2018 RAM 3500 towing trailer

If you need a truck to help you complete the most difficult jobs at the job site, the Ram 3500 is the truck you need. Period. It's got the ample towing power, hauling capacity, and engineering features needed to take care of heavy-duty jobs. To help you learn just how much capability the 2018 Ram 3500 packs, the experts at Sunnyside Ram in McHenry, IL have highlighted the key specs and features you need to know below. If you have any questions for our team, give us a call at (815) 385-7220 or contact us online.

Ram 3500 Engine Options

Available with two heavy-duty gas-powered V8 engines and the legendary Cummins turbo-diesel, the Ram 3500 offers a range of power and, most importantly, torque. Take a look at the table below to see which Ram 3500 engine option best suits you.

6.4L HEMI V8 engine
EngineHorsepowerTorque
5.7L HEMI® V8383 HP400 lb.-ft.
6.4L HEMI® V8410 HP429 lb.-ft.
6.7L Turbocharged Cummins® Diesel I6385 HP930 lb.-ft.
2018 RAM 3500 with trailer

Ram 3500 Towing Capacity

Do you prefer the characteristics of a gas-powered V8? Or do you need maximum diesel pulling power? Depending on the size of your to-do list, there are three engine options for you to choose from. Browse the towing capacity specs below to see which option fits your needs.

EngineMax. Towing Capacity
5.7L HEMI® V813,910 lbs.
6.4L HEMI® V816,480 lbs.
6.7L Turbocharged Cummins® Diesel I631,210 lbs.
2018 RAM 3500 with large hay payload

Ram 3500 Payload Capacity

Whether you're hauling a load of cement for your paving business or lumber for a weekend project, you'll want to be sure of just how much you can fit into the bed of your Ram 3500. The following table will help you figure out the towing capacity of each Ram 3500 properly equipped.

EngineMax. Payload Capacity
5.7L HEMI® V84,480 lbs.
6.4L HEMI® V87,350 lbs.
6.7L Turbocharged Cummins® Diesel I66,720 lbs.

Ram 3500 Engineering Features

From visibility to capability, the Ram 3500 offers features that will help make towing and hauling big loads easier than ever before.

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

Finance or Lease a new Ram 3500 in McHenry, IL

If you're ready to take home the power, capability, and dependability of a Ram 3500, then it's time for you get in touch with the team at Sunnyside Ram. The new truck inventory at our Ram dealership in McHenry, IL is full of trucks ready to help you get the job done day-in and day-out. Get in touch with our team by calling (815) 385-7220. We'll help you learn more about our finance offers and incentives so you can get the truck you need at a price you love.

2018 RAM 3500 towing boat