2000 Dodge Ram Pickup Specifications


All dimensions are in inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Body Styles Regular Cab, Club Cab & Quad Cab
Assembly Plant Regular Cab: Dodge City (Warren, Michigan)& Lago Alberto, Mexico; Club Cab: Saltillo & Lago Alberto, Mexico & St. Louis, Missouri; Quad Cab: St. Louis, Missouri & Saltillo, Mexico
EPA Vehicle Class Standard Pickup, Special Purpose (Cab & Chassis)

ENGINE: 3.9-LITER MAGNUMŽ, OHV, SMPI V-6

Type & Description Six cylinders, 90° V-type, liquid cooled
Displacement 239 in3 (3906 cm3)
Bore x Stroke 3.91 x 3.31 (99.3 x 84.1)
Valve System OHV, 12 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction Cast iron block & heads
Compression Ratio 9.1:1
Power (SAE net) 175 bhp (131 kW) @ 4800 rpm (44.9 bhp/liter)
Torque (SAE Net) 230 lb.-ft. (312 Nom) @ 3200 rpm
Max. Engine Speed 5250 rpm
Fuel Requirement Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity 4 qt. (3.8 L)
Coolant Capacity 20 qt. (19 L)
Emission Controls 3-way catalytic converter, heated oxygen sensors (2), engine modifications
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy
(MPG City/Hwy)
15/21 man.; 15/20 auto.
Alternator 117 A
Battery Maintenance-free, 600 CCA - std., 750 CCA - opt.

ENGINE: 5.2-LITER MAGNUMŽ, OHV, SMPI V-8

Type & Description Eight cylinders, 90° V-type, liquid cooled
Displacement 318 in3 (5208 cm3)
Bore x Stroke 3.91 x 3.31 (99.3 x 84.1)
Valve System OHV, 16 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction Cast iron block & heads
Compression Ratio 9.1:1
Power
(SAE net)
230 bhp (172 kW) @ 4400 rpm (42.3 bhp/liter)
Torque
(SAE Net)
300 lb.-ft. (407 Nom) @ 3200 rpm
Max. Engine Speed 5250 rpm
Fuel Requirement Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity 5 qt. (4.7 L)
Coolant Capacity 20 qt. (19 L)
Emission Controls 3-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, engine modifications*
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy (MPG City/Hwy) 1500 2WD: 13/18 man., 13/19 auto.; 1500 4WD: 13/17 man., 12/16 auto.
Alternator 117 A - std.; 136 A w/trailer tow, snow plow etc.
Battery Maintenance-free, 600 CCA - std., 750 CCA - opt.

* With automatic transmission in CA, system meets LEV (Low Emission Vehicle) requirements.

ENGINE: 5.9-LITER MAGNUMŽ, OHV, SMPI V-8

Type & Description Eight cylinders, 90° V-type, liquid cooled, light duty
Displacement 360 in3 (5895 cm3)
Bore x Stroke 4.00 x 3.58 (101.6 x 90.9)
Valve System OHV, 16 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction Cast iron block & heads
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Power (SAE net) 245 bhp (183 kW) @ 4000 rpm, (39.0 bhp/liter) 250 bhp (187 kW) @ 4400 rpm (41.5 bhp/liter) w/Sport Group
Torque (SAE Net) 335 lb.-ft. (454 Nom) @ 3200 rpm, 345 lb.-ft. (468 Nom) @ 3200 rpm (w/Sport Group)
Max. Engine Speed 5250 rpm
Fuel Requirement Unleaded regular, 87 octane R+M/2
Oil Capacity 5 qt. (4.7 L)
Coolant Capacity 20 qt. (19 L)
Emission Controls 3-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, engine modifications*
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy (MPG City/Hwy) 1500 2WD: 13/17; 1500 4WD: 12/16 auto.
Alternator 117 A - std.; 136 A w/trailer tow, snow plow etc.
Battery Maintenance-free, 600 CCA - std., 750 CCA - opt.

* With automatic transmission in CA, system meets LEV (Low-Emission Vehicle) requirements.

