RAM 3500 Towing Capacity
If you want to make use of a heavy-duty pickup truck in Oak Grove, Red Bank, or Gilbert in Lexington, SC, you need to pay attention to the towing and hauling capacity it offers without compromising on your comfort on the road. Dealerships in Lexington, SC can help you by providing you with just the right choice in the form of the RAM 3500.
The RAM 3500 is available in 3 versions: regular cab, crew cab, and mega cab versions. The RAM 3500 towing capacity is as much as 35,100 pounds, and the payload capacity offered is 7,680 pounds. There is an option of 6 foot 4” as well as 8-foot cargo beds, single or dual rear wheel options, as well as rear or four-wheel drive.
The high towing and payload capacity of the RAM 3500 is made possible due to the three powerful engine options it is equipped with. The standard engine option is a 6.4 liter Hemi V8 gasoline engine that is paired with 8-speed automatic transmission. This base engine can produce 410 horsepower at 5,600 revolutions per minute and torque of 429 lb-ft at 4,000 revolutions per minute.
An inline 6 cylinder turbocharged Cummins engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission is capable of producing 400 hp at 2,800 revolutions per minute and torque of 1,000 lb-ft at 1,800 revolutions per minute, making it one of the first heavy-duty trucks to break the 1,000 lb-ft barriers.
Another diesel engine option is also available from Cummins which gives the RAM 3500 its impressive towing and payload capacity: a 6.7 liter inline 6 diesel turbocharged powertrain paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission that can produce 370 horsepower at 2,800 revolutions per minute and torque of 850 lb-ft at 1,700 revolutions per minute.
When compared to other heavy-duty pickup trucks, RAM 3500 has an impressive towing capacity and can meet your expectations when you’re on the road. Its towing capacity is similar to the towing capacity offered by the 2020 Silverado 3500 or the Sierra 3500, which is 35,500 lbs. It also compares well to the towing capacity of the 2020 Ford F-350, which is 37,000 lbs.
Check out the amazing RAM 3500 at the JTs Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Lexington, SC.