What is the 2017 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity?
Tailor-made for hard work on the jobsite, the 2017 Toyota Tundra is a fan favorite in the half-ton pickup truck segment. An arsenal of monstrous eight-cylinder engine options team up with a rugged design to deliver impressive towing and payload specs that have many Bangor-area car shoppers asking — what is the 2017 Toyota Tundra towing capacity? Take a closer look at the Toyota Tundra engine options and towing features to see how much the 2017 Toyota Tundra can tow when you get behind the wheel.
2017 Toyota Tundra Towing Specs and Features
Available in more than 48 configurations, the hard-working Toyota Tundra can be tailored to fit your specifications. Regular Cab, Double Cab and CrewMax platforms pair with your choice between a 8.1-foot long bed, 6.5-foot standard bed and a 5.5-foot short bed. Armed with a TripleTech frame integrated into the design, the Toyota Tundra is made to tow heavy loads and comes with a standard one-piece towing receiver that is built into the frame with a 4/7-pin connector.
Base Toyota Tundra models employ a 310-horsepower 4.6-liter iForce V-8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. When equipped for towing, the stock Toyota Tundra will tow up to 6,800 pounds of cargo with an impressive payload. Toyota Tundra editions that feature the 381-horsepower 5.7-liter iForce V-8 come standard with a Tow Package that adds a Tow/Haul Mode, Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, supplemental engine oil cooler, supplemental transmission cooler, a heavy-duty battery and a 170-amp alternator. All of these elements allow the 5.7-liter Tundra to tow up to 10,500 pounds with a maximum payload of 2,080 pounds.
Designed and built for hard work, the Toyota Tundra is available with features that make towing heavy loads easy and safe. A driver-selectable Tow/Haul Mode will optimize throttle sensitivity and transmission shift points to improve safety and control by holding lower gears when you accelerate or brake. Trailer Sway Control is an added asset that works in tandem with Vehicle Stability Control to counteract trailer sway and the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller will improve control.
Do you have a job that needs to get done at home or on the jobsite? With Herculean engine options and an array of innovative towing features, the 2017 Toyota Tundra at Downeast Toyota fits the bill. Car shoppers who want to know what the 2017 Toyota Tundra towing capacity is will find all the information they need right here at Downeast Toyota. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a Toyota model that will meet your needs.