2021 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

January 13th, 2021 by

Are you in the market for a new RAM 1500 pickup truck, and wondering if it can handle towing your trailer around the greater Morton area? Then, you’ll be pleased to know that the 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity is well over 12,000 pounds when properly equipped. We delve into the details about the towing capacity for each engine available for the new 1500 below. How much can a RAM 1500 tow? Let’s find out!

2021 Ram 1500 Towing Capacity

So, how much can a Ram 1500 tow, exactly? The Ram 1500 towing capacity varies by the engine option you choose. Each engine has its own towing capacity. Let’s take a look at the capabilities of each engine.


3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque

  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 7,730 pounds
  • Horsepower – 305 hp
  • Torque – 269 lb-ft
  • EPA Estimated Gas Mileage (city/highway) – 19/24 mpg


3.0L Ecodiesel V6 Engine

  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 12,560 pounds
  • Horsepower – 260 hp
  • Torque – 480 lb-ft
  • EPA Estimated Gas Mileage (city/highway) – 21/29 mpg

2021 RAM 1500 Towing Boat

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 11,610 pounds
  • Horsepower – 395 hp
  • Torque – 410 lb-ft
  • EPA Estimated Gas Mileage (city/highway) – 15/21 mpg


5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque

  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 12,750 pounds
  • Horsepower – 395 hp
  • Torque – 410 lb-ft
  • EPA Estimated Gas Mileage (city/highway) – 17/22 mpg

Additional Features in the RAM 1500

There’s a lot more to the Ram 1500 than its towing capacity. This pickup comes jam-packed with features that are bound to make your Pekin commute safer and more enjoyable:


  • Available multifunction tailgate
  • Available RAMBOX Cargo Management System
  • 100% leather seating on 1500 Laramie Longhorn and Limited
  • Over 100 safety and security features
  • 5 year/100,000-mile warranty on diesel engine

Check Out the New Ram 1500 at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton

You can find the new Ram 1500 for sale right now at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT Morton. We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is just a short drive away from both Washington and East Peoria, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today!


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