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Towing Ratings For 2008 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

 Chrysler
300 3.5L V-6 2,000
300 5.7L V-8 2,000
Aspen Limited 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,950 (f)
Aspen Limited 2WD 5.7L V-8 7,400 (f)
Aspen Limited 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,900 (h)
Aspen Limited 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,750 (f)
Aspen Limited 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,200 (f)
Aspen Limited 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,700 (h)
Caliber 2.4L I-4 2,000 (t)
Charger 3.5L V-6 2,000
Charger 5.7L V-8 2,000
Grand Caravan 3.8L V-6 3,600 (t)
Grand Caravan 4.0L V-6 3,600 (t)
Pacifica 2WD/AWD 4.0L V-6 2,600
Town and Country 3.8L V-6 3,600 (t)
Town and Country 4.0L V-6 3,600 (t)

Dakota
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,250 (m,c)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 4,550 (a4,f)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 4,850 (a4,h)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,850 (a5,f)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 7,050 (a5,h)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 3.7L V-6 3,850 (m,f)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 3.7L V-6 4,650 (a4,h)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,600 (a5,f)
Dakota Ext Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,800 (a5,h)
Dakota CC Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,150 (m,c)
Dakota CC Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 4,450 (a4,f)
Dakota CC Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 4,750 (a4,h)
Dakota CC Shortbed 4WD 3.7L V-6 3,800 (m,f)
Dakota CC Shortbed 4WD 3.7L V-6 4,600 (a4,h)
Dakota CC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,550 (a5,f)
Note: Dakota ST model tow ratings shown for V-6 models, SLT model tow ratings
shown for V-8 models. Towing capacity of other models may vary (usually by 100
LB or less, depending on equipment).

Durango
Durango 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,850 (a4,h)
Durango 2WD 4.7L V-8 6,050 (a5,f)
Durango 2WD 5.7L V-8 7,400 (a5,f)
Durango 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,900 (a5,h)
Durango 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,900 (a5,f)
Durango 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,200 (a5,f)
Durango 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,700 (a5,h)
Note: Actual towing capacity may vary (usually by 100 LB or less, depending on
equipment and trim level).

Magnum
Magnum 3.5L V-6 2,000
Magnum 5.7L V-8 2,000
Magnum 5.7L V-8 3,800 (t)
Magnum SRT8 6.1L V-8 3,800

Ram 1500, Regular Cab, Shortbed
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,300 (m,c,f)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,800 (a,f,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 4,250 (m,c)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,250 (m,f)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,750 (m,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,650 (a,c)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 6,650 (a,f)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 7,650 (a,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,100 (a,f,t)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 9,100 (a,h,t)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 4,450 (m,f)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,450 (m,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 4,450 (m,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,400 (a,f)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 7,400 (a,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,400 (a,h)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,900 (a,f,t)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,900 (a,h,t)
1500 Reg Cab Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,900 (a,h,t)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,050 (m,c,f)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,550 (a,f,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 3,950 (m,c)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 4,950 (m,f)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,450 (m,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,450 (a,c)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 6,450 (a,f)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 7,450 (a,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 7,850 (a,f,t)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,850 (a,h,t)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 4,250 (m,f)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,250 (m,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 4,250 (m,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,200 (a,f)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 7,200 (a,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,200 (a,h)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,650 (a,f,t)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,650 (a,h,t)
1500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,650 (a,h,t)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 2,950 (m,c,f)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 3.7L V-6 3,450 (a,f,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 3,850 (m,c)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 4,450 (m,f)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,350 (m,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 5,300 (a,c)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 6,300 (a,f)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 7,300 (a,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 7,750 (a,f,t)
1500 QC Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,750 (a,h,t)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 4,100 (m,f)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 5,100 (m,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 4,100 (m,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,050 (a,f)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 7,050 (a,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,050 (a,h)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,500 (a,f,t)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,500 (a,h,t)
1500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,500 (a,h,t)
1500 QC Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 6,100 (a,f)
1500 QC Longbed 2WD 4.7L V-8 7,100 (a,f)
1500 QC Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 7,550 (a,f,t)
1500 QC Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,550 (a,h,t)
1500 QC Longbed 4WD 4.7L V-8 6,800 (a,h)
1500 QC Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,300 (a,h,t)
Note: ST ratings shown. SLT and Laramie models have lower ratings, depending on
equipment. See dealer for details.

