2021 Toyota Land Cruiser Towing Capacity

The Toyota Land Cruiser is a series of four-wheel drive vehicles produced by the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota. The Land Cruiser series is the longest running series in Toyota history, starting in 1951 with the BJ Jeep and ending in present day with the J200. The Land Cruiser has been available as a five-door wagon, a three-door hardtop, a two-door soft-top, and a four-door pickup truck. 2021 marks the last year of the Toyota Land Cruiser which is being discontinued after 60 years on the market.

In this article, we will explore the towing capacity on the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser.


How much can the 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser tow?

The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser can tow up to 8,100 pounds when properly equipped.

In order to achieve this maximum towing capacity, your vehicle will need to be equipped with the tow package. This includes an integrated towing hitch receiver and wiring harness with 4-/7-pin connectors.


Towing Capacity By Engine and Drivetrain

The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser comes standard with one engine option – a 5.7L V8. This engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The Land Cruiser comes standard with Four Wheel Drive (4×4).

The towing capacity of the Highlander will vary based on certain factors like engine, drivetrain and trim level. We’ve broken out the maximum towing capacities by engine below:

5.7L V8 Engine Towing Capacity – 8,100 lbs


Land Cruiser Towing Capacity Chart

2021 Toyota Land Cruiser Towing Capacity (lbs)
Land Cruiser 8,100
Heritage Edition 8,100


2021 Toyota SUV Towing Chart


Toyota SUV Model Towing Capacity (lbs)
2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1,500
2021 Toyota Rav4 3,500
2021 Toyota Highlander 5,000
2021 Toyota 4Runner 5,000
2021 Toyota Sequoia 7,400
2021 Toyota Land Cruiser 8,100


Source: https://www.toyota.com/landcruiser/

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