How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

April 9th, 2021 by

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With five engine options and seven trim levels, there’s a variety of 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacities. At most, how much can a RAM 1500 tow? When equipped with the available 5.67L HEMI® V8 engine the RAM 1500 towing capacity will reach 12,750 pounds. That’s a capable truck for Middletown worksites or hitting the road with your RV! Take a look at the engine options then shop the RAM 1500 inventory at Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

It’s easy to customize your RAM 1500 towing capacity to fit your needs in New London, thanks to your choice of multiple engine types that run the gamut from V6, to diesel, to a supercharged HEMI®. Take a look at each available engine and its towing capacity.

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

This system enhances both performance and efficiency for an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. If you need the max RAM 1500 towing capacity, this is the one to choose.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

The supercharged HEMI® V8 delivers near-instantaneous torque for a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds. You’ll find this engine on the new RAM TRX, Motortrend’s Truck of the Year.

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

Now that you know how much a RAM 1500 can tow, you can enhance that towing capacity with a host of optional towing features that make hauling safer and easier. Many of their are available in the suite of safety features that include:

  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • 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!

Get Your 2021 RAM 1500 at Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

When you know how much towing power you need, connect with Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to get the RAM 1500 you want at a price you’ll love! Save money in the long run when you shop the RAM 1500 selection by fuel economy Ready to learn more about this impressive pickup? Discover the 2021 RAM 1500 bed sizes with our team!

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