2022 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

May 4th, 2022 by
2022 Toyota Tundra Towing


The Toyota Tundra is more than just a stylish, rugged truck. It’s also quite a capable truck. Deciding between the Tundra vs. Tacoma to see which meets your Mission Hills needs better? As was the case in model year 2021, the 2022 Tundra and Tacoma offer very different capabilities, especially when it comes to space and towing capacity. The 2022 Toyota Tundra can tow up to 12,000 pounds* — up from 10,200 in 2021. The 2022 Toyota Tacoma, meanwhile, can tow up to 6,400 pounds, the same as 2021. Read on to learn more.


What is the Towing Capacity of a Toyota Tundra?

The Toyota Tundra has been fully refreshed for model year 2022, and it’s not just new styling that this truck gets. The 2022 Toyota Tundra towing capacity benefits, as it’s now increased to up to 12,000 pounds when properly equipped. That, in combination with a new max. payload rating of 1,940 pounds make the new Tundra ready for your Cerritos and West Hollywood job requirements!

Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity: Engine Specs

The 2022 Toyota Tundra towing capacity is largely a result of a gutsy i-FORCE 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 engine that is now standard. This engine pumps out 348 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque

An available i-FORCE MAX powertrain is also available, which combines the 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 engine with an electric motor, delivering 437 hp and 583 lb-ft of torque. This enhances the overall Toyota Tundra towing experience, increasing fuel efficiency to boot!

Toyota Tundra Tow Package

The available new 2022 Toyota Tundra tow package gets you such niceties as: 

  • TOW/HAUL driving modes
  • Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) system
  • Load-leveling Rear Height Control Air Suspension
  • Toyota Tundra Tow Mirrors
  • Wiring harness with 7-Pin Connector
  • Class-IV towing hitch receiver
  • Crawl Control (CRAWL)
  • Downhill Assist Control (DAC) 
  • Multi-Terrain Monitor (MTM) with selectable front, side, and rear views
  • Multi-Terrain Select (MTS)
  • And more! 

Experience the Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity at Toyota of Downtown LA

Ready to see for yourself everything that’s amazing about the new 2022 Tundra, including the new and improved Tundra towing capacity? Visit Toyota of Downtown LA for a test-drive; you can call 213-986-2011 in advance to book your appointment. Meanwhile, we invite you to find your next Tundra for sale at Toyota of Downtown LA and see how much it could cost with our payment calculator and other online shopping tools.

*Before towing, confirm your vehicle and trailer are compatible, hooked up and loaded properly and that you have any necessary additional equipment. Do not exceed any Weight Ratings and follow all instructions in your Owner’s Manual. The maximum you can tow depends on base curb weight plus the total weight of any cargo, occupants, and added vehicle equipment. “Added vehicle equipment” includes additional standard/optional equipment and accessories added by the manufacturer, dealers, and/or vehicle owners. The only way to be certain of your vehicle’s exact curb weight is to weigh your vehicle without passengers or cargo. [Calculated with the new SAE J2807 method.] See Owner’s Manual for limitations.


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