2019 Ram 2500 Towing Capacity

2019 Ram 2500 towing large trailer

As you can imagine, the 2019 RAM 2500 towing capacity depends entirely on which engine configuration you choose. So how much can a RAM 2500 tow? You can definitely expect the RAM 2500 to get the job done, whether you’re towing large equipment at your Nickerson worksite, or towing a boat for weekend trips. Below, we explore the different engine options of the RAM 2500, and detail the different performance you can expect on Buhler roads.

How Much Can a RAM 2500 Tow?

The RAM 2500 has gas and diesel engine options, both of which will impress with both power and prowess on Newton roads. Which will suit your needs best?

RAM 2500 Towing Specs

  • With the 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine, this RAM truck has a max towing capacity of 17,580 pounds and a max payload capacity of 4,050 pounds.
  • When equipped with the 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I-6 engine, the RAM 2500 has a Best-in-Class* Diesel max towing capacity of 19,780 pounds and a max payload capacity of 3,260 pounds.

RAM 2500 Engine Specs

Looking at the complete RAM 2500 engine specs will reveal why the gas engine has the better payload capacity, while the diesel engine has an increased towing capacity. While the gas engine offers drivers more horsepower, the RAM 2500 diesel engine is a beast when it comes to torque.

RAM 2500 Engine Specs

  • RAM 2500 Standard Engine
    • 6.4L HEMI® V8
    • Best-in-Class* class 410 hp
    • 429 lb-ft of torque
  • RAM 2500 Diesel Engine
    • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I-6 engine
    • 370 hp
    • 850 lb-ft of torque

2019 Ram 2500 with boat on tow hitch

Head-Turning Towing Capabilities

At the end of the day, the 2019 RAM 2500 truly has Best-in-Class* towing capacity when equipped with its diesel engine. Other RAM 2500 features also add to the pickup truck’s ability to tow. For example, hitching your trailer has never been easier, thanks to the dynamic centerline display with hookup assist, as well as the available Class-Exclusive Auto-Level Rear Air Suspension.

Also available is the All-New Warn® Zeon-12 Winch. This class-exclusive is all-new for 2019 and features a synthetic line that won’t fray or link. Even though it’s now 28 pounds lighter, it still maintains its 12,000-pound rating and remains the only factory-installed winch on a heavy-duty pickup truck.

Ready to Take on the 2019 RAM 2500 Towing Capacity?

How does the RAM 2500 compare against other pickups? In this RAM 1500 vs. 2500 comparison, readers can learn about the different specs that define these pickup trucks. If you’re ready to see the RAM 2500 in person, schedule a test drive! Don’t forget to look through our new vehicle specials before stopping by Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

*Class based on 250/2500 pickups.

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