How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?

July 20th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Towing Camper

The new 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity can vary depending on which engine you select from. However, a great place to start is the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine, which can tow up to a maximum of 12,750 pounds. Pasadena drivers looking for extra speed, and additional power, on the road will be happy to hear that there are five engine options, a wide range of performance-enhancing features, and a trailer tire pressure monitoring system available for the 2021 RAM 1500. Interested yet in how much a RAM 1500 can tow? Then find out more about the towing features and performance specs of the RAM 1500 with Gulfgate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today! Or if you just can’t wait, you can schedule a test drive today by contacting us, so that you can hit the road near Pearland and experience its power for yourself.

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity & Engine Performance

Whether you’re choosing the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine or the eTorque Mild Hybrid System, customizing your RAM 1500 vehicle’s performance is now easier than ever. This is especially true with components and upgrades available through our parts department. The RAM 1500 has engines for towing cargo around the Baytown area, saving fuel through diesel power on long highway trips, and everything in between. See which specs best suit your driving needs:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

Like every other RAM 1500 engine, the standard V6 comes paired with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.

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

Boost towing power to 11,610 pounds, and enjoy the legendary capability you expect from HEMI engines. 

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 With eTorque

Featuring class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, this system enhances both performance and efficiency for an extra 130 lb-feet of torque. If you need the max RAM 1500 towing capacity, this is the one to choose.

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

If your jobs call for speed, then you’ll want this powerhouse under the hood. The supercharged HEMI® V8 delivers near-instantaneous torque for a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds. 

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

What Are the Limits of the RAM 1500 Towing Capacity?

Additional towing features can make heavy-duty hauling and towing jobs easier than ever, as well as push the RAM 1500 towing capacity to its 12,750-pound limit. Take a look at the vehicle’s advanced technology to ensure stronger towing for your vacations and jobsite hauls:

  • Available Trailer Camera Wiring
  • Available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • Available 360* Surround View Camera
  • Available Multifunction Tailgate System with Signature 60/40 Split Doors
  • Electronic Stability and Trailer Sway Control
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation 
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Hill Start Assistance

Take Advantage of the RAM 1500 Towing Capacity at Gulfgate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram!

After you experience the RAM 1500 for yourself, you can rely on the experts in our finance department to help you take it home today! Our knowledgeable staff will make sure you get your new RAM 1500 at a price that fits your budget. 


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