The 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro is one of the toughest trucks around, designed to conquer terrain and help you get the job done. From its shocks and skid plates to a standard backup camera and leather-trimmed bucket seats, the TRD Pro is designed with serious work (and maximum comfort while it gets done) in mind. But at the heart of it all is the engine, a mighty 5.7L V8 that delivers 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft. of torque. So how much can the 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Tow? We’ll go over the capacities for towing and hauling as well as some of other special features that make your biggest jobs a breeze – or a whole lot breezier, anyway.
Maximum towing capacity for the 2016 Tundra TRD Pro is 9800 lbs, with a max payload of 1620 lbs. The tow package, which comes standard on the TRD Pro model, includes a towing hitch receiver, 4.300 rear axle ratio, transmission fluid temperature gauge, supplemental engine oil cooler, supplemental transmission cooler, a heavy-duty battery, and a 170-amp alternator and 7-pin connector. It also has the following standard features that help make towing and hauling that much easier:
With the standard TOW/HAUL mode on the TRD Pro, you’re able to select this special driving mode that adjusts throttle sensitivity and keeps you in those lower gears while accelerating or decelerating – This will help you assert control at all times while in this mode.
Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
This is something Tundra drivers have been wanting to see on new models for a long time – and it’s finally available. In fact, it’s included on the 2016 Tundra TRD Pro. In the past there has generally been a pre-wire for us to install our own trailer brake controller, but now it’s included – Hooray!