ENGINE: 8.0-LITER MAGNUMŽ, OHV, SMPI V-10

Type & Description Ten cylinders, 90° V-type, liquid cooled, heavy-duty
Displacement 488 in3 (7994 cm3)
Bore x Stroke 4.00 x 3.88 (101.6 x 98.6)
Valve System OHV, 20 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction Deep skirt, cast iron block, cast iron heads
Compression Ratio 8.6:1
Power
(SAE net) )
310 bhp (231 kW) @ 4000 rpm - Federal (52.5 bhp/liter) 305 bhp (228 kW) @ 4000 rpm - California (51.7 bhp/liter
Torque
(SAE net)
450 lb.-ft. (610 Nom) @ 2800 rpm - Federal 440 lb.-ft. (597 Nom) @ 2800 rpm - California
Max. Engine Speed 4700 rpm
Fuel Requirement Unleaded regular, 87 octane
Oil Capacity 7 qt. (6.6 L) with filter
Coolant Capacity 26 qt. (24.6 L)
Emission Controls 3-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, engine modifications
Alternator 136 A
Battery Maintenance-free, 750

CCA ENGINE: 5.9-LITER MAGNUMŽ, OHV, 24-VALVE, DIRECT INJECTION I-6 DIESEL

Type & Description Six-cylinder, in-line, liquid cooled, turbocharged, intercooled
Displacement 359 in3 (5883 cm3)
Bore x Stroke 4.02 x 4.72 (102.1 x 119.9)
Valve System OHV, 24 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection High-pressure direct injection, mechanical
Construction Cast iron block & head
Compression Ratio 17.5:1
Power
(SAE net)
235 bhp (175 kW) @ 2,700 rpm - man. trans. (39.8 bhp/liter) 215 bhp (160 kW) @ 2,700 rpm - auto. trans. (36.4 bhp/liter)
Torque
(SAE net)
460 lb.-ft. (610 Nom) @ 1,600 rpm - man. trans 420 lb.-ft. (569 Nom) @ 1,600 rpm - auto. trans.
Max. Engine Speed 3000 rpm
Fuel Requirement Diesel
Oil Capacity 10 qt. (9.5 L) with filter
Coolant Capacity 24 qt. (22.7 L)
Emission Controls Engine modifications, oxidation catalyst
Alternator 136 A
Battery Maintenance-free, dual 750 CCA opt.

TRANSMISSION: NV 3500 - MANUAL, FIVE-SPEED OVERDRIVE

Description Synchronized in all gears
Gear Ratio  
1st 4.04
2nd 2.33
3rd 1.39
4th 1.00
5th 0.73
Overall Top Gear Ratio 2.34 w/3.21 axle, 2.59 w/3.55 axle & 2.86 w/3.92 axle

TRANSMISSION: NV 4500/NV 4500HD - MANUAL, FIVE-SPEED OVERDRIVE

Description Synchronized in all gears
Gear Ratio  
1st 5.61
2nd 3.04
3rd 1.67
4th 1.00
5th 0.75
Overall Top Gear Ratio 2.66 w/3.54 axle & 3.07 w/4.09/4.10 axle

TRANSMISSION: NV 5600 - MANUAL, SIX-SPEED OVERDRIVE

Description Synchronized in all gears
Gear Ratios  
1st 5.63
2nd 3.38
3rd 2.04
4th 1.39
5th 1.00
6th 0.73
Overall Top Gear Ratio 2.58 w/3.54 axle & 2.99 w/4.10 axle

TRANSMISSION: 42 RE - AUTOMATIC, FOUR-SPEED OVERDRIVE

Description Hydraulic control, electronically controlled governor, overdrive, overdrive lock out & converter clutch
Gear Ratios  
1st 2.74
2nd 1.54
3rd 1.00
4th 0.69
Overall Top Gear Ratio 2.45

TRANSMISSION: 46 RE/47 RE - AUTOMATIC, FOUR-SPEED OVERDRIVE

Description Hydraulic control, electronically controlled governor overdrive, overdrive lock out & converter clutch
Gear Ratios  
1st 2.45
2nd 1.45
3rd 1.00
4th 0.69
Overall Top Gear Ratio 2.44 w/3.54/3.55 axle, 2.70 w/3.92 axle & 2.82 w/4.09/4.10 axle

TRANSFER CASE: NV231 HD

Type Part-Time, Synchronized
Operating Ranges 2WD, 4WD High, 4WD Low, Neutral
Low-Range Ratio 2.72
Center Differential None

TRANSFER CASE: NV241 & NV 241 HD

Type Part-Time, Synchronized
Operating Ranges 2WD, 4WD High, 4WD Low, Neutral
Low-Range Ratio 2.72
Center Differential None

