2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity Specs for Better Treks

November 18th, 2019 by

2020 Toyota Tacoma towing a boat

2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing Capacity Specs for Better Treks


Pull Your Weight and Experience the 2020 Toyota Tacoma

Whether you’re building a house, moving out of one, or just headed out for a weekend camping trip, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma is a great truck for, among many other things, towing.

With a variety of options to choose from, there is a perfect Tacoma for you and your towing needs. The chart included below provides the towing capacity information for the different trims. For tips on how to best and more safely tow behind your 2020 Toyota Tacoma, please continue reading. Then, schedule a test drive at World Toyota, your local Toyota dealership in Atlanta, GA.

2020 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity chart

Equal Weight Distribution

From lumber to excavating equipment, the weight of what you intend to tow needs to be even on the sides and from front to rear.

When weight is not centered behind your 2020 Toyota Tacoma or other vehicle, fishtailing can occur and cause accidents. While properly balanced weight may not eliminate all acts of fishtailing, it significantly improves the chances for problem-free towing.

If the bulk of the weight is too far back, it cannot anchor enough weight up front onto the hitch ball. For more information on how to better connect with your next towing experience, reach out to World Toyota in Atlanta.

Increased Momentum Requires More Time and Space to Slow, Stop

When you’ve added hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds to the back of your 2020 Toyota Tacoma, remember the basic laws of physics. Increased weight and momentum translate to the need for more time and space to brake.

The best, safest way to keep momentum on your side is to travel in the right lane as often as possible and put extra distance between you and the car in front of you. It’s also a great idea to be mindful of traffic conditions even further in front of you. Simply put, more weight translates to more room needed to brake.

Good Tires, Functional Lights Will Enhance Your Towing Experience

It seems like a no-brainer, but making sure your trailer’s tires have good tread and sufficient air is critical to safe towing. It’s also important to double-check the trailer’s lights and turn signals to make sure they’re operating in sync with the 2020 Toyota Tacoma or another vehicle you’re driving.

For more information, advice or assistance with better and safer ways to tow with your 2020 Toyota Tacoma, visit our Atlanta car dealership today.

World Toyota Pulls More Weight to Satisfy Every Automotive Need

In addition to being an excellent resource for new vehicles like the 2020 Toyota Tacoma, we are also home to an outstanding selection of Certified Pre-Owned and other used vehicles.

If you find yourself debating the best course of action for financing your purchase, stop by our finance center: our friendly and highly credible finance team makes its living making others’ lives easier. From low-interest car loans to car leases with lower monthly payments, we work with you to get you behind the wheel of your next vehicle feeling more comfortable with your decision.

The best way to keep that new or pre-owned vehicle in tip-top shape is to find a service center comprised of highly skilled and trustworthy technicians. From routine maintenance to bigger repair jobs, the parts and service professionals at World Toyota are sought out and trusted for a reason. At good prices, we get things right so that you can get back on the road safely and with the utmost confidence.

At World Toyota, building and maintaining confidence is our goal. If you want a great automotive experience, we are absolutely confident you will find that at our Toyota dealership in Atlanta.


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