2018 RAM 2500 towing a trailer

If you're looking for a Ram 2500, then you're in need of serious capability. But just how much can the Ram 2500 tow, and what engines are available on the Ram 2500? To help you decide which Ram 2500 engine option offers the capability and power you need, the product experts at Sunnyside Ram have highlighted the key specs and features available on the Ram 2500 in the following page. Get in touch by calling (815) 322-1007 or contact us online.

5.7L HEMI® V8

This HEMI® V8 engine is widely used across the Ram truck line and has proven to be exceptionally hardworking and reliable. Highlights include:

  • Nearly 400 HP
  • Variable Valve Timing
  • Standard on Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, and Lone Star trim levels


All the power and reliability of the HEMI® V8 with the sustainability of natural gas. Highlights include:

  • 260-Liter CNG Tank
  • Electronically Controlled Throttle
  • Next-generation Engine Controller
  • Available on Tradesman and SLT trim levels

2018 Ram 2500 5.7L Hemi V8 Engine

6.4L HEMI® V8

If you're looking for more substantial performance and prefer gasoline power, then the 6.4L HEMI® V8 is the perfect option for you. Highlights include:

  • Best-in-Class Gas Horsepower
  • Best-in-Class Gas Towing
  • Standard on Laramie, Laramie Longhorn®, and Limited trim levels

2018 RAM 2500 6.4L Hemi V8 Engine

6.7L Cummins® I6 Turbo-Diesel

The Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 has proven itself as one of the most powerful and durable truck motors ever developed. Highlights include:

  • Best-in-class 15,000-mi. oil change interval
  • Class-exclusive smart diesel exhaust brake
  • 800 lb.-ft. of torque

2018 RAM 2500 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I6 Engine

Ram 2500 Engine Options Differences Chart

The following table will help you discover which Ram 2500 engine option offers the power, performance, and capability you need.


5.7L HEMI® V8

6.4L HEMI® V8

6.7L Turbocharged Cummins® Diesel I6


383 HP

410 HP

370 HP


400 lb.-ft.

429 lb.-ft.

800 lb.-ft.

Towing Capacity*

13,910 lbs.

16,320 lbs.

17,980 lbs.

Payload Capacity*

3,050 lbs.

3,510 lbs.

3,890 lbs.

*When properly equipped

Finance or Lease an All-New Ram 2500 from Sunnyside Ram Today!

Are you ready to take the next step towards driving home a new Ram 2500? Find your favorite Ram 2500 in our online inventory, and then get in touch with the team at Sunnyside Ram. Our specialists will show you our special offers and incentives to ensure you get a deal that works for you. If you have any questions for the team at our Ram dealership in McHenry, IL, give us a call at (815) 322-1007 or contact us online.

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