The Powertrain Options of the Ram 2500

At Tri-Star Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT in Indiana, PA, the Ram 2500 is a heavy-duty pickup truck that always gets attention. The 2500's powertrain lineup is impressive, to say the least with numerous engine options and two available transmissions. Let's explore the powertrain lineup of the Ram 2500.

The standard engine of the Ram 2500 is a 5.7L HEMI V8 gas engine. This engine features Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and aluminum cylinder heads for enhanced power. The 5.7L HEMI engine delivers 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI V8 engine produces a whopping 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. The 6.7L Cummins turbo diesel I6 engine has a class-exclusive smart diesel exhaust brake and an impressive towing capability of 17,980 pounds.

The six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the 6.4L and 5.7L HEMI V8 engines and available with the diesel engine. The six-speed manual transmission is exclusive to the diesel engine and offers a wear-compensating clutch for exceptional and consistent drivetrain performance.

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