How Much Can A Ram 1500 Tow?

August 19th, 2021 by
2021 Ram 1500 TRX off-roading

Depending on your choice of engine, you will find your 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity varies. If you choose the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine you will get a towing capacity up to 12,750 pounds. Our various engines provide different benefits for you. Maybe you need an extra burst of speed towing on Blackfoot highways or you’re in search of higher efficiency engines. We at Sayer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram are here to showcase the five engine options and selection of performance-enhancing upgrades, including the TRX trim featuring a supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine. An additional feature that comes with the 2021 RAM 1500 is the trailer tire pressure monitoring system. Here is an overview of the specs, features, and capabilities of each trim level. 

Engine Specs and Towing Capacity of the 2021 RAM 

Whatever you need to town on Pocatello roads, there is an engine that meets your needs, from the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 gas engine to the eTorque Mild Hybrid System. You can customize your truck to conquer any job you’re performing. Explore our diesel powered engines to save fuel on your next long haul. Explore the specs here:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

The 2021 RAM 1500 engine starts with the classic V6 working in tandem with the exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission. 

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

5.7L HEMI® V8

If you are looking for a bit of an extra boost, the starting level of the fully-capable HEMI engines is the 5.7L HEMI® V8. Here are the specs: 

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

3.0L EcoDiesel V6

The EcoDiesel V6 is here to save your gas and upgrade your towing capacity. Explore our best-in-class upgrade: 

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

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

With the class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology, you will achieve engine performance and efficiency upgrades you couldn’t imagine. With an extra 140 lb-feet of torque compared to the standard engine, your RAM 1500 becomes a towing powerhouse. 

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

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

If you need the operation capacity for speed and towing to get you around Rexburg and beyond, then you’ll need the supercharged HEMI® V8 under your hood. The maximum speed of 14,600 rpm, and you will be going 0-to-60 in 4.5 seconds. 

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

Equip Your Ram for the Ultimate Level of Towing

With some of our additional features you can simplify your towing and hauling. These features can boost the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity to the 12,750-pound limit. You can haul your camper to the next spot or an abundance of tools and machinery to your next jobsite. Here are the features built to improve your towing experience:

  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • 360° Surround View Camera
  • Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • Trailer Camera Wiring

Lease or Finance a 2021 RAM 1500 with Sayer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

When you are ready to upgrade your towing to achieve more on your job sites, then it’s time to check out our inventory at Sayer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Idaho Falls. Get in contact with us to explore all of the trim-levels and towing options available. You can apply for financing and schedule a test drive whenever you choose. 


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