How Much Can the 2023 Ram 1500 Classic Tow & Haul?


2023 Ram 1500 Classic Towing & Payload Capacities in Devon, AB

The 2023 Ram 1500 Classic is a budget-friendly pickup truck that combines the iconic design of the previous generation Ram 1500 with the technology and amenities of a modern vehicle. Thanks to its two hard working engines and multi-coil rear suspension system, the Ram 1500 Classic boasts impressive towing and payload capacities that rival those of its “newer”, and more expensive, competitors. Continue reading below as our team explores the hand working capabilities of the 2023 Ram 1500 Classic, available for sale at Devon Chrysler, your local Alberta Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram dealership.

Pentastar™ V6 Towing & Payload 

The Stellantis brand’s 3.6-litre Pentastar™ V6 is the standard engine for all 2023 Ram 1500 Classic models. This workhorse of an engine boasts a maximum towing capacity of 3,506 kgs (7,730 lbs) and an impressive maximum payload capacity of 875 kgs (1,930 lbs).

2023 Ram 1500 Classic
Ram 1500 Classic HEMI badging

HEMI® V8 Towing & Payload 

For pickup truck owners looking for the most capable 1500 Classic model, opt for the available 5.7-litre HEMI© V8 engine and its 4,813 kgs (10,610) maximum towing capacity.

Engine Specifications 3.6L Pentastar™ V6 with VVT 5.7L HEMI® V8 with VVT
Horsepower 305 395
Torque (lb-ft) 269 410
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic  8-Speed Automatic 
Drivetrain  4x2 or 4x4 4x2 or 4x4
Maximum Towing Capacity (kgs/lbs) 3,506 / 7,730 4,813 / 10,610
Maximum Payload Capacity (kgs/lbs) 875 / 1,930 875 / 1,930

Trailering Features 

Along with its hard-working engines, Ram has equipped the 1500 Classic with trailering features that make hitching-up and hauling easier than ever. These features include: 

  • 3.21 Rear Axle Ratio (Standard)
  • Four- or Seven-Pin Wiring Harness (Standard)
  • Multilink Coil Spring Rear Suspension with Heavy-Duty Shock Absorbers (Standard)
  • Trailer Tow Mirrors & Brake Control System (Available)

Experience the impressive power and capability of the 2023 Ram 1500 Classic at Devon Chrysler. Visit our showroom at 7 Saskatchewan Drive in Devon, Alberta and speak with one of our team members about getting a tour of an in-stock 2023 Ram 1500 Classic model.