2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

October 23rd, 2020 by

A 2021 RAM 1500 towing a boat

From job sites to boat loading ramps, Orland Park drivers need a truck with a lot of towing power. They’ll find it in the 2021 RAM 1500. With a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds the RAM 1500 towing capacity is a leader in the truck industry, beating the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado. Find out how to get the amount of towing power you need with a variety of engine options and how that power is enhanced with Bettenhausen Automotive.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

With five engine options and a variety of fuel choices, there’s an engine to meet your RAM 1500 towing capacity needs in Tinley Park. How much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Take a closer look:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

Like every other RAM 1500 engine, the standard V6 comes 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.L HEMI® V8

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

Achieve best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity with the available EcoDiesel V6.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology enhances performance and efficiency for 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

The supercharged HEMI® V8 delivers near-instantaneous torque for a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds.

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

You can boost your RAM 1500 towing capacity to the 12,750-pound maximum with the help of available technology that enhances your towing in New Lenox

  • 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!

Get RAM 1500 Towing Power at Bettenhausen Automotive

When it’s time for best-in-class RAM 1500 power, check the RAM 1500 inventory to find the right truck and engine combination for your towing needs. Our truck experts are on hand to help. Contact them with any questions.

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