2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

2021 Ram 1500 Towing

When they’re interested in a new RAM, many drivers near Simi Valley often ask us, “How much can a RAM 1500 tow?” The 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity can vary depending on the engine you select, but you can expect a maximum of 12,750 pounds with the proper engine and towing accessories. That’s a lot of weight! With five different engine options available, and a wide selection of performance-enhancing features, you’ll be able to find something that matches your needs no matter what they may be. So, you might be asking, “How much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine?” Dependable Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has all the information and more about the engines available for the RAM 1500.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

No matter if you’re going with the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6, the eTorque Mild Hybrid, or the brand new 6.2L Supercharged Hemi® V8, you’ll be able to find something that matches the performance you require for the RAM 1500. This makes it easy to find something that fits your needs in Thousand Oaks so that you can find the best vehicle for your needs. You’ll be able to enjoy fuel-saving diesel power or incredible towing capability with a Hemi®. See the specs below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The Pentastar® V6 comes with the class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, which comes standard on all other engine options as well.

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

You can expect the same legendary capabilities that the name HEMI® brings when you enjoy the 5.7L HEMI® V8.

  • 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 system improves the already impressive HEMI® V8 to give it better performance, more efficiency, and an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. This engine maxes out the RAM 1500 towing capacity:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Introduced with the 2021 TRX trim level, the supercharged engine found under the hood of the RAM 1500 is capable of delivering you with almost instantaneous torque with a 0-60 time of just 4.5 seconds.

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

If you need to be able to tow even heavier cargo, you’ll want to consider the RAM 2500, too.

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow With Accessories?

The optional towing features that come with the RAM 1500 make heavy-duty towing and hauling easier, and are how you can enjoy the 12,750-pound maximum towing capacity. Whether you ended it to move absolutely everything on the job site, or you’re taking the family and the camper trailer out to San Fernando Valley for the weekend, you’ll be able to do it with the following accessories:

  • 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 RAM 1500 Today at Dependable Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Experience the best-in-class performance that you can only have with the RAM 1500. It’s ready for you to take for a test drive, all you need to do is contact us to schedule one today. Then when you get back, our finance department will be ready to help you take home your new RAM 1500 while saving you plenty of money.


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