2023 Toyota Tacoma on a road

How much can the 2023 Toyota Tacoma tow?

2023 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity and engine specifications 

How much can the 2023 Toyota Tacoma tow? Keep reading below to read about this truck’s impressive towing capacity and engine specifications including horsepower, torque, and more. If you’re interested in this truck after reading, first of all, we don’t blame you. Second, you can find it here at Magnussen’s Toyota in Palo Alto, CA. 

2023 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity – 6,800 pounds 

The 2023 Toyota Tacoma can tow up to 6,800 pounds. As a powerful truck, it’s going to be one of the best Toyota models for towing, and its rating is no surprise. If you’re looking for a truck to tow your boat or trailer, look no further.  

2023 Toyota Tacoma – engine specifications 

How powerful is the 2023 Toyota Tacoma? Knowing how much it can tow is just one piece of the puzzle. Here we have the other important engine specifications, power ratings, and capacities that you might be interested in. 

Horsepower (3.5 L V6 engine) 278 hp 
Torque (3.6 L V6 engine) 265 pound-feet 
Transmission  6-speed automatic or manual 
Maximum towing 6,800 pounds 
Maximum payload 1,155 pounds 
City fuel economy estimate 18 mpg 
Highway fuel economy estimate 22 mpg 
Maximum passenger volume  57.5 cubic feet 

As you can see, the 2023 Toyota Tacoma has commendable ratings all around. Plus, you can carry up to 1,155 pounds of payload in the truck bed. That’s a lot of extra weight to work with. This truck could be perfect for moving your heavy gear on or off the job.  

2023 Toyota Tacoma on a road

2023 Toyota Tacoma – engine type 

Are you wondering what type of engine can achieve these types of ratings? The 2023 Toyota Tacoma comes with a 3.5 L V6 engine that uses direct injection to make use of every drop of fuel. It’s an Atkinson-cycle engine with Variable Valve Timing – Intelligent Wider Intake and other features to optimize it for efficiency and power. The only other engine option is a 2.7 L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder that’s standard on some of the lower trim levels. 

Can the 2023 Toyota Tacoma tow a horse trailer? 

If you have horses, you need a strong truck for getting around. The average horse trailer weighs a couple to a few thousand pounds. If your trailer weighs 3,000 pounds, for example, and you have one or two horses, then the 2023 Toyota Tacoma can easily handle your horse trailer. In most cases, the answer will be yes.