Ram and Jeep Make Towing Your Boat Around North Kingstown, RI Simple

North Kingstown, RI is well-known for its avid boating community, which makes both the Ram and Jeep brands ideal options for area residents looking to get their dinghy from home to port and back again with ease. No matter if a pickup or SUV is in your future, either option represents a smart choice, not only for towing your boat but for daily driving.

Ram Trucks

What's great about shopping Ram trucks with the intent for towing is no matter which model you settle on, you're set. Ram trucks are masters of the art of towing thanks to their high-strength steel frame and robust engine power.

Ram 1500

  • Base-level 3.6-liter Pentastar V6: 7,730 pounds of maximum towing
  • Available 5.7-liter Hemi V8 with eTorque: 12,750 pounds of maximum towing

Your towing capacities only get stronger as you move up to the Heavy Duty options. The Ram 2500 gets 17,130 pounds on its base level V8 and 21,560 pounds on its available turbo-diesel option. Meanwhile, the Ram 3500 gets a best-in-class 35,100 pounds of diesel towing with its available high output I6 engine.

Jeep

The Jeep brand features several vehicles that are capable of boat towing around North Kingstown, RI. The Wrangler, Gladiator and Grand Cherokee all feature towing capacities that fall in line with the weight of a range of different boat types.

  • Wrangler: 3,500 pounds of maximum towing
  • Gladiator: 7,650 pounds of maximum towing
  • Grand Cherokee: 7,200 pounds of maximum towing

What Do I Need to Consider When Towing?

The first thing you always need to keep in mind is that you need to stick within the limits of your vehicle's towing capacity. Not doing so can have dire consequences, be completely ineffective, or be an unfortunate combination of the two. Another thing to keep in mind is that the weight of what you're towing can't be heavier than your actual vehicle. Hence, you'll need to know what your Ram or Jeep's Gross Vehicle Weight is.

Also, before you tow your boat anywhere, it's important to do several routine checks before heading out. Make sure your tire pressure, turn signals, taillights, brakes, and brake lights are all in working order. If any one of these things is faulty, it's unsafe to tow your boat.

At Paul Bailey's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, our inventory features new Ram and new Jeep models daily. Our finance department has helped thousands of Providence, RI drivers secure a loan or lease rate that fits comfortably into their budget. We're confident that you'll be more than impressed with your newfound towing capabilities. On top of that, we service all models in both the Jeep and Ram lineup for drivers all of Rhode Island.

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