2022 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

April 21st, 2022 by
2022 RAM 1500 towing an ATV through large puddle

RAM has built a reputation for rugged power and refinement, and the 2022 RAM 1500 is no exception to this. From having a strikingly good look on the outside, and an incredibly powerful powertrain option, there is no detail to be missed. If you’re considering this Dallas driver favorite for your daily drives or jobs, then you might be wondering about the RAM 1500 towing capacity. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow? When properly equipped, the RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches a whopping 12,750 pounds. Let’s take a closer look at what makes this truck’s towing power stand out in the segment.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Engine and Performance

No matter which of the RAM 1500 powertrain options you select, you can expect remarkable towing power on Tulsa roads. How much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Below, we dive into the details on each engine configuration.

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

A V6 engine is standard under the hood, and it is paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Opt for the HEMI® V8, and the RAM 1500 towing capacity will receive a boost to 11,610 pounds. Your RAM 1500 will also be able to deliver a higher horsepower output.

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

With this offering, you can take advantage of the 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 with eTorque

For maximum towing power, this is the engine to choose. This V8 features class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, which enhances both performance and efficiency.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Looking for the most powerful factory-installed engine in a half-ton truck? You have found exactly what you are in search of with the 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8.

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

To achieve the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, you will need the right engine and the right accessories. Drive with complete peace of mind around Oklahoma City and beyond and enjoy stronger and safer towing thanks to these available amenities:

  • 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 the Truck of Your Dreams Today

Now that you know more about the RAM 1500 towing capacity, the next step is finding out what version works best for you from the different trim levels to getting our finance department’s help in getting pre-approved in no time. You can even browse our selection of car buying tips for additional ways to make your car buying experience that much easier.


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