How Much Can a 2017 Ram 1500 Tow?

One of the main characteristics people look for in a pickup truck is power. It is for this reason that we recommend the new 2017 Ram 1500 to our visitors at V & H Automotive. We know that drivers armed with the capability of this light-duty model can complete just about any task at hand. Just see how the most basic trim—the Ram 1500 Tradesman®—fares when confronted with heavy loads!

A new 2017 Ram 1500 Tradesman® 4x2 with a regular cabin, 8-foot box, a 5.7L HEMI® V8, and automatic transmission can achieve a maximum payload of 1,720 pounds and maximum towing of 10,690 pounds. With this strength, you can carry or tow building materials and large equipment with absolute ease. Skeptical? Then consider these common weights:

Horse Trailer - 2,400 pounds
Motorboat - 2,500 pounds
Sedan - 3,500 pounds
Camping Trailer - 3,000 pounds
Stump Grinder - 1,450 pounds

These are just some examples of the kinds of loads a new 2017 Ram 1500 can endure. In other words, this pickup truck is suitable for most tasks—be it for leisurely activities like boating or for working needs like transporting gear. Whatever the case, this model will satisfy you! So visit us at our dealership in Marshfield, Wisconsin, if you want to learn more or get yours today.

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