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2022 RAM 1500 Weight Ratings

2022 Ram 1500 Classic
One of the reasons we see the RAM 1500 on so many Opelika job sites is that it is sturdy enough to handle the big jobs. How much does a RAM 1500 weigh? What is the GVWR? What about the GCWR? You have questions. We have answers. We’ve put together the guide below listing out all of the important 2022 RAM 1500 weight ratings.

How Much Does the RAM 1500 Weigh?

So, how much does the RAM 1500 weigh? That depends on the trim, as the higher up the trim levels you go, the more equipped your truck is. Of course, that weight affects how much you can tow on our Columbus, GA roads. Here’s a list of how the RAM 1500 weight ratings break out by trim:

2022 RAM 1500 Curb Weight

  • 1500 Tradesman: 4,775 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 4,785 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Between 4,785 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: Between 5,022
  • 1500 Rebel: 5,127 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 5,199 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 5,323 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 6,439 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Weight – Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

  • 1500 Tradesman: 7,100 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,010 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: 6,800 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 Rebel: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 6,900 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 7,800 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Weight – Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)

  • 1500 Tradesman: 12,900 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Rebel: 12,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 13,900 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 15,160 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Weight – Towing Capacity

  • 1500 Tradesman: Up to 7,690 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,750 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Up to 6,750
  • 1500 Laramie: Up to 6,510
  • 1500 Rebel: Up to 7,410 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: Up to 6,340 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: Up to 8,210 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 8,100 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Weight – Payload Capacity

  • 1500 Tradesman: Up to 2,320 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 1,220 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Up to 2,010 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: Up to 1,880
  • 1500 Rebel: Up to 1,770
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: Up to 1,700 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: Up to 1,580 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 1,310 pounds

What Does “GCWR” Mean?

Experienced Auburn drivers who do a lot of towing know how important it is to understand terms like “GCWR” and “GCVR.” Here is an explanation of the RAM 1500 weight terminology:

Definitions of Terms in the RAM 1500 Weight Ratings

  • Curb weight – The weight of the vehicle with no cargo, passengers, or tow weight
  • Towing capacity – The maximum safe weight the vehicle can tow
  • Payload capacity – The maximum safe weight of the vehicle can carry
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) – The maximum safe weight of payload and vehicle combined
  • Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) – The maximum safe weight of the loaded vehicle and loaded tow trailer

Check Out the New RAM 1500 at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Have you decided which RAM 1500 trim fits your needs? Why not come down and take it for a test drive? If you’d like to learn more, check out our post on the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel engine option. We’d love to get you behind the wheel of this truck, whether you intend to buy or lease it. Our dealership is conveniently located near Phenix City. We’re here to help, so contact us today!

 

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