Ram 2500 Regular and Quad Cab
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 9,450 (m,g)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,450 (m,i)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 9,500 (a,g)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,500 (a,i)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 12,450 (m,e)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 13,450 (m,g)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 13,500 (a,g,i)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,950 (m,g)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,950 (m,i)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 9,000 (a,g)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 11,000 (a,i)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 12,050 (m,e)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 13,050 (m,g)
2500 Reg Cab Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 13,100 (a,g,i)
2500 QC Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,250 (m,i)
2500 QC Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 9,300 (a,g)
2500 QC Shortbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,300 (a,i)
2500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 12,300 (m,e)
2500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 13,300 (m,g)
2500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 13,350 (a,g,i)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,800 (m,g)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,800 (m,i)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,850 (a,g)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,850 (a,i)
2500 QC Shortbed PW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,550 (m,l)
2500 QC Shortbed PW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,600 (a,l)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 11,850 (m,e)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 12,850 (m,g)
2500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 12,900 (a,g,i)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 9,150 (m,g)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,150 (m,i)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 9,200 (a,g)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,200 (a,i)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 12,200 (m,e)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 13,200 (m,g)
2500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 13,250 (a,g,i)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,650 (m,g)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,650 (m,i)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,750 (a,g)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,750 (a,i)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 11,700 (m,e)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 12,700 (m,g)
2500 QC Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 12,800 (a,g,i)

Ram 3500, Regular and Quad Cab
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,000 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,050 (a,i)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 12,050 (m,e)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 14,050 (m,g)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 14,150 (a,g)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 16,150 (a,i)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,450 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,500 (a,i)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 11,700 (m,e)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 13,700 (m,g)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 13,750 (a,g)
3500 Reg Cab Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 16,750 (a,i)
3500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 12,300 (m,e)
3500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 14,300 (m,g)
3500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 14,350 (a,g)
3500 QC Shortbed 2WD 6.7L TD 16,350 (a,i)
3500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 11,850 (m,e)
3500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 13,850 (m,g)
3500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 13,900 (a,g)
3500 QC Shortbed 4WD 6.7L TD 16,900 (a,i)
3500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 12,150 (m,e)
3500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 14,150 (m,g)
3500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 14,200 (a,g)
3500 QC Longbed 2WD 6.7L TD 16,200 (a,i)
3500 QC Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 13,700 (m,g)
3500 QC Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 13,800 (a,g)
3500 QC Longbed 4WD 6.7L TD 16,800 (a,i)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 10,700 (m,i)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 10,750 (a,i)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 11,750 (m,e)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 13,750 (m,g)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 13,850 (a,g)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 15,850 (a,i)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,300 (m,i)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,400 (a,i)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 11,350 (m,e)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 13,350 (m,g)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 13,450 (a,g)
3500 QC Longbed DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 16,450 (a,i)
PW=Power Wagon. Note: Actual towing capacity may vary (usually by 150 LB or
less, depending on equipment and trim level).

