RAM 1500 Towing Capacity
How Much Can A RAM 1500 Tow?
When you need to move a mountain, the RAM 1500 towing capacity is something that is going to interest you. The RAM 1500 towing capacity can vary depending on the engine you select, however with the 5.7L HEMI® V8, you can pull an impressive 12,750 pounds. There are five engines you can select from, that offer you a variety of efficiency and speed options to select from. But unique to the 2021 model is the introduction of the TRX trim and with it the supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine. But how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? That is something you can find out below with the overview by Peters Chevrolet Buick Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat.
2021 RAM 1500 Engine Choices
You might be surprised to realize that there are so many options available when it comes to the 2021 RAM 1500. From the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 to the brand new supercharged V8, you’ll be able to find something to handle any job site near Tyler. This means whether you’re looking for maximum towing capacity, or to take advantage of the perks of a diesel engine to save fuel, you can find it with the 2021 RAM 1500. But to get a closer look at how much the RAM 1500 can tow, simply refer to this handy guide:
3.6L Pentastar® V6
The standard option for the RAM 1500, this V6 comes paired with the TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.
- 7,730-pound max towing capacity
- 269 lb-ft of torque
- 305 hp
5.7L HEMI® V8
The 5.7L engine raises the bar on how much the RAM 1500 can tow, up to 11,610 pounds.
- 11,610-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
3.0L EcoDiesel V6
The EcoDiesel engine brings best-in-class diesel torque and towing capacity.
- 12,560-pound max towing capacity
- 480 lb-ft of torque
- 260 hp
5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
The 5.7L features the class-exclusive eTorque, which is a mild hybrid technology. It enhances both performance, and the efficiency of the HEMI® V8 engine, to give you an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. This option provides you with the max RAM 1500 towing capacity available.
- 12,750-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8
If you need speed, the Supercharged HEMI® will get you going faster than you could have imagined was possible. It provides you with near-instantaneous torque, and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds.
- 118-mph top speed
- 650 lb-ft of torque
- 702 hp
With Proper Equipment How Much Can the RAM 1500 Tow?
While the engine can give you plenty to select from, you can also select optional towing features to give you even more power. When you’re hitting the road, pulling a camper trailer behind you for a Gilmer weekend to get away with the family, you’ll be thankful you selected some incredible optional advanced accessories.
- 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!
Peters Chevrolet Buick Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat Is Ready to Help You Lease or Buy a 2021 RAM 1500
If you’re ready to experience the best-in-class performance and power of the RAM 1500, you need to contact us today. We’ll schedule a test drive of your preferred trim level and engine type near Longview, and let you feel the power of this iconic truck for yourself. Our finance department is also ready to help you finance your new 2021 RAM 1500 today.