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How Much Can the Two Engines Options for the 2017 Tacoma Tow?

By Product Expert | Posted in Towing & Payload, Toyota, Toyota Tacoma on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 8:43 pm
Driver side exterior view of a red 2017 Toyota Tacoma

How Much Can the 2017 Toyota Tacoma Tow?

Having the ability to haul and tow the heavy things in life is what owning a truck is all about and the 2017 Toyota Tacoma not only provides plenty of power under the hood it also has some pretty sweet equipment in the cabin too.  Take a look at the two engine options for the 2017 Tacoma along with their performance, payload, and towing specs right here below and you can find the powerful, poised, and polished Toyota Tacoma waiting for you on the lot at Auto Gallery Inc. in Gainesville, GA today.

What are the Engine Options for the 2017 Toyota Tacoma?

The standard engine of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is a 2.7L 16-Valve Inline 4-Cylinder that delivers 159 horsepower, 180 lb-ft of torque, 1,620 pounds of payload, and a 3,500-pound max tow rating.  The 2.7L 4-Cylinder engine works with a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission and standard Two-Wheel Drive (2WD) to obtain EPA fuel efficiency averages of 19 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY.  Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) is an offered for the 2.7L engine and when it works with 4WD it averages EPA estimates of 19 MPG City/ 21 MPG HWY.

Engine Horsepower/ Torque Max Payload/ Max Towing 2WD Fuel Economy/ 4WD Fuel Economy
2.7L Inline 4-Cylinder 159 HP/ 180 LB-FT 1,620 Pounds/ 3,500 Pounds 19 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY

19 MPG City/ 22 MPG HWY

3.5L Atkinson Cycle V6 278 HP/ 265 LB-FT 1,540 Pounds/ 6,800 Pounds 19 MPG City/ 24 MPG HWY

18 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY

The optional engine of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is a 3.5L Atkinson Cycle V6 that cranks out 278 horsepower, 265 lb-ft of torque, and supplies the 2017 Tacoma with a 1,540-pound payload rating and the ability to tow a maximum of 6,800 pounds.  The 3.5L V6 engine also pairs with the 6-Speed Automatic to achieve EPA fuel economy estimates of 19 MPG City/ 24 MPG Hwy in 2WD and 18 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY in 4WD.

Driver's cockpit of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma

Center-mounted display screen of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma

Driver information cluster of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma also makes available either an Access Cab that has seating for four people or a Double Cab which can seat five passengers.  The cargo bed of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma measures 73.7” in length and 41.5” in width at the wheel wells so you can easily haul everything that you need for the workday or weekend escape with ease.  You can get behind the wheel of the 2017 Tacoma today at Auto Gallery Inc with locations all around Atlanta, GA to experience its hauling and towing prowess first-hand.

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