How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

2019 RAM 1500 Towing Trailer

How much can a RAM 1500 tow? When equipped with the proper equipment, the 2019 RAM 1500 offers a max towing capacity of 12,750 pounds. Offering Best-in-Class V8 Engine Towing* capacity, the RAM 1500 offers the capability you need, as well as impressive fuel-efficiency to keep you focused on the task at hand. Learn more about RAM 1500 towing capacity and capability specs with the team at Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

RAM 1500 Engines & Capacities

All three engines available on the RAM 1500 offer their own unique performance capabilities to the table. Every engine option you choose from is mated to the Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8 speed automatic transmission. Specs for each engine are as follows:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque—produces 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. Max towing capacity with this engine is 7,730 pounds.
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine—produces up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. RAM 1500 towing capacity with this engine is capped at 11,610 pounds.
  • 5.7L HEMI® Engine with eTorque—produces the same figures shown above, but increases towing capacity to a Best-in-Class 12,750 pounds.

More Features for Easier Towing

A powerful and dynamic engine is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to towing with the RAM 1500. There are plenty of intelligent features that will help make towing through Memphis and Oxford, MS a breeze. Here’s a few examples:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: This available system watches your blind zones, and automatically accounts for trailer length.
  • TorqueFlite® Transmission: This transmission works alongside the available eTorque mild hybrid system, helping the RAM 1500 earn up to 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway.
  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: The RAM 1500 features 14.9-inch brakes to help you keep your payloads in control on Southhaven, MS and Olive Branch, MS streets.

2019 RAM 1500 towing boat

Test Drive the 2019 RAM 1500 at Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Collierville!

Now that you’ve answered the question, “how much can a RAM 1500 tow?” it’s time to take a test drive at Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! Our team will help you learn everything you need to know about RAM 1500 towing capacity, engine specs, and more! Don’t hesitate to contact us, or take a look at available RAM 1500 bed accessories.

Disclaimers: 

*Class based on Light-Duty pickup

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