How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

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What is the RAM 1500 towing capacity? If you’re wondering, “how much can a RAM 1500 tow,” Premier Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT can help! In this guide to the RAM 1500 performance features, we’ll walk you through the 2020 RAM 1500 towing capacity, engine specs, and more! Contact us if you have any further questions about the RAM 1500 or to schedule a test drive at Premier Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT in New Orleans!

The RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches 12,750 pounds when properly equipped. It’s no wonder what it’s the best in its class for V8 engine towing capacity.* Learn more 1500 performance specs below! 

RAM 1500 Engines & Capacities 

Metairie get their pick of one of several engine options available. Each engine options offer impressive performance specs. Each option pairs with a standard class-exclusive TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission. See below for engine specs:

  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine Upg I: Maximum towing capacity of 7,730 pounds; produces 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 hp.
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT Engine: Maximum towing capacity of 11,610 pounds; produces up to 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 hp. 
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT eTorque Engine: Maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds; 410 Ib-ft of torque and 395 hp. 
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine: produces up to 480 lb-ft of torque and 260 hp, and tows a maximum of 12,560 pounds; the highest diesel towing in the class. 

Payload Capacity 

  • 2,100 to 2,300 pounds (Varies between trim levels) 

More Features for Easier Towing

Towing capacity is far from the only performance feature that makes the RAM 1500 stand out from its competitors. The 2020 RAM 1500 is feature-packed with equipment and accessories that enhance its strengths. 

  • TorqueFlite® Transmission: This feature works with the eTorque mild hybrid system for a better MPG rating ( 20 mpg city/25 mpg highway) on Covington roads. 
  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: 14.9-inch brakes are available for better stopping power when driving through Slidell.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: This safety feature monitors your blind spots and automatically measures the length of your trailer. 
  • Multi-Function Tailgate: This optional tailgate feature offers a 60/40 split gate, offering access to the bed while still handling demanding loads.

Test Drive the 2020 RAM 1500 at Premier Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT in New Orleans! 

Learn more about the RAM 1500 at Premier Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT in New Orleans. We will help you get behind the wheel of a pickup that suits your needs. Experience the RAM 1500 interior features and technology today! Apply for financing online or speak with our finance department for alternative financing or leasing options. 

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