2019 Ram 1500 Towing and Payload Capacities

Rated at up to an unstoppable 12,750 lbs., 2019 Ram 1500 towing is best-in-class, and you can also take advantage of a 2,300-pound maximum payload capacity, up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque, and class-exclusive features like an Active-Level Four Corner Air Suspension. High-end power and sophisticated engineered unite to deliver outstanding Ram 1500 towing power whether you’re crossing off-road trails or sticking to the city center. Let’s take a closer look.

2019 Ram 1500 Towing Highlights

Towing Capacity

The 2019 Ram 1500 offers a best-in-class V8 maximum tow rating of 12,750 pounds. Models like the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado can’t compete.

Payload Capacity

Need to carry heavy construction supplies or load up an ATV? The Ram’s 2,300-pound maximum payload will make it happen.

3.6L V6 Engine

Even the standard Ram 1500 engine delivers up to 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. That’s best-in-class standard V6 horsepower.

5.7L V8 Engine

Upgrade to the 5.7L HEMI for 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. Add eTorque for an extra 130 lb-ft of torque.

How Does the Ram 1500’s Towing Capabilites Reach Best-in-Class Status?

It’s worth keeping in mind that the Ram 1500’s tow ratings will vary depending on your chosen engine. Here’s how those ratings break down:

  • Up to 7,730 pounds with the 3.6L Pentastar with eTorque
  • Up to 11,610 pounds with the standard 5.7L HEMI V8
  • Up to 12,750 pounds with the 5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque

And the Ram 1500’s towing performance isn’t solely related to raw power. Several features designed to make towing easier include:

  • Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four Corner Air Suspension: Equipped with automatic load levelling, this system adjusts to changing terrain for confident towing.
  • High-Strength Steel Frame: 98% of steel used in the frame is high-strength, which means increased durability under heavy loads.
  • Class-Exclusive Standard TorqueFlite 8-Speed Transmission: Automatically handles shifts for capable towing whether you’re moving from standstill or passing on the highway.

Whether you want to tow a trailer out from Round Rock to Cedar Park or transport a boat out of Austin to the water, the new Ram 1500 will do the job and then some.

2019 Ram 1500

Experience 2019 Ram 1500’s Towing Features at Nyle Maxwell CDJR

Surpassing all conventional standards, the 2019 Ram 1500 towing capability is just part of what makes it a game-changing half-ton pickup truck. See how the All-New RAM 1500 compares to the Ram 1500 Classic, and to find out more, you can even compare the Ram 1500 Crew Cab vs. Quad Cab. If an SUV is more your style, see the towing capabilities of the Jeep Wrangler or Dodge Durango.

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