The Ram 2500: Which Powertrain Configuration Will You Choose?

If you're interested in the Ram 2500, it's an impressive heavy-duty pickup truck that has multiple powertrain configurations. Here at Mike Riehl’s Roseville Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Roseville, MI, we like to help our customers research our trucks, so you can read further to learn about the 2500's powertrain options.

The Ram 2500 has three engines to choose from, which include the standard 5.7L HEMI V8 engine. This engine delivers 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque and has a maximum towing capacity of 13,890 pounds. The 6.4L HEMI V8 engine can crank out 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. With the 6.7L Cummins turbo diesel I6 engine, you get a class-exclusive smart diesel exhaust brake and a towing capacity of 17,980 pounds.

The class-exclusive six-speed manual transmission is only available with the diesel engine. This transmission has a clutch that's resistant to wear for consistent performance. The six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the two gasoline engines and optional with the diesel engine. With the six-speed automatic transmission, you get impressive responsiveness and efficiency.

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