How Much Does the 2022 RAM 1500 Weigh?

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How much does the 2022 RAM 1500 weigh? While it may not seem like an important question to some Camden drivers, it’s crucial to know your GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) if you plan to do any towing or hauling in Sheridan. Explore the 2022 RAM 1500 weight ratings for each configuration with the team at Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram below. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

RAM 1500 Weight-Related Terms Explained

Before we answer, “How much does the RAM 1500 weigh?” let’s brush you up on the different relevant terms here:

  • Curb Weight: How much your RAM 1500 weighs without any passengers or cargo.
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR): The GVWR is how much cargo your RAM 1500 can carry. This amount is added to the curb weight of your truck.
  • You get this amount when you add the curb weight to the weight that the truck can handle safely – including passengers, cargo, and any additional gear.
  • Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR): The maximum total combined weight of the loaded vehicle and a loaded tow trailer. 
  • Towing Capacity: The maximum weight the vehicle can tow safely. The 2022 RAM 1500 towing capacity is rated an impressive 12,750 pounds when properly equipped.
  • Tongue Weight: The amount of weight placed on the trailer hitch by the trailer itself.

2022 RAM 1500 Curb Weight

So, how much does the 2022 RAM 1500 weigh without any cargo? That depends on the configuration, cab size, and bed size you choose. Here is an overview of the 2022 RAM 1500 curb weight for each trim level:

  • 1500 Tradesman: 4,775 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 4,785 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: 4,785 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: 5,022 pounds 
  • 1500 Rebel: 5,127 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 5,199 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 5,323 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 6,439 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

As mentioned above, the GVWR is how much weight your RAM 1500 can handle in its cabin and truck bed. You can see how it breaks down for each trim level below: 

  • 1500 Tradesman: 7,100 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,010 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: 6,800 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 Rebel: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 7,800 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 GCWR, Payload Capacity, & Towing Capacity

2022 RAM 1500 Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)

  • 1500 Tradesman: 12,900 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Rebel: 12,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 13,900 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 15,160 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Payload Capacity

  • 1500 Tradesman: Up to 2,320 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 1,220 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Up to 2,010 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: Up to 1,880
  • 1500 Rebel: Up to 1,770
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: Up to 1,700 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: Up to 1,580 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 1,310 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

  • 1500 Tradesman: Up to 7,690 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,750 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Up to 6,750 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: Up to 6,510 pounds
  • 1500 Rebel: Up to 7,410 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: Up to 6,340 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: Up to 8,210 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 8,100 pounds

Get Behind the Wheel of a RAM 1500 in Fordyce

Now that you have the answer to “How much does the RAM 1500 weigh?” why not visit us in Fordyce to take your favorite RAM 1500 trim levels for a spin? We’re just a short drive from Pinebluff. Next, be sure to check out the 2022 RAM 1500 dimensions. You can also learn more about your other favorite Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM models.

 

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