How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

June 4th, 2021 by
2021 Red Ram 1500 Towing Trailer

The RAM 1500 is known for its versatility and capabilities on the streets of Prattville, but just how much can a RAM 1500 tow? The answer is up to 12,750 pounds when properly equipped! Not only does the RAM 1500 towing capacity impress, but this truck is available in a wide range of configurations with five different engine options in all. Plus, the latest TRX trim brings supercharged V8 power to the roads ahead. Take a closer look at how much can a RAM 1500 tow and just what it can do with Stokes Chrysler Company!

 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine 

While the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine brings plenty of pep to the Calera roads, you can find options ranging from the eTorque Mild Hybrid System to the supercharged V8 in the RAM 1500 lineup. Here are your options for the 2021 model year:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard V6 offers a great balance of power and efficiency, paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.

  • 7,730-pound max towing capacity
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 305 hp

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

This optional V8 boosts your RAM 1500 towing capacity to 11,610 pounds, along with the legendary performance you’ve come to expect from HEMI engines. 

  • 11,610-pound max towing capacity
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

This EcoDiesel V6 offers the very best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity in the segment for heavy-duty power in Alabaster.

  • 12,560-pound max towing capacity
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 260 hp

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

The class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology system enhances both performance and efficiency. For the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity available, this is the engine to choose.

  • 12,750-pound max towing capacity
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

This supercharged HEMI® V8 produces jaw-dropping torque and acceleration with a maximum speed of 118 mph and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds. 

  • 118-mph top speed 
  • 650 lb-ft of torque
  • 702 hp

RAM 1500 Performance Options

So, just how much can a RAM 1500 tow when properly equipped? If you want to hit that 12,750-pound maximum, take advantage of some of the optional performance features available. Not only will these features aid in your towing capabilities, but also your finesse and control on the roads for a safer driving experience:

  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control
  • Available multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • Available 360° Surround View Camera
  • Available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • Available Trailer Camera Wiring
  • And more!

Find Your Next Truck with Stokes Chrysler Company

Now that you know all about the RAM 1500 towing capacity, why not learn more with Stokes Chrysler Company about the weight of the 2021 RAM 1500 which ranges from 4,778 pounds to 6,396 pounds unloaded. Our team can introduce you to the RAM 1500 inventory and get those keys in your hand. Looking for towing information for the RAM 2500, read more from Stokes Chrysler Company. Contact us with any questions!

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