2019 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

February 1st, 2019 by

2019 RAM 1500 Towing a TrailerThe RAM 1500 may technically qualify as a light-duty pickup truck, but when it’s properly equipped, there’s very little that can hold it back. The 2019 RAM 1500 towing capacity maxes out at 12,750 pounds, and that makes it exceptionally well-qualified to handle difficult jobs near Kenosha and Libertyville. It’s Best-in-Class V8 Engine tow rating and array of powerful towing features are creating more converts every day.

RAM 1500 Engines & Capacities

The three available 2019 RAM 1500 engines each deliver generous quotients of horsepower and torque, as well as towing power that’s sure to satisfy. Here, we’ve listed the distinguishing characteristics of each option:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque
    • 305 hp
    • 269 lb-ft of torque
    • Maximum Towing Capacity of 7,730 pounds.
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine
    • 395 hp
    • 410 lb-ft of torque
    • Maximum Towing Capacity of 11,610 pounds.
  • 5.7L HEMI® Engine with eTorque
    • 395 hp
    • 410 lb-ft of torque
    • Maximum Towing Capacity of 12,750 pounds.

No matter which engine you select, you’ll receive a Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission. Depending on the weight of the trim you select, your maximum payload capacity will vary between 2,100 to 2,300 pounds.
2019 RAM 1500 Towing a Boat

2019 RAM 1500 Towing Features

Engine power is important, but it’s not the only thing you should consider when you’re selecting a pickup truck for your McHenry drives. These days, more and more pickups are working smarter while working harder, and the RAM 1500 is one of the models leading the pack. Here are just a few of the components that set it apart:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: When it comes to towing safely, control and visibility are at least as important as raw strength. These available RAM 1500 safety features monitor your surroundings, and the periphery of your trailer, in order to keep you out of harm’s way on the highway or the job site.
  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: When you’re powered like the RAM 1500, superior braking capability is a necessity, not a perk. That’s why every 2019 RAM 1500 has been designed with 14.9-inch brakes, the largest in the class.
  • TorqueFlite® Transmission: In some trims, this RAM 8-speed automatic transmission has been built with an eTorque mild hybrid system that maximizes fuel economy. This high-powered pickup can deliver up to 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway.

Get Behind the Wheel of the RAM 1500 at Gurnee Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM

When you’re ready to experience the 2019 RAM 1500 towing capacity for yourself, stop into Gurnee Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM to spend some time behind the wheel! Once you’ve had the chance to step inside, you won’t have any trouble seeing why drivers all over the region are falling in love with the performance and interior features of this one-of-a-kind pickup. When you apply for financing with our team, you could be driving home in an All-New RAM 1500 tomorrow!

*Class based on Light-Duty pickups.

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