How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?

October 20th, 2021 by
2021 Ram 1500 Towing

The powerfully capable 2021 RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds when Hemi-equipped. This incredible amount of capability is similar to some commercial vehicles, but RAM can provide this to anyone. Explore how much can a RAM 1500 tow with Springfield Chrysler Automart, as we go in-depth with various engines and options.

 

 

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Engines and Power

One of the RAM 1500’s greatest strengths is customizability. From the factory the RAM 1500 can be matched precisely with a customer’s needs, including power, efficiency, towing capability, and more. Whether you’re hauling loads between Savannah and Statesboro, hurtling down an off-road trail in the deep woods, or simply cruising the streets of Rincon after work, the RAM 1500 is the perfect truck for you. Check out the range of engine options below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The modern, lightweight, efficient, and surprisingly powerful Pentastar® is a V6 that makes power like a V8 of old.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

The quintessential HEMI® V8 provides the necessary kick to get any truck and any load moving.

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

For those who prefer diesel grunt, the EcoDiesel V6 offers the torque, and thus towing capacity, that one expects from a diesel engine.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

With a 130 lb-ft of torque boost during take-off, this mild hybrid system means business. For those who require the maximum amount of towing capability, this is the powertrain to spec.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Built to dominate off-road, this engine finds itself in the RAM TRX, providing a truly blistering 4.5 second 0-60 time and 12.9 second quarter mile time at 108 miles an hour. All in a vehicle that can routinely be jumped.

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow: Reaching Maximum

When maneuvering around Rincon with a heavy load in tow, especially when in tight spaces, the RAM 1500 has several features that can increase confidence and reduce stress. Additionally, these features will allow you to take advantage of that 12,750-pound maximum towing capacity. Contact us to learn more about how to get the following on your truck:

  • 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!

Get Your 2021 RAM 1500 at Springfield Chrysler Automart

If you’re ready to experience a masterfully capable machine, visit Springfield Chrysler Automart. Test drive the RAM 1500 of your choice, and then see how easily our finance center can get your ideal truck in your driveway. We also have a payment calculator online. Nothing takes on work or play quite like a Ram.

 

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