2016 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Tundra on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 9:59 pm
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Can the Toyota Tundra Pull a Gooseneck Trailer?

When you need a truck that can go the distance with your trailer in tow, the 2016 Toyota Tundra is the truck for you. Engineered for heavy-duty work, the Toyota Tundra can pull your gooseneck trailer, boat, camper and much more with ease. Take your pick from the six models and variable bed lengths to find your perfect Toyota Tundra.

Standard on each of the Tundra models is one of three engines. With these engines, the Tundra can pull up to 10,500 pounds of cargo. See the tables below for specific max towing capacities.

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Model (standard bed) 4.6L i-FORCE V8 5.7L i-FORCE V8 5.7L I-FORCE V8 FFV*
SR 4x2 6,800 lbs 10,300 lbs 10,300 lbs
SR 4x4 6,500 lbs 10,200 lbs 10,200 lbs
SR5 4x2 6,800 lbs 10,300 lbs 10,300 lbs
SR5 4x4 6,500 lbs 10,000 lbs 10,000 lbs
Limited N/A 10,100 lbs 10,100 lbs
Platinum N/A 9,900 lbs 9,900 lbs

Model (long bed) 4.6L i-FORCE V8 5.7L i-FORCE V8 5.7L I-FORCE V8 FFV*
SR 4x2 N/A 10,500 lbs 10,500 lbs
SR 4x4 N/A 10,200 lbs 10,200 lbs
SR5 4x2 N/A 10,100 lbs 10,100 lbs
SR5 4x4 N/A 9,800 lbs 9,800 lbs


When you’re towing with the 2016 Toyota Tundra, switch to Tow/Haul mode for increased throttle response, pulling power and engine braking. The tow/haul mode holds lower gears longer and won’t shift gears unnecessarily, creating a smoother and more efficient towing experience.

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To give you more control over your Tundra and your trailer, all 2016 Tundras equipped with the 5.7L V8 have an integrated brake controller. This allows you to adjust trailer braking depending on the weight of your trailer. Trailer sway control also helps to stabilize trailers as you drive by applying brake pressure to individual wheels and controlling engine torque.

For more information on the 2016 Toyota Tundra or to schedule a test drive you can visit us at Western Slope Toyota in Grand Junction, CO. Our team is dedicated to customer service and is ready to help answer any questions you may have.

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