2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

April 12th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Towing Camper

The RAM 1500 towing capacity varies depending on if you’re going with the 3.6L Pentastar® V6, or the 5.7L HEMI® V8. However, if you want to know, “how much can a RAM 1500 tow,” you’ll enjoy your options regardless of the engine choice you go with. Whether you need efficiency, or you need speed while you’re cruising down the highways near Birmingham, you’ll find it with the RAM 1500. In addition to the previous years bringing great performance-enhancing features and engines, the 2021 RAM 1500 model brought the all-new TRX trim, which features a supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine, as well as the trailer tire pressure monitoring system. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Find out more about the RAM 1500 performance, towing features, and more at Brady Kilmury CDJR. 

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

It’s easy to customize the 2021 RAM 1500 performance based on the engine you select, whether it’s the 3.6L Pentastar, or the eTorque Mild hybrid. All of them come with exceptional towing capacity and can handle the toughest jobs near Hoover. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? You can find the specs below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard V6 comes paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, which is also standard on all other engine types for the RAM 1500. 

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

Available 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 5.7L HEMI comes with the class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, which enhances performance and efficiency by providing an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. This model provides the pinnacle of RAM 1500 towing capability. 

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Introduced this year with the TRX trim, you’ll be blown into the back of your seat with this supercharged V8. It delivers near-instantaneous torque, with 14,600 rpm, and a 0-60 time of 4.5 seconds.

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

There are additional optional towing features that can make it even easier to do some heavy-duty towing and hauling tasks, while also boosting towing capacity to a maximum of 12,750. Whether you’re hitting the road, or you’re taking the camper to Tuscaloosa for the weekend, you can take advantage of the following features to make it even easier to tow:

  • 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 Today at Brady Kilmury CDJR

Ready to experience the RAM 1500 power for yourself, and find out why it’s best-in-class? You can view our inventory of RAM 1500, or check out the new vehicle specials, so you can save hundreds or even thousands off of a new RAM 1500. Contact us today to schedule a test drive, so you can experience its power for yourself.


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