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Dodge Ram 2500:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Dodge Ram 2500 side view
Dodge Ram 2500 angular front perspective
Dodge Ram 2500 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Dodge Ram 2500

Learn about the Dodge Ram 2500

Dodge Ram 2500 Summary

The Dodge Ram 2500 is a versatile heavy-duty pickup truck available with gas and diesel engines. First launched in 2002, the Dodge Ram 2500 is often praised as an ideal mix of capability and luxury due to its well-appointed cabin and excellent towing and payload capacity. The Dodge Ram 2500 Power Wagon trim package adds larger off-road tires and upgraded suspension, ideal for people who need heavy-duty towing and carrying capabilities in rural areas. Across the board, the Dodge Ram 2500 offers stronger suspension and braking than the lighter-duty Ram 1500 models.

Pros and cons of the Dodge Ram 2500

  • Massive 850 ft./lb. torque from available Cummins diesel engine
  • Ability to tow up to 20,000 pounds in some trims
  • A wide range of interior trims provide luxury and legroom
  • Relatively high fuel consumption compared to similar trucks
  • Some vibration from diesel powertrain
  • The six-speed auto transmission doesn't match the ten-speed competition
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Dodge Ram 2500

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats2 - 6
  • Doors2 - 4
  • Fuel typeDiesel or Gas
  • TransmissionAutomatic or Manual
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width2004 - 2022 mm
  • Length5784 - 6589 mm
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Dodge Ram 2500

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Dodge Ram 2500 2003 - 2010 is available in 8 trims:

SXT trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Dodge Ram 2500

Dimensions of the Dodge Ram 2500

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20101862 mm2004 mm5867 mm
20091875 mm2022 mm5784 mm
20081875 mm2022 mm5784 mm
20071875 mm2022 mm5784 mm

Towing capacity of the Dodge Ram 2500

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20103719 − 4649 kg
20093810 − 4763 kg
20083810 − 4763 kg
20073697 − 4264 kg