Which Ram Vehicle Meets Your Towing and Payload Needs?

By Product Expert | Posted in ProMaster, ProMaster City, Ram, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Ram Chassis Cab, Towing on Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 4:22 pm
Ram truck and van lineup in white with the words "Which Ram meets your towing needs?"

Drivers looking for a hard-working vehicle in the Twin Cities area may be interested in a Ram truck or van. Each one is designed for different workloads, payloads, and towing demands. Which Ram vehicle meets your towing and payload needs? Compare light-duty, heavy-duty, chassis cab, and full-size and compact van options below.

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labeled 2018 Ram 1500 on the road
labeled 2018 Ram 2500 on the road
side view of a labeled 2018 Ram 3500

Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 is a light-duty truck available in three cab styles and several engine options. The 2018 Ram 1500 has a maximum towing capacity of 10,620 pounds and a max. payload of 1,880 pounds. It is also available with many luxury and convenience features.

Ram 2500

Designed to handle loads that the Ram 1500 can’t handle, the 2018 Ram 2500 can haul up to 17,980 pounds when equipped with its diesel engine option, and more than 16,000 pounds with its gas V-8. This truck can take a max. payload of 3,990 pounds.

Ram 3500

Drivers with serious towing needs (like with an RV or large horse trailer) may want to opt for the top-of-the-line heavy duty. The 2018 Ram 3500 is available with single or dual rear wheels, can tow up to 31,210 pounds and has a max. payload of 7,350 pounds.


2018 Ram Chassis Cab on the work site, labeled on the right
white 2018 Ram ProMaster Cargo Van in the city with a label on the right
white 2018 Ram ProMaster City in the country with a label on the right

Chassis Cab

Business owners looking for the maximum in upfitting options may want to go for a chassis cab, which offers the front of a pickup without the bed. This mode is idea for running unique equipment thanks to 12,480 pounds of payload capacity. It can tow up to 30,600 pounds.

Ram ProMaster

The full-size 2018 Ram ProMaster can haul almost anything you need, enclosed, or even serve as a mobile workshop. This model can tow up to 5,100 pounds, and has a maximum payload capacity ranging from 3,470 pounds on some models to 5,240 pounds.

ProMaster City

A compact van like the 2018 Ram ProMaster City offers 1,883 pounds of payload hauling and 2,000 pounds of available towing. With its maneuverable dimensions and spacious interior, this van can be ideal for small deliveries and custom services.

All of these numbers are based on 2018 models, and represent maximum capacities. To find out about towing and hauling potential of an individual Ram vehicle, and what it can do for you, contact a member of the Fury Ram Truck Center today.

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