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

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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
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel type-
  • Transmission-
  • City consumption-
  • Highway consumption-
  • Width-
  • Length-
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Frequently asked questions about the Dodge Ram 2500