2022 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

May 20th, 2022 by
2022 Toyota Tacoma towing a trailer

 

The Toyota Tacoma lineup has made a name for itself around Freehold for its exceptional performance and capabilities, but how does the 2022 model stack up? The 2022 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity impresses with up to 6,800 pounds of power when properly equipped and a payload capacity of 1,685 pounds. Not only do you have the top-notch Toyota Tacoma payload and towing capabilities at your disposal, but the Toyota Tacoma tow package also makes easy work of the biggest challenges on the road. Explore this powerhouse pickup with Galaxy Toyota, and start shopping our new inventory in Eatontown!

Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity

The 2022 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity begins at 3,500 pounds across all trim levels, but you can reach the maximum towing strength of 6,800 pounds with the proper trailer hitch. That means you have the capabilities to tow everything from boats to ATVs to campers for your next Toms River adventure. Compare the Toyota Tacoma towing capacity in each configuration below:

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

Toyota Tacoma Engines

Why is the Toyota Tacoma such a force on the Long Branch roads? There are four different Tacoma engine options to explore for the 2022 model year, so you can find just the right blend of efficiency and power for your everyday driving needs. Here are the specs for each option:

2.7L DOHC 4-cylinder engine

  • 159 horsepower
  • 180 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle engine

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

3.5 L V6 DOHC Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle engine

  • 278 horsepower
  • 265 lb-ft of torque

Toyota Tacoma Performance Features

The Toyota Tacoma payload and towing capacities aren’t the only stars of the show. The standard and optional performance features help support your towing tasks, improving your safety and convenience on the go. These include:

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

Toyota Tacoma Tow Package

If you want to take advantage of the maximum capacities available, you’ll want to invest in the Toyota Tacoma tow package. This includes extra accessories and upgrades to help you achieve the strongest performance possible, including:

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

Take Your Test Drive at Galaxy Toyota

Are you ready to get behind the wheel? Learn more about what the Toyota Tacoma has to offer during your test drive at Galaxy Toyota. You’ll find us in Eatontown, so don’t hesitate to reach out for all of your automotive needs in the area. Contact us today!

 

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