DIMENSIONS & CAPACITIES

Two-Wheel Drive Regular Cab Pickup

Model 1500 1500 2500 3500
Box Length, ft. (nominal) 6.5 8 8 8
Wheelbase 119.0 135.0 135.0 135.0
Track, Front 66.9 66.9 68.6 69.75
Track, Rear 66.9 66.9 68.0 73.0
Overall Length(a) 204.1 224.1 224.1 224.1
Overall Width 79.4(b) 79.4(b) 79.4(b) 93.5(b)
Overall Height 71.9 71.8 72.1 73.0
Tailgate Load Height 31.0 31.1 31.9 33.6
Ground Clearance (c)        
Front 8.8 8.7 9.1 9.9
Rear 7.6 7.6 7.8 8.4
Approach Angle 25.2° 25.1° 25.5° 26.1°
Ramp Breakover Angle 18.4° 17.0° 17.8° 19.4°
Departure Angle 23.8° 21.9° 22.8° 24.7°
Frontal Area 34.8 ft2 34.5 ft2 34.8 ft2 39.8 ft2
Drag Coefficient 0.44 0.46 0.44 0.45
Fuel Tank Capacity 26 gal
(98 L)
35 gal
(132 L) (d)
35 gal
(132 L)
35 gal
(132 L)

(a) Includes optional rear bumper.
(b) Box at rear wheels.
(c) At curb weight.

Four-Wheel Drive Regular Cab Pickup

Model 1500 1500 2500 3500
Box Length, ft. 6.5 8.0 8.0 8.0
Wheelbase 118.7 134.7 134.7 134.7
Track, Front 68.5 68.5 68.9 69.75
Track, Rear 66.9 66.9 68.0 73.0
Overall Length(a) 204.1 224.1 224.1 224.1
Overall Width 79.4(b) 79.4(b) 79.4(b) 93.5(b)
Overall Height(c) 74.7 74.6 75.1 77.4
Tailgate Load Height(c) 33.8 33.6 34.9 37.6
Ground Clearance(c)        
Front Axle 8.4 8.5 8.4 8.1
Rear Axle 7.7 7.7 7.8 8.3
Approach Angle 30.3° 30.5° 30.2° 33.3°
Ramp Breakover Angle 20.8° 18.8° 19.4° 23.5°
Departure Angle 27.2° 24.8° 26.1° 29.1°
Frontal Area 36 ft2 38,4 ft2 38.5 ft2 43.4 ft2
Drag Coefficient 0.5 0.44 0.44 0.46
Fuel Tank Capacity 26 gal
(98 L)
35 gal
(132 L)
35 gal
(132 L)
35 gal
(132 L)

(a) Includes optional rear bumper.
(b) Box at rear wheels.
(c) At curb weight.

Two-Wheel Drive Club Cab & Quad Cab Pickup

Model 1500 1500 2500 2500 3500
Body Style Club & Quad Quad Quad Quad Quad
Box Length, ft. (nominal) 6.5 8 6.5 8 8
Wheelbase 139.0 155.0 139.0 155.0 155.0
Track, Front 66.9 66.9 68.6 68.6 69.75
Track, Rear 66.9 66.9 68.0 68.0 73.0
Overall Length(a) 224.1 244.1 224.1 244.1 244.1
Overall Width 79.3(b) 79.3(b) 79.3(b) 79.3(b) 93.5(b)
Overall Height 71.6 71.5 72.9 72.8 72.8
Tailgate Load Height 31.3 31.3 33.3 33.3 33.8
Ground Clearance(c)          
Front 8.7 8.6 9.9 9.8 9.8
Rear 7.5 7.5 8.6 8.6 8.6
Approach Angle 25.1° 25.2° 26.7° 26.8° 26.3°
Ramp Breakover Angle 16.7° 15.8° 19.2° 18.1° 18.0°
Departure Angle 23.8° 21.8° 26.0° 24.1° 24.6°
Frontal Area 34.49 ft2 34.49 ft2 34.49 ft2 34.49 ft2 34.49 ft2
Drag Coefficient 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44
Fuel Tank Capacity 26 gal
(98 L)
35 gal (132 L) 34 gal
(128 L)
35 gal (132 L) 35 gal (132 L)

(a) Includes optional rear bumper.
(b) Box at rear wheels.
(c) At curb weight.

