2019 Ram 1500 Towing Capacity & Payload Capability

August 29th, 2019 by

2019 RAM 1500 towing a boat

When you’re looking for the perfect pickup truck, it’s important to take into account how much you plan on towing and hauling between Manitowoc and Appleton. RAM 1500 towing capacity can reach as high as 12,750 pounds, and payload capacity tops out at 2,300 pounds when properly equipped. Learn more about what each engine has to offer in terms of towing and payload capability below.

3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque

When equipped with this engine option, RAM 1500 towing capacity reaches 7,730 pounds, and payload capacity can reach as high as 2,300 pounds. This engine option produces 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque.

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

Producing 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque, RAM 1500 towing capacity tops out at 11,610 pounds, and payload capacity sits at 1,970 pounds. If you want to enjoy thrilling performance and plentiful capability, this is the engine for you.

5.7L HEMI® Engine with eTorque

While this engine option offers the same 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque as the other option, the eTorque system boosts RAM 1500 towing capacity to 12,750 pounds, best-in-class* for a V8 engine option. Payload capacity for this engine can reach up to 1,830 pounds when properly equipped.

More Features for Easier Towing & Hauling

The engine isn’t all that’s needed to make RAM 1500 towing a breeze. There are dozens of features that make towing and hauling payloads between Sheboygan and Green Bay:

  • 4-Way Tailgate: This new split-folding tailgate system offers both traditional opening, barn-door opening, and a folding step, loading up your RAM 1500 has never been easier!
  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: When towing nearly 13,000 pounds, you need to have the stopping power to reign it all in. 14.9-in. Front brakes are the biggest-in-class for that exact reason.
  • TorqueFlite® Transmission: Not only does this transmission optimize towing power, it also helps the RAM 1500 reach up to 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway when properly equipped.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: This available system watches your blind zones, and automatically accounts for trailer length.

2019 RAM 1500 tows trailer with farm equipment

Experience RAM 1500 Capability for Yourself at Vande Hey Brantmeier

Ready to experience RAM 1500 towing capacity for yourself? Get in touch with the team at Vande Hey Brantmeier to schedule a test drive! Don’t hesitate to contact us online if you have any questions for our team.

 

*Class based on Light-Duty pickup

 

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