2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro from exterior front

How much can the Toyota Tacoma tow?

2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capabilities for Boats and Campers

When shopping for a pick-up truck, there are many options on the market. When shopping for an off-road conquering, technology-packed mid-size pick-up truck, your search will more than likely bring you to the 2020 Toyota Tacoma. This iconic off-road driving pick-up comes in six model options including the SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited and TRD Pro. So, if you are interested in towing with the 2020 Toyota Tacoma, it is important to know just how capable it is. Let’s dive into the towing abilities of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma below.

2020 Toyota Tacoma Configurations and Capabilities

2020 Toyota Tacoma towing boat

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is offered in several configurations ranging from manual to automatic transmission, double cab to access cab, short bed or long bed and V6 engine vs four-cylinder engine. Different configurations offer varying capabilities. For example, the four-cylinder engine offers a towing ability of approximately 3,500 lbs., while the V6 engine brings the towing capability up to 6,800 lbs.  

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Can the Toyota Tacoma tow a camper?

Campers come in many shapes and sizes. Luckily, most campers are towable by the 2020 Toyota Tacoma. Smaller campers that are around 15-feet long tend to weigh around 3,750 lbs., while campers that are 24-feet might weight around 4,400 lbs. Meanwhile, the average camper weighs around 5,200 lbs. If you are interested in pulling a camper with a 2020 Toyota Tacoma, be sure to opt with the more powerful V6 engine and take into account that water and gear can add about 1,500 lbs. to the weight of your trailer.  

What size boat can the 2020 Toyota Tacoma tow?

Like campers, boats vary in size and weight. Let’s dive into some of the estimated weights of different types of boats and determine whether the 2020 Toyota Tacoma can tow them. Make sure to double check the maximum towing capability in your vehicle’s owner’s manual and double check the weight of the trailer before attempting to tow.

Type of BoatEstimated WeightCan the 2020 Tacoma Tow it?
Personal Watercraft / Jet Ski850 lbs.Yes
Small Fishing Boat1,500 lbs.Yes
Deck boat / Pontoon3,100 lbs.Yes
Ski Boat3,500 lbs.Yes
Speed Boat8,000 lbs.No
Sailboat8,800 lbs.No

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Test Drive a 2020 Toyota Tacoma near Green Bay, WI

Are you interested in taking the 2020 Toyota Tacoma for a test drive near Green Bay, WI? Check out our inventory at Le Mieux & Son Toyota! Then, you can schedule a test drive online, at our dealership or by calling 920-395-1557.