2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity Specs

2021 Red Ram 1500 Towing Trailer


It’s no secret that truck shoppers around Roberts and River Falls value the potential strength and capability of the vehicles they’re considering. So, if you’ve been searching the web for answers about how much a RAM 1500 can tow, then we here at Luther Hudson Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM are happy to provide those answers! The new 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches up to 12,750 pounds. But that’s not the full story. For that, read on below, or simply contact us at Luther Hudson Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM anytime!

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity & Performance

The RAM 1500 is as powerful as it is capable. That’s because the standard engine is a brutish 3.6L Pentastar® V6. Performance upgrades are ample and include an eTorque Mild Hybrid System. A diesel powertrain is even available for extra fuel savings. So, just how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Here’s what you need to know:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The base RAM 1500 V6 engine comes mated to a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, standard. Here’s more information on the entry-level RAM 1500 powertrain combination and its towing capabilities:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Want to tow up to 11,610 pounds? The first of several HEMI® engines in the RAM lineup offers just that capability and more:

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

For best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity, turn to the available RAM 1500 EcoDiesel V6, which offers these specs:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

Looking for the maximum RAM 1500 towing capacity? You need the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque technology. With this powertrain, fuel-savings are headed your way, not to mention these specifications:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

If it’s power you want, you’ll find plenty with the available supercharged HEMI® V8 for the RAM 1500. With a 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds and these specs, there’s nowhere near River Falls or Woodbury you can’t go faster with a RAM 1500:

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

As you now are well aware of, the RAM 1500 can tow as much as 12,750 pounds when properly equipped, but it’s not just the amount of towing that the RAM 1500 offers that is impressive. So too are these handy RAM 1500 towing features:

  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Available 360° Surround View Camera
  • Available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • Available Trailer Camera Wiring
  • Available multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • And more!

Your Next 2021 RAM 1500 is for Sale in Hudson 

Looking for a RAM 1500 for sale near Woodbury? Luther Hudson Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Hudson is all too happy to oblige you! Find and finance your next RAM 1500 with us today! You can get the process started by applying for financing online!

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