2020 Ram 1500 Towing Capacity

September 6th, 2020 by
2020 Ram 1500

Even on its base model, the Ram 1500 tows as much or more than most Columbus, GA or Auburn drivers will need a 7,730 pounds. The 2020 Ram 1500 towing capacity maxes out at 12,750 pounds. To find out how much each model can tow and haul, keep reading.

How Much Can the 2020 Ram 1500 Tow?

The Ram 1500 brings workhorse power that adapts around your own unique requirements with 4 engines to choose from. Here’s how much the 2020 Ram 1500 can tow by engine:

  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque: Makes up to 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque to deliver a 7,730 pounds maximum towing capacity.
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT: Makes up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque to deliver a 11,610 pounds maximum towing capacity.
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVTeTorque: Makes up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque while using eTorque technology to achieve a 12,750 pounds maximum towing capacity.
  • 3.0L EcoDieselV6: Makes up to 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque to achieve a maximum diesel tow rating of 12,560 pounds.

Each engine is paired with a Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission for seamless shifting and high mpg ratings.

2020 Ram 1500 Towing & Hauling Features

2020 Ram 1500 with Family and Boat

Engine power is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Ram 1500 capability. The features available to enhance towing strength, safety, and confidence make it a favorite of Opelika. Just a few highlights include:

  • Largest-in-Class Brakes: 14.9-inch brakes provide optimal stopping power wherever you travel, with however much you’re hauling behind.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection: Monitors your blind spot zones while taking trailer length into consideration to keep you aware of other vehicles.
  • Multi-Function Tailgate: Features a 60/40 split gate to make loading and unloading bulkier items that much easier.

Need to load up your truck bed, too? The 2020 Ram 1500 payload ratings max out at 2,300 pounds.

See the Ram 1500 Firsthand

Whether you want to find out more about Ram 1500 capability, see the cabin for yourself, or arrange a test drive, the team here at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram can help. Don’t hesitate to contact us today or visit our Opelika showroom.


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