How Much Can a RAM 2500 Tow?

February 11th, 2022 by
2021 RAM 2500 towing a boat


The RAM 2500 is known for its exceptional capabilities and performance in the Cypress area, but how much can a 2022 RAM 2500 tow? When it’s properly equipped, the latest model of this legendary truck has a maximum towing capacity of 20,000 pounds! So when you need a pickup that can absolutely handle everything the jobsite in Houston, or your weekend getaways require, the RAM 2500 towing capacity won’t let you down. Find out how the RAM 2500 towing capacity differs in each configuration, and learn which models best suit your needs with Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. Once you’ve found the model that works for you, then you can apply for financing online from the comfort of your own home or office, and our finance department will get started on the paperwork today.

RAM 2500 Towing Capacity by Engine

So, just how much can a RAM 2500 tow? That depends on your chosen configuration and the equipment that you’ve selected. The latest model offers two choices of engine, a standard 6.4L HEMI® V8 and a 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 option. Which one is right for you? Compare the RAM 2500 towing capacity and specs below:

6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine: 

  • Towing capacity of 17,540 pounds
  • Payload capacity of 4,010 pounds
  • 410 hp
  • 429 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine: 

  • Towing capacity of 20,000 pounds 
  • Payload capacity of 3,160 pounds
  • 370 hp
  • 850 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission

Additional RAM 2500 Towing Features

The powerhouse engines aren’t the only stars on the show when it comes to the 2022 RAM 2500 lineup. This pickup also offers a variety of handy features to boost your towing strength and control in Jersey Village, including everything from high-tech safety cameras to locking differentials. Some of those features designed to enhance your towing capabilities include:

  • Bed Lowering Mode
  • Dynamic Centerline Display with Hook Up Assist
  • 12,000-Pound Rated Warn® Zeon-12 Winch
  • BILSTEIN® Gas-Charged Monotube Shocks
  • Front and Rear Locking Differentials
  • Electronic Front Sway Bar
  • 360° Surround View Camera with Trailer Reverse Guidance View
  • Trailer Camera Wiring
  • And More!

Contact Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Today

We could continue to talk about how great the RAM 2500 is, but the truth is, you need to experience it for yourself! Contact us today to schedule a test drive so that we can get you behind the wheel and let you experience this incredible truck for yourself. Find out why so many drivers are upgrading to the latest RAM 2500 for yourself.


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