How Much Does the 2021 RAM 1500 Weigh?

January 31st, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn

Want to know the weight details before buying a truck on sale Canton? The brand favorite RAM 1500 was designed to accommodate a high towing capacity and payload capacity. So, how much does the RAM 1500 weigh? The capable 2021 RAM 1500 weight ranges from 4,798 pounds to 5,372 pounds unloaded. Taking a wider look shows the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) puts the RAM 1500 between 6,800 pounds and 7,100 pounds.

Let’s take a closer look at the RAM 1500 weight and explore the difference between curb weight and GVWR. Then, talk to the team at Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to explore our inventory of RAM trucks available and to schedule a test drive.



Curb Weight vs. GVWR

GVWR can be seen as the max weight drivers want the vehicle and contents to weigh. This is the maximum weight drivers can safely operate around Woodstock, and it includes vehicle weight, passengers, cargo, and tongue weight when towing. Curb weight is simply the weight of a RAM 1500 without passengers or additional equipment.

Note: Tongue weight only refers to the amount of weight the trailer places on the hitch itself. This is not the same as a vehicle’s towing capacity.

RAM 1500: Curb Weight by Trim

The impressive 2021 RAM 1500 gets its toughness, towing power, and great fuel economy by building upon a mix of steel and aluminum frame. Take a look at the curb weight for each trim level:

  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Between 4,798 pounds and 5,227 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn: Between 4,891 pounds and 5,160 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Laramie: Between 4,891 pounds and 5,232 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Rebel: Between 4,971 pounds and 5,374 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Laramie Longhorn: Between 4,903 pounds and 5,232 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Limited: Between 4,903 pounds and 5,232 pounds

RAM 1500: GVWR by Trim

The different trims for the RAM 1500 have a similar Gross Vehicle Weight Rating, but you can see small differences depending on the type of cabin – crew cab or quad cab – or bed length chosen. Here is the maximum RAM 1500 weight for each trim:

  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Between 6,800 pounds and 7,100 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn: Between 6,800 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Laramie: Between 6,800 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Rebel: Between 6,800 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Longhorn: 6,900 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Limited: 6,900 pounds

RAM 1500: Towing Capacity and Features

Take on jobs and adventures around Cumming with the upgraded V8 engine that enhances the RAM 1500 towing power. Load up equipment, building materials, and supplies as the RAM 1500 can handle up to 12,750 pounds. With the added towing technology, have the peace of mind that passengers and cargo are safe and stable. Some of the innovative features include:

  • Active-Level™ Four Corner Air Suspension
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection
  • 360 degree Surround View Camera
  • Available 4×4 Off-Road Package

Compare the weights and other features of the RAM 1500 trims at Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to see which configuration is the right choice for you. Feel free to also explore our used RAM 1500 inventory for choices that are just as powerful at a lower price.

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