2015 Ram 1500 Will Follow SAE Towing Guidelines
Entire Ram Brand Commits to New Standards
Beginning with the new model year, the 2015 RAM 1500—as well as the entire roster of Ram pickups—will showcase tow ratings based on the latest standards set by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
The new "J2807" standards were developed by the SAE to create a common, industry-wide method of comparing trucks' towing abilities that would be backed by the credibility of a recognized third-party expert. As explained by Mike Cairns, director Ram Truck Engineering for the Chrysler Group: “For too long, an uneven playing field existed and towing capacities went unchecked. We’re happy to be the only pickup truck manufacturer to align with the SAE J2807 towing standard across our pickup truck lineup.”