How Much Does the 2021 RAM 1500 Weigh?

May 28th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 at Construction Site

If you’re on the hunt for a new pickup truck that will be a good fit for your Overland Park job site, you’ve probably considered a new RAM 1500 for sale at Olathe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. But before you can be certain the RAM 1500 is right for you, you may wonder, how much does the RAM 1500 weigh? Without any cargo or passengers, the 2021 RAM 1500 weight ranges from 4,778 pounds to 6,396 pounds.

What about the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)? The RAM 1500 GVWR is between 6,010 pounds and 7,800 pounds. Learn more about the RAM 1500 curb weight and GVWR below if you need a further explanation!

RAM 1500 Curb Weight vs. GVWR

What is the difference between the numbers quoted for the RAM 1500 weight and the RAM 1500 GVWR above? The RAM 1500 weight of 4,778–6,396 pounds is the curb weight, or the weight of the RAM 1500 unloaded (no passengers or cargo on board).

The RAM 1500 GVWR of 6,010–7,800 pounds is the maximum weight the pickup can support, including the curb weight plus passengers, cargo, and tongue weight if you have a trailer attached. (Tongue weight is not the same as the RAM 1500 towing capacity—rather, it’s the weight that the trailer places on the hitch.)

2021 RAM 1500 Curb Weight by Trim

You’ve seen the general range for the RAM 1500 curb weight, but what is the exact curb weight of each trim level? Here’s a closer look at how much the RAM 1500 weighs, organized by configuration:

  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Between 4,778 pounds and 5,106 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman HFE: 4,768 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn: Between 4,792 pounds and 5,137 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Laramie: Between 4,899 pounds and 5,248 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Rebel: Between 5,096 pounds and 5,314 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Limited Longhorn: Between 5,192 pounds and 5,387 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Limited: Between 5,345 pounds and 5,568 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 TRX: 6,396 pounds

RAM 1500 GVWR by Trim

The RAM 1500 GVWR varies slightly between trim levels, based on whether it’s a Crew Cab or Quad Cab and the bed length. Explore the GVWR for each option below to help determine which is strong enough for your Gardner worksite tasks:

  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Between 6,800 pounds and 7,100 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,010 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 Limited Longhorn: 6,900 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Limited: 6,900 pounds to 7,100 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500 TRX: 7,800 pounds

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