Ram 1500 FAQ – General Towing Information

Ram 1500 FAQ - General Towing Information

Through our new inventory at Eagle River Chrysler, you will find loads of Ram pickup trucks to explore, such as the Ram 1500. The 2022 Ram 1500 is a fantastic pickup truck, offering outstanding towing and hauling capabilities, as well as luxurious interior features.


How much can a Ram 1500 tow?

Depending on the configuration and engine option, the Ram 1500 can tow different amounts. The standard 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine lets the Ram tow a maximum of 7,710 pounds when properly equipped. Models with other engine options can have higher towing capacities that can reach upwards of 12,750 pounds, the maximum capacity across all configurations.

Can you flat tow a Ram 4x4?

Yes, you can flat tow a Ram 1500 only if it has a four-wheel-drive drivetrain, but you must take the necessary steps to get it ready to be flat towed. Although it's possible to flat-tow a Ram 1500, it's not recommended, as other alternatives such as flatbed towing and towing dollys are better options.

How much can a Ram 1500 5.7-litre HEMI tow?

The 5.7-litre HEMI engine option allows the Ram 1500 to achieve its maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, sufficient for many different light-duty towing applications.

How much can a Ram 1500 haul in the bed?

The maximum payload of the Ram 1500 is 2,300 pounds, letting you haul lots of heavy items in the bed without having to worry about overloading the pickup truck.

How much can a Ram 1500 EcoDiesel tow?

When properly equipped, a Ram 1500 with the EcoDiesel engine platform should be able to tow a maximum of 12,560 pounds. With such a healthy towing capacity, you will enjoy effortless towing of various heavy items.

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