2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

August 23rd, 2021 by

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Camper

Finding out how much a RAM 1500 can tow also means knowing that the RAM 1500 towing capacity is based off a number of factors such as engine selection. But if you’re looking for the best towing available in the RAM 1500, and want to maximize the RAM 1500 towing capacity, then the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque can give you 12,750 pounds of towing. You’ll find that between the five engine options available, and a wide selection of performance-enhancing features, you’ll be able to find the efficiency, speed, or towing for your Boaz jobs. This year’s 1500 adds the all-new TRX trim, which features a supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine. Also new for 2021 is a trailer tire pressure monitoring system. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Find out below!

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

From the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine to upgrades like the eTorque Mild Hybrid System, it’s easy to customize the 2021 RAM 1500 performance for your toughest tasks. You’ll be able to get the maximum towing capacity from your Guntersville jobs or enjoy the fuel-saving perks of diesel power with the many RAM 1500 engine options to select from. So how much can a RAM 1500 tow with each engine? Check out the specs below:

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 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 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 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

How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow When Properly Equipped?

There are additional optional towing features that can make your heavy-duty towing and hauling tasks that much easier, as well as giving you that necessary boost to reach the RAM 1500 towing capacity maximum of 12,750 pounds. Whether you’re hauling a lot of cargo, or you’re pulling a camper trailer for a Gadsden weekend trip, you can enjoy the following features: 

  • 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!

Take Home a RAM 1500 Today from CDJR of Albertville

Are you ready to experience the reliable and powerful RAM 1500 for yourself? Take a look at our new vehicle specials to make sure that you’re getting the best deal possible on a RAM 1500. Once you find the one that you want, apply for financing online so that you can get a jump start on the truck buying experience. 


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