Official 2016 Toyota Tundra Towing and Payload Specs
If you are contemplating a new pickup truck, the muscular 2016 Toyota Tundra is a dominant pick here at Gale Toyota. Built on a brawny platform with an all-V-8 engine lineup, the Toyota Tundra possesses an intimidating style and the power to match. Drivers exploring the Toyota Tundra as their next pickup truck often ask — how much will the Toyota Tundra tow and haul? Take a closer look at the official 2016 Toyota Tundra towing and payload specs to see what this exceptional Toyota pickup truck is capable of.
Power-Packed Toyota Tundra Powertrains
Just one aspect of the Toyota Tundra that makes it a highly-capable towing option is the all-V-8 engine lineup. Standard Toyota Tundra models employ a 310-horsepower 4.6-liter i-Force V-8 that will provide a maximum towing capacity of 6,800 pounds and a payload of 1,565 pounds. If you are looking for a more explosive towing performance, the Toyota Tundra’s 381-horsepower 5.7-liter i-Force V-8 powertrain fits the bill. With this Herculean powertrain under the hood and a standard Tow Package, the power-packed Toyota Tundra will tow up to 10,500 pounds and haul as much as 2,060 pounds.
Innovative Toyota Tundra Towing Features
Power and performance are just part of the Toyota Tundra towing equation. An array of innovative towing features will further augment your ability to tow large loads. A standard Tow Package for 5.7-liter Tundra editions will significantly improve towing capability. With a one-piece towing receiver integrated into the truck frame, the Toyota Tundra will provide strong towing numbers. Upgraded cooling and electrical systems, integrated engine and transmission oil coolers as well as a heavy-duty alternator ensure peak towing performance with heavy loads.
Safety and control are premier assets when it comes to towing large loads and the Toyota Tow Package will further augment these attributes. A Tow/Haul shift mode will optimize throttle sensitivity and transmission shift points to improve control and safety. This elite level of towing control is achieved by favoring and holding lower gears when you are accelerating or slowing down. Trailer Sway Control will be another tremendous asset when you are towing large loads in adverse conditions while a standard integrated Trailer Brake Controller will improve braking power.
If you have plans on towing a boat or trailer, the 2016 Toyota Tundra in Enfield, CT is tailor-made for you and your family. Combining power-packed engine options with an arsenal of towing features, the Toyota Tundra is a fan favorite when it comes to towing. Take a closer look at the official 2016 Toyota Tundra towing and payload specs to see how the Toyota pickup truck can benefit you when towing. If you are interested in towing and fuel efficiency, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma is a highlight of the midsize pickup truck segment. If you need something more family-friendly with a robust towing capacity, the 2016 Toyota Sequoia checks all the boxes. Stop in today at Gale Toyota to schedule a test drive in the Toyota Tundra and see what it can do first hand.