Ram 1500/2500/3500 Mega Cab
1500 2WD 5.7L V-8 7,900 (a,g)
1500 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,900 (a,i)
1500 4WD 5.7L V-8 7,450 (a,g)
1500 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,450 (a,i)
2500 2WD 5.7L V-8 8,800 (a,g)
2500 2WD 5.7L V-8 10,800 (a,i)
2500 2WD 6.7L TD 11,800 (m,e)
2500 2WD 6.7L TD 12,800 (m,g)
2500 2WD 6.7L TD 12,850 (a,g,i)
2500 4WD 5.7L V-8 8,400 (a,g)
2500 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,400 (a,i)
2500 4WD 6.7L TD 11,400 (m,e)
2500 4WD 6.7L TD 12,400 (m,g)
2500 4WD 6.7L TD 12,450 (a,g,i)
3500 2WD 6.7L TD 11,800 (m,e)
3500 2WD 6.7L TD 13,800 (m,g)
3500 2WD 6.7L TD 13,900 (a,g)
3500 2WD 6.7L TD 15,900 (a,i)
3500 2WD DRW 6.7L TD 11,450 (m,e)
3500 2WD DRW 6.7L TD 13,450 (m,g)
3500 2WD DRW 6.7L TD 13,550 (a,g)
3500 2WD DRW 6.7L TD 15,550 (a,i)
3500 4WD 6.7L TD 11,400 (m,e)
3500 4WD 6.7L TD 13,400 (m,g)
3500 4WD 6.7L TD 13,500 (a,g)
3500 4WD 6.7L TD 16,500 (a,i)
3500 4WD DRW 6.7L TD 11,050 (m,e)
3500 4WD DRW 6.7L TD 13,050 (m,g)
3500 4WD DRW 6.7L TD 13,100 (a,g)
3500 4WD DRW 6.7L TD 16,100 (a,i)
Note: Actual towing capacity may vary (usually by 150 LB or less, depending on
equipment and trim level).

Dodge Ram 3500 Chassis Cab
3500 Reg Cab 2WD 6.7L TD 14,600 (m,g)
3500 Reg Cab 2WD 6.7L TD 16,600 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab 2WD 6.7L TD 16,600 (a6,i)
3500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 13,000 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 11,000 (a5,i)
3500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 14,300 (m,g)
3500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 16,300 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 16,300 (a6,I)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD 6.7L TD 14,250 (m,g)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD 6.7L TD 16,250 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab 4WD 6.7L TD 16,250 (a6,i)
3500 Reg Cab. DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 12,700 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab. DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,850 (a5,i)
3500 Reg Cab. DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 14,000 (m,g)
3500 Reg Cab. DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 16,000 (m,i)
3500 Reg Cab. DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 16,000 (a6,i)
3500 QC 2WD 6.7L TD 14,350 (m,g)
3500 QC 2WD 6.7L TD 16,350 (m,i)
3500 QC 2WD 6.7L TD 16,300 (a6,i)
3500 QC DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 12,800 (m,i)
3500 QC DRW 2WD 5.7L V-8 10,750 (a5,i)
3500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 14,050 (m,g)
3500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 16,050 (m,i)
3500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 16,000 (a6,I)
3500 QC 4WD 6.7L TD 14,050 (m,g)
3500 QC 4WD 6.7L TD 16,050 (m,i)
3500 QC 4WD 6.7L TD 16,000 (a6,i)
3500 QC DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 12,400 (m,i)
3500 QC DRW 4WD 5.7L V-8 10,400 (a5,i)
3500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 13,750 (m,g)
3500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 15,750 (m,i)
3500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 15,700 (a6,i)

Dodge Ram 4500/5500 Chassis Cab
4500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,450 (m,I,k)
4500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,350 (a6,k,n)
4500 Reg Cab DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 18,050 (m,I,k)
4500 Reg Cab DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 18,000 (a6,k,n)
4500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,000 (m,I,k)
4500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 17,950 (a6,k,n)
4500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 17,650 (m,I,k)
4500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 17,550 (a6,k,n)
5500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,450 (m,k,n)
5500 Reg Cab DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,400 (a6,n)
5500 Reg Cab DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 18,100 (m,k,n)
5500 Reg Cab DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 18,050 (a6,n)
5500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,050 (m,k,n)
5500 QC DRW 2WD 6.7L TD 18,000 (a6,n)
5500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 17,650 (m,k,n)
5500 QC DRW 4WD 6.7L TD 17,600 (a6,n)
Note: 60-inch cab-to-axle ratings shown for ST model. Greater cab-to-axle
lengths may reduce rating by as much as 300 LB. SLT and Laramie trim levels may B
reduce rating further. See dealer for details.
Manufacturer’s Note: Maximum trailer weight must be reduced by the weight of the
applied body and optional equipment. Ratings based on 150 LB for driver.

Sprinter
Sprinter All 5,000

a = Automatic Transmission
a4 = Automatic Transmission, four speeds
a5 = Automatic Transmission, five speeds
a6 = