lake. It doesn’t matter what your getaway involves – because there’s a Toyota vehicle capable of towing your prized possessions. To help you find the right Toyota for your gear, we’ve listed all of the different Toyota towing capabilities below.

Towing Capacities for Toyota Trucks

2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

The Toyota Tacoma is the rugged, go-anywhere midsize pickup for those seeking adventure. With a variety of cab configurations and bed lengths, there’s a Tacoma for every lifestyle and budget. Toyota Tacoma towing capacity boasts impressive numbers thanks to the available towing equipment including a Class-IV towing hitch, transmission cooler (automatic transmission only), and Trailer-Sway Control. When properly equipped,the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity is 6,800 pounds (V6 A/T 4X2 w/Tow Package).

Toyota Tacoma towing capacity
SR 4×4 Double Cab V6 6-Speed Automatic Short Bed TRD Sport 4×4 Double Cab V6 6-Speed Manual Short Bed Limited 4×4 Double Cab V6 6-Speed Automatic TRD Pro 4×4 Double Cab V6 6-Speed Automatic Short Bed
Towing Equipment* Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tongue Load (lb.)Standard w/ V6 Tow Package 350/640 680/640 660/640 -/640
Towing Capacity (lb.)Standard w/ V6 Tow Package 3500/6400 6800/6400 6600/6400 -/6400

*Towing Equipment: Class-IV towing hitch receiver, ATF cooler (not available on manual transmission), engine oil cooler, power steering cooler, 130-amp alternator, 4- and 7-pin connector with converter, and Trailer-Sway Control (TSC) (V6 only).


2020 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

If you’re looking for maximum towing performance, look no further than the Toyota Tundra. Tundra offers robust power from the available i-FORCE 5.7L V8 engine. The TripleTech™ heavy-duty frame features an integrated towing hitch receiver and trailer hitch. A dedicated Tow/Haul transmission mode, optional tow mirrors, and available 38-gallon capacity fuel tank ensure that Tundra is up for the toughest jobs. The maximum Toyota Tundra towing capacity is a jaw-dropping 10,100 pounds.

Toyota Tundra towing capacity
SR 4×2 Double Cab 5.7L V8 Long Bed Limited 4×2 Double Cab 5.7L V8 Standard Bed Platinum 4×2 CrewMax 5.7L V8
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 7200 6900 7000
Base Curb Weight (lb.) 5600 5240 5380
Maximum Payload (lb.) 1600 1660 1620
Standard Fuel Tank (gal.) 26.4 38 38
Seating Capacity 6 5 5
Towing Hitch Receiver & 4/7-Pin Connector Standard Standard Standard
Tow Package* Standard Standard Standard
Maximum Towing Capacity (lb.) 9800 10100 9400

*Tow Package: Towing hitch receiver, 4.300 rear axle ratio, TOW/HAUL Mode switch, Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, transmission fluid temperature gauge, supplemental engine oil cooler, supplemental transmission cooler, heavy-duty battery, 170-amp alternator and 4/7-pin connector.


Towing Capacities for Toyota SUVs

2020 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity

RAV4 is the sporty, versatile SUV ready to take on any challenge. Also available as a Hybrid, Toyota RAV4 delivers impressive fuel efficiency to help you go the distance on your next road trip. The spacious interior offers lots of cargo room, and, in case you have extra gear to bring along, the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is an impressive 1,205 pounds.

Toyota RAV4 towing capacity
LE FWD 2.5L 4-Cyl. XLE FWD 2.5L 4-Cyl. XLE Hybrid 2.5L 4-Cyl. ECVT Hybrid
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 4610 4610 4920
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)40 total behind front/second-row seats 69.8/37.6 69.8/37.5 69.8/37.5
Fuel Tank (gal.) 14.5 14.5 14.5
Towing Capacity 1500 1205 1165

2020 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

Toyota Highlander stands out from the vast crowd of midsize SUVs with its refined interior, bold exterior styling, and cutting-edge tech features. Available seating for eight adult passengers means the whole party can come along for the trip. The Toyota Highlander towing capacity reaches up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped, giving you the ability to bring all of your gear with you.

Toyota Highlander towing capacity
LE FWD 3.5L V6 Direct Shift 8-Speed Automatic XLE AWD 3.5L V6 Direct Shift 8-Speed Automatic Hybrid XLE AWD-i 3.5L V6 ECVT Hybrid
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 5830 6000 6000
Fuel Tank (gal.) 17.9 19.2 19.2
Towing Capacity (lb.) 5000 5000 3500

2020 Toyota 4Runner Towing Capacity

Legendary off-road capability, a body-on-frame construction, and proven reliability are just a few of the factors that make the Toyota 4Runner a top choice for those looking for a versatile SUV. Heading off the trail usually means bringing some gear along for the journey. The Toyota 4Runner’s 5,000-lb towing capacity will help get both you and your equipment where you want to go.

Toyota 4Runner towing capacity
SR5 Premium 4×2 Premium 4.0L V6 5-Speed Automatic TRD Off-Road 4×4 4.0L V6 5-Speed Automatic TRD Off-Road Premium 4×4 Premium 4.0L V6 5-Speed
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 6300 6300 6300
Fuel Tank (gal.) 23 23 23
Towing Capacity (lb.) 5000 5000 5000
Integrated towing hitch receiver and wiring harness with 4- and 7-pin connectors Standard Standard Standard

2020 Toyota Sequoia Towing Capacity

Brawn meets beauty in the powerful Toyota Sequoia. Offering plenty of room for growing families, Toyota Sequoia is powered by a standard 5.7-liter V8 engine producing 381 horsepower. The Toyota Sequoia towing capacity is rated at a maximum of 7,400 pounds, which means bringing your toys along for the summer road trip is no problem. Available 4-wheel drive makes navigating the terrain easy on your way to the beach or up the mountain for a camping trip.

Toyota Sequoia towing capacity
SR5 4WD 5.7L V8 6-Speed Automatic Limited 2WD 5.7L V8 6-Speed Automatic Platinum 2WD 5.7L V8 6-Speed Automatic
Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) (lb.) 13600 13600 13600
Fuel Tank (gal.) 26.4 26.4 26.4
Towing Capacity (lb.) 7100 7100 7400
Towing hitch receiver and wiring harness with 4/7-pin connector Standard Standard Standard

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Towing Capacity

As the landscape for luxury SUVs continues to change, the Toyota Land Cruiser stays true to its 60-year heritage of off-road capability and refinement. Land Cruiser comes with a distinctive Multi-Terrain 4-wheel-drive setup that includes a low-range transfer case for serious rock crawling. Whether you’re headed to the forest for some hiking or downtown for dinner, Land Cruiser is never out of its element. For 2020, the Toyota Land Cruiser towing capacity is 8,100 pounds.

Toyota Land Cruiser towing capacity
Land Cruiser 4WD 5.7L V8 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lb.) 7385
Fuel Tank (gal.) 24.6
Towing Capacity (lb.) 8100
Integrated towing hitch receiver and wiring harness with 4-/7-pin connectors Standard