2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

April 19th, 2021 by

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

The new RAM inventory at Sam Leman Automotive Group features a lineup of hard-working pickup trucks that deliver strong performance with robust capabilities. The 2021 RAM 1500 is a perfect example. With seven trim levels available, five powerful engine options, and a variety of features designed to enhance performance, this truck can meet the needs of a wide range of drivers. So, how much can a RAM 1500 tow? You’ll enjoy a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds if you choose the all-new TRX trim, which features a supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine. Learn more about the RAM 1500 towing capacity, and then contact the Sam Leman Automotive Group RAM dealership near you to schedule a test drive.

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

Whether you need the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity for jobs near home in Central Illinois or the fuel-saving perks of diesel power, there’s a 1500 engine for you. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Check out the specs below.

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard RAM 1500 V6 comes paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

The legendary capability of this HEMI engine helps to boost output and towing.

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

Enjoy best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity with the available EcoDiesel V6.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

With its class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, this system enhances both performance and efficiency for an extra 130 lb-feet of torque, delivering the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

The supercharged HEMI® V8 has a top speed rating of 118 mph and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds.

  • 12,750-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 650 lb-ft of torque
  • 702 hp

RAM 1500 Towing & Performance Features

With the optional RAM 1500 towing features your hauling tasks will be easier and safer. Whether you’re heading out with a travel trailer or boat in tow or hauling equipment or supplies to your Central Illinois jobsite, the following advanced features make for a strong and confident towing experience:

  • 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!

Find Your 2021 RAM 1500 for Sale Today at Sam Leman Automotive Group

Ready to experience all that the best-in-class RAM 1500 power has to offer? You’ll find the ideal RAM truck in the Sam Leman Automotive Group inventory. Check out our new vehicle specials to find the deal that is right for your budget, and then visit one of our RAM dealerships in Central Illinois to get behind the wheel of your next pickup truck today!


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