How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat
The new RAM 1500 is now at Dick Hannah Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, and Vancouver drivers often ask us one question first: how much can a RAM 1500 tow? If you equip your RAM 1500 with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine, you can get up to 12,750 pounds of towing on the RAM 1500! Find out more about RAM 1500 engines and towing technology below.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Engine Options

With five different engine options, the RAM 1500 is one of the most versatile trucks that Portland drivers can buy. Its standard V6 packs a punch, the available V8 boosts your RAM 1500 towing capacity to the next level, and the diesel engine boasts best-in-class diesel torque. Here are some more details about the RAM 1500 engines and their towing capacity:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

How much can a RAM 1500 tow with its base engine? You’ll still have impressive towing specs even on the standard trim of the RAM:

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

Upgrade: 5.7L HEMI® V8

HEMI® engines are a prime example of what makes RAM trucks stand out. These efficient, responsive workhorses deliver the goods with RAM 1500 towing:

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

You can get best-in-class diesel torque with the EcoDiesel V6, which means really good RAM 1500 towing capacity:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

Hillsboro drivers who want the best possible RAM 1500 towing capacity should get this V8, which uses eTorque mild hybrid technology to get an incredible tow rating:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

This engine has the most horsepower out of any RAM engine, making it ideal for those who want zippy performance on their RAM:

  • 118-mph top speed
  • 650 lb-ft of torque
  • 702 hp
  • 0-to-60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.

RAM 1500 Towing Equipment and Technology

The above engine specs would impress any truck driver, but the RAM is more than its engine. The makers of this truck continue to update it with useful driving assistance technology, and designing towing equipment that makes tough jobs in Beaverton all the more simple Here are some of the highlights:

Available 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
  • And more!

Standard Towing Technology: 

  • 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

Test Drive the RAM 1500 at Dick Hannah Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram!

We’re always excited to look at the latest RAM 1500 towing capacity specs at Dick Hannah Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. And our service center is always ready to help Vancouver truck drivers outfit the RAM to tackle almost any job. Contact us today to schedule a test drive and find out more about this incredible vehicle!

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