What is the 2024 Toyota Tundra payload capacity?

If you’re thinking that a new 2024 Toyota Tundra might be the right ride for you, you’re likely considering it for its performance capabilities. After all, it’s known for its performance throughout the truck world – it can tow, haul, and off-road like no other. And on top of that, it looks good while doing it AND keeps you comfortable inside the cabin.

We all know that this Orlando Toyota is capable of towing a good amount of weight. After all, it did tow the space shuttle. In 2024, the Tundra has a towing capacity of up to 12,000 pounds. But what is the Toyota Tundra payload capacity this model year? The experts at Toyota of Orlando are making it simple ™ and breaking it down for you.

2024 Toyota Tundra payload capacity

What is payload capacity?

Before we start throwing numbers at you, let’s talk about what payload capacity is. Simply put, payload capacity is the maximum amount of weight that your vehicle can safely carry. It’s important to note that this is not just what you’re putting in the bed. The payload also includes the weight of everything inside the cabin, including passengers. So if your Orlando Toyota truck has a payload capacity of 1,000 pounds, don’t go loading 1,000 pounds worth of cargo into the bed!

What happens if you exceed payload capacity?

So what happens if you push your Orlando Toyota past its payload capacity limit? Nothing good. Overloading your vehicle puts major stress on your frame, suspension, and tires. Not only that, it makes your engine work double time to keep up with the extra weight.

  • In the best-case scenario, you can damage and wear out parts faster.
  • In the worst-case scenario, you can cause part (and even engine) failure.

It can also void your car insurance contract if you damage your vehicle by overloading it… which means you have to shell out for repairs or a new vehicle yourself. And in some states, it’s even illegal. Let’s say you overload your truck and the engine fails in the middle of a busy intersection. You can get a pricey citation for blocking traffic with an overloaded vehicle.

Toyota Tundra payload capacity

What is the Toyota Tundra payload capacity in 2024?

For the 2024 model year, the Orlando Toyota Tundra’s maximum payload capacity will vary depending on the model you choose. Here’s what you should know:

  • The 2024 Toyota Tundra SR can handle 1,940 pounds.
  • The 2024 Toyota Tundra SR5 maxes out at 1,940 pounds.
  • The 2024 Toyota Tundra Limited can carry 1,740 pounds.
  • The 2024 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition maxes out at 1,575 pounds.
  • The 2024 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro can haul 1,600 pounds. 

We know that sometimes it can be tricky to visualize what that amount of weight looks like, so let’s pick a number and give you a concrete (pun intended) example. If your new Orlando Toyota Tundra has a maximum payload capacity of 1,600 pounds, it can carry:

  • A full-grown Angus cow
  • A concert piano
  • A female giraffe
  • Eleven bags of concrete
  • Three small motorcycles
  • 150 gallons of paint

As you can see, no matter what you plan to carry in the bed of your truck, there’s room for variety.

Check out the Toyota Tundra payload capacity for yourself at Toyota of Orlando

Ready to explore what the 2024 Toyota Tundra payload capacity can mean for your next adventure? Test drive this best-selling truck today at Toyota of Orlando. We’re open seven days a week at 3575 Vineland Road, just off I-4 near the Mall at Millenia.

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