How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?
There’s no doubt that the RAM 1500 is a classic truck. With continual updates to its capabilities, the 2021 RAM towing capacity reaches up to 12,750 pounds when you equip it correctly. But there’s a lot to RAM 1500 towing capacity, from its five engine options to powerful towing technology. Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram covers all these and more below!
How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?: Engines
So, how much can a RAM 1500 tow with just its base engine? The standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine boasts a 7,730-pound max towing capacity, TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, 269 lb-ft of torque, and 305 hp. You have many other engine options to combine your RAM 1500 towing capacity with other exciting specs:
5.L HEMI® V8
The first available HEMI® engine dramatically increases your towing power in Nickerson:
- 11,610-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
3.0L EcoDiesel V6
The RAM 1500 EcoDiesel option has Best-In-Class Diesel Torque so that you get close to the max RAM 1500 towing capacity with this engine:
- 12,560-pound max towing capacity
- 480 lb-ft of torque
- 260 hp
Available 5.7L HEMI® V8
The eTorque mild hybrid technology that powers this engine is a class-exclusive system, which leads to the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity:
- 12,750-pound max towing capacity
- 410 lb-ft of torque
- 395 hp
6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8
The supercharged HEMI® V8 is the choice for RAM 1500 drivers who want their truck to go fast.
- 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds.
- 118-mph top speed
- 650 lb-ft of torque
- 702 hp
To see how the RAM 1500 can carry your heaviest cargo, explore the details of the RAM 1500 weight at Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.
2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Towing Features
Great towing in Buhler isn’t just about raw power. That’s why the RAM 1500 has towing and driver assistance technologies so you stay in control of your trailer, even on tough curves and corners. Here are the many towing features you can use on the RAM 1500:
- 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!
Learn more about the RAM 1500 seat covers and other ways you can customize the RAM 1500 at Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. To see how this pickup truck stacks up against the competition, compare the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150.
Test Drive a 2021 RAM 1500 Today!
At Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we’re happy to provide drivers from Hutchinson to Newton with high-performance vehicles like the RAM 1500. You’ll also want to check out the RAM 3500 towing capacity. You can even apply for financing online to see which of these RAM engines works with your budget. Contact us today to find out when you can come down and drive a RAM truck!