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Top Towing Features Available for the 2021 Ram 1500

Top Towing Features Available for the 2021 Ram 1500

If you are looking for a tough and powerful truck, chances are, you have thought about the Ram 1500. This impressive truck offers a wide range of advanced features that make it perfect for work and for play. Not only is this truck spacious, luxurious, and versatile, but it is also the perfect vehicle if you are wanting to tow large items Here are a few of the top features that help to make the Ram 1500 one of the best towing vehicles.

1. Powerful Engine Options

2021 Ram 1500 Powerful Engine Options

The Ram 1500 offers Best-in-Class horsepower and Best-in-Class towing. There are several engine options to choose from to ensure that you are able to get the right amount of power to fit your needs.

The standard 3.6-litre V6 engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and delivers up to 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft of torque.

If you are looking for towing power, the available 5.7-litre V8 HEMI engine is also paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and can deliver up to 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft of torque. With this powerful engine, the Ram 1500 is able to tow up to 5,783 kg (12,750 lbs.) and has a payload capacity of up to 1,043 kg (2,300 lbs.).

2. Powerful eTorque System

2021 Ram 1500 Powerful eTorque System

In addition to a wide range of powerful engines, the Ram 1500 also offers an innovative eTorque mild-hybrid system. This system uses a 48-volt battery pack to provide more power to all four wheels when travelling at low speeds. The eTorque system adds 90 lb.-ft of torque to the 3.6-litre V6 engine and it adds up to 130 lb.-ft of torque to the 5.7-litre HEMI V8.

3. Trailer Sway Control

2021 Ram 1500 Trailer Sway Control

Now that you have enough power to pull a trailer, you need to make sure that you are able to stay in control of it. The trailer sway control system helps to give you an added level of confidence when pulling a trailer. This system helps to keep the trailer from swaying out of your lane and allows you to travel down curvy roads with ease.

4. Trailer Mirrors and Surround View Camera

2021 Ram 1500 Trailer Mirrors and Surround View Camera

To help you keep an eye on your trailer and load at all times, the Ram 1500 offers large trailer-tow power-folding mirrors that allow you to see a larger area behind the vehicle. There is also an available 360-degree surround-view camera that lets you clearly see the entire outside of the truck.

5. Trailer Reverse Control

2021 Ram 1500 Trailer Revere Control

Reversing a truck with a trailer hooked to the back of it can sometimes be tricky. With the trailer steering control system, you can control where your trailer will go with a simple turn of a knob.

When it comes to pulling a trailer, the Ram 1500 comes equipped with several features to ensure that the job is done right. If you have any questions about Ram 1500 or its towing features, please feel free to contact Bustard Chrysler, your Ram truck dealership in Waterloo, ON.

 

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