How Much Torque Does the Ram 1500 Make?

You're in a tough line of work and your lifestyle demands that your truck boast an immense amount of towing and hauling power. If you're interested in picking up a new rig but have yet to discover an appropriate fit, you might want to consider the new 2020 Ram 1500. It's a truck that boasts plenty of premium amenities and niceties without skimping on performance and capabilities. As a resident that hails from Texas you're intent on getting the most bang for your buck -- with the Ram 1500 you'll have plenty of grit to move whatever needs moving and more. Check out some of the truck's impressive towing capabilities and powertrain options below to learn more about why this icon in the industry still continues to impress with each passing model year.

The Ram 1500's Torque Output and Capabilities -- Here's What You Need to Know

While showcasing a series a first-class luxuries and creature comforts, the Ram 1500 still manages to retain its workhorse capabilities as evidenced by its impressive powertrain lineup as detailed below.

  • Standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with eTorque: Generates 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. This powertrain can meet a 7,730-pound towing capacity.
  • Optional 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6: Generates 260 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. This highly efficient engine can tow up to 12,560 pounds at low rpm.
  • Optional 5.7-liter HEMI V8: Produces 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. The powertrain can transport up to 11,610 pounds.
  • Optional 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with eTorque: Produces 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque while showcasing a total towing capacity of 12,750 pounds.

The Ram truck clearly offers plenty of towing and hauling power, but you might have trouble selecting a powertrain that delves out the power necessary for the tasks you face on the day-to-day. If you're a Texas driver that's enthralled with all things related to the outdoors you might want to consider choosing a Ram 1500 that's equipped with either the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine or its eTorque variant. They provide enough torque to tow when duty calls, but offer a serious amount of grit in terms of ponies under the hood accommodating for improved hauling needs. Whether you're towing an ATV across the county or simply transporting your lawncare equipment to and from client properties around town, these powertrains will meet your tasks head on and with ease. For improved towing capabilities and a more efficient ride, we'd highly encourage you to select a Ram 1500 that's armed with the robust 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine. While not touting the same immense levels of horsepower as its brethren, the powertrain still achieves its excellent towing power through its diesel-driven fuel system meaning it can transport hefty loads at low rpm allowing for a quieter, more comfortable ride with ultimately better fuel-economy returns. Saving less at the pump has never been easier!

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If the Ram 1500 has piqued your interest, please contact us today to discuss our competitive Ram leasing and loan programs. Our friendly staff are on-hand to answer whatever questions you might have regarding this legendary truck and will be pleased to give you a full and thorough tour of the model in person. If you'd like to, you can even peruse our diverse selection of Ram trucks from the comfort of your couch. Use the filters on our inventory page to toggle through various trim levels and find the model that boasts the powertrain your daily responsibilities demand, then fill out a credit application to get a head start on the paperwork before joining us in person. We hope to hear from you soon.

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