How much can I pull behind the Toyota 4Runner?

Weekend warriors and outdoor adventures need a vehicle that can help power their active lifestyle. That means vehicles need the power, performance, and space to haul all the necessary gear and passengers. Luckily for Toyota fans, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner was produced specifically to address these needs with off-road and outdoor-ready equipment and accessories on every trim. Check out the towing capacity and cargo specs of the 4Runner below to see if it offers what you need for your next adventure.

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2018 Toyota 4Runner Towing Capacity and Cargo Specs

2018 Toyota 4Runner front grille and headlights
2018 Toyota 4Runner steering wheel and dashboard
2018 Toyota 4Runner rear exterior

Max Towing Capacity

The 2018 Toyota 4Runner has a max towing capacity of 5,000 pounds* when properly equipped. This should be plenty powerful to haul small to mid-size boats and trailers and smaller RVs depending on the weight of your equipment, cargo, and passengers. Remember that the 5,000-pound rating is the best-case scenario. If you are unfamiliar with calculating your specific vehicle’s max towing capacity after factoring in weight loads, visit your local Toyota dealer and they can help guide you.

Cargo Space Specs

The cargo space dimensions of the 2018 Toyota 4Runner will be different depending on your trim level and configuration. Three-row models will have less space than two-row models. However, folding rear seats allow plenty of storage space no matter which configuration you need. Two-row base models offer 89.7 cubic feet of total space behind the front row seats while three-row base models offer 88.8 cubic feet. Keep in mind that the weight of the gear in your cargo space will affect your max towing capacity.

Find the adventure-ready 2018 Toyota 4Runner available now at the Fox Toyota dealership in Clinton. We have a large selection of color options and trim levels so stop by or give us a call and let us know what you are looking for.

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*Before towing, confirm your vehicle and trailer are compatible, hooked up and loaded properly and that you have any necessary additional equipment. Do not exceed any Weight Ratings and follow all instructions in your Owner’s Manual. The maximum you can tow depends on base curb weight plus the total weight of any cargo, occupants, and added vehicle equipment. “Added vehicle equipment” includes additional standard/optional equipment and accessories added by the manufacturer, dealers, and/or vehicle owners. The only way to be certain of your vehicle’s exact curb weight is to weigh your vehicle without passengers or cargo.