So, How Much Can A RAM 2500 Tow?

May 23rd, 2022 by
2022 RAM 2500 Towing a Boat


Looking for a vehicle that’ll cover every job in Berwick? You can trust the new Heavy Duty RAM 2500 to perform each task. How much can a RAM 2500 pickup truck tow? What is the RAM 2500 payload capacity?

You can achieve 20,000 pounds of towing capacity with the right configuration of the RAM 2500. Dive into the RAM 2500 payload and towing specs with Southland Dodge below.

How Much Can a RAM 2500 Tow?

When properly equipped, the RAM 2500 can tow up to 20,000 pounds. That covers just about anything a Des Allmands driver could need. The towing capacity starts at 9,470 pounds, impressive from the get go, but how does it vary?

What are the towing capacities according to the engines? Check out the RAM 2500 specs below:

  • 6.4 HEMI® V8 Gas Engine: 17,540 towing capacity & a RAM 2500 payload capacity of 4,010 pounds
  • 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel: 20,000 pounds of towing power & RAM 2500 payload of 3,160 pounds

Getting the Maximum 2022 RAM 2500 Towing & Payload Power

The engine, box length, drivetrain, and axle ratio that you choose will ultimately impact the towing capacity of the RAM 2500. To get the maximum 20,000-pound towing capacity, you’ll need to choose the right combination of these variables for your Hahnville ride. Here are the different options that impact the 2022 RAM 2500 towing capacity:

2022 RAM 2500 Engine Options

  • 6.4L Heavy Duty V8 HEMI® with MDS
  • 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine

2022 RAM 2500 Box Lengths

  • 8 feet
  • 6 feet 4 inches

2022 RAM 2500 Drivetrain

  • 4×2
  • 4×4

2022 RAM 2500 Axle Ratio

  • 3.73
  • 4.10

If you want the maximum towing capacity, you should choose the diesel engine, 8-foot box, 4×2 drivetrain, and the 3.73 axle ratio.

What Can Des Allmands Drivers Tow With the RAM 2500?

There isn’t very much the RAM 2500 can’t tow! The 20,000-pound towing capacity provides drivers with a lot of freedom whether you are towing a horse trailer or a large flatbed. Check out a few of the other things the RAM 2500 is guaranteed to tow in Luling:

  • Camper trailer
  • Large enclosed utility trailer
  • Dump trailer
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis
  • Sailboat
  • Aluminum fishing boat
  • Fiberglass fishing boat
  • Some cabin cruiser boats
  • Pontoon boat

Explore the RAM 2500 in Person in Houma

Contact our team at Southland Dodge to schedule a test drive of one of our RAM 2500 models! Before you visit, take the time to value your trade and explore our new vehicle specials to be sure you are getting the best deal possible on your next RAM 2500. Contact us online or over the phone if you have any questions about our RAM models.


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