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Nissan Titan Towing Capacity Chart

Nissan Titan towing capacity

A tough truck with unstoppable capabilities, the Nissan Titan towing capacity is just one aspect of the work-ready prowess this pickup offers. The Nissan Titan handles everything your lifestyle demands, from job site equipment runs to off-road adventures and smooth commutes. It does so with a wide range of advanced tech, refined comfort, and plentiful performance, too.

We've put together this guide on its towing capacity, payload, and ways to get the most out of it all. Read on, and get ready to put your new Nissan Titan to work.

The 2021 Nissan Titan: Towing, Performance, and Drivetrain Specs

Given a sleek and even more powerful update for the 2020 model year, the 2020 Nissan Titan towing capacity wasn't the only thing that increased. This model saw more power, more comfort, and more advanced tech inside. But, for 2021, the powertrain is as strong as ever, with tough construction to handle the most intense tasks out there.

It starts with the engine, as under the hood of all 2021 Nissan Titan trucks lies a 5.6-liter V-8 making a hefty 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. An efficient, smooth, and capable nine-speed automatic transmission comes standard on any new Nissan Titan, while you can choose between a rear-wheel drive (RWD) or four-wheel drive (4WD) layout. RWD models give excellent efficiency; 4WD models give unstoppable off-road capabilities.

Let's see how this latest model stacks up to previous years with our Nissan Titan towing capacity chart:

Nissan Titan Towing Capacity Chart

Year Towing Capacity
2021-2020 9,310 pounds
2019 9,240 pounds
2018 9,230 pounds
2017 9,230 pounds
2015 7,000 pounds

The 2021 Nissan Titan: Towing Capacity per Configuration

So, a 2021 Nissan Titan can tow up to 9,310 pounds when properly equipped. There's more to its towing capacity than just that, though. Firstly, the Nissan Titan towing package is required to make use of it, and when you see "when properly equipped," it's one part of that proper equipment. The Nissan Titan also comes in several configurations, and towing capacity varies between them.

For example, RWD (4x2) and 4WD (4x4) towing capacities are different. You can also choose from King Cab® or Crew Cab configurations depending on how much rear passenger space you desire. Trims like the luxurious new Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve are another way to configure it, but for a 2021 Nissan Titan truck, towing capacity by configuration is as follows:

  • 2021 Nissan Titan King Cab® 4x2: up to 9,310 pounds1
  • 2021 Nissan Titan King Cab® 4x4: up to 9,260 pounds1
  • 2021 Nissan Titan Crew Cab 4x2: up to 9,310 pounds1
  • 2021 Nissan Titan Crew Cab 4x4: up to 9,210 pounds1

If that top Nissan Titan towing capacity isn't enough for the job at hand, fear not, as the Titan XD offers a heavy-duty option. All 2021 Titan XD models come in Crew Cab and 4x4 form and their towing capacity is as follows:

  • 2021 Nissan Titan XD Crew Cab S: up to 10,880 pounds1
  • 2021 Nissan Titan XD Crew Cab SV, PRO-4X®, and Platinum Reserve: up to 11,040 pounds1

The 2021 Nissan Titan: Payload Capacity

With your new Nissan Titan, towing is only a part of the gear-hauling story. With a 5-foot-7-inch bed on 2021 Nissan Titan models and a 6-foot-6-inch bed on 2021 Nissan Titan XD models, you can fit anything your heart desires. You may fit it, but maximum payload capacity, like maximum towing capacity, is essential to follow. For a new Nissan Titan, payload capacity is as follows:

  • 2021 Nissan Titan King Cab® 4x2: up to 1,610 pounds
  • 2021 Nissan Titan King Cab® 4x4: up to 1,690 pounds
  • 2021 Nissan Titan Crew Cab 4x2: up to 1,590 pounds
  • 2021 Nissan Titan Crew Cab 4x4: up to 1,650 pounds

Likewise, if you want more payload capacity when you lease Nissan Titan models, the Titan XD steps in to offer you that boost. For 2021, the Nissan Titan XD payload capacity is as follows:

  • 2021 Nissan Titan XD Crew Cab S: up to 2,390 pounds
  • 2021 Nissan Titan XD Crew Cab SV, PRO-4X®, and Platinum Reserve: up to 2,390 pounds

The 2021 Nissan Titan: Towing Tech

Using the Titan towing capacity is a breeze, as the latest technological advancements are available to lend a helping hand while towing. On the 2021 Nissan Titan, just a few of these features include:

  • Intelligent Around View® monitor: to get the full picture on your trailer's behavior
  • Trailer sway control: to keep the trailer stable on the road
  • Tow/Haul mode: to optimize your truck for the job
  • Remote trailer light check: to confirm your lights are functioning without the need for a spotter

Petro Nissan Is Your Titan Towing Resource

With a 2021 Nissan Titan you can tow up to 9,310 pounds,1 and a 2021 Nissan Titan XD can tow up to 11,040 pounds.1 Don't hesitate to call us with further questions about towing with your Titan or ordering accessories like the towing package. For a competitively priced towing machine, our used Nissan Titan selection has you covered. Either way, stop by Petro Nissan today to discover the new Titan.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will a Nissan Titan tow?

The Nissan Titan towing capacity varies by year and configuration. For 2021, the maximum towing capacity comes in at a hefty 9,310 pounds.1 That's enough for most jobs, but in case more is needed, the 2021 Nissan XD steps up with a heavy-duty maximum towing capacity of 11,040 pounds.1

Is the Nissan Titan good for towing?

Yes. The Nissan Titan is an excellent towing vehicle, and not just because of its strong towing capacity. Tech such as trailer sway control makes it a breeze, while a premium interior makes the long highway hours pass by with equal ease. With a towing capacity of up to 9,310 pounds,1 the 2021 Nissan Titan can handle a massive range of loads. For even more towing capacity, the 2021 Nissan Titan XD offers the same benefits, but with an 11,040-pound towing capacity.1

What is the 2021 Titan XD's maximum towing capacity in pounds?

The 2021 Nissan Titan XD has a maximum towing capacity of 11,040 pounds.1 It also has a maximum payload capacity of up to 2,390 pounds when properly equipped.

Can a Nissan Titan tow a travel trailer?

Yes. Travel trailer weight can vary depending on size, style, and type, and it is essential to ensure yours does not exceed the maximum towing capacity. That said, the 2021 Nissan Titan comes with a maximum towing capacity of up to 9,310 pounds,1 and most travel trailers weigh less than this. Some larger ones can reach 10,000 pounds, and in such cases, a 2021 Nissan Titan XD can handle it with its maximum towing capacity of 11,040 pounds.1

1Towing capacity varies by configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for additional information. Always secure cargo.



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