How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?
The RAM 1500 towing capacity can vary depending on what engine you select, but you can expect it to reach up to 12,750 pounds with its available 5.7L HEMI® V8. That’s a whole lot of work waiting to be done and adventures waiting to be had that the RAM 1500 can help with! But if you’re looking for efficiency and speed for your South Phoenix drives, then you can select between five different powertrain options, each with performance-enhancing features. This year, the RAM 1500 also added the all-new TRX trim, which features the 6.2L HEMI® V8, and a trailer tire pressure monitoring system. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Find out with a complete overview of the RAM 1500 performance, towing, and capability from Bill Luke Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.
Engine Specs and the RAM 1500 Towing Capacity
Regardless of whether or not you select the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6, the eTorque Mild Hybrid system, or the 6.2L HEMI® V8, you will find it is easy to customize the 2021 RAM 1500 performance to match your toughest tasks. Whether you need the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity for jobs near home in Glendale, or you are trying to find something that can save money with the fuel-saving perks of diesel power, you’ll be able to find it in the 2021 RAM 1500. So how much can the RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Well take a look:
Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6
The standard V6 comes paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, like all other models of the RAM 1500.
- 7,730-pound max towing capacity
- 269 lb-ft of torque
- 305 hp
Available 5.7L HEMI® V8
Bringing you the legendary power of the HEMI® V8, this engine can provide you with:
- 11,610-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6
Best-in-class diesel torque, and also best-in-class diesel towing are both available with this engine upgrade:
- 12,560-pound max towing capacity
- 480 lb-ft of torque
- 260 hp
Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
This engine features class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, which enhances both performance and efficiency with an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. If you need the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity, you won’t find a better option:
- 12,750-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8
If you need speed and power, then you’ll want the Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8, which delivers near-instantaneous torque for a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds.
- 118-mph top speed
- 650 lb-ft of torque
- 702 hp
What is the RAM 1500 Capable of Towing When Properly Equipped?
With several optional features available, you can make heavy-duty towing and hauling tasks easier, as well as boost your RAM 1500 towing capacity up to the maximum of 12,750 pounds with the right engine. Whether you’re hitting the in Laveen for a daily commute, or you want to take the camper trailer out for a weekend getaway, you’ll find the following features make towing safer:
- 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 RAM 1500 at Bill Luke Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
Now that you know how much the RAM 1500 can tow, it’s time for you to experience it for yourself. Contact us to schedule a test drive of one of our RAM 1500 inventory, or you can also apply for financing online to start the car buying process from the comfort of your own home.
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