How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

2021 RAM 1500 Towing a Boat

When you’re searching for a powerful truck that can carry you from work to play, the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity is ready to handle the challenge. The maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds is capable with the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine. However, you can find the right power you need for your Sioux City drives across the available engine options. Follow along with Billion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT to explore how much the RAM 1500 can tow with each engine. Then, experience that power for yourself by contacting our team to schedule a test drive. 



RAM 1500: Towing Capacity and Performance Specs

With various 2021 RAM trim levels and engine options, you can find the balance of style and performance to enhance your rides around Brookings. Choose from the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine, or explore upgrades like the eTorque Mild Hybrid System or the fuel-efficient diesel power. Take a look at how much the RAM 1500 can tow based on the engine chosen: 

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

Find the brand’s standard of solid performance and capability at every level. The standard RAM 1500 engine comes equipped 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

With the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine, the RAM towing capacity is increased to 11,610 pounds, and the legendary power expected from HEMI® engines. 

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

When you’re looking for a fuel-efficient option, the available EcoDiesel V6 engine has best-in-class diesel torque and an impressive towing capacity. 

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

When it’s time for the tough jobs, this engine with class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology is capable of the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity and enhances performance and efficiency to reach an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. 

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Offered with the all-new RAM 1500 TRX, this powerhouse engine provides near-instantaneous torque for a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and a stunning 0-60 time of 4.5 seconds.

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

RAM 1500: Towing Features and Accessories

The strong RAM 1500 towing power of each engine is supported by a range of towing features and accessories. Whether you’re loading up at the job site or hooking up the camper trailer to a getaway with the family, you’re ready to safely and confidently hit the roads around Mitchell. Take a look at some of the standard and available towing technology:

  • 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!

Discover RAM Trucks with Billion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT!

Continue exploring the power behind the 2021 RAM 1500 with the team at Billion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT. Easily find the truck and take home that matches your style with our online shopper, then contact the team in our parts department to find all your towing accessories.


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