How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?
Are you curious about the RAM 1500 towing capacity, and ready to potentially upgrade to the 2021 model? When equipped with the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine, the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity maxes out at a whopping 12,750 pounds. That’s more than enough to haul job site equipment to Dallas during the workweek, or your family camper to your favorite Edmond-area campsite over the weekend. It’s important to note that the RAM 1500 towing capacity is based on the engine that you select, and Bob Moore Auto Group has all of the information about finding out which model is best for you and your needs below, as well as all of our RAM models.
How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow with Each Engine?
The standard engine for the 2021 RAM 1500 is a strong 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine, but there are several other configurations to suit your driving needs in Tulsa. No matter how great of a RAM 1500 towing capacity you’re after, there’s an engine that can make it happen. Find out how much a RAM 1500 can tow with each of its five engines, below.
Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6
This base-level engine is paired to a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission, enabling it to churn out the following specs:
- 7,730-pound max towing capacity
- 269 lb-ft of torque
- 305 hp
Available 5.7L HEMI® V8
Upgrade to a V8 unit to enjoy a RAM 1500 towing capacity of 11,610 pounds. As a HEMI® engine, this configuration also puts out some seriously impressive specs on Tulsa roads:
- 11,610-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6
Prefer diesel power? The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 will bring you just shy of the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity. Take a look and see the impressive diesel torque for this configuration, here:
- 12,560-pound max towing capacity
- 480 lb-ft of torque
- 260 hp
Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
With this upgrade, you’ll also get class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, which takes you up to the maximum towing limit of 12,750 pounds.
- 12,750-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8
If you want to leave friends and coworkers in awe of your pickup, you’re going to want to bring home a RAM 1500 TRX, which is standard-equipped with this Supercharged HEMI® V8 unit. This model achieves near-instantaneous torque and a thrilling 702 hp!
- 8,100-pound max towing capacity
- 118-mph top speed
- 650 lb-ft of torque
- 702 hp
- 0–60 mph: 4.5 seconds
RAM Towing Equipment
With the following towing equipment, you’ll be able to easily reach the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity. You’ll appreciate them from behind the wheel, too, as these features provide a better view of your surroundings and help you get going in tough towing situations:
- 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 RAM 1500 Today at Bob Moore Auto Group
If you’re impressed by the RAM 1500 towing capacity, then it’s time for you to make owning one a reality. We’ll work with you to take home your favorite, Try using our new vehicle specials for additional ways to save. If you’re ready to own a RAM 1500 today, contact us to schedule a test drive.
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