Ram 1500 Max Towing Capacity

The Ram 1500 offers a max towing capacity of up to 12,750 lbs., but the towing capacity varies depending on the engine it is equipped with and the chosen cab configuration.

What is the Towing Capacity of the Ram 1500?

  • 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque: 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft. of torque, and the max towing capability is 7,710 pounds.
  • 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine: 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft. of torque and 11,610 pounds of max towing capability. 
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine: 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft. of torque and 12,560 pounds of max towing capability. 
  • 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine with eTorque: 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft. of torque with up to 12,750 pounds of max towing capability. 

Ram 1500 Configurations & Towing Capability

Available in three cab versions, the Ram 1500 manages varied towing potential depending on the cab and drivetrain chosen. The two-wheel quad cab configuration offers San Antonio drivers the most towing capability, offering up the maximum 12,750 pounds of towing capacity.

Master the Art of Towing in the New Ram 1500 with Advanced Towing Technology

Do you need a truck with serious towing power? At Bluebonnet Chrysler Dodge, we recommend the new Ram 1500. With its powerful engine options and smart technology, this rugged truck takes the hassle out of hauling.

Easy Hitching

In addition to its powerful engine, the Ram 1500 comes with a variety of technology options to make towing easier. Using a system of carefully placed sensors and cameras, this truck streamlines the process. It starts with the standard Uconnect system and Parkview backup camera. As soon as you shift into reverse, the Uconnect screen displays a video feed of the road behind your truck. That way, you can see exactly where the trailer hitch is, so it takes less time to line up correctly. As soon as you move, handy guidelines appear over the video feed, making the process even easier.

Need extra help? New Braunfels, TX drivers can opt for the 12-inch Uconnect system; with its large touchscreen, you get an exceptionally clear view for easier backup. Or, select the available 360-degree Surround View Camera. It uses a network of cameras to deliver a bird's-eye view of your truck. How does that help? As you back up to a trailer, you can see the hitch and the receiver clearly - that means you can hook up quickly on the first try.

Safe Towing

Once you've completed the hitching process, the 1500's towing technology comes into play. Changing lanes is hassle-free with the available blind spot monitoring system - it even features automatic trailer detection, so you can use it any time. When you're driving, it scans the lanes on either side of the truck and the trailer. If another vehicle is sitting in a blind spot, you'll get a visual alert. This system takes the guesswork out of switching lanes and reduces the risk of a collision. It also includes rear cross-path detection, which alerts you to vehicles behind the trailer when you shift into reverse.

When you're on the road, distractions can happen. When your attention is diverted, the available LaneSense feature has your back. If you start to drift into another lane and the turn signal is off, the 1500 will gently steer back to a safer position.

Boost Towing Confidence

Whether you're new to towing or you've been doing it for years, the 1500 comes with technology that boosts your confidence. When you're on the road, rely on the trailer sway control system to increase stability. It uses sensors to monitor the lateral movement of your load - if it starts to sway, the system cuts back on the engine power or adjusts the individual braking power to correct the problem. The 1500 also comes with electronic stability control, which works to keep you in command in low-traction situations.

Take tight turns safely, thanks to the 1500's electronic roll mitigation system. When you're in a situation where the wheels might lift off the ground, this technology switches on and reduces engine power. It can even add braking power when necessary to keep you and the trailer upright.

Want to get the feel for the Ram 1500? At our New Braunfels, TX dealership, our team can get you behind the wheel for a test drive - we can also help you figure out which packages and technology features are right for your towing needs.


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