What are the towing and payload capacities of the 2018 Toyota Tundra?

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Tundra on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 7:24 pm
People Riding Motorbikes next to a 2018 Toyota Tundra

If you’re looking for a highly-capable full-size pickup truck, then it’s hard to top the phenomenal 2018 Toyota Tundra, with its rugged design, powerful engines, off-road prowess, technological sophistication, and impressive towing and payload capacities. 

Maximum Towing and Payload Capacities of 2018 Toyota Tundra

If you have towing needs, you can count on the highly-capable 2018 Tundra, which boasts a towing capacity of up to 10,200 pounds, when equipped with the 5.7-liter V8 engine. When the 2018 Tundra is powered by the 4.8-liter V8 engine, it can tow up to 6,800 pounds. Towing is further aided by standard and available towing features like the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, TOW/HAUL Mode switch, towing hitch receiver and Trailer-Sway Control.

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If your job or lifestyle demands a pickup that can carry a lot of stuff, then you’ll be pleased with the 2018 Tundra and its maximum payload capacity of up to 2,080 pounds. Also, with its well that is 22.2″ deep, you can easily carry large items. Additional pickup bed features include the easy-lower-and-lift tailgate, spray-in bed liner and deck rail system. 

2018 Toyota Tundra Towing a Boat out of the Water

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High-Strength and Durable TripleTech Frame of 2018 Tundra 

It takes a strong pickup truck to be able to deliver such impressive towing and payload capacities, and this can be credited to the ultra-strength TripleTech frame. The three elements of the TripleTech frame include two C-channels — one under the cab and the other below the bed — and full-boxed rails at the front of the truck. This results in tremendous strength and durability, not only for handling your towing and payload needs, but also for holding up well over the course of many miles and years of wear and tear.  

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