The front side of a blue 2021 Toyota Tundra.

What Trucks Have the Most Towing Capacity?

A Ranking of the 2021 Small, Midsize, Trucks with the Most Towing Capacity

Let’s face it: many of those looking for a truck in the Wolfforth, TX area are wanting power and towing capabilities. Regardless of if you want it for work or pleasure, a truck offers much in the way of strength. However, many brands have entered the category over the decades. While the towing capacity debate has been endless, Matador Motors looks into the most recent models to see which trucks have the highest towing capabilities.

Top Small Truck Towing Capacity

As the nimblest of trucks, the smaller pickup truck category still offers much for towing capacity. While many don’t receive over 10,000 lbs of towing, those looking for a new vehicle have a lengthy list that reach over 6,500 lbs. For reference, here’s the list of 2021 truck models in the smaller class:

  • Honda Ridgeline: 1,500 – 5,000 lbs
  • Nissan Frontier: 6,250 – 6,720 lbs.
  • Toyota Tacoma: 3,500 lbs – 6,800 lbs
  • Chevrolet Colorado: 3,500 lbs – 7,000 lbs
  • GMC Canyon: 3,500 – 7,000 lbs.
  • Ford Ranger: 3,500 – 7,500 lbs.
  • Jeep Gladiator: 4,000 – 7,650 lbs
A red 2021 Ford F-150.

Large Trucks with Towing Capacity Ranges

Though not as large as 2500 & 3500 – range models, midsize trucks offer the best all-around towing experience for everyday vehicles. Many experts point to the Ford F-series, Chevrolet Silverado series, as well as the RAM series of trucks as top pre-owned choices for towing. However, here’s the estimated towing breakdown for 2021 models:

  • Toyota Tundra: 8,800 – 10,200 lbs.
  • Nissan Titan: 9,210 – 11,040 lbs.
  • GMC Sierra 1500: 7,400 – 11,800 lbs.
  • RAM 1500: 6,150 – 12,750 lbs.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 7,200 – 13,300 lbs.
  • Ford F-150: 5,000 – 14,000 lbs.

Purchase a Pre-Owned Truck at Matador Motors

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