2021 RAM 1500 CAPABILITY
POWER FOR THE LONG HAUL
TOW WITH CONFIDENCE
The available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with Class-Exclusive eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology offers a gas towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds, so you have the ability to tow what you need where you need it.
POUNDS MAX TOWING
Every available engine comes with the Class-Exclusive standard TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission. This workhorse employs next-generation technology, including the Class-Exclusive eTorque Mild Hybrid System, to automatically handle and optimize shift changes and points for efficiency, performance and drivability.
5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE WITH ETORQUE
The available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with the Class-Exclusive eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology System blends performance-enhancing and efficient technologies with the addition of an available extra 130 pound-feet of torque for a V8 gas towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds.
5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE
The available and renowned 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine offers the legendary power and capability you’ve come to expect from the HEMI name.
3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 ENGINE WITH ETORQUE
The Best-In-Class 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque uses advanced technologies like wide-range variable valve timing and two-step variable valve lift to deliver power and efficiency.
3.0L ECODIESEL V6 ENGINE
Powerful and efficient, the available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine achieves Best-In-Class 480 lb-ft of diesel torque and a diesel towing capacity of 12,560 pounds.
THE MOST POWERFUL FACTORY INSTALLED ENGINE EVER IN A HALF-TON TRUCK
Only available on the newly launched 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, the legendary 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine ensures this monster can charge from 0–60 MPH in just 4.5 seconds. The IHI supercharger provides near instantaneous torque, has a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm and is engineered to withstand 1,595 psi—or the equivalent of nearly 20,000 pounds of force.
THE POWER HAS SHIFTED
SMART TOWING TECHNOLOGY
Peace of mind is essential, especially while towing. That’s why we continue to innovate with advanced and helpful available towing features like the new Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring, Trailer Light Check and the Trailer-Tow Power-Fold Mirrors with an available 360° Surround View Camera.
TRAILER REVERSE STEERING CONTROL
The available Trailer Reverse Steering Control (TRSC) simplifies the trailer reversing process by allowing you to use the Trailer Steering knob located in the center stack to easily control your trailer’s direction as you back up while the system controls the truck’s steering wheel.
ASSISTIVE SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES
Stay in control and confident on the road even in adverse conditions with Electronic Stability Control, Trailer Sway Control and Electronic Roll Mitigation. Get up and running safely and securely with Hill Start Assist.
ULTIMATE TOWING VISIBILITY
The available Power-Fold Tow Mirrors, now offered with the available 360° Surround View Camera, use five cameras to provide a complete picture of the truck’s surroundings, especially helpful when aligning your truck with a trailer. The available Trailer Camera Wiring allows for up to two auxiliary cameras to be positioned on or within your trailer with a direct feed to the Uconnect® touchscreen.
BLIND SPOT MONITORING
With dual wide-band radar sensors in the taillamps, the available Blind Spot Monitoring system with Rear Cross Path Detection scans the blind spot zones behind the vehicle to help ensure confident maneuvering, while automatically sensing and accounting for the length of your trailer.
TRAILER TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING
With the available Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring system, get live pressure readings for up to four trailers, and up to 12 tires per trailer, on an in-vehicle, high-definition Driver Information Digital Cluster Display.
TRAILER LIGHT CHECK
With available Trailer Light Check, stay aware and reassured that all your trailer lights are up and running.
Engineered with a 60/40 split, the available multifunction tailgate offers more ways to access the bed while still being tough as nails. The split, swing-away doors accommodate forklift loading and open 88°, helping make it easy to step up, load bulky items, unload and wash out the bed.
MAKE MOVES WITH AN OFF-ROADING REBEL
With aggressive all-terrain tires, a factory lift of one-inch for increased ride height and an electronic locking rear axle, the 2021 Ram 1500 Rebel® brings a rugged and capable exterior to all your off-roading adventures.
MEET THE MOST POWERFUL RAM TRUCK EVER
GET PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY WITH ETORQUE
The revolutionary Class-Exclusive eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology System, part of the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque and the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque, replaces the traditional alternator with a 48-volt battery-powered, belt-driven motor generator that helps with performance and efficiency. See how much you can save over time with our gas savings calculator.
ACTIVE AIR DAM
As the truck approaches 30 miles per hour, the active front air dam automatically extends downward 2.5 inches to help reduce drag.
With Best-in-Class aerodynamics, the body of the 2021 Ram 1500 is the model for efficiency through engineering. The elevated hood optimizes air deflection from the wiper area, while the sculpted roof design directs air to the rear spoiler. Combined with active aerodynamic features, the truck gets a .357 drag coefficient.
CLASS-EXCLUSIVE AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
The available Class-Exclusive Active-Level™ Four Corner Air Suspension automatically lowers the vehicle at highway speeds to help with drag and offer maximum efficiency. The lowering capability can also help with accessing the bed and cab, entering parking garages and hitching a trailer.
HIGH-STRENGTH STEEL FRAME
98% of the steel used in the frame is high-strength steel, assisting with stiffness and durability to help deliver a maximum towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds and up to 2,300 pounds of maximum payload.
SNOW PLOW PREP KIT
Make easy work of snow removal in winter with the new available Snow Plow Prep Kit and get your 2021 Ram 1500 weather-ready for any storm.