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Towing Ratings For 1999 Dodge Trucks, Vans & Cars with Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels and Gooseneck Hitches

Includes ratings for towing with Receiver Hitch, Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck on 1999 Dodge and Jeep Trucks, SUV and Passenger Vehicles including Avenger, Caliber, Challenger, Charger, Dakota, Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Nitro, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Jeep Commander, Jeep Compass, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Wrangler.

Vehicle Engine Tow Limit (lbs.), Options Required Note: Equipment options designated by the letters are listed at the bottom
Vehicle, Engine, Tow Limit (lbs.), 
Options Required
Caravan 2.4 I-4 2,000b,j
Caravan 3.3, 3.8 V-6 3,500j
Dakota 2.5 I-4 2,500a,g
Dakota 3.9 V-6 4,400d,g
Dakota 3.9 V-6 5,100b,d
Dakota 3.9 V-6 5,500a,b
Dakota 5.2 V-8 5,900d,g
Dakota 5.2 V-8 6,900a,g
Dakota 5.9 V-8 8,500a,b
Dakota 4WD 3.9 V-6 4,900a,g
Dakota 4WD 3.9 V-6 5,200a,b
Dakota 4WD 5.2 V-8 5,500d,g
Dakota 4WD 5.2 V-8 6,500a,g
Dakota 4WD 5.2 V-8 6,400a,b
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 4,800b,f
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 4,300d,g
Dakota Club Cab 5.2 V-8 5,700d,g
Dakota Club Cab 5.2 V-8 6,700a,g
Dakota Club Cab 5.2 V-8 6,300a,b
Dakota Club Cab 5.9 V-8 8,300a,b
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 5,000b,f
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 6,400a,g
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 5,000a,b
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 5,400d,g
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 6,200a,b
Durango 3.9 V-6 4,700a,n
Durango 5.2 V-8 4,600d,n
Durango 5.2 V-8 5,900a,n
Durango 5.9 V-8 5,900d,n
Durango 5.9 V-8 7,400a,n
Intrepid all 2,000
Ram 1500 3.9 V-6 3,600d,g
Ram 1500 5.2/5.9 V-8 8,000b,d,h,k
Ram 2500 5.9 V-8 9,100b/g,f,k
Ram 2500 5.9 TD* 14,300f,i,k,m
Ram 2500 5.9 TD* 10,300b,d,k
Ram 2500 5.9 TD* 12,300b,f,k
Ram 2500 8.0 V-10 13,500b/g,f
Ram 3500 5.9 V-8 9,500f,b/g,k
Ram 3500 5.9 TD* 14,000f,i,k,m
Ram 3500 5.9 TD* 10,000b,d,k
Ram 3500 5.9 TD* 12,000b,f,k
Ram 3500 8.0 V-10 13,400b/g,f,k
Ram 1500 4WD 5.2 V-8 4,800d,g,k
Ram 1500 4WD 5.2 V-8 5,300a,g,k
Ram 1500 4WD 5.2 V-8 7,800a/d,b,k
Ram 2500 4WD 5.9 V-8 7,300a/d,b,k
Ram 2500 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,800b/g,f,k
Ram 2500 4WD 5.9 TD* 13,900d/e,k,m
Ram 2500 4WD 5.9 TD* 9,900b,f,k
Ram 2500 4WD 5.9 TD* 11,900b,e,k
Ram 2500 4WD 8.0 V-10 13,200d/e,b/g,k
Ram 3500 4WD 5.9 V-8 9,100b/g,d/e,k
Ram 3500 4WD 5.9 TD* 13,600d/e,k,m
Ram 3500 4WD 5.9 TD* 9,600b,d,k
Ram 3500 4WD 5.9 TD* 11,600b,e,k
Ram 3500 4WD 8.0 V-10 13,000b/g,d/e,k
Ram 2500 cab & chassis 5.9 V-8 8,
800b/g/m,d/e
Ram 2500 cab & chassis 5.9 TD* 
8,800b,d/e
Ram 2500 cab & chassis 8.0 V-10 
8,800b/g,d/e
Ram 3500 cab & chassis 5.9 V-8 
11,000b/g,d/e
Ram 3500 cab & chassis 5.9 TD* 
11,000d/e,b/m
Ram 3500 cab & chassis 8.0 V-10 
11,000b/g,d/e
Ram van 1500 3.9 V-6 4,100c,d
Ram van 1500 5.2 V-8 5,400b,d
Ram van 1500 5.2 V-8 5,900a,b
Ram van 1500 5.2 V-8 6,600b,d
Ram van 1500 5.2 V-8 7,600a,b
Ram van 1500 5.9 V-8 8,100a,b
Ram van 2500 5.2 V-8 7,900b,e
Ram van 2500 5.9 V-8 7,900a,b
Ram van 2500 5.9 V-8 8,400b,e
Ram van 3500 5.2 V-8 7,900b,e
Ram van 3500 5.9 V-8 7,400a,b
Ram van 3500 5.9 V-8 7,900b,e
Ram wagon B1500 3.9 V-6 4,000c,d
Ram wagon B1500 5.2 V-8 5,500b,e
Ram wagon B2500 5.2 V-8 7,100a,b
Ram wagon B2500 5.2 V-8 7,600b,e
Ram wagon B2500 5.9 V-8 7,600b,d
Ram wagon B2500 5.9 V-8 8,100a,b
Ram wagon B3500 5.2 V-8 7,200b,e
Ram wagon B3500 5.9 V-8 7,100b,d
Ram wagon B3500 5.9 V-8 7,600a,b
Stratus 2.5 V-6 2,000
NOTE: Sports models are not recommended for towing. Dodge rates its cars based on towing trailers on fairly level roads in moderate weather conditions. Trailer ratings more than 10,000 pounds are for fifth-wheels.
*TD = turbodiesel.
a Requires 3.9:1 axle ratio.
b Requires four-speed automatic overdrive transmission.
c Requires three-speed automatic transmission.
d Requires 3.5/3.9:1 axle ratio.
e Requires 4.09/4.10:1 axle ratio.
f Requires either a 3.5/3.9/4.09/4.10:1 axle ratio.
g With five-speed manual transmission.
h Towing not recommended with 3.21:1 axle ratio.
i California gcwr may differ.