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Towing Ratings For 2001 Dodge Trucks, Vans & Cars with Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels and Gooseneck Hitches

Includes ratings for towing with Receiver Hitch, Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck on 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
Dakota 2.5 I-4 2,250a,g
Dakota 3.9 V-6 3,750a,e
Dakota 3.9 V-6 4,250a,f
Dakota 3.9 V-6 5,050d,f
Dakota 3.9 V-6 5,450d,g
Dakota 4.7 V-8 5,700a,f
Dakota 4.7 V-8 6,700a,g
Dakota 4.7 V-8 5,350d,f
Dakota 4.7 V-8 6,650d,g
Dakota R/T 5.9 V-8 2,000d,g
Dakota 4WD 3.9 V-6 4,000a,f
Dakota 4WD 3.9 V-6 4,800a,g
Dakota 4WD 3.9 V-6 5,200d,g
Dakota 4WD 4.7 V-8 5,400a,f
Dakota 4WD 4.7 V-8 6,400a,g
Dakota 4WD 4.7 V-8 5,050d,f
Dakota 4WD 4.7 V-8 6,350d,g
Dakota Club Cab 2.5 I-4 2,050a,g
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 3,550a,e
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 4,050a,f
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 4,850a,g
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 4,800d,f
Dakota Club Cab 3.9 V-6 5,200d,g
Dakota Club Cab 4.7 V-8 5,450a,f
Dakota Club Cab 4.7 V-8 6,450a,g
Dakota Club Cab 4.7 V-8 5,150d,f
Dakota Club Cab 4.7 V-8 6,450d,g
Dakota R/T Club Cab 5.9 V-8 2,000d,g
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 3,800a,f
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 4,600a,g
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 5,000d,g
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 5,200a,f
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 6,200a,g
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 4,850d,f
Dakota Club Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 6,150d,g
Dakota Quad Cab 3.9 V-6 3,200a,e
Dakota Quad Cab 3.9 V-6 3,700a,f
Dakota Quad Cab 3.9 V-6 4,500a,g
Dakota Quad Cab 3.9 V-6 4,500d,f
Dakota Quad Cab 3.9 V-6 4,900d,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4.7 V-8 5,150a,f
Dakota Quad Cab 4.7 V-8 6,150a,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4.7 V-8 4,800d,f
Dakota Quad Cab 4.7 V-8 6,100d,g
Dakota Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 4,650d,f
Dakota Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 6,250d,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 3,400a,f
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 4,200a,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 3.9 V-6 4,600d,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 4,900a,f
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 5,900a,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 4,850d,f
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 4.7 V-8 5,850d,g
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 4,500d,f
Dakota Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 6,100d,g
Durango 4.7 V-8 4,750f
Durango 4.7 V-8 6,050g
Durango 5.9 V-8 5,950f
Durango 5.9 V-8 7,650g
Durango 4WD 4.7 V-8 4,450f
Durango 4WD 4.7 V-8 5,750g
Durango 4WD 5.9 V-8 5,650f
Durango 4WD 5.9 V-8 7,350g
Intrepid All 2,000
Ram Van 1500
109" Wheelbase 3.9 V-6 4,450c,f
109" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 5,450d,f
109" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 5,950d,g
127" Wheelbase 3.9 V-6 4,250c,f
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 6,750d,f
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 7,750d,g
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 7,200d,f
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 8,200d,g
127" Wheelbase Maxi 3.9 V-6 4,150c,f
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 6,650d,f
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 7,150d,f
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 8,150d,g
Ram Van 2500
127" Wheelbase 3.9 V-6 4,050c,g
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 7,600d,f
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 8,100d,g
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 8,100d,g
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 8,600d,h
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 7,450d,g
127" Wbeelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 7,950d,h
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 7,900d,g
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 8,400d,h
Ram Van 3500
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 7,550d,g
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 8,050d,h
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 8,100d,g
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 8,600d,h
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 7,400d,g
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 7,900d,h
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 7,850d,g
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 8,350d,h
Ram Wagon 1500
109" Wheelbase 3.9 V-6 4,050c,f
109" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 5,050d,f
109" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 5,550d,g
Ram Wagon 2500
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 7,200d,g
127" Wheelbase 5.2 V-8 7,700d,h
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 7,650d,f
127" Wheelbase 5.9 V-8 8,150d,g
Ram Wagon 3500
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 6,750d,g
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.2 V-8 7,250d,h
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 7,200d,f
127" Wheelbase Maxi 5.9 V-8 7,700d,g
Ram Trucks
1500 3.9 V-6 3,500a,f*
1500 3.9 V-6 3,350a,f
1500 3.9 V-6 3,300d,f*
1500 3.9 V-6 3,150d,f
1500 5.2 V-8 3,250a,e
1500 5.2 V-8 4,950a,f
1500 5.2 V-8 7,950d/f,g
1500 5.9 V-8 7,900d/f,g
*Work Special.