Four-Wheel Drive Club Cab & Quad Cab Pickup

Model 1500 1500 2500 2500 3500
Body Style Club & Quad Quad Quad Quad Quad
Box Length, ft. (nominal) 6.5 8 6.5 8 8
Wheelbase 138.7 154.7 138.7 154.7 154.7
Track          
Front 68.5 68.5 68.9 68.9 69.75
Rear 66.9 66.9 68.0 68.0 73.0
Overall Length(a) 224.1 244.1 224.1 244.1 244.1
Overall Width 79.3(b) 79.3(b) 79.3(b) 79.3(b) 93.5(b)
Overall Height(c) 74.6 74.5 77.2 77.1 77.2
Tailgate Load Height(c) 33.9 34.4 37.3 37.2 37.8
Ground Clearance(c)          
Front Axle 8.5 8.5 9.05 9.05 8.1
Rear Axle 7.7 7.7 8.6 8.6 8.6
Approach Angle 30.6° 30.6° 33.7° 33.8° 33.4°
Ramp Breakover Angle 18.4° 17.1° 23.0° 21.3° 21.4°
Departure Angle 26.9° 24.7° 31.0° 28.4° 28.9°
Frontal Area 35.34 ft2 35.34 ft2 35.34 ft2 35.34 ft2 35.34 ft2
Drag Coefficient 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48
Fuel Tank Capacity 26 ga
l(98 L)
35 gal (132 L) 34 gal
(128 L)
35 gal
(132 L)

35 gal
(132 L)


(a) Includes optional rear bumper.
(b) Box at rear wheels.
(c) At curb weight.

CARGO BOX

Nominal Box Size, ft. 6.5 8
SAE Volume 55.5 ft3 (1572 L) 70.0 ft3 (1982 L)
Length At Floor, Tailgate Closed 77.5 (1968) 97.5 (2477)
Width, Maximum 64.2 (1631) 64.2 (1631)
Distance Between Wheelhouses 50.0 (1270) 50.0 (1270)
Depth 19.4 (493) 19.4 (493)
Tailgate Opening Width 60.4 (1537) 60.4 (1537)

ACCOMMODATIONS

  Regular Cab Club Cab & Quad Cab
Seating Capacity, F/R 3/- 3/3
Front Head Room 40.2 (1021) 40.2 (1021)
Leg Room 41.0 (1041) 41.0 (1041)
Shoulder Room 66.0 (1676) 66.0 (1676)
Hip Room 65.6 (1666) 65.6 (1666)
Seat Travel 7.5 (190) 8.5 (220)
Recliner Range 50° 53°
Rear    
Head Room - 39.4 (1002)
Leg Room - 31.6 (802)
Shoulder Room - 67.7 (1720)
Hip Room - 66.8 (1697)
Interior Volume    
Front 62.8 ft3 62.8 ft3
Rear N/A 48.4 ft3

BODY/CHASSIS

  2WD 4WD
Layout Longitudinal, front engine; Hotchkiss drive Longitudinal, front engine; Hotchkiss drive, transfer case
Construction Ladder-type frame, steel cab, double-wall steel pickup box Ladder-type frame, steel cab, double-wall steel pickup box

SUSPENSION

  2WD 4WD
Front Upper & lower "A" arms, coil springs, gas-charged shock absorbers,stabilizer bar (pickup & 2500 Cab & Chassis) Tubular axle, "Quadra link" leading arms, track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar, gas-charged shock absorbers (3500 Cab & Chassis) Live axle, "Quadra link" leading arms, track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar, gas-charged shock absorbers
Rear Live axle, longitudinal leaf springs, gas-charged shock absorbers - std. All pickup & 2500 Cab & Chassis; Auxiliary springs & stabilizer bar added - std. 3500 Cab & Chassis Live axle, longitudinal leaf springs, gas-charged shock absorbers - std. All pickup & 2500 Cab & Chassis; Auxiliary springs & stabilizer bar added - std. 3500 Cab & Chassis

STEERING

Regular Cab - Two-Wheel Drive

Model 1500 2500 3500
Wheelbase 119 135 135 135 139 163.0
Overall Ratio 14:1 14:1 16~13:1 16~13:1 16~13:1 16~13:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.2 3.2 tbd tbd tbd tbd
Turning Diameter, ft.(a) 40.9 45.7 45.7 45.9 45.9 52.4

