How Much Can the RAM 1500 Tow?

January 30th, 2020 by

Ram 1500 Towing a Boat

When you need a reliable truck for work or play, the RAM 1500 doesn’t disappoint. The 2020 RAM 1500 has a max towing capacity of 12,750 pounds. For Fordyce drivers looking for Best-in-Class towing, the RAM 1500 is the truck to beat. Learn more about the new RAM 1500 towing performance and engine details below.

RAM 1500 Towing Specs by Engine

What types of engines does the RAM 1500 offer? Choose from three high-powered machines, including a diesel engine. Additionally, an 8-speed transmission is available on every RAM 1500 truck. Here’s a quick look at the RAM 1500’s towing capacities based on the engine you select:

  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine Upg I: Produces 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity 7,730 pounds.
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT Engine: Produces up to 395 hp, 410 lb-ft of torque, tows up to 11,610 pounds. The Etorque Engine bumps that spec up to 12,750 pounds.
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine: Produces up to 260 hp, 480 lb-ft of torque, and tows a max of 12,560 pounds— that makes the RAM 1500 best-in-class for diesel towing capacity.
  • Payload: Of course, Camden drivers aren’t just using a RAM for towing, so it’s important to mention the payload range starting at 2,100 to 2,300 pounds.

Family getting ready to tow boat with Ram 1500

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Additional Features

Efficient towing isn’t just about power; it’s also about being equipped with the latest technologies for safe and controlled towing experiences. Here are some of the tech available on the new RAM for Sheridan and Pinebluff drivers.

  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Automatic Trailer Detection: This technology automatically senses both your RAM 1500 and the trailer it is towing.
  • Class-Exclusive Active-Level™ Four Corner Air Suspension: Lowers your truck automatically when it reaches highway speeds so you tow with reduced drag.
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning – Plus: Helps prevent you and your trailer from drifting out of the lane with a visual aid.
  • Multi-Function Tailgate: The RAM 1500 has an available 60/40gate split for easy and flexible access to your cargo.
  • RAMBox Cargo Management System: This storage system is perfect for RAM drivers who need extra space to store their tools, additional parts, or secret snack supplies.

Test Drive the RAM 1500 at Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Whether you are looking to tow your camper from Eldorado to the great outdoors or moving around the Fordyce area, Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has the new RAM 1500 or used RAM 1500 ready for you to test drive. If you’re unsure if the RAM 1500 has the power you need, compare the RAM 1500 to the RAM 2500 or the Ford F-150 and learn about it’s six trim level options. Not sure if the RAM 1500 is for you? Learn about the Jeep Gladiator price and features and the Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity to see if these Jeep vehicles are right for you! If you’re ready to take the next step, apply for financing online using our secure application, or browse our special offers.

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