How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?

April 29th, 2021 by

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat
Franklin drivers often ask us at Franklin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, “How much can a RAM 1500 tow?” The 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity varies depending on the engine and configuration, but you get a maximum towing capacity 12,750 pounds with the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine. Read on to learn more about the Ram 1500 towing capacity, and the contact Franklin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to get behind the wheel of a new RAM today!

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

It’s easy to customize the 2021 RAM 1500 performance for your specific needs and toughest tasks around Suffolk. From the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine to available upgrades like the eTorque Mild Hybrid System or even the fuel-saving perks of diesel power, there’s a 1500 engine perfect for you. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Review the specs below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

Each of the 2021 RAM 1500 standard V6 engines comes paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission that provides:

  • 7,730-pound max towing capacity
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 305 horsepower

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Boost your towing power around Smithfield to 11,610 pounds, and enjoy the legendary capability HEMI engines are known for.

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

You’ll enjoy best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity with the available EcoDiesel V6 of the RAM 1500.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

This remarkable engine featuring class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, and enhances both performance and efficiency to provide an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. If you need the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity, this is the one for you.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

If your jobs around Chesapeake require even more vigor, the supercharged HEMI® V8 delivers near instantaneous torque with a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and a 0-to-60 acceleration time of just 4.5 seconds.

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

RAM 1500 Towing Features

The RAM 1500 towing capacity isn’t only because of the engines. Optional towing features make heavy-duty towing and hauling jobs easier and boost your RAM 1500 towing capacity to the maximum 12,750-pounds. These advanced towing features make for stronger and safer towing experience:

  • 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
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Light Check
  • And more!

Tes Drive a 2021 RAM 1500 at Franklin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

When you’re ready to experience best-in-class RAM 1500 power for yourself, contact Franklin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Browse our RAM 1500 inventory online, and contact us to get behind the wheel today. You can also apply for financing before heading into the dealership.
 

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