Most truck owners judge the performance of a pick-up by its towing performance. One of the top full-size trucks in towing performance is the RAM 1500. That's because of RAM specializes in building tough trucks designed to withstanding worksite needs. Here's a look at what makes the RAM 1500 a top towing machine around San Antonio.

Powerful Diesel Engine Option

Because of its incredible level of torque, diesel engines are the preferred powertrains for those who want max towing capability. The RAM 1500 offers an optional 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque Hybrid Technology. This allows the RAM 1500 to have a best-in-class towing rating of 12,7500 pounds.

What is eTorque?

The secret to the RAM 1500 diesel towing power is the unique eTorque technology. So what exactly is eTorque? This special system replaces the conventional alternator, which captures braking energy for storage. When needed, the stored energy gives an extra boost to the engine at low speeds around San Antonio. That means that the RAM 1500 will always have superior towing power when needed.

Tech that Allows You to Tow Safely

One of the most outstanding features of the RAM 1500 is its available surround-view camera system with trailer reverse guidance. With this system, you can see the surroundings and the tow view of your truck. When you place the truck in reverse, active guidance is shown on the backup camera to help you move the truck towards your trailer.

Keeping Your Trailer and Truck Level

While you are on the road, you want to make sure that your truck and your trailer are stable. That's where the RAM 1500's available Class-Exclusive Active Level Four Corner Air Suspension comes in. This exclusive system will automatically ensure that your tuck and your load is level to give you the confidence that you need to tow safely.

Touqueflight Eight Speed Automatic Transmission

On the road, you want to make sure that your truck gives you the confident response that you need. That's where the available Class-Exclusive TorqueFlight eight-speed automatic transmission comes in. This system will optimize your shifting to allow for better performance.

Visit Bluebonnet Chrysler Dodge to Learn More

If you would like to learn more about the RAM 1500's towing technology, please visit Bluebonnet Chrysler Dodge today near San Antonio. We are the top volume RAM dealership in Texas. We look forward to working with you soon!

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