How Much Does the 2022 RAM 1500 Weigh?

2022 RAM 1500 parked on dirt road in forest

When you use your truck for work in Lemon Grove, you need to know how much a RAM 1500 weighs before you put it to work. San Diego Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has all the information you need about RAM 1500 weight and what it means in terms of towing and payload capacities. Take a look at our guide to RAM 1500 weight then shop our RAM 1500 inventory to find the configuration that’ll work best for you.


RAM 1500 Weight Ratings Guide

Before we jump in, here’s a quick guide to the terms you’ll encounter when you’re doing research about how much a RAM 1500 weighs: 

  • Curb weight is the term for how much a RAM 1500 weighs without passengers or cargo.
  • The amont of cargo your truck can carry is the GVWR or Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. This is the amount you get when you add the curb weight to the weight that the truck can handle safely—including passengers, cargo, and any additional gear.
  • If you’re towing, you will need to be aware of the maximum safe weight of the loaded vehicle when combined with a loaded tow trailer. This is known as the Gross Combined Weight Rating, or GCWR.
  • Towing capacity is the maximum safe weight the vehicle can tow. 
  • Tongue weight, which is the amount of weight placed on the trailer hitch by the trailer itself.

2022 RAM 1500 Curb Weight

Get to work in El Cajon with these RAM 1500 curb weights, by trim level, that give you the towing power you need: 

  • 1500 Tradesman: 4,775 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 4,785 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Between 4,785 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: Between 5,022
  • 1500 Rebel: 5,127 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 5,199 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 5,323 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 6,439 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

One again, look at the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating when you need to know how much weight your RAM 1500 can handle in its cabin and truck bed on La Jolla streets. Here’s how it shakes out for each trim level:

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

RAM 1500 GCWR, Towing Capacity, & Payload Capacity

2022 RAM 1500 Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)

  • 1500 Tradesman: 12,900 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Rebel: 12,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: 11,900 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: 13,900 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 15,160 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity

  • 1500 Tradesman: Up to 7,690 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 6,750 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Up to 6,750
  • 1500 Laramie: Up to 6,510
  • 1500 Rebel: Up to 7,410 pounds
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: Up to 6,340 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: Up to 8,210 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 8,100 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 Payload Capacity

  • 1500 Tradesman: Up to 2,320 pounds
  • 1500 Tradesman HFE: 1,220 pounds
  • 1500 Big Horn: Up to 2,010 pounds
  • 1500 Laramie: Up to 1,880
  • 1500 Rebel: Up to 1,770
  • 1500 Limited Longhorn: Up to 1,700 pounds
  • 1500 Limited: Up to 1,580 pounds
  • 1500 TRX: 1,310 pounds

Learn More About the RAM 1500 Weight at San Diego Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Knowing how much a RAM 1500 weighs gets you well on your way to the jobsite. Learn about the RAM 1500 dimensions and more at our CDJR manufacturer information hub


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