Differences in Payload and Towing Capacities of New Ram trucks

May 9th, 2018 by

If you’re just curious about how much a Ram truck can tow and what available payload capacities consist of, we have all the answers. Let’s go over the details of different Ram pickup trucks and their payload and towing capabilities.  

2018 Ram 1500 is Ready To Carry the Load

The base trim of the Ram 1500 is the Ram 1500 Tradesman, which has a maximum payload of 1,501 pounds and maximum towing of 9,050 pounds. The next tier trim, the Ram 1500 Express, hits 1,604 pounds of maximum payload and nets a maximum towing capacity of 10,200 pounds. Maximum payload and towing capacities increase with the 2018 Ram 1500 Sport, which provides a max payload capacity of 1,604 pounds and a max towing capacity of 10,350 pounds. Drivers of the Ram 1500 Big Horn get the most from the 2018 Ram 1500 as it is capable of towing up to 10,450 pounds, which is great for any light-duty pickup.

Upgrades in the 4X4 Off Roading Package with the 2019 Ram 1500

The 2019 Ram 1500 is already available and offers drivers the 3.6-liter V6 engine and 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine that has an increased maximum payload from 1,528 to 2,302 lb. The towing capacity ranges from 6,280 to 8,590 of maximum towing capacity depending on engine and transmission configuration.

Now, what does the Ram 1500 offer in regards to 4×4 capabilities? With the available all-new 4×4 Off-Road Package, consumers can get the protection and power to take on any terrain. Exclusive features such as the Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four Corner Air Suspension, Hill Descent Control and skid plates take the all-new Ram 1500 4×4 models to the next level.

Towing Differences in the 2018 Ram 2500 and Ram 3500

Although the 2018 Ram 2500 and 2018 Ram 3500 are both available with the same engine options (with the exception of the new 930 lb-ft of torque engine that is only available on the Ram 3500), the Ram 3500 is available with a larger axle ratio so it has the ability to tow more. The Ram 2500 has a maximum towing capacity of 17,590 pounds and the Ram 3500 has a maximum towing capacity of 31,210 pounds in the top of the line, 930 lb-ft torque engine.

More Than Superior Hauling, Test-Drive the latest Ram Trucks With Us

Find the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 or a new 2018 Ram 1500, new 2018 Ram 2500 and 2018 Ram 3500 at Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. We’ll help you with any buying, trade-in, selling or leasing. We hope you’ll enjoy the entire experience from start to finish. Ram trucks boast the highest percentage of pickups still on the road over the last 30 years- for good reason. Let us be the reason you drive away with the vehicle with the highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup.

Should you need any servicing, repairing or maintenance we can help you get your vehicle up and running like new with an appointment and visit to our service center. We look forward to seeing you soon at Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.

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