Configure your Toyota Tundra to meet your towing demands

By emarketing | Posted in Toyota Tundra on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

2014 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

Whether you need the Toyota Tundra’s cargo bed to haul home the tree you cut at a local free farm or its towing capabilities need to transport your snowmobile trailer to the trails this winter, it’s convenient to have a pickup truck capable of meeting the demands of your life. Certainly, the 2014 Toyota Tundra has the towing capacity to handle your towing and hauling requirements during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Toyota Tundra Inventory

The 2014 Toyota Tundra’s towing capacity tops out at 10,400 lbs. when properly equipped, but that doesn’t mean every Tundra model can achieve this impressive feat. We’ll help break down the Toyota Tundra’s towing capacity so you can assess your towing demands and find the Tundra model that best fits your needs.

Towing Tundra TowingThe Tundra engine lineup begins with the Toyota Tundra’s only V-6 option — a 4.0-liter V-6 that generates 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, that engine is capable of towing up to 4,800 lbs.

The next available powertrain option is a 310-horsepower 4.6-liter V-8.  That engine takes towing capacity to 6500 pounds with a standard bed.

For the maximum 2014 Toyota Tundra towing capacity, you’ll want to upgrade to the most powerful engine in the lineup — a 5.7-liter V-8 that comes standard with four-wheel drive regular cab models and in the Limited, Platinum, and 1794 trims. Any Tundra configured with this 381-horsepower V-8 also is fitted with Toyota’s towing package and will help the Tundra’s towing capacity reach its 10,400 cap.

Toyota offers a useful model comparison tool that helps you see how towing capacity changes as you configure the Tundra to your preferences. With several cargo bed options and various powertrains, you undoubtedly can find a 2014 Toyota Tundra that meets the demands of your life.

Get behind the wheel of the 2014 Toyota Tundra or check out the Toyota’s other pickup truck — the Toyota Tacoma and see which model is right for you.

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