How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?

January 17th, 2021 by

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat
 
You’ll be surprised by how much a 2021 RAM 1500 can tow, although the exact amount depends on the engine you choose. With the 5.7L HEMI® V8, the 2021 RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds, but you can find the right balance of efficiency and speed for Chatham highways by selecting between five engine options and performance-enhancing features. The 2021 RAM 1500 adds the TRX trim as well, which comes with the supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8. So how much can a 2021 RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Green Dodge is ready to provide you a full overview of the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capabilities.

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

From the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine to the upgraded eTorque Mild Hybrid, the 2021 RAM 1500 is easily customizable in terms of performance for your toughest tasks. Whether it’s to maximize the RAM 1500 towing capacity for jobs near Rochester or to save fuel with diesel power, you can find the right engine for the RAM 1500. So how much can a 2021 RAM 1500 tow with each engine?

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard V6 comes paired with an exclusive-to-its-class TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission and has the following:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Get a boost in towing power to 11,610 pounds, thanks to the powerful HEMI® engines:

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

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

By selecting the EcoDiesel V6, you can get best-in-class diesel torque and towing capacity:

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

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

The 5.7L HEMI® V8 features the class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, enhancing both performance and efficiency for an extra 138 lb-ft of torque. This is the option for maximizing the RAM 1500 towing capacity:

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

If you’re looking for speed, then the Supercharged V8 is your only choice. It delivers near-instantaneous torque at 14,600 rpm and can reach 0-to-60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

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

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Features

There are additional optional towing features that can make heavy-duty towing and hauling easier, as well as increasing your towing capacity to 12,750 pounds. Whether you’re hauling materials for work or you’re taking a camper trailer out for the weekend near Decatur, you’ll be able to utilize these features for maximum efficiency:

  • 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!

Lease or Finance a 2021 RAM 1500 in Springfield

Now that you know of the best-in-class power of the 2021 RAM 1500, are you ready to experience it for yourself? Browse Green Dodge’s RAM 1500 inventory online, and contact us to learn more and to schedule a test drive today. Don’t forget that you can start the car buying process from home by applying for financing online!

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