2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

December 27th, 2020 by
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The RAM 1500 towing capacity differs with each engine type. Thus, when selecting your RAM 1500, you will want to be aware of which engine you choose based on the towing capacity you need. If you are wondering, “how much can a RAM 1500 tow?” You have come to the right spot.

The maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity is 12,750 pounds. If you are looking to max out the towing capacity, then choosing the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine is the right choice. There are five different engine options available on the RAM 1500. 

At Carolina Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - SC, we break down each engine specs and towing capacity to make it easier for you. We want to pair you with the right RAM 1500 and its towing capacity. When you are ready, connect with Carolina Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - SC for a test drive.


RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

Although each 2021 RAM 1500 engine and towing capacity varies. Each engine is purposefully designed for greatness. Therefore, you can easily customize your new RAM 1500 to conquer the toughest jobs. Whether you want to save on fuel with the fuel-saving power of diesel or want to take your camper to and from Lexington, RAM has you covered. Let’s take a look at the engine specs available for the 2021 RAM 1500:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine comes standard on every RAM 1500 with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission:

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

Available 5.L HEMI® V8

Raise your towing capability to 11,610 pounds with the power only a HEMI engine can offer:

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

Save on fuel while driving long distances to and from Columbia. Enjoy best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity with the EcoDiesel V6 engine:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Do you want the duality of performance and efficiency? The HEMI® V8 offers both with a class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology for an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. Choose this engine to acquire the maximum towing capacity of the new RAM 1500:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Are you looking for more speed? Then you will want to choose the Supercharged HEMI® V8. Get real-time torque and a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm. Go from 0-to-60 in just 4.5 seconds.

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

Add optional towing features to ease the tasks of heavy-duty towing and hauling. When you add towing features, you can boost your towing capacity and personalize your RAM 1500 to your liking. Thus, when towing a vehicle or hauling work supplies, you will feel extra confident. Here are available RAM 1500 towing features:

  • 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!

Lease or Finance a 2021 RAM 1500 for Sale in Lugoff!

Experience a pickup truck like never before with the new 2021 RAM 1500. Select from the varying engine options and begin a new truck journey. Let us help you make your selection by contacting us. We can also help with financing your RAM 1500. Don’t settle for a truck that does not live up to your standards, as only a RAM can!

 

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