Towing Capabilities of the 2019 RAM 1500

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Towing Capabilities of the 2019 RAM 1500 | Dodgeland of Columbia

The 2019 RAM 1500 is not like any other truck in this massive segment. It’s meant for every job thanks to its core characteristics, like intelligence, efficiency, and superior performance. Compared to trucks in the previous lineups, this model’s strength has evolved quite a bit as seen from its unrivaled towing capabilities.

Here’s a break up to give you clarity 2019 Ram 1500's maximum and minimum towing capacity The 2019 RAM 1500's maximum towing capacity is 12,750 pounds, which is available in the Tradesman Quad Cab (extended cab with four doors). The lowest tow capacity of the 2019 Ram 1500 is 6,250 pounds, which is available in a variety of Ram 1500’s trims. These trims are the Big Horn/Lone Star, Tradesman, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, and the best of the lot Limited. You can tow even more confidently by installing a Class IV hitcher, Trailer Sway Control, and trailer tow wiring, all of which are integrated to help you maintain control always.

Towing capabilities by engine The 2019 RAM 1500 comes with three engine options: 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque, 5.7L HEMI® V8, and 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque. There are only two transmission options: the 850RE coupled with the 3.6-liter V-6, and the ZF-built 8HP75 coupled with the V-8. These two transmission modes have eight-speed automatics.

The maximum payload capacity of the three engine options are 2,300 pounds for the first and 1,930 pounds for the second and third. Towing capabilities by cab and driving modes The Quad Cab offers a maximum towing capacity of 12,750-pounds. The crew-cab models offers a maximum towing capacity of 11,540 pounds. The crew cab with the 6-foot-4-inch bed provides a towing capacity of 11,530 pounds, just 10 pounds shy of the capacity of the one with a 5-foot-7-inch bed.

When talking about the towing capacity of the 2019 RAM 1500’s four-wheel drive models, the Tradesman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie and Rebel trims provide 11,470 pounds, and the 5-foot-7-inch bed mode provides 11,340 pounds. You also get a capacity of 11,240 pounds in all trims of the 2019 RAM 1500, except the Rebel, whose rating stands at 11,540 pounds.