Ram Lineup Trailer Hitch Receivers and Weight Ratings

By Product Expert | Posted in Ram, Towing on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 4:51 pm
2019 Ram 1500 towing a boat trailer

2019 Ram Model Trailer Hitch Receiver Classes and Weight Ratings

From grille to hitch, Ram vehicles are engineered for legendary power and performance. Today, we’re taking the opportunity to focus on the hitch side.  Read on to identify your hitch or learn what hitch is right for you when we review the 2019 Ram model trailer hitch receiver classes and weight ratings.

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2019 Ram Lineup Hitch Receiver Classes by Model

Trailer hitch receivers are divided into five classes according to their towing capacity and receiver tube size. The higher the number, the more the hitch can tow. Check the table below for details on the hitch receiver classes offered on each model of the 2019 Ram lineup.

Model Hitch Receivers
2019 Ram 1500 Class III (Standard on Tradesman, Bighorn)

Class IV (Standard on Rebel, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited)

2019 Ram 2500/3500 Class V (Standard on all models)
2019 Ram ProMaster City Class III (Available in Trailer Tow Group)
2019 Ram ProMaster Class IV (Available in Trailer Tow Group)

[ Read More: How to Hitch a 5th Wheel Trailer on Your Ram Truck ]

Hitch Class Weight Rating
Class I up to 2,000 lbs.
Class II up to 3,500 lbs.
Class III up to 12,000 lbs.
Class IV up to 14,000 lbs.
Class V up to 17,000 – 23,000 lbs.

How Much Can My Hitch Tow?

As we mentioned, a higher hitch receiver class means a higher weight rating. Towing capability rating can vary by manufacturer, so be sure to check the specific weight rating of your system. Also be sure not to exceed the capability limits of your vehicle.

Identifying Your Hitch Receiver Class

Need more help identifying your trailer hitch receiver? Hit play on the video below for more some helpful details and visuals.


Have more questions hitch receiver classes? We welcome you to contact a Fury Ram Truck Center representative for more information.

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