How Much Does the RAM 1500 Weigh?

February 12th, 2019 by

2019 RAM 1500 sits on top of a parking garage with buildings in the background

Before fully loading or hooking up to a trailer, the 2019 RAM 1500 weight ranges from 4,798 to 5,374 pounds. This pickup was designed with you in mind with highly capable towing and max payload capacities. When it comes to the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), the 1500 falls between 6,800 and 7,100 pounds. Nyle Maxwell CDJR of Taylor is your trusted source for RAM 1500 information, so be sure to visit us near Georgetown for a test drive and learn more about GVWR, curb weight, and more with us below.

Curb Weight

Aluminum and steel are forged to provide the 2019 RAM 1500 with rugged towing power and competitive fuel economy. Each trim level’s curb weight is detailed here:

  • 2019 RAM 1500 Tradesman – Between 4,798 lbs and 5,227 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Big Horn – Between 4,891 lbs and 5,160 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Laramie – Between 4,891 lbs and 5,232 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Rebel – Between 4,971 lbs and 5,374 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Laramie Longhorn – Between 4,903 lbs and 5,232 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Limited – Between 4,903 lbs and 5,232 lbs

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

You’ll notice there’s a slight difference in the GVWR for each trim, so your configuration choice –including crew or quad cab models and bed length– may need to be based on your GVWR needs.

  • 2019 RAM 1500 Tradesman – Between 6,800 lbs and 7,100 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Big Horn – Between 6,800 lbs and 6,900 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Laramie – Between 6,800 lbs and 6,900 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Rebel – Between 6,800 lbs and 6,900 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Longhorn – 6,900 lbs
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Limited – 6,900 lbs

What’s the Difference Between Curb Weight and GVWR?

When a vehicle’s curb weight is calculated, passengers, equipment, and towing weight are not factored into the equation. The GVWR is the greatest amount of weight you can have in a vehicle and still be safe – this does include passengers, equipment, the tongue weights of your trailer, and any cargo you’re hauling. And drivers should note that tongue weight is not the same as towing capacity. Rather, it is the amount of weight the trailer puts on the hitch. To sum up, think of GVWR as the highest amount of weight your vehicle and its contents should ever weigh.

Towing Capacity

When the 2019 RAM 1500 is properly equipped, you’ll be able to tow up to 12,750 pounds through College Station or Temple. You will also enjoy these feature highlights:

  • 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

When you drive a RAM 1500, you’ll get to your destination safely and with everything you need, no second trip required.

Explore the RAM 1500 at Nyle Maxwell CDJR of Taylor

Now that you’re up-to-speed on the new RAM 1500 weight and towing capacity, compare it to the Ram 2500, or come experience it in person! There are plenty of color options, including a variety of sleek black RAM 1500 models. Visit Nyle Maxwell CDJR of Taylor near Cameron for a test drive. As if the rugged capabilities weren’t enough, this pickup is complete with advanced technology to keep you entertained and up-to-date while you conquer roads and job sites alike. To ask questions and learn more, contact us today, and don’t forget to learn about RAM 1500 fuel efficiency, check out our new RAM 1500 specials, or compare it to the Silverado 1500 while you’re at it. Take a look at Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity if you want to take your vehicle search in a different direction!

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