The 2017 Tacoma has a V6 Tow Package, which ups the maximum towing capacity to 6,400 lbs.! There are two engine options on the 2017 Toyota Tacoma. The base model standard engine is a 2.7-liter I-4 engine, which is not eligible for the Tow Package upgrade, so it tops out at 3,500 lbs. towing capacity.
With the 3.5-liter V6 engine and available Tow Package, the Tacoma can tow up to 6,800 pounds or carry a payload of up to 1,440 pounds. This Tow Package also comes with Trailer-Sway Control that will help you stay in control.