How Much Can the 2021 RAM 3500 Tow?

May 24th, 2021 by

2021 Ram 3500 Towing a Trailer
The 2021 RAM 3500 can tow more than any commercial truck currently on the market; The RAM 3500 pickup truck is a rugged and powerfully capable truck with a versatile exterior and interior.

The RAM 3500 is equipped to be a mobile office and a truck for taking the family and friends on huge adventures. Read ahead and learn more about the RAM 3500 engine and towing capability.



2021 RAM 3500: Engine and Towing Performance Specifications

The RAM 3500 has two engine choices and must have specific optional equipment and configurations to reach maximum towing capacity. Which brings about the question you are most likely asking, “How much can a RAM 3500 tow?” The answer is 40,000 pounds. You can tow an RV from Austin to Round Rock for a quick family getaway.

6.6-Liter V8 gasoline engine:

  • Direct fuel injection
  • 401 horsepower
  • 464 pound per feet torque

6.6-Liter V8 Turbo Diesel

  • Common-rail Direct Fuel Injection
  • 445 horsepower
  • 910 pounds per feet torque

Combinations of the engine and towing options required to pull:

6.6-Liter V8 Turbo Diesel engine/gasoline engine, 4WD crew cab long box DRW, Max CGRW (Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped, includes weight of vehicle and trailer combination, including the weight of driver, passengers, fuel, optional equipment, and cargo in the vehicle and trailer) required to tow 40,000.

2021 RAM 3500: Highlights

So, the ram can tow between 7,000 to 40,000 pounds. It also has amenities on the base level trim that keep you entertained, connected, going in the right direction, including:

  • 7-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster Display
  • Uconnect® 12.0 with Navigation
  •  Apple CarPlay®
  • Android™
  • Available SiriusXM® with 360L
  • Three across the rear seating
  • Optional Leather Trim

Drive Home in Your New RAM 3500 Today

Now that you know the engine capabilities and the towing capabilities, plus a peek into the other luxurious options available, you are ready to contact us today with any questions and to schedule a test drive. Make sure to take a look at our specials and incentives before you arrive!


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