How Much Can a RAM 1500 Tow?

December 10th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Towing at Construction Site


What is the maximum towing capacity of a 2022 RAM 1500? While there are varying trim levels and configurations of the RAM 1500, the general maximum towing capacity is 12,750 pounds when properly equipped. But that is not the only impressive part of these RAM trucks, learn more about the technology, safety, and towing features across the five engine levels with Peterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram near Meridian today. Contact us if you would like to learn more.

The Features of the 2022 RAM 1500 

What are the features that come included with the 2022 RAM 1500? With these features, you’ll not only be able to enjoy Boise commutes so much more, but you’ll also be able to tow your boats, trailers, and more with ease. Check out the features below:

  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Trailer Light Check
  • Available 360° Surround View Camera
  • Available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors
  • Available Trailer Camera Wiring
  • Available multifunction tailgate with signature 60/40 split doors
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control
  • And more!

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity by Engine 

We at Peterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have compiled the five different engine configurations from the V6 to the Diesel to the V8 engine, check out the different engine specs below:

Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6

This engine is equipped with technology such as valve timing and two-step variable valve lift, and eTorque:

  • 7,730-pound max towing capacity
  • 305 hp
  • 269 lb-ft of torque

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8

Uses HEMI power to boost your horsepower, pound-feet of torque, and towing capacity to 11,610 lbs:

  • 11,610-pound max towing capacity
  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque

Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6

The Available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 provides Caldwell drivers with excellent diesel torque and towing capacity which includes:

  • 12,560-pound max towing capacity
  • 260 hp
  • 480 lb-ft of torque

Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

This engine spec level uses Class-exclusive eTorque mild hybrid technology to reach unparalleled levels of maximum towing capacity:

  • 12,750-pound max towing capacity
  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

Providing unprecedented performance levels of speed- including a 0-to-60 time of just 4.5 seconds! Available only on the RAM 1500 TRX.

  • 118-mph top speed
  • 702 hp 
  • 650 lb-ft of torque

Test Drive a New RAM 1500 at Peterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Now that you know about the RAM 1500 towing abilities, witness the power and strength of the 2022 RAM 1500 with Peterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Stop by and check out our used or new vehicle inventory for more options.


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