How Much Can a 2021 RAM 1500 Tow?

October 27th, 2020 by

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The new RAM 1500 is now in Watrous, continuing a long tradition of excellence with updates to this truck’s build and capability. The 2021 RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches up to 5,783 kg when you equip its V8 engine. But this figure just scratches the surface of all your options when it comes to RAM 1500. Manitou Mainline Chrysler covers the RAM 1500 towing capacity, performance specs, and other features on the five available engine options below!

How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?: Engine Options

So, how much can a RAM 1500 tow on its standard engine? The base 2021 RAM 1500 comes with a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 that has a 3,506-kg towing capacity, thanks to its 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 hp. This standard engine also meets the high performance standards of Regina-area truckers thanks to the class-exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission.

Let’s look at your other RAM 1500 engine options, too:

5.7L HEMI® V8

HEMI® engines are well-known in Moose Jaw. Just a small upgrade can seriously boost your towing capacity:

  • 5266-kg towing capacity
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

3.0L EcoDiesel V6

Want the benefits of an innovative diesel engine in addition to stellar towing capacity? Go for the EcoDiesel V6 engine, which boasts class-leading towing and torque:

  • 5,783-kg towing capacity
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 260 hp

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

This V8 engine is even more impressive when paired with the electric power of eTorque. That means it’s perfect for Saskatoon drivers who want to max out their RAM 1500 towing capacity. Thanks to the class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid system.

  • 5,783-kg towing capacity
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Sometimes, power is the name of the game. Other times, it’s speed. The Supercharged HEMI® V8 boasts incredible specs for a truck like the RAM, with quick torque and acceleration:

  • 0-60 in 4.5 seconds
  • 650 lb-ft of torque and 702 hp
  • Top speed of 118 mph

2021 RAM 1500: Other Performance Features

The designers of RAM don’t just provide you with raw power. A truck with great towing capacity should also have additional performance features and technology that you’ll appreciate as you’re tackling tough jobs and going on adventures. Naturally, the RAM 1500 does not disappoint. Here are just a few of the features that most excite us:

Standard Performance Features: 

  • Trailer Light Check
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control

Available Performance Features: 

  • Trailer Camera Wiring
  • Multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • 360° Surround View Camera
  • Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • And more!

Test Drive a RAM Truck Today!

After reading about these exciting 2021 RAM towing capacity specs and features, you couldn’t be blamed for wanting to get behind the wheel yourself! Watrous drivers can find their ideal truck and even apply for financing online at Manitou Mainline Chrysler. Contact us today to set up an appointment and witness the power of the 2021 RAM 1500. While you’re hear, check out our fun blog answering the question, “Is RAM Dodge?”.

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