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2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing & Payload Capabilities

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is not a pushover truck. It may be a class smaller than the standard half-ton pickups just about every other automaker produces, but the Toyota Tacoma can pull and carry plenty enough to hold its own. But not every configuration of the Toyota Tacoma can pull or carry as much as another. Keep in mind that different drive types, cab sizes, bed lengths, and other factors can change the maximum tow weight and payload capacity by hundreds of pounds. Read on to learn more about how much the 2020 Toyota Tacoma can carry and pull.

2020 Toyota Tacoma Maximum Towing Capacity

To make the ultimate towing machine out of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma, you need to make sure you get the exact right configuration of options. The TRD Sport or SR5 trim, with 4×2 drive, access cab, 6-speed automatic transmission and V6 engine with the available tow package can tow a maximum of 6800 lbs.

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2020 Toyota Tacoma Maximum Payload Capacity

In much the same way, the most well-equipped configurations of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma can haul up to 1440 lbs. loaded on their beds. As always, remember to stay below the recommended maximums and check straps, cables, and hitches to make sure your load and trailer are secure and safe for the road ahead.


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2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing Technology

The latest Tacoma isn’t just a brute for pulling loads along, it has technology on its side. Equipped with trailer-sway control, included on the tow package, the truck can apply braking force to individual wheels and increase or decrease engine torque to automatically keep wind-blown or unstable loads as stable as possible.

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2020 Toyota Tacoma Test Drive in Grand Junction, CO

When you’re in Grand Junction, Colorado, be sure to visit the Western Slope Auto dealership. We carry Toyota trucks, SUVs, sedans, and just about everything else. Contact us over the phone, online, or in-person at our Grand Junction location to set up a test drive in the Toyota vehicle of your choice.