2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

August 19th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat

Interested in learning more about the RAM 1500 towing capacity? Our team at Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Long Island City can help. The 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity varies across the trim lineup, but with the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine you can expect to tow up to 12,750 pounds. If you’re looking for a model with efficiency and plenty of performance-enhancing features for your East Hill commutes, then the RAM 1500 is worth looking into. So exactly how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Learn more with our helpful online guide today!

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

The new RAM 1500 has quite a few engine upgrades to choose from. The standard engine is a  3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine. There are also a few performance upgrades like the eTorque Mild Hybrid System. Take a closer look at the available engine specs, 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity, and more:

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 5.7L HEMI® V8

Boost towing power to 11,610 pounds, and enjoy the legendary capability you expect from HEMI engines:

  • 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 with eTorque

The class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology enhances both performance and efficiency, offering about an extra 130 lb-ft of torque. For the max RAM 1500 towing capacity, this is the model to drive off with:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Need a bit more speed for your Manhattan work trucks? This supercharged HEMI® V8 delivers a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds. Here are the additional specs:

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

When you’re in need of a heavy-duty towing experience, the RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches its max of 12,750 pounds when properly equipped. If you decide you want to go all out with your next Westbury truck, here are a few extra towing features you can enjoy:

  • 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!

Lease or Finance a 2021 RAM 1500 for Sale in Long Island City 

Apply for financing on your favorite RAM 1500 model today at Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. We can help you save more with our available new vehicle specials and lease options. If you have questions in the meantime, don’t hesitate to contact us.


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