1500 4WD 5.2 V-8 4,650a,f
1500 4WD 5.2 V-8 5,150a,g/h*
1500 4WD 5.2 V-8 7,550d,f/g/h*
1500 4WD 5.9 V-8 7,550d,f/g/h*
*Off-road Group.
1500 Club Cab 5.2 V-8 4,600a,f
1500 Club Cab 5.2 V-8 7,600d,f/g
1500 Club Cab 5.9 V-8 7,550d,f/g
1500 Club Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 4,300a,f
1500 Club Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 4,800a,g
1500 Club Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 
7,250d,f/g
1500 Club Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 
7,200d,f/g/h*
*Off-road Group.
1500 Quad Cab 5.2 V-8 4,500a,f
1500 Quad Cab 5.2 V-8 7,500d,f/g
1500 Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 7,500d,f/g
1500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 4,200a,f
1500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 4,700a,g
1500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.2 V-8 
7,150d,f/g
1500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 
7,150d,f/g/h*
*Off-road Group.
2500 5.9 V-8 8,800a,f/h
2500 5.9 V-8 8,850d,f/h
2500 5.9 I-6 TD 13,950b,f/h
2500 5.9 I-6 TD 14,100a,f/h
2500 5.9 I-6 TD 10,150d,f
2500 5.9 I-6 TD 12,150d,h
2500 8.0 V-10 13,350a,f/h
2500 8.0 V-10 13,450d,f/h
2500 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,350a,f/h
2500 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,400d,f/h
2500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 13,450b,f/h
2500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 13,650a,f/h
2500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 9,700d,f
2500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 11,700d,f/h
2500 4WD 8.0 V-10 12,950a/d,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 8,500a,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 8,550d,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 13,650b,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 13,800a,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 9,850d,f
2500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 11,850d,h
2500 Quad Cab 8.0 V-10 13,050a,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 8.0 V-10 13,150d,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,050a,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,100d,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
13,200b,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
13,400a,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
9,450d,f
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
11,450d,h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 8.0 V-10 
12,650a,f/h
2500 Quad Cab 4WD 8.0 V-10 
12,700d,f/h
3500 5.9 V-8 9,400a,f/h
3500 5.9 V-8 9,450d,f/h
3500 5.9 I-6 TD 13,650b,f
3500 5.9 I-6 TD 15,150b,h
3500 5.9 I-6 TD 13,800a,f/h
3500 5.9 I-6 TD 9,850d,f
3500 5.9 I-6 TD 12,850d,h
3500 8.0 V-10 13,050a,f/h
3500 8.0 V-10 13,100d,f/h
3500 4WD 5.9 V-8 9,000d,f/h
3500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 13,200b,f
3500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 14,700b,h
3500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 13,350a,f/h
3500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 9,400d,f
3500 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 12,400d,h
3500 4WD 8.0 V-10 12,600a,f/h
3500 4WD 8.0 V-10 12,650d,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 8,950a,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 V-8 9,000d,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 13,200b,f
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 14,700b,h
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 13,400a,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 9,450d,f
3500 Quad Cab 5.9 I-6 TD 12,450d,h
3500 Quad Cab 8.0 V-10 12,650a,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 8.0 V-10 12,700d,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,550a,f*/h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 V-8 8,600d,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
12,800b,f
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
14,300b,h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
12,950a,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
9,000d,f
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 5.9 I-6 TD 
12,000d,h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 8.0 V-10 
12,200a,f/h
3500 Quad Cab 4WD 8.0 V-10 
12,250d,f/h
*Not available in California
Note: Tow ratings over 10,000 pounds are for fifth-wheels
(except vans).
TD= Turbodiesel
a = five-speed manual
b = six-speed manual
c = three-speed automatic
d = four-speed automatic
e = 3.21 axle; f = 3.55 axle
g = 3.92 axle
h = 4.10 axle
i = optional towing package.