How Much Can a Toyota Tundra Tow?

February 3rd, 2022 by

Gray toyota 4runner offroading through forest

If you’re interested in a powerful Toyota truck to drive in Cadillac, then it’s worth considering the 2022 Toyota Tundra. Toyota claims the 2022 Tundra is the brand’s toughest, most capable, most advanced Tundra to date, which may leave you wondering: “How much can a Toyota Tundra tow?” Discover the Toyota Tundra towing capacity and features for the 2022 model year in this guide from Serra Toyota of Traverse City.


2022 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

The 2022 Toyota Tundra towing capacity reaches a maximum of 12,000 pounds, and it also boasts a maximum payload rating of 1,940 pounds. These figures are significant increases from the 2021 model year.

2022 Toyota Tundra Engine Specs

Curious as to how the new Tundra achieves such strong tow ratings? It all comes down to what’s under the hood. The standard i-FORCE 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 engine delivers 348 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque, while the available i-FORCE MAX powertrain combines the 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 engine with an electric motor to generate 437 hp and 583 lb-ft of torque. Working together with the truck’s frame and suspension, these powertrains can achieve exemplary towing on the Manistee streets.

2022 Toyota Tundra Towing and Performance Features

How much can a Toyota Tundra tow? There are a number of systems at play to make the 12,000-pound towing capacity possible, along with various features to enhance the towing experience. Enjoy the following:

  • 10-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i), sequential shift mode, and uphill/downhill shift logic
  • Standard 4WDemand part-time 4-wheel drive with electronically controlled 2-speed transfer case (high/low range) and automatic limited-slip differential
  • Available rear-wheel drive with automatic limited-slip differential
  • Available electronically controlled locking rear differential
  • Two new TOW/HAUL modes
  • Available 7-pin connector
  • Adaptive Variable Suspension
  • Load-leveling rear height control air suspension
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller with Multi-Information Display screen
  • Trailer Backup Guide system with Straight Path Assist
  • Trailer-Sway Control

Test Drive the Toyota Tundra at Serra Toyota of Traverse City

Make the 2022 Toyota Tundra yours to drive around Glen Arbor at Serra Toyota of Traverse City! Connect with our team to schedule your test drive in Traverse City, and apply for financing online before you visit to expedite the process. We can’t wait to put you behind the wheel of a Toyota truck that you love!


More from Serra Toyota of Traverse City

  • 2022 Toyota Highlander Interior

    Does your growing Cadillac family require more seating? Are you in the market for a larger SUV that has the space to store your gear? If so, the Toyota Highlander is a powerful 3-row SUV built to take on tough tasks. While this model offers plenty of grit, the Toyota Highlander interior is spacious, well-appointed,…

  • 2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 SX and Chrome Package

      The 2023 Tacoma has remained America’s #1-selling midsize pickup for a whopping 17 years running, and Toyota has introduced two brand new packages to celebrate its “work hard, play hard” motto. The 2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 SX and Chrome Package options offer two new ways to experience the Cadillac roads, delivering serious style upgrades…

  • 2023 Toyota bz4x Interior

    Has your Cadillac commute gone stale? If so, it might be time to upgrade to a more efficient model. Once you set your sights on the new 2023 Toyota bz4x, you can look forward to tremendous travel experiences. This all-electric SUV is built to turn heads and make waves. Offering an all-electric range of up…