2020 RAM 2500 Towing Capacity

RAM 2500 towing a boat

Let’s face it: You need a truck that has the engineering prowess to handle the hardest jobs around Kansas City. Enter the 2020 RAM 2500! From hauling equipment around town to long trailering jobs, the new RAM 2500 can take it all in stride. With two engine options that boost the 2020 RAM 2500 towing capacity way above ten thousand pounds, there is no equal to this muscular pickup. So, how much can a RAM 2500 tow? Find out more below with the experts at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.

How Much Can a RAM 2500 Tow?

There’s no substitute for a hard-working truck. And though some trucks find it hard to put their jaw-dropping power to good use, the 2020 RAM 2500 towing capacity proves it has much more than a perfectly-tuned engine. That being said, the engines are where it all starts, so we’ve broken down the max towing capacity by gasoline and diesel, depending on your preference:

  • With a gasoline engine, the new RAM 2500 towing capacity reaches 17,540 pounds, with a 4,010-pound max payload capacity.
  • In the diesel option, you can expect a max towing capacity of a staggering 19,600 pounds and a max payload capacity of 3,160 pounds for your work around Blue Springs.

2020 RAM 2500 Engine Options

Before moving on to the innovative towing technology, let’s take a look the engine options a little more closely:

  • Gasoline: Reach a best-in-class 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque with the formidable 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine, standard on the RAM 2500.
  • Diesel: If you need to move a little more cargo, you have the option to upgrade to a powerful diesel engine. The 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine produces 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque for drivers who need to take care of serious trailering.

RAM 2500 Towing Package

To answer “How much can a RAM 2500 tow?” fully, we’d be remiss if we didn’t interrogate its towing features which allow the rating to climb such heights, securely. For instance, the available Trailer Camera Wiring system allows strategically-placed cameras to see every inch of your trailer, directly synced to your Uconnect® touchscreen in the cabin.

Add to that the Bed Lowering Mode, a dynamic centerline display with hookup assist, and a wealth of other available towing features. The list grows as you tailor your RAM 2500 with genuine OEM parts and accessories, like the 12,000-pound rated Warn® Zeon-12 Winch from our team in Lee's Summit.

Find the Hardest Working Trucks at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

Wondering how to make the most of the RAM 2500 towing capacity for your work around Independence? Get in touch with our team today to explore your options! Or, if you’re interested in seeing how the RAM 2500 improves on its little sibling, take a look at our RAM 2500 vs. 1500 comparison. Looking for even more power and trailing capability? Compare against the 3500 and consider sizing up into the first-in-class torque of 1,000 lb-ft with the new RAM 3500, which has a towing capacity that reaches up to an unbelievable 35,100 pounds!

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