What is the 2019 Ram 1500 Towing & Payload Capacity?

A silver 2019 Ram 1500 towing a red boat through the desert

If you're looking to upgrade to a new full-size truck, you probably plan on towing trailers, boats, or something similar. If that's the case, you'll want to ensure that your new pick-up is built to deliver exactly what you need. The 2019 Ram 1500 boasts superior performance, but which of the three available engine configurations fits into your lifestyle? To help you learn more, James Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Hampshire, IL has written the following Ram 1500 towing and payload capacity guide.

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How much can the Ram 1500 Tow?

The 2019 Ram 1500 offers best-in-class towing capacity. However, if you don't need as much trailering capability, you may be more interested in an alternative engine configuration. Continue reading to discover more about each powertrain in the Ram 1500's lineup.

3.6L Pentastar® V6

The standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine possesses class-leading 4x4 fuel economy, while still delivering work-ready durability. If towing capacity isn't your top priority, this is a solid powertrain for your 2019 Ram 1500.

Horsepower

305 HP

Torque

269 lb.-ft.

Towing Capacity

Up to 7,730 lbs.

Fuel Economy

20 city / 25 highway MPG

5.7L HEMI® V8

The distinguished 5.7L HEMI® V8 configuration upgrades the Ram 1500's towing capacity as well as performance outputs. Learn more about this powerful engine below:

Horsepower

395 HP

Torque

410 lb.-ft.

Towing Capacity

Up to 11,610 lbs.

Fuel Economy

15 city / 22 highway MPG

The Hemi 5.7L emblem on the 2019 Ram 1500

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque

For unrelenting capability in your Ram 1500, opt for the 5.7L HEMI® option with the added eTorque technology. While it has identical horsepower and torque outputs, it improves fuel efficiency and is ready for even the toughest jobs with best-in-class towing capacity.

Horsepower

395 HP

Torque

410 lb.-ft.

Towing Capacity

Up to 12,750 lbs.

Fuel Economy

17 city / 23 highway MPG

A silver 2019 Ram 1500 towing a white camper

Ram 1500 Payload Capacity

While the 5.7L HEMI® claims class-leading towing capacity, the 3.6L V6 option provides the best possible Ram 1500 payload capacity. Each Ram 1500 engine option is tough enough to keep pace with your workday, but know exactly what your truck can handle by perusing the chart below.

Engine Configuration

Max. Payload Capacity

3.6L Pentastar® V6

Up to 2,300 lbs.

5.7L HEMI® V8

Up to 1,970 lbs.

5.7L HEMI® V8 w/ eTorque

Up to 1,830 lbs.

A white 2019 Ram 1500 towing a trailer

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