How Much Can a Ram 1500 Tow?

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Are you on the market for a new capable pickup truck and found yourself wondering, “Just how much can a Ram 1500 tow?” Well, a fully-equipped 2019 Ram 1500 can tow up to a maximum capacity of 12,750 pounds! This gives the Ram 1500 the best-in-class* V8 engine towing capacity, so you know it can take on almost anything you throw at it. Even more, the 2019 model of the Ram 1500 offers drivers a truck with improved fuel-efficiency ratings and optional accessories – like the RAM 1500 seat covers – as well. Learn more about this all-new truck with Bayway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, then view our inventory and stop by our dealership for a test drive!

2019 Ram 1500 Towing Capacity and Engines

When you’re picking a Ram 1500, you can have it outfitted with three different engines, each which gives the vehicle its own performance capabilities. All three engines are paired with a standard TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission, and, depending on the trim, can haul a payload capacity from 2,100 to 2,300 pounds. Check out the specs of each engine below:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque: This engine produces 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, bringing the Ram 1500 towing capacity to 7,730 pounds.
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine: This option produces up to 395 hp, 410 lb-ft of torque, and gives drivers more towing power at a maximum of 11,610 pounds.
  • 5.7L HEMI® Engine with eTorque: This option gives drivers the best towing capability in a V8 engine, producing the same horsepower and torque figures as the option above, but boosting the Ram 1500 towing capacity to a stellar 12,750 pounds.

2019 Ram 1500 Towing Features

The stellar towing capacities listed above may just be enough to convince you this is the perfect truck, but what if we told you there’s more? Yes, the 2019 Ram 1500 also comes with these additional towing features:

  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: With 14.9-inch brakes, the Ram 1500 gives drivers superior stopping power on the streets.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: This optional feature gives you automatic blind-zone and trailer length monitoring for safer towing capabilities.
  • TorqueFlite® Transmission: This transmission system is paired with the eTorque mild hybrid engine that allows the Ram 1500 to get an EPA-estimated 17/23 (city/highway) MPG rating.

Test Drive the 2019 Ram 1500 at Bayway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Want to know more about the 2019 Ram 1500? Read about its six trim level options and compare it against its competition, and see just how much this new model has been updated since its 2018 version. You can also find out how to lift your RAM 1500 to enhance its capabilities even further and the difference between a crew cab and quad cab. You can even learn about how the exclusive RAMBox® Cargo Management System will change the way you store equipment and tools in your RAM truck! If you think you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the Ram 1500, then be sure to check out our available inventory and learn why the RAM 1500 has extraordinary gas mileage. Unsure if the RAM 1500 can meet your towing needs? Read our comparison of the RAM 2500 and the RAM 3500 and the Ford F-150 to see how the RAM 1500 compares. Compare the towing capacity of the 1500 and 2500. Then, contact us and schedule a test drive at our Pasadena dealership today!