Regular Cab - Four-Wheel Drive

Model 1500 2500 3500
Wheelbase 118.7 134.7 134.7 134.7 138.7 162.7
Overall Ratio 14:1 14:1 17.5:1 17.5:1 17.5:1 17.5:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.0 3.0 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7
Turning Diameter, ft.(a) 40.9 45.6 45.3 46.4 47.9 52.4

Club Cab & Quad Cab - Two-Wheel Drive

Model 1500   2500 3500  
Wheelbase 139.0 155.0 139.0 155.0 155.0
Overall Ratio 14:1 14:1 16~13:1 16~13:1 16~13:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.2 3.2 tbd tbd tbd
Turning Diameter, ft.(a) 46.9 51.6 46.9 51.6 51.9

Club Cab & Quad Cab - Four-Wheel Drive

Model 1500   2500 3500  
Wheelbase 118.7 134.7 134.7 134.7 162.7
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.0 3.0 3.7 3.7 3.7
Turning Diameter, ft. (a) 46.7 51.4 47.5 52.3 52.4

(a) Turning diameter is measured at the outside of the tires at curb height, using a vehicle with standard tires, wheels and axles. Turning diameters and steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock may differ with optional tires, wheels and axles.

BRAKES

Model 1500 2500 3500
Front      
Size & Type 12.0 x 1.18(a) (304 x 30) vented disc(b) & 2.13 (54) two-piston sliding caliper 12.5 x 1.26 (317.5 x 32) vented disc(b) 2.20 (56) two-piston sliding caliper 12.5 x 1.26 ( 317.5 x 32) vented disc w/ABS 2.20 (56) two-piston sliding caliper
Swept Area 210.1 in2
(1355 cm2)
219.1 in2
(1413 cm2)
219.1 in2
(1413 cm2)
Rear      
Size & Type 11.0 x 2.25
(279 x 57) drum w/RWAL
12.125x 3.5
(308 x 89) drum w/RWAL
12.125 x 3.5
(330 x 89) drum w/ABS
Swept Area 155.5 in2
(1003 cm2)
266.6 in2
(1720 cm2)
266.6 in2
(1720 cm2)
Power Assist Type Tandem diaphragm vacuum Tandem diaphragm vacuum - w/gasoline engines; hydraulic w/diesel engine Hydraulic

(a) 1500 4WD is 12.1 x 1.18 (307.5 x 30).
(b) Also available w/ABS.

TRAILER TOWING (a)

2WD Regular Cab

Model Engine Transmission Axle Ratio GCWR lbs Maximum Trailer Weight, . lbs.(b) GVWR lbs.(c)
1500 3.9L V-6 Man. 5-Speed 3.21(d)/3.55 6,400 3,500 7,800
  3.9L V-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 3,300 7,600
  5.2L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.21(d) 6,400 3,300 7,800
      3.55 6,400 5,000 9,500
  5.2L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 7,950 12,500
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 7,950 12,500
2500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,800 14,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,900 14,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 14,150 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 8,800 10,200 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 8,800 12,200 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,350 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,400 19,000
3500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 10,500 9,400 15,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 10,500 9,450 15,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 13,900 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 10,500 9,950 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 10,500 11,950 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 13,100 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 13,150 19,000

(a) Tongue weight should be 10-15% of loaded trailer weight but may not cause vehicle to exceed GVWR or GAWR.
(b) GCWR is the maximum allowable combined weight of loaded truck and trailer. It includes the weight of passengers, cargo and fuel in the truck and cargo in the trailer. (c) Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings include cargo and fluids in the trailer and 150 lbs. for the driver and must be decreased by the weight of optional equipment, trailer hitch, cargo, and passengers. Load equalizing hitch recommended for trailers over 2000 pounds.
(d) Trailer towing not recommended with 3.21 axle ratio.

