How Much Does a RAM 1500 Weigh?

March 1st, 2022 by

2022 RAM 1500 parked on dirt road in forest
 

What is the RAM 1500 weight? Cypress drivers have been asking similar questions about that since they started driving the RAM 1500. The 2022 RAM 1500 weight ranges from 4,775 pounds to 6,439 pounds unloaded. The design enables high towing capacity and max payload capacity. The Gross Vehicle Weight can reach up to 7,100 pounds. If you want more specifics on the weights and capacities of the RAM 1500, keep reading here. You can also visit Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram near Houston whether you’re in the market for a RAM or another model, and let’s look at the difference between curb weight, GVWR, and more.

 

How Much Does a RAM 1500 Weigh: Curb Weight vs. GVWR

The GVWR can be thought of as the max amount of weight you’ll want the vehicle and its contents to weigh. For example, the RAM 1500 curb weight doesn’t include passengers, additional equipment, or towing weight, while gross vehicle weight rating is the maximum weight that can be safely stowed in the vehicle, including the vehicle weight, passengers, cargo, and tongue weight if you’re towing. 

Note: Tongue weight is not the same as towing capacity. It’s simply the amount of weight the trailer places on the hitch itself.

2022 RAM 1500 Weight Capacity: Curb Weight

Using a mix of steel and aluminum, the 2022 RAM 1500 delivers toughness, plenty of towing power, and surprising fuel economy for its engine power. Explore each trim level’s curb weight in detail here:

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Tradesman: 4,775 to 4,882 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Tradesman HFE: 4,785 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Big Horn: Between 4,895 pounds and 5,083 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Laramie: Between 4,899 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Rebel: Between 5,127 pounds and 5,345 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Limited Longhorn: Between 5,199 pounds and 5,394 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Limited: Between 5,323pounds and 5,555 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 TRX: 6,439 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Weight Capacity: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

How much does a RAM 1500 weigh in terms of GVWR? The RAM 1500 gross vehicle weight rating shifts a small amount depending on the configuration you choose, since each model differs in terms of its type of cabin – crew cab or quad cab – or the bed length chosen:

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Between 6,800 pounds and 7,100 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,010 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Big Horn: Between 6,800 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Laramie: Between 6,800 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Rebel: Between 6,800 pounds and 6,900 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Limited Longhorn: 6,900 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Limited: 6,900 pounds to 7,100 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 1500 TRX: 7,800 pounds

How Much Weight Can a RAM 1500 Pull: Towing Capacity

How much weight can a RAM 1500 pull? An upgraded V8 engine delivers a lot of value when it comes to RAM 1500 towing, and enables the RAM 1500 to tow up to 12,750 pounds. There is a variety of technology included in this model that also work hard to keep you, your cargo, and your passengers safe and stable on Houston streets. These 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

How Much Weight Can a RAM 1500 Hold: Payload Capacity

You know the curb weight, GVWR, and towing capacity of the 2022 RAM 1500, but how much weight can a RAM 1500 hold in the bed? Meaning, what is the payload capacity? The maximum payload weight of the RAM 1500 is 2,300 pounds. Not only will you be able to tow a hefty load, but you can fill your bed up with anything you need as you set out in Jersey Village. 

Discover More About the RAM 1500 in Person at Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Come into Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram after exploring the different RAM 1500 in our inventory, and learn more about its weight and towing capacity in person by scheduling a test drive. How do you do that? Simply contact us and we’ll get you behind the wheel of any of the RAM 1500 models available in our inventory. Our finance department can make it even easier for you to take home your new RAM 1500 model. 

 

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