2020 RAM 2500 pulling a boat

Can the 2020 RAM 2500 pull a fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailer?

2020 RAM 2500: What Can It Tow?

The 2020 RAM 2500 is a full-size, heavy-duty truck. It’s one of the best trucks in recent memory according to MotorTrend magazine, who named the 2019 and 2020 RAM 2500 as the “Truck of the Year.” You can expect the RAM 2500 to be powerful, capable, rugged, and reliable. But can you expect it to pull any trailer you come across?

For instance, can the 2020 RAM 2500 pull a fifth-wheel or a gooseneck trailer?


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2020 RAM 2500 5th-wheel/gooseneck package2020 RAM 2500 Towing Capabilities

The RAM 2500 is fifth-wheel/gooseneck trailer compatible. It has a factory-installed rear-axle structural crossmember where are hitch can be installed. For those that intend to pull those types of trailers a lot, there is an available Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Package that adds a specialized 20,000 lb. direct-mount hitch. When paired with the 6.7-liter I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel, the towing capacity tops out at a staggering 19,680 lbs. The Cummins Turbo Diesel pumps out 370 horsepower and 850 lb-ft of torque. Most anything you can get your hands on, this truck will pull, no problem. The RAM 2500 also has an available 360°-degree surround view camera with trailer reverse guidance that takes all the guesswork out of hooking up and pulling your trailer.

Power Wagon Off-Road Capability

As we all know, pulling on pavement and pulling on dirt or through mud are two completely different things. The RAM 2500 has a trim—the Power Wagon—specifically designed for off-road and towing. It has a 12,000 lb winch with synthetic line, Bilstein gas-charged monotube shocks, front and rear locking differentials, and a front sway bar. Getting stuck while pulling a trailer is a thing of the past.

Interested in the 2020 RAM 2500?

Take one for a test drive at Benny Boyd Gonzales. We serve Gonzales, Shiner, Seguin, Luling, Cuero, and Yoakum. If you have any questions, give us a call. We’re always happy to talk trucks.