2020 Toyota 4Runner Towing Capacity

May 1st, 2020 by

2020 Toyota 4Runner parked in driveway

How much can a Toyota 4Runner tow? All seven trims come standard with a 4.0L V6 engine that can crank out up to 5,000 pounds of raw towing power. With standard features like hydraulic power-assist steering, a trailer hitch, and a tow hook, the 4Runner is ready for the long haul from the base trim on up.

Keep reading to learn how the Toyota 4Runner towing capacity and performance features can upgrade your Pooler adventures — and then browse our 2020 4Runner inventory to find your favorite 4Runner for sale in Savannah!

Toyota 4Runner Towing Performance Features

How much can a Toyota 4Runner tow when properly equipped with performance features? Technically, the base model is capable of the same great towing feats as the higher trim levels. At this point, it’s the features that make a difference. 

Depending on where and what you’ll be hauling in Bluffton, you may want to upgrade with exterior fractures designed to tackle the toughest jobs. Available all-wheel drive increases traction and torque, and the off-road 4Runner TRD trims deliver specialized off-road performance. 

Many Chatham County drivers also enjoy customizing with genuine OEM Toyota parts and accessories — available to order in our online accessories catalog. The following standard and available features help you get the most of of your Toyota 4Runner towing capacity:

Standard Toyota 4Runner Towing Features

  • Integrated Towing Hitch Receiver – The ever-functional 4Runner comes standard with a tough hitch receiver, a feature only available as an upgrade on some competitors.
  • Wiring Harness with 4- and 7-Pin Connectors – This connector allows you to hook up your trailer lights easily when you’re out towing in Hilton Head.
  • 4.0L V6 Engine – Delivering 270 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque, the rugged 4Runner engine provides enough power to get the 4Runner up to speed — even while hauling the max 1,700-lb payload.

Available Toyota 4Runner Towing Features

  • All-Wheel Drive — Provides extra stability on unpredictable terrain.
  • All-Terrain Tires — For better road contact, even when road conditions are slippery with slush, mud, or snow.
  • Side Steps — Exterior features like side steps make it easier to load and unload cargo.
  • Roof Rack — Open up the cargo capability of your 4Runner roof!

Find a 2020 Toyota 4Runner for Sale in Savannah 

Curious about how much can a Toyota 4Runner tow compared to other popular Toyota models? Use our Vehicle Finder Service to narrow down your choices, or contact us at Savannah Toyota. Our knowledgeable team is happy to help you compare Toyota models and 4Runner trims — so you can drive home to Hilton Head in a vehicle with the perfect balance of power and features. Plus, you can start the car-buying process from home with our online financing pre-arrival form!