2021 Tundra pulling a livestock trailer

How much can the 2021 Toyota Tundra tow?

2021 Tundra Towing Capacity, Powertrain, and More

When it comes to trucks, Toyota knows a thing or two. And here at Arlington Toyota in Palatine, IL, we have a great selection or Tacoma and Tundra models. If you’re in the market for a full-size truck, then the Tundra is right up your alley. But, more than anything else, trucks need power. How does the 2021 Tundra stack up?

How much can the 2021 Toyota Tundra tow and haul? What kind of engine does it have? Let’s take a look.



Towing and Payload

2021 Tundra cockpit showcase

The 2021 Tundra can tow up to 10,200 lbs thanks to the available heavy-duty TripleTeach® frame with an integrated tow hitch receiver. Another available towing feature is the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller that help you control the amount of trailer braking based on weight. Standard towing equipment includes a tow hitch receiver, a heavy-duty battery, Trailer-Sway Control, a 4-/7-pin connector, and more. Similarly, the 2021 Tundra has a maximum payload of 1,730 lbs when properly equipped.

Powertrain and Performance

The 2021 Tundra features a 5.7L (346 cu) i-FORCE V8 and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine produces 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft. The 2021 Tundra uses a 10.5-inch gear ring to facilitate a 4.30 rear axle gear ratio for lots of low-end torque. The 2021 Tundra is available in both 2WD and 4WD variants. All 2021 Tundra models have an automatic limited-slip differential. 4WD models of the 2021 Tundra also get active traction control thanks to the A-TRAC system and the 2-speed transfer case.


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Get a Deal on a New Toyota

Want to buy a new Toyota Tundra or another Toyota model? Then make sure you check out New Toyota Specials and Toyota Incentives pages. There, you’ll find all sorts of deals, from discounts to financing specials to rebates and more. If you have any questions, give Arlington Toyota a call. We’ll be happy to answer them.