2018 RAM 2500 Performance Calls on Best-in-Class Horsepower

December 27th, 2018 by

2018 ram 2500 towing trailer on road

2018 Ram 2500 performance is a bold example of how far modern trucks have come. To explore Class-Exclusive features and Best-in-Class specs, simply read on for details on engine options, towing and payload capacity, and performance features.

RAM 2500 Engine Options

The 2018 Ram 2500 can customize power around your needs, with engine options including:

  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6: Offers up to 370 hp and 800 lb-ft of torque, plus a Best-in-Class 15,000-mile oil change interval and Class-Exclusive smart diesel exhaust brake.
  • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI® V8: Fits two spark plugs per cylinder to push output up to a Best-in-Class 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8: Employs Variable Valve Timing (VVT) to put you in command of up to 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.

Ram 2500 Towing and Payload

Those with an eye on performance will be concerned with Ram 2500 towing capacity and Ram 2500 payload capacity, so here’s how it breaks down by engine:

  • 6.7L: Tow up to 17,980 lbs. Carry up to 3,160 lbs.
  • 6.4L Tow up to a Best-in-Class 16,320 lbs. Carry up to 3,990 lbs.
  • 5.7L: Tow up to 13,890 lbs. Carry up to 3,060 lbs.

Whether you need to tow heavy between Memphis and Southhaven, MS or drive with a deeply laden truck bed through Collierville, the Ram 2500 will see the job done without breaking a sweat.
2500 towing field

Ram 2500 Performance and Capability Features

The Ram 2500’s exceptional power is expertly handled by a 50,000-PSI hydroformed steel frame, but it’s more than raw muscle that elevates it above the competition. Performance and capability features include:

  • Heavy-Duty Hooks
  • Trailer Harness Connector
  • Tow/Haul Mode Select
  • Class-Exclusive Rear Auto-Level Air Suspension
  • Ram Active Air®

There’s also an available Snow Chief Package with:

  • Limited Slip Axle
  • Transfer Case Skid Plate
  • Clearance Lamps
  • 18-Inch On-/Off-Road Tires

ram 2500 tow hooks up close

The Ram 2500 Overpowers Traditional Performance with Groundbreaking Specs

You should already have an idea of the potential of the new Ram 2500, but nothing compares to experiencing it first-hand. Whether you want to compare it against the Ram 1500 or Ford F-250, talk through financing options, or simply arrange a test drive, contact us today. We’ll help you find the RAM truck you need, from the RAM 2500, to the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel.

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