2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

November 27th, 2020 by

2021 Ram 1500 Towing

The 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches a jaw-dropping 12,750 pounds when properly equipped, making this truck an unstoppable force in Waconia. With five heart-pounding engines to choose from, you’ll never be wanting for power, so let’s dive into how much can a RAM 1500 tow based on engine option to discover which configuration is right for you! 

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

RAM knows you’re working hard in Minneapolis which is why RAM trucks are built to deliver exceptional performance at every turn. Your RAM 1500 towing capacity will vary depending on your engine of choice, but starting with the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6, all the way up to the 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8, you really can’t go wrong. Check out these RAM 1500 engine specs:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

This standard V6 RAM 1500 engine is anything but basic, setting the standard for exceptional towing capacity in Chaska and beyond. Paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, this 3.6L engine pumps out: 

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Raise your towing process with this HEMI engine, boasting hauling power up to 11,610 pounds:

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

For Chanhassen who want exceptional performance balanced with efficiency, choose the EcoDiesel V6 for best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Access class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology with this HEMI V8, designed to give you more power and torque while still achieving great efficiency. This engine provides the max RAM 1500 towing capacity:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

To get the most out of your RAM 1500, choose the supercharged HEMI V8 which roars with almost instantaneous torque at a 0-to-60 time of 4.5 seconds for a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm. 

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

While the RAM 1500 towing capacity tops out at 12,750 pounds, power alone hasn’t solidified this truck’s iconic status. This pickup is packed with the safety and performance features you need to get the job done right, ensuring all your cargo is secure and you have the control you need behind the wheel. 

  • 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 a 2021 RAM 1500 at Waconia Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram 

Ready to harness all that RAM 1500 power? Visit Waconia Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to test drive this rugged truck today and check out our RAM 1500 lease deals to save even more! We’re here to answer all your questions about this pickup’s trim levels, colors, and how it compares against the competition, so contact us to get started!

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