March 17, 2005


Toyota offers towing guide

Toronto, Ontario – Toyota Canada announced that its 2005 Toyota Truck Payload/Towing Guide is now available online at www.toyota.ca.

The Toyota Tacoma, redesigned for 2005 and named Best New Pick-up by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, is rated for up to 6500 lbs (2948 kg) towing capacity and 1395 lbs (632.7 kg) maximum payload (1). Tacoma’s big brother, the 2005 Toyota Tundra full size pick-up, can tow up to 7300 lbs (3311 kg) (2) and carry up to 1860 lbs (844 kg)3.

Top towing and payload capacities for other Toyota trucks are as follows:

  • Sequoia: Towing – 6200 lbs (2812 kg); Payload – 1323 lbs (600 kg)(3).

  • Highlander: Towing – 3500 lbs (1587 kg); Payload – 1105 lbs (501 kg)(4).
  • 4Runner: Towing – 5000 lbs (2268 kg); Payload – 1100 lbs (499 kg)(5).
  1. 4×4 Tacoma Double Cab with six-speed manual transmission and optional towing package.

  2. 4×4 Tundra Regular Cab.
  3. Sequoia SR5 4×4.
  4. Highlander 4WD V6.
  5. 4Runner SR5 V6 4WD and SR5 V8 4WD. Up to 7000 lbs (3175 kg) towing capacity with optional weight distribution hitch (not factory installed) on V8 only.

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