How Much Can a RAM 3500 Tow?

February 26th, 2021 by
2021 Ram 3500 Towing a Trailer


The RAM 3500 is the most heavy-duty of RAM heavy-duty trucks. With its best diesel engine, you can get up to 37,100 pounds of RAM 3500 towing capacity.  But how much can the RAM 3500 tow on its standard package, and what equipment do you need to enhance towing? Carolina Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - SC answers these questions and more for serious Lugoff truckers below!   



How Much Can a RAM 3500 Tow?: Engine Options 

The RAM 3500 towing capacity is designed to do the most hardcore jobs in Columbia. It’s extremely useful for construction work and other tasks where a hauling heavyweight is the only thing that will do. Here are the RAM 3500 towing capacity specs for each of its engine options, ending with Best-in-Class torque and Best-in-Class tow rating on the 6.7L High-Output Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine:  


Standard 6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine: 

    • Best-in-class standard 410 hp 
    • 420 lb-ft of torque 
    • Eight-speed automatic transmission 
    • 18,210 pounds RAM 3500 towing capacity 
    • 7,680 pounds payload 


Upgrade: 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine  

    • 370 hp 
    • 850 lb-ft of torque 
    • 22,670 pounds RAM 3500 Towing Capacity 
    • 6,840 pounds payload 


Top Engine: 6.7L High-Output Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6  

  • 420 hp 
  • Best-in-class 1,075 lb-ft of torque 
  • Best-in-class 37,100 pounds RAM 3500 towing capacity 
  • 6,570 pounds payload 


RAM 1500 and 2500 Towing Capacities 

Lexington don’t just ask, “How much can the RAM 3500 tow?” but about the other RAM truck tow ratings. The RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 are both trucks that stand out in their own right. Here’s more information about their tow ratings: 


RAM 2500 Towing Equipment and Features 

Outstanding towing isn’t just about raw power. Camden truck drivers who choose the RAM 3500 can get a wide array of standard and available towing features with the help of a dedicated service department. Here are just some of the amazing towing features on the RAM 3500: 

  • 360-degree Surround View Camera 
  • Trailer Light Check and Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System 
  • Class-Exclusive Available Auto-Level Rear Air Suspension   
  • Bed Lowering Mode 
  • Rear-axle Structural Crossmember 
  • Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Package
  • And more! 


Test Drive the RAM 3500 Today! 

As you can see, the RAM 3500 boasts excellent tow ratings on all its engines, making it one of the best choices Lugoff truck drivers have for the most challenging jobs. Carolina Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - SC is happy to help set you up with dependable and strong trucks, so contact us today to set up a test drive! 


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