How Much Can a Ram 1500 Tow?

2021 RAM 1500 Towing at Construction Site

The Ram 1500 is the type of truck that could dominate any Seminole job site. But can it pull your construction trailer? How much can a Ram 1500 tow? This rugged pickup can tow over 12,000 pounds, when properly equipped. We delve into the details about the Ram 1500 towing capacity for each engine available for the new 1500 below.

What You Can Tow with the Ram 1500 Towing Capacity

We see a lot of drivers towing ATVs and camper trailers around the Andrews area. You’ll be able to do that and a lot more. Here’s a list of things you can tow with a 12,000-pound towing capacity:

  • Motorcycles
  • Horse trailer
  • Large sailboat
  • Bass boat
  • Full-size travel trailer
  • Flat-bed trailer
  • Jet skis

How Much Can a Ram 1500 Tow? It Depends on the Engine

The Ram 1500 towing capacity differs, depending on the engine option you choose. Each engine has its own towing capacity. So, how much can a Ram 1500 tow when equipped with a V6 engine, as opposed to a V8 engine? Here’s how the towing capacity breaks out by 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

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

Check Out the New Ram 1500 at Tate Branch Hobbs of Hobbs

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of the new Ram 1500 and tow your work trailer, camper, boat, or ATVs? Tate Branch Hobbs has helped lots of customers just like you from Midland and beyond to find the car or truck that’s just right for them. You can start today by filling out our online finance application. Feel free to contact us today!


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