2018 RAM 2500 towing a tractor

Those who need serious towing and hauling power are sure to gravitate towards the Ram 2500 heavy-duty pickup truck. But how much can a Ram 2500 tow, and how much can it haul? To help you discover the towing and payload capacity of a Ram 2500, the product experts at Sunnyside Ram have compiled a list of the most important specs and features you need to know. If you have any questions for the team at our Ram dealership in McHenry, IL, please use our online contact form or give us a call at (815) 322-1007.

Ram 2500 Towing Capacity

Depending on how much pulling power you need, there are three powerful Ram 2500 engine options for you to choose from. Whether you prefer the gas-powered HEMI® V8 engine options or the legendary Cummins® turbo-diesel, your new Ram 2500 will offer world-class capability. The table below will clue you in to just how much a Ram 2500 can tow depending on which engine you pick.

Engine

Max. Towing Capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8

13,910 lbs.

6.4L HEMI® V8

16,320 lbs.

6.7L Cummins® Turbo-Diesel I6

17,980 lbs.

*When properly equipped

2018 Ram 2500 towing a boat

Ram 2500 Payload Capacity

Whether you plan on hauling drywall or dirt bikes, the Ram 2500 has the high-strength steel frame and heavy-duty suspension needed to haul heavy loads. Take a look at the following table to discover which Ram 2500 engine option provides the performance you need to keep up the toughest tasks on your to-do list.

Engine

Max. Payload Capacity

5.7L HEMI® V8

3,050 lbs.

6.4L HEMI® V8

3,510 lbs.

6.7L Cummins® Turbo-Diesel I6

3,890 lbs.

*When properly equipped

2018 RAM 2500 bed loaded with sand bags

Ram 2500 Engineering Features

Raw power isn't the only important aspect of towing and hauling. The Ram 2500 comes equipped with several features engineered specifically to make pulling and carrying large loads easier than ever before. Key features that will help you tow with select Ram 2500 trucks include:

  • Five-Link Coil Rear Suspension or available Rear Auto-Level Air Suspension
  • Tow/Haul model select
  • 50,000-PSI hydroformed steel frame
  • Smart Diesel Exhaust Brake System
  • Cargo-View Camera

Finance or Lease a New Ram 2500 in McHenry, IL Today

If you're ready to experience the Ram 2500 for yourself, then it's time to take your next step towards ownership at Sunnyside Ram. Learn more about our Ram 2500 special offers and incentives, and then get in touch with the team at our Ram dealership in McHenry, IL. Call us directly at (815) 322-1007 or contact us online if you have any questions for our team.

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