2022 RAM 2500 Towing Specifications

May 24th, 2022 by
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If you are looking for a heavy-duty pickup truck to tow everything you need around Hood River, then the 2022 RAM 2500 is a great option. The 2022 RAM 2500 towing capacity is up to 20,000 pounds when properly equipped. That means there isn’t a lot you can’t tow on Goldendale, WA roads! Read on to explore the specs in detail with the team at CH Urness Motor Company.

What is the RAM 2500 Towing Capacity?

When properly equipped, the RAM 2500 can tow up to 20,000 pounds. Most Goldendale, WA drivers’ needs can be met with this towing capacity. However, keep in mind that the engine you choose will determine your vehicle’s maximum towing capacity. The range of towing capacities starts at 9,470 pounds. The towing capacity of the gas-powered RAM 2500 6.4 V8 gas engine maxes out at 17,540 pounds. If you choose the diesel option the 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel engine will deliver a 20,000-pound capacity.

Maximizing the 2022 RAM 2500 Towing Capacity

There are a few things that impact the RAM 2500 towing: engine, box length, drivetrain, and axle ratio. In order to get the maximum 20,000-pound towing capacity, you need to choose the right combination of these factors. The diesel engine, 8-foot box, 4×2 drivetrain, and the 3.73 axle ratio will give you that highest towing number. Here are the variety of factors that impact the RAM 2500 payload and towing specs:


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

Box Lengths

  • 8 feet
  • 6 feet 4 inches


  • 4×2
  • 4×4

Axle Ratios

  • 3.73
  • 4.10

What is the RAM 2500 Payload Capacity?

The RAM 2500 payload capacity also varies depending on the engine you choose. If you opt for the 6.4L Heavy Duty V8 HEMI® with MDS you’ll have a payload capacity of 4,010 pounds. If you choose the diesel engine you’ll have a payload capacity of 3,160 pounds.

What Can a RAM 2500 Tow?

Here are what the RAM 2500 towing capacity can take with you on your next Portland-area adventures:

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

Explore the RAM 2500 at CH Urness Motor Company

Ready to hitch up your RAM 2500? Come by for a test drive in The Dalles. We are happy to get you behind the wheel of this truck in no time. Get the financing process started by valuing your trade. Contact us today to schedule your test drive.


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