2019 Ram 1500: Towing, Payload, & Engines | Muscatine, IA

A silver 2019 Ram 1500 towing a boat

Whether you plan on using your new full-size truck every day on the jobsite or to tow your boat to the lake, it's imperative that it is built to deliver the power and capability that your lifestyle requires. To showcase the superior performance of the 2019 Ram 1500, the truck experts at Kriegers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Muscatine, IA have written the following engine guide. Read on to learn about the Ram 1500 towing and payload capacities, or get in touch with a Kriegers representative online or by calling (563) 607-8362.

What can the Ram 1500 Tow?

With three available engines, you can equip the Ram 1500 to fit your specific needs. Depending on what you plan on towing behind your new truck, you'll find a powertrain that delivers what you need to get the job done, including best-in-class towing capacity from the 5.7L V8 with eTorque. View towing specs for each engine below.

Engine Configuration

Max. Towing Capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8

Up to 11,610 lbs.

5.7L HEMI® V8 w/w eTorque

Up to 12,750 lbs.

3.6L Pentastar® V6

Up to 7,730 lbs.

2019 Ram 1500 towing construction equipment

Ram 1500 Payload Capacity

The 2019 Ram 1500's stellar engine lineup doesn't disappoint with the payload capacities. No matter which powertrain is under the hood of your truck, you'll find competent payload limits that won't restrict your workflow. Ram 1500 payload stats are as follows:

Engine Configuration

Max. Payload Capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8

Up to 1,970 lbs.

5.7L HEMI® V8 w/ eTorque

Up to 1,830 lbs.

3.6L Pentastar® V6

Up to 2,300 lbs.

The HEMI 5.7L logo on the 2019 Ram 1500

Ram 1500 Engine Options

Not only do these engines offer unrelenting capability, they also provide exciting driving experiences. Whether you're more interested in power or efficiency, you'll find an option that meets your needs.

Engine Configuration

Key Specs

5.7L HEMI® V8

  • 395 HP
  • 410 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 15 city / 22 highway MPG

5.7L HEMI® V8 w/w eTorque

  • 395 HP
  • 410 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 17 city / 23 highway MPG

3.6L Pentastar® V6

  • 305 HP
  • 269 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 20 city / 25 highway MPG

Test Drive a 2019 Ram 1500 at Kriegers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Muscatine

If you think the 2019 Ram 1500 is the light duty pickup that you need, set up your visit to Kriegers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and experience it for yourself. Browse our online inventory to find your favorite model, then schedule a test drive with our online form. You can also find a budget-friendly lease offer on your new truck. If you have any questions, please call (563) 607-8362.

A white 2019 Ram 1500 towing a trailer through the mountains

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