How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

February 26th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Towing a Boat


Checking out the new RAM 1500 and wondering, how much can a RAM 1500 tow? The RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches up to 12,750 pounds with the right equipment. But that’s just one of many options that Lancaster drivers have for their RAM 1500 performance capabilities. Miracle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has more info on the RAM 1500 towing capacity below!

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Engine Options

You have a lot of choices with the 2021 RAM 1500. Diesel fans in Reading can get Best-in-Class diesel torque, and the HEMI® V6 comes with enviable horsepower specs. Here are your engine options for the RAM 1500:

Standard Engine: 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard engine still boasts a lot of RAM 1500 towing capacity. Here are the specs you’ll get with the base trim of the RAM 1500:

  • 7,730-pound max towing capacity
  • TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 305 hp

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Pottstown RAM fans are probably familiar with HEMI® engines, as they’re what get the RAM 1500 some of the most valuable towing specs on the market:

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

The EcoDiesel V6 on the RAM 1500 represents some of the best available updates to diesel technology. You’ll get enviable fuel economy and a RAM 1500 towing capacity that’s close to the top:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

If you get this HEMI® engine, you’ll achieve the best possible 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity:

  • 12,750-pound max towing capacity
  • Cass-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

There’s more to the RAM 1500 than just towing. This V8 has incredible horsepower, making it the most agile of RAM engine options:

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow with the Right Equipment?

You’ll need more than just a great engine to tow ably. The RAM 1500 comes with an array of great equipment in addition to driving assistance features that make towing a breeze, so you can get to work. Here are the available towing features and towing equipment on the RAM 1500. Get them at a local parts department.

RAM 1500 Towing Equipment:

  • Available multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • Available 360° Surround View Camera
  • Available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • Available Trailer Camera Wiring
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors

 RAM 1500 Towing Performance Technology: 

  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • And more!

Test Drive a RAM 1500 Today!

At Miracle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we’re ready to help Elverson drivers select their ideal truck. Our service department can keep your RAM 1500 in great shape. Decide on which RAM 1500 engine is right for you by contacting us today!

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