The Ram 1500 is a powerful pickup truck. But just how powerful is it? Well, its maximum towing capacity is 12,750 pounds and its maximum payload is 2,300 pounds.

However, there's a lot more to it than that, so check out this helpful article from Walker Jones CDJR.

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Ram 1500: Towing Capacity Breakdown

Exactly how much you can tow at your jobsites around Douglas, Baxley, Tifton, Jesup, and Waycross, GA, will depend on exactly which Ram 1500, options, and configurations you go with. Here's a table that explains some impressive towing numbers for some of this pickup truck's most popular models.

2020 Ram 1500 Trim Level


Towing Capacity (lbs.)


3.6L Pentastar V6


Big Horn

5.7L HEMI V8 Engine



5.7L HEMI V8 Engine



3.6L Pentastar V6


Laramie Longhorn

5.7L HEMI V8 Engine



5.7L HEMI V8 Engine


There's also the Ram 1500 Classic, which has a maximum towing capacity of 10,680 pounds and a maximum payload of 1,920 pounds. Any of the trim levels on either of these pickup trucks would be perfect for towing boats and ATVs for your next getaway or trailers for your next work or home project.

But it's important to realize that this is only a tiny snapshot of what's possible with a truck like this. There are literally hundreds of towing possibilities that are based on the combination of a specific truck's trim level, engine, transmission, drivetrain, cab, box, and axle ratio. So, if you want to get into more of the nitty gritty details, we encourage you to drop us a line at Walker Jones CDJR-our team can explain everything.

Ram 1500: Smart Towing Technologies

This pickup truck also offers a lot of supporting features and systems that will make all of your towing safer and more convenient. One of the most prominent is the ParkViewÒ Rear Back Up Camera, which makes hooking up your trailer to your truck easier than ever before. There's also Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Automatic Trailer Detection, which intelligently accounts for the trailer's length as it searches your blind spots for any vehicles-gone are the days of tricky highway trailer lane changes.

Last, but certainly not least, it offers an available Class-Exclusive Active-LevelÔ Four Corner Air Suspension system.1 By automatically lowering your truck when you're at highway speeds, this state-of-the-art tech makes you more aerodynamic. The results? Less drag, improved efficiency. We encourage you to have a conversation with one of our teammates if you want to know more about the specifics of this tech.

Experience the Ram 1500's power right now at our GA dealership!

It's extremely easy to schedule a test drive at our Ram dealership near Waycross, Jesup, Tifton, Baxley, and Douglas.

Simply call us on the phone, chat with us on our website, or stop by our showroom today!


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