2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

December 23rd, 2020 by

2021 Ram 1500 Towing

The RAM 1500 towing capacity varies depending on the engine you select, but you can tow up to 12,750 pounds with the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine. Looking for efficiency or a speed boost of power on Woodway roads? You’ll find what you need between five available engine options and a wide selection of performance-enhancing features. The new RAM 1500 adds the all-new TRX trim, which features a supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine. Also new for 2021 is a trailer tire pressure monitoring system, making towing easier than ever before. 

So, how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each available engine? Check out this overview of the RAM 1500 performance specs, towing features, and more with Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT near Temple.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat

From the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine to upgrades like the eTorque Mild Hybrid System, it’s easy to make the 2021 RAM 1500 your own. Whether you need the max RAM 1500 towing capacity or the fuel-saving perks of diesel power, there’s a 1500 engine for you. So, how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each available engine? Explore the specs below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard V6 RAM 1500 engine 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

Boost towing power to 11,610 pounds, and enjoy the legendary capability with the HEMI engine.

  • 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 when you opt for the EcoDiesel V6.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Featuring class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, this system enhances both performance and efficiency, increasing torque by 130 lb-ft. If you’re interested in the max RAM 1500 towing capacity, this is the option to choose.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

If your jobs call for speed, then you’ll want this engine under the hood. The supercharged HEMI® V8 delivers 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?

Optional towing features can make heavy-duty towing and hauling tasks simpler — and boost your RAM 1500 towing capacity to 12,750 pounds. Whether you’re hitting the road with a trailer in tow or you’re working on a Gatesville jobsite, these advanced features make for stronger and safer towing:

  • 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 Your 2021 RAM 1500 for Sale in Waco 

Ready to experience best-in-class RAM 1500 power at Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT? Browse our new vehicle inventory online, and contact us to learn more. You can also apply for financing online with ease.


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