How Much Can a 2019 RAM 1500 Tow?

July 9th, 2019 by

White 2019 RAM 1500 tows large white camper trailer with mountains in background

With the right equipment, a light-duty 2019 RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds, earning Best-in-Class V8 Engine Towing* capacity for Altoona area drivers and their jobs. With enhanced capabilities compared to the 2018 RAM 1500, along with better gas mileage to keep you on the road longer, Gregg Young Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Newton shoppers are already talking about this tough pickup, asking “How much can a RAM 1500 tow?”. Get the RAM 1500 towing capacity specs below!

RAM 1500 Engines & Capacities

With a new 2019 RAM 1500 Classic for sale, or a new RAM 1500 for sale in general, you have your choice of three engines, each bringing a unique set of performance capabilities to the table. Paired with a standard Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission, RAM 1500 engines feature:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque delivering 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, and a max towing capacity of 7,730 pounds
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine delivering 395 hp, 410 lb-ft of torque, and a max towing capacity of 11,610 pounds
  • 5.7L HEMI® Engine with eTorque delivering the same power as the V8, but with a boosted towing capacity to 12,750 pounds

Payload capacity ranges from 2,100 to 2,300 pounds, depending on your trim selection.
Red 2019 RAM 1500 parked in front of house in country mountains

More Features for Easier Towing

No truck relies on engine power alone to deliver solid towing capacity results. If you’re looking to pull a camper or heavy equipment through Ankeny, the RAM 1500 uses a number of amenities to provide performance beyond its engine:

  • TorqueFlite® Transmission: Working in parallel with the eTorque mild hybrid system, the 1500 transmission delivers up to 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway.
  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: 14.9-inch brakes give the RAM 1500 greater stopping power on Marshalltownroads.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: Watches your blind zones closely, and automatically accounts for trailer length.

Test Drive the 2019 RAM 1500 at Gregg Young Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Newton!

Need more details about the 2019 RAM 1500, like its interior features, mobility, and connectivity? Always feel free to contact us for more information! Our knowledgeable sales team, friendly finance personnel, and experienced service technicians will respond when you’re ready to take the next step in purchasing or leasing.

Stop by our Newton showroom, and get behind the wheel. We know you’ll feel the difference instantly when you’re inside a RAM 1500, one of the 2019 Dodge Charger trim levels, or any of our other used vehicles for sale. Want to see what the 2020 model year brings? Explore the latest 2020 RAM 1500 towing capacity. In the market for another possible make? Be sure to check out the Dodge Warranty!

Disclaimers: *Class based on Light-Duty pickup

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