2020 RAM 1500 gray towing a boat front view

Towing capabilities of the 2020 RAM 1500

How much can the 2020 RAM 1500 tow?

You’re interested in the 2020 RAM 1500 because why wouldn’t you be? There is a lot of impressive facts about the 2020 RAM 1500 including its towing and payload capacity. How much can the 2020 RAM 1500 tow? We have the answer for you!

2020 RAM 1500 red side view with a boat in towWhat is the maximum towing capacity of the 2020 RAM 1500?

The 2020 RAM 1500 is extremely impressive, and if you needed one figure to prove it, it would be the maximum towing figure. That figure is 12,750 pounds of towing capacity. Keep reading to find out what configuration gets you that max tow rating.

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Towing capacity of each 2020 RAM 1500 trim level

Each trim level has different towing capabilities, and it’s going to change based on your engine and other options. As such, we will provide the minimum towing capability and the maximum towing capability for each trim level. Just note that the maximum towing capacity is only possible when your truck is properly equipped and we will get into that more in a moment.

Tradesman

Max Towing: 12,750 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

Big Horn

Max Towing: 11,610 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

Lone Star

Max Towing: 11,610 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

Laramie

Max Towing: 11,610 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

Rebel

Max Towing: 11,470 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

Laramie Longhorn

Max Towing: 11,470 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

Limited

Max Towing: 11,470 Lbs.
Min Towing: 6,250 Lbs.

As you can see, many of the trucks work out with similar numbers, but if you want to take advantage of the maximum towing figure, then you will need the Tradesman trim level specifically with a 4×2 configuration, a Quad Cab,  a 6’4” box, and the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with eTorque. In general, a smaller cab, two-wheel drive, and a larger engine will get you the most towing capability.


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2020 RAM 1500 red being loaded with cargo back viewWhat is the maximum payload capacity of the 2020 RAM 1500?

Are you interested in the payload capacity? Of course you are, and the 2020 RAM 1500 provides in that metric as well with up to 2,300 pounds of payload capacity. In general, the configurations with the most towing capacity also gives you the most payload capacity.

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