Which Powertrain Will You Choose With the Ram 2500?

Truck enthusiasts who are looking for a heavy-duty pickup truck should consider the Ram 2500. This model is one of the best in its class because it comes with a number of available class-exclusive features. The Ram 2500 includes a powertrain that offers three available engines and two available transmissions.

The Ram 2500 offers a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The class-exclusive six-speed manual transmission is only offered with the 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I6 engine, but you can also choose to pair this engine with the six-speed automatic transmission. The six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the 5.7L HEMI V8 engine and 6.4L HEMI V8 engine.

The 5.7L HEMI V8 engine includes Variable Valve Timing (VVT) that enhances torque over a large RPM range. With this engine, you can tow up to 13,980 pounds. The 6.4L HEMI V8 engine is capable of best-in-class horsepower and towing capability. This engine can produce up to 410 horsepower and can tow 16,320 pounds. The 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel I6 engine can reach up to 370 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft. of torque.

 

 

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