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Understanding Towing Capacities on Light-Duty Ram 1500

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Miami Lakes Ram towing capacity

Miami Lakes Ram towing capacity

If you are new to the truck world because you just got an RV or a boat that will need to be towed, truck shopping can be a little confusing. What affects towing capacity? How is it that two trucks with the same engine have different towing capacities? Why does a smaller engine have a bigger towing capacity? We’ll try to help you understand some of the key factors that affect towing capacity on the Ram 1500 lineup.


The biggest factor out of many factors in a truck’s towing capacity is the engine. Generally speaking, a bigger engine can tow more, but that also depends on the type of fuel the engine uses, such as diesel or gas.