Learn About Towing Using Ram Trucks

Here at Wilson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, our trucks always stand out as popular options as people use them for everyday capability, which includes the towing capacity. There's a lot of different towing numbers as the Ram lineup has multiple models, trims, engine options and more that determine these factors. We're here to give you an overview with a guide that should help you find the right fit in our showroom!

Ram 1500 Towing Guide

The Ram 1500 has seven different vehicle trims to choose from. With each one you have the choice of two different engine options, which includes:

  • A 3.6-liter V6
  • A 5.7-liter HEMI® V8

You'll also find Ram 1500 trucks that come equipped with 4x2 drivetrains or 4x4 drivetrains. There's also trucks that have eTorque, which adds an electric motor to provide added power to the wheels when towing and positively impacts its performance without sacrificing fuel economy.

At a minimum, you'll find that the Ram 1500 is capable of towing 7,500 pounds with V6 options and a 4x2 option. The maximum towing capacity for the Ram 1500 is 11,610 pounds with the 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 quad cab, 140.5-inch truck bed, automatic transmission 4x2 option.

There's plenty of towing and payload range in between, and you can learn the capacity by clicking on one of the Ram 1500 vehicles we have here in our showroom and compare each one to see what fits your towing needs.

Ram Heavy Duty Towing Guide

With the Ram Heavy Duty lineup, you'll get the choice of multiple engine options. That includes a 5.7-liter HEMI® V8, a 6.4-liter Heavy-Duty HEMI® V8 and a 6.7-liter I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Option.

With your HEMI® engine options on the Ram Heavy Duty, there's a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 on 5.7-liter options, while the 6.4-liter V8 can attain up to 17,060 pounds of towing when you choose a crew cab model with a 6'4" bed, automatic transmission 4x2 option.

As for the diesel powered Ram Heavy Duty trucks, you're going to be able to find up to 19,000 pounds of towing as your maximum capacity meaning it's the true heavy lifter with the right vehicle setup.