The Ram 2500 has long been recognized as a powerful and reliable truck. This truck is a perfect fit for those who want a truck for work or for pulling trailers. At Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Marshall, TX, you will see that the Ram 2500 has impressive towing features as well as some of the best safety features you will find on any heavy-duty pickup.


The Ram 2500 comes with two engine options, and each provides you with tremendous towing capacity. The gas-powered engine is the 6.4-liter HEMI V8. This engine produces up to 410 horsepower. The towing capacity with this engine is 17,580 pounds, and the payload capacity is 4,050 pounds. The Diesel engine really provides the power. This engine is a Cummins 6.7 liter turbo I6. The towing capacity with this engine is 19,780 pounds. This is the most towing capacity of any engine in the Ram 2500's class.

In addition to this standard towing capacity, the Ram 2500 can be modified to pull both fifth-wheel and gooseneck trailers. The fifth-wheel capacity with the Diesel is 17,390 pounds, and the gooseneck capacity is 18550 pounds.


The towing capacity of the Ram 2500 is impressive, but so are the many safety features offered on the vehicle. One towing safety feature is trailer tire pressure monitoring. This feature helps you make sure that your trailer tires are at proper inflation level.

The Ram 2500 has a safety feature that no other truck in its class offers. The Ram 2500 features forward collision warning with active braking. The sensors in the front of the Ram 2500 watch for objects and vehicles in the roadway. If an accident is deemed imminent, you at first are warned. If action is not taken, the Ram 2500 will activate the brakes to bring the truck to a stop.

Another impressive safety feature on the Ram 2500 is the 360-degree surround-view camera. This is helpful when you park with a trailer. You can watch for obstacles all around.

Visit Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to Learn More

The Ram 2500 has tremendous towing capacity. Its safety features for driving in Shreveport and Tyler are unsurpassed. We encourage you to visit our dealership today to take a test drive. We look forward to working with you soon!

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