Best RAM Trucks for Towing near Georgetown, TX

November 8th, 2020 by

Whether you have a job that requires you to haul heavy loads or are looking for a vehicle to tow your summer toys, RAM trucks have the strength and capability you need. Our dealers at Covert Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM are excited to explore the latest models and available features with you.

Look to our RAM dealership near Georgetown, TX today to find a truck that meets your towing needs.

Towing Terms Explained

In order to choose the right truck for your needs, it’s important to understand basic towing terminology. For more information on these terms, ask your Dodge dealer!

  • Towing Capacity: This number is the amount of weight that your truck is capable of pulling. For example, the 2021 RAM 1500 comes standard with a Best-in-Class 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 gas engine that can tow up to 7,730 pounds.
  • Payload: The payload is the weight that your truck bed can safely handle.
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR): The GVWR is the total amount of weight that your vehicle can handle with the payload weight included.
  • Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR): This weight includes the vehicle weight, cargo, passengers, trailer, and the load it’s carrying.

RAM Trucks for Towing

To accommodate the unique needs of our customers, the trucks that we carry range in strength. For example, in addition to the standard engine mentioned above, the 2021 RAM 1500 has an available 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine that can tow up to 12,750 pounds.

For even more power, the 2020 RAM 2500 has an available Cummins® Turbo Diesel engine that has a maximum towing capacity of a remarkable 19,680 pounds. To maximize the space in your bed, this model has a payload capacity of 3,160 pounds.

Come on down to Covert Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to familiarize yourself with these models and other options, including used Dodge cars. See you soon!

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