How Much Can the 2016 Ram 2500 Tow?

March 7th, 2016 by

The 2016 Ram 2500 offers Shawnee and Oklahoma City some of the highest towing and payload specs on the market. Read on to learn about the capabilities of each of the 2500’s trims, then stop by AutoMax Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram to take one out for a test drive yourself.

What is the Total 2016 Ram 2500 Towing Capacity?

Depending upon the trim, cab configuration, and engine chosen, the towing capacity can vary by a wide margin. Pair the 2WD model with the standard 5.7L HEMI engine, and the Ram 2500 can tow up to 13,890 pounds. Drivers who want maximum towing power can select the 6.7L diesel engine for up to 17,890-pounds of towing power.

What is the 2016 Ram 2500 Payload Capacity?

The total payload capacity of the 2016 Ram 2500 varies depending on the trim and cab configuration that you choose. Pair the Mega Cab configuration with the Limited trim, and the 2016 Ram 2500 can haul 2,159 pounds, its lowest maximum payload capacity. Choose the Crew Cab Tradesman edition, and you’ll enjoy its highest payload capacity, 3,064 pounds.

Other Ram 2500 Specs

There are very few vehicles on the road that offer the power that the 2016 Ram 2500 does in its three potent engines. These include:

  • the standard 7L V8 HEMI engine that makes 383-hp and 400 lb.-ft. of peak torque
  • the 4L HEMI V8 engine, which generates 410-hp and 429 lb.-ft. of torque
  • and the Cummins Diesel inline 6-cylinder engine that kicks out as much as 370-hp and up to 800 lb.-ft. of peak torque, giving the Ram the power to tow up to 17,980-pounds or haul as much as 3,160-pounds.

Learn More About the 2016 Ram 2500 Towing Capacity Near Shawnee and Oklahoma City

For more information about the 2016 Ram 2500, contact your leading Shawnee and Oklohoma city Hyundai dealer, AutoMax Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram at (888) 974-0688 or stop by our showroom at 4141 N. Harrison Ave., in Shawnee, OK.