TRAILER TOWING (a)

4WD Regular Cab

Model Engine Transmission Axle Ratio GVWR lbs. Maximum Trailer Weight, lbs.(b) GCWR lbs. (c)
1500 5.2L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.55 6,400 4,650 9,500
      3.92 6,400 5,150 10,000
5.2L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 7,600 12,500
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92/ 6,400 7,450 12,500
      4.10(d)      
2500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,350 14,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,400 14,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,700 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 8,800 9,750 16,000
  CumminsTurbo Diesel   4.10 8,800 11,750 18,000
8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 12,950 19,000
8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,000 19,000
3500 5.9L V-8 Manual 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 10,500 8,950 15,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 10,500 9,000 15,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Manual 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 13,450 20,000
5.9L I-6 Auto, 4-Speed 3.54 10,500 9,450 16,000
Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 10,500 11,450 18,000
8.0L V-10 Manual 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 12,700 19,000
8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 12,700 19,000

(a) Tongue weight should be 10-15% of loaded trailer weight but may not cause vehicle to exceed GVWR or GAWR.
(b) GCWR is the maximum allowable combined weight of loaded truck and trailer. It includes the weight of passengers, cargo and fuel in the truck and cargo in the trailer.
(c) Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings include cargo and fluids in the trailer and 150 lbs. for the driver and must be decreased by the weight of optional equipment, trailer hitch, cargo, and passengers. Load equalizing hitch recommended for trailers over 2000 pounds.
(d) Off-Road Group.

TRAILER TOWING (a)

2WD Club Cab & Quad Cab

Model   Engine Transmission GVWR Axle Ratio Maximum Trailer Weight, lbs. GCWR lbs.(b) lbs.(c)
1500 5.2L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.21(d) 6,400 2,950 7,800
5.2L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 4,650 9,500
5.2L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 7,650 12,500
5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,400 7,600 12,500
2500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,500 14,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,600 14,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,850 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 8,800 9,900 16,000
CumminsTurbo Diesel   4.10 8,800 11,900 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,150 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 13,200 19,000
3500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 10,500 9,100 15,000
5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 10,500 9,200 15,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 13,450 20,000
5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 10,500 9,500 16,000
Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 10,500 11,500 18,000
8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 12,700 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 10,500 12,750 19,000

(a) Tongue weight should be 10-15% of loaded trailer weight but may not cause vehicle to exceed GVWR or GAWR.
(b) GCWR is the maximum allowable combined weight of loaded truck and trailer. It includes the weight of passengers, cargo and fuel in the truck and cargo in the trailer.
(c) Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings include cargo and fluids in the trailer and 150 lbs. for the driver and must be decreased by the weight of optional equipment, trailer hitch, cargo, and passengers. Load equalizing hitch recommended for trailers over 2000 pounds.
(d) Trailer towing not recommended with 3.21 axle ratio.

TRAILER TOWING (a)

4WD Club Cab & Quad Cab

Model Engine Transmission Axle Ratio GCWR lbs. Maximum Trailer Weight lbs.(b) GVWR lbs.(c)
1500 5.2L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.55 6,600 4,300 9,500
      3.92 6,600 4,800 10,000
  5.2L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92 6,600 7,250 12,500
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.55/3.92/ 6,600 7,250 12,500
      4.10(d)      
2500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,050 14,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 8,150 14,000
  5.9L I-6 Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54 8,800 9,400 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 8,800 11,400 18,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 8,800 9,450 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 8,800 11,450 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 12,650 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 12,700 19,000
3500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 8,650 15,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 8,750 15,000
  5.9L I-6 Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54 11,000 13,000 20,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 11,000 12,900 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 11,000 9,050 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 11,000 11,050 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 12,200 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 12,300 19,000

(a) Tongue weight should be 10-15% of loaded trailer weight but may not cause vehicle to exceed GVWR or GAWR.
(b) GCWR is the maximum allowable combined weight of loaded truck and trailer. It includes the weight of passengers, cargo and fuel in the truck and cargo in the trailer. (c) Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings include cargo and fluids in the trailer and 150 lbs. for the driver and must be decreased by the weight of optional equipment, trailer hitch, cargo, and passengers. Load equalizing hitch recommended for trailers over 2000 pounds.
(d) Off-Road Group.

TRAILER TOWING (a)

2WD & 4WD Cab & Chassis

Model Engine Transmission Axle Ratio GVWR, lbs. GCWR, lbs.(b)
2500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 14,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.09 8,800 14,000
  5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 8,800 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 8,800 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 8,800 19,000
3500 5.9L V-8 Man. 5-Speed 4.09 11,000 15,000
  5.9L V-8 Auto. 4-Speed 4.09 11,000 15,000
5.9L I-6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Man. 5/6-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 20,000
  5.9L I-6 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54 11,000 16,000
  Cummins Turbo Diesel   4.10 11,000 18,000
  8.0L V-10 Man. 5-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 19,000
  8.0L V-10 Auto. 4-Speed 3.54/4.10 11,000 19,000