2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

April 8th, 2021 by

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat

Are you curious about the RAM 1500 towing capabilities? How much your RAM 1500 can tow will vary depending on which engine that you choose, but you can tow a maximum of 12,750 pounds when properly equipped with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine. Whether you want efficiency or speed on the Edmond roads, you’ll find just what you need between the five engine options and the variety of performance-enhancing features. 

Learn how much can a RAM 1500 tow in this handy guide from the RAM experts at John Vance Motors. Then, when you’re ready to take your Oklahoma City job sites to the next level, give us a call! We’ll help you find the new RAM 1500 for sale that checks off all your boxes.



What Are the RAM 1500 Towing and Engine Specs?

From the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine to the upgraded eTorque Mild Hybrid System, it’s easy to customize your new RAM 1500’s performance to take on the toughest tasks. Whether you’re looking to tow a small boat to Stillwater for a fun-filled weekend getaway or a fuel-saving pickup truck, we have a new RAM 1500 pickup truck for every type of driver. Explore the RAM 1500 towing and engine specs below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard V6 engine is 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

Upgrade your towing power to 11,610 pounds, and enjoy the powerful capabilities that you would expect from HEMI® engines.

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

You can now get best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity thanks to the available EcoDiesel V6.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

With the class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, this system enhances both performance and efficiency to provide drivers with an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. When you want the max towing, this is the pickup truck for you.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

When you need the ultimate power on your vehicle’s hood, the supercharged HEMI® V8 engine delivers incredible torque for a max 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?

When the RAM 1500 is properly equipped, hauling tasks become much easier and safer for drivers and passengers alike. Whether you’re hitting the Enid roads with your camper trailer or hauling supplies to your Guthrie jobsite, these advanced features make for safer and stronger 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 at John Vance Motors 

If you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a best-in-class RAM 1500 pickup truck, explore our new RAM 1500 inventory online! Give us a call if you have any questions or to schedule your test drive. Be sure to check out our new vehicle specials and get pre-approved for financing online right at home.


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