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Can the 2020 Toyota Sequoia Tow My Boat?

By Product Expert | Posted in Performance, Toyota Sequoia on Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at 6:10 pm
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2020 Toyota Sequoia Towing Capacity and Power Specs

Many drivers seek out full-size SUVs and off-road-ready vehicles for their convenience and capability. One stand-out feature many individuals focus on while shopping is the towing capacity of the vehicles they are looking at. If you are on the hunt for your next vehicle and are considering a 2020 Toyota Sequoia you might be wondering what its towing capacity is and if it will be able to haul large items like boats and trailers. Continue reading to find out! 


Read more: How Much Can the 2019 Toyota Tundra Tow?


Engine Setup in 2020 Toyota Sequoia 2020 Toyota Sequoia towing trailer

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia lineup is powered by a 5.7-liter i-FORCE V8 DOHC 32-valve engine with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i). This engine is mated to a 6-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission with intelligence and generates 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque both on the road and on the trails. Sequoia models come standard with a rear-wheel drivetrain, but shoppers can opt for a model equipped with Multi-Mode 4WD with Torsen® limited-slip center differential. All models in the Sequoia lineup are available with a four-wheel drivetrain.

2020 Sequoia Towing Capacity

Each model in the 2020 Sequoia lineup comes equipped with a standard hitch receiver and wiring harness with 4/7-pin connector to help drivers tow trailers, boats, and even vehicles. Drivers can use the TOW/HAUL Mode to manipulate the vehicle’s transmission and help optimize power on the road when hauling larger items.

Two-wheel-drive Sequoia SR5, TRD Sport, and Limited models offer drivers the most towing power with a maximum towing capacity of 7,400 pounds. Sequoia SR5, TRD Sport, Limited, and TRD Pro models equipped with a four-wheel drivetrain offer a slightly lower towing capacity of 7,100 pounds. Two-wheel-drive Sequoia Platinum models have a towing capacity of 7,200 pounds and four-wheel-drive Platinum models offer a 7,000-pound capacity.


Read more: 2019 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity and Off-Road Performance


Drivers on the hunt for an adventure-ready Toyota Sequoia can find their fit in the Serra Toyota online inventory. Book your test drive by setting up an appointment online with your next Sequoia today.

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