How Much Can a Ram 1500 Tow?

You have options when it comes to the performance level you want on the 2021 Ram 1500 pickup. Depending on the trim option you choose ― Tradesman®, Big Horn®, Laramie®, Rebel®, Limited Longhorn™, or Limited ― there are a variety of engines to explore, each with impressive capabilities to help you get the pickup and/or trailering partner you need.

Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Indianapolis, IN, has a selection of new Ram 1500 trucks. Browse our inventory to find your favorite ride and contact us at (317) 982-5944, or send us a text or chat, if you’d like to set up a test drive or need assistance locating a preferred model.

2021 Ram 1500 Towing Capacities

Ram 1500 Engines and Capacities

The 2021 Ram 1500 comes equipped with the Pentastar® V6, except on the high-performance Ram 1500 TRX, which features a supercharged V8. Available engines include:

Engines 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque 5.7L HEMI V8 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 6.2L Supercharged HEMI V8
Horsepower 395 HP 395 HP 305 HP 260 HP 702 HP
Torque 410 lb.-ft. 410 lb.-ft. 269 lb.-ft. 480 lb.-ft. 650 lb.-ft
Max. Towing Capacity 12,750 lbs. 11,610 lbs. 7,730 lbs. 12,560 lbs. 8,100 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity 1,810 lbs. 1,970 lbs. 2,300 lbs. 2,040 lbs. 1,310 lbs.

2020 Ram 1500 Towing

2021 Ram 1500 More Features for Easier Towing

Discover advanced trailering tech, safety, and convenience features on the 2021 Ram 1500 to help you tow like a champ, park like a pro, and get to your destination with confidence. They include:

  • High-strength steel frame
  • 360-degree surround view camera system
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirrors
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross path and trailer detection
  • Electronic stability control and roll mitigation
  • Hill start assist
  • 14.9-in. standard brakes
  • Multifunction tailgate for easy access to the truck bed while trailering

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