How Much Can a 2020 RAM 1500 Tow?

March 12th, 2020 by

2020 RAM 1500 Towing a Boat Along a Lake

Maxing out at 12,750 pounds, the new RAM 1500 towing capacity means plenty of powerful performance for Chilton drivers to tow a camper, boat, or a trailer full of equipment throughout town. In addition to serious towing power and impressive trailering technologies, the cockpit makes for the most luxurious truck experience in its class. Discover the range of 2020 RAM 1500 towing capacities and mpg specs across various engine configurations and trim configurations.

RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: Engine Configuration

There are four hard-working engine options for 2020 RAM 1500 drivers to choose from to best match their Appleton worksite or weekend needs. Additionally, there are seven trim levels and multiple cab configurations, bed sizes, and drivetrains for you to outfit your truck with even more specific features and capabilities for your needs. See how the horsepower, torque, and RAM 1500 towing capacity vary across each masterfully-engineered engine:

5.7L HEMI® V8

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 11,610-pound towing capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque Mild Hybrid System

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,750-pound towing capacity

3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque

  • 305 hp
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 7,730-pound towing capacity

3.0L EcoDiesel V6 

  • 260 horsepower
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,560-pound towing capacity

RAM 1500 Trailering Technology

Haul all you need through Green Bay and beyond with more confidence thanks to the intelligent RAM 1500 towing features. The following technologies make every towing experience safer and more secure:

Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Automatic Trailer Detection

  • Alerts when someone is in your blind spot zone
  • Safer lane changes
  • Extends blind spot zone to account for length of trailer when connected

LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning – Plus

  • Visually alerts you and guides your truck back within lane boundaries
  • Helps prevent unintentional lane drifts

Available Forward Collision Warning with Advanced Brake Assist

  • Measures the distance and closing speed to a vehicle or object ahead
  • Brake jerk warning when a potential frontal impact is sensed
  • If you don’t respond to the warning, the brakes help bring the vehicle to a full stop

Active-Level™ Four Corner Air Suspension

  • Lowers your truck at highway speeds
  • Reduces drag and increases efficiency
  • Auto-load leveling for easier trailer connecting

ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera

  • Assist in trailer hookup
  • Better awareness of your surroundings while reversing

Explore RAM 1500 Towing Capacity at Vande Hey Brantmeier

Now that you can answer “how much can a RAM 1500 tow?” you are ready to come by our lot and find the trim level and engine with the 2020 RAM 1500 towing capacity you need! When you get inside the RAM 1500, you’ll be wowed by the convenience and luxury of the interior and excited to bring it home to your Manitowoc drive. Want to take your search in another direction? Consider other vehicles that offer impressive towing capacities, like the capable 2020 Grand Cherokee or even the Jeep Gladiator! Contact us today with any lingering questions you may have, and remember you can get behind the wheel even sooner by applying for financing online.

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