2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

December 14th, 2020 by


When you choose the 2021 RAM 1500 over competitors like the Chevy Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150, you’re not only gaining an advantage thanks to this RAM truck’s available features–like the unparalleled eTorque Mild Hybrid system and 12-inch touchscreen infotainment interface. You’re also gaining plenty of practical capability. That’s because the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 12,750 pounds! 

Learn how to achieve this towing capacity below by exploring the various RAM 1500 engine choices in depth! Remember, you can always contact us at Westpointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge with questions!

2021 RAM 1500 Towing by Engine 

You have multiple RAM 1500 engine options for the 2021 model year, including an impressive standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine. For more efficient performance than that engine delivers, consider upgrading with the eTorque Mild Hybrid System. No matter your needs, from increased efficiency or torque to higher towing capacity, there’s a 2021 RAM 1500 engine to match. But how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each type of engine? Here’s that information:

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

Matched with a TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, this impressive standard RAM 1500 engine lets you enjoy these specs.

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

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Available 5.0L HEMI® V8

Choose the available 5.0L HEMI® engine, and your towing capacity will jump over 3,500 pounds!

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

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

Choosing the EcoDiesel V6 engine yields big payoffs, including best-in-class diesel torque and diesel towing capacity.

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

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

With eTorque mild hybrid technology, the RAM 1500 5.7L HEMI® engine boasts the max RAM 1500 towing capacity, plus plenty of power and torque.

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

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Opt for the supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 for a head-spinning 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds and a top speed of 118 mph, not to mention equally impressive power and torque output. 

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

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

If you want to achieve the 12,750-pound maximum towing capacity for the RAM 1500 and make your every towing trip around El Reno more pleasurable, you’ll want to equip your RAM with the following features.

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

Find Your Next RAM 1500 for Sale or Lease at Westpointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge

Ready to experience the raw power and impressive towing capacity of the new 2021 RAM 1500 on Oklahoma City or Mustang streets? Lease or buy your next RAM truck from Westpointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Yukon! To get started on the process of taking home the perfect RAM pickup, explore our online payment calculator and then apply for financing online.

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