2018 Ram 2500 Towing Capacity

April 1st, 2019 by

2018 RAM 2500 Towing Trailer

The 2018 RAM 2500 was designed with your toughest Yakima jobs in mind. This heavy-duty truck can easily tow your heaviest equipment with the help of three engine options and a maximum diesel towing capacity of 17,980 pounds. Explore the new RAM 2500 towing and engine specs in detail, below. Then, contact us to schedule a test drive!

How Much Can a RAM 2500 Tow?

  • Equipped with the entry-level engine, the RAM 2500 maximum towing capacity is 13,890 pounds with a maximum payload capacity of 3,060 pounds.
  • Upgrading to the 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine will up your max towing capacity to a Best-in-Class 16,320 pounds with a maximum payload capacity of 3,990 pounds.
  • If you opt for the diesel engine, you’ll get a 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6, offering a 17,980-pound maximum towing capacity and a maximum payload capacity of 3,160 pounds.

RAM 2500 Engine Specs

  • Standard: The standard engine on the 2018 RAM 2500 is a 5.7L HEMI® V8 with Variable Valve Timing, and it’s capable of producing 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.
  • Upgrade: When you opt for an engine upgrade, you’ll get a 6.4L HEMI® V8. It’s capable of delivering 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque.
  • Diesel: If your job requires a diesel engine, your option is a 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 that produces 370 hp and 800 lb-ft of torque.

Experience the 2018 RAM 2500 Near Ellensburg Today!

Think you can handle this much towing power? Stop by our dealership near Moses Lake to explore the RAM 2500 in person! Our RAM professionals will be happy to walk you through everything it has to offer. Be sure to browse our new vehicle specials before financing your next work-ready truck. Interested in modifying your RAM 2500? Explore the benefits of buying genuine Mopar® OEM parts vs. aftermarket parts.


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