Blue 2022 Toyota Tundra Towing a Trailer at Sunset

Guide to 2022 Toyota Tundra Towing and Payload Capacities

How Much Can the 2022 Toyota Tundra Tow? 

We love the look, feel and capability of the next-generation 2022 Toyota Tundra and we cannot wait to slide into the driver’s seat at Downeast Toyota in the Bangor area. Local drivers who are drawn to the utility and reliability of the Toyota half-ton pickup truck want to know – how much can the 2022 Toyota Tundra tow? Built with a high-strength, lightweight platform and a pair of brand-new engine options, the 2022 Toyota Tundra will tow up to 12,000 pounds with a payload capacity of 1,940 pounds. Learn more about what makes the brand-new Toyota Tundra a capable option with this towing guide by Downeast Toyota! 



What Are the 2022 Toyota Tundra Engine and Towing Specs? 

Built to maximize power and performance, the 2022 Toyota Tundra will be available with a pair of engine options that improve upon the power provided by the previous 2021 Toyota Tundra. Stock Toyota Tundra models will feature a 389-horsepower 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine that is married to a 10-speed automatic gearbox and will make 479 pound-feet of torque. To upgrade power, the Toyota Tundra will be available with a 437-horsepower 3.5-liter twin-turbo i-FORCE MAX hybrid power core that creates 583 pound-feet of torque with a 10-speed automatic gearbox. 

2022 Toyota Tundra Rearview Camera with Trailer
2022 Toyota Tundra Diagram of Blind Spot Monitor with Trailer Merge Warning

Next-generation Toyota Tundra models will provide Bangor-area drivers with a 12,000-pound maximum towing capacity – a 17.6% increase over its predecessor. Potential owners who use the aluminum-reinforced composite truck bed for day-to-day chores will benefit from a maximum payload capacity of 1,940 pounds – an 11% upgrade over the previous Toyota Tundra model. To make towing simpler and safer, the 2022 Toyota Tundra employs a variety of tools that include TOW/HAUL Mode, an Integrated Trailer Brake Controller and Blind Spot Monitor with Trailer Merge Warning. 


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Are you interested in a rugged, hard-working pickup truck? The brand-new Toyota Tundra may fit the bill and drivers want to know – how much can the 2022 Toyota Tundra tow? We have the answers that you need here at Downeast Toyota. Contact the dealership team today to learn more about the 2022 Toyota Tundra and to schedule a test drive