2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

November 17th, 2020 by

2021 Ram 1500 Towing
How much can a 2021 RAM 1500 tow, and what is the max RAM 1500 payload? With the right equipment, you can get the 2021 RAM 1500’s towing capacity up to 12,750 pounds and haul a payload of up to 2,320 pounds. You’ll need the roaring V8 engine with eTorque to access these impressive specs, but it’s not the only option you should consider! Which RAM 1500 towing capacity is right for your Milwaukee jobs? The Badger Truck & Auto Group covers all five engine options and more below!

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine

So, how much can a RAM 1500 tow with its standard engine? If you’re looking for a dependable work truck in Milwaukee or Chicago that doesn’t have a bunch of fancy upgrades, the base-level 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity and payload specs just might be enough for your needs. And if you’re a diesel driver, you’re in luck with the Best-in-Class torque on the EcoDiesel engine. Here are your many engine options for the RAM 1500:

Starter Engine: 3.6L Pentastar® V6It’s not just the great towing capacity, but the TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission that makes even the base RAM 1500 a paragon of handling and control.

  • 7,730 pounds max towing
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 305 hp
Starter V8: 5.L HEMI® V8Multiple HEMI® V8 upgrades are available to enhance the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity. This first one delivers a huge boost:

  • 11,610 pounds max towing
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp
Diesel Option: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6Diesel enthusiasts have a clear choice in the 2021 RAM 1500, with its Best-In-Class torque that leads to powerful towing:

  • 12,560 pounds max towing
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 260 hp
Highest Towing Capacity:  5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorqueThe V8 engine roars and the eTorque mild hybrid technology boosts this truck’s performance so you can get max 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity:

  • 12,750 pounds max towing
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp
Speediest Option: 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8There’s towing, but some Green Bay drivers also care about acceleration and other specs on their truck. Choose this supercharged engine and you’ll get it in spades:

  • 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds
  • 118-mph top speed
  • 650 lb-ft of torque
  • 702 hp

Ready to take a closer look at your options? Don’t wait to check out our new RAM inventory.

RAM 1500: Utility and Features

The 2020 RAM 1500 towing capacity and RAM 1500 payload rating are certainly impressive, but any Madison driver needs more than sheer power on their truck; they need technology and tools to help them get the job done right! This is why the RAM 1500 has so many exciting standard towing features, and some advanced ones for extra control:

2021 RAM 1500 Standard Trailering Features: 

  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control
2021 RAM 1500 Available Trailering Features: 

  • Trailer Camera Wiring
  • Multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • 360° Surround View Camera
  • Power-Fold Tow Mirrors

Test Drive a 2021 RAM 1500 Today!

As you can see, the answer to the question, “How much can a RAM 1500 tow?” depends on you. With its five engine options and array of sophisticated features, there’s no doubt that the 2021 RAM 1500 is an innovative truck. Milwaukee drivers can use the tools at the Badger Truck & Auto Group finance center to customize their RAM 1500 today! But most importantly, you’ve got to experience this truck for yourself, so contact us soon to set up an appointment.

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