With a quad cab, eTorkAssisted V8 engine, and rear-wheel drive, the Ram 1500 achieves a maximum traction capacity of 12,750 pounds.

 Models with a V8 engine (with a towing capacity of approximately 8,100-11,560 pounds) or

 a diesel engine (which can tow up to 12,560 pounds) can tow a fairly heavy trailer. Powered by a V6 engine, 

this truck has a maximum traction capacity of only 7,730 pounds.Small engines are not suitable for towing, 

but they are actually suitable for towing. Compared to the V6's

 highest rating of 1,970, the V6

unlocks a maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds. 

Models with diesel engines have a maximum load capacity of £ 2,090.