The Exceptional 2022 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

2022 RAM 1500 towing an ATV through large puddle

Looking for a truck that can easily tow your boat or camper? You’ll be happy to know that the 2022 RAM 1500 towing capacity is well over 12,000 pounds when properly equipped. Get the details you need about the 2002 RAM 1500 towing capacity for each available engine, the RAM 1500 payload capacity specs, and what features are included in the RAM 1500 tow package.

2022 RAM 2022 Towing Capacity by Engine

The RAM 1500 towing capacity varies by the engine option you choose. There are five powerful engines for Dayton buyers to choose from, spread across seven trim levels—including three V8 powertrains and an efficient diesel V6. As you can see from the specs, how much a RAM 1500 can tow when equipped with the diesel engine very nearly matches the 12,750 pounds achieved by the 5.7L HEMI® V8:

3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque

  • 305 hp
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • RAM 1500 towing capacity – 7,730 pounds
  • RAM 1500 payload capacity – 2,300 pounds

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • RAM 1500 towing capacity – 11,610 pounds
  • RAM 1500 payload capacity – 1,580 pounds

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque

  • 395 hp
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • RAM 1500 towing capacity – 12,750 pounds

3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine

  • 260 hp
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • RAM 1500 towing capacity – 12,560 pounds

6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 Engine

  • 702 hp
  • 650 lb-ft of torque
  • RAM 1500 towing capacity – 8,100 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Payload Capacity

A truck’s payload capacity is the maximum weight it can haul in the truck bed—and this light-duty truck can haul just as well as it can pull! The maximum RAM 1500 payload capacity is an impressive 2,300 pounds. That’s due in no small part to its 98% high-strength steel frame.

What’s Included in the RAM 1500 Tow Package?

Springfield drivers who do a lot of towing know how important it is to have the right accessories. Here’s a list of features included in the RAM 1500 tow package:

  • HIgh-strength steel frame
  • 360˚ Surround-View Camera
  • Trailer Reverse Steering Control
  • Blind Spot Monitoring system
  • Trailer Hitch Light
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Trailer Tire Monitoring System
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Active-Level™ adaptive air suspension
  • Active air dam

Check Out the New RAM 1500 at New Carlisle Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Reading about the towing capacity and other impressive capabilities of the RAM 1500 is one thing—seeing it for yourself is quite another! You can do that today when you visit us in New Carlisle to take a test drive. And, if you’d like to learn about the towing power of another popular model in our inventory, check out our post on the Grand Wagoneer towing capacity. We’re just down the road from Huber Heights, so swing by or give us a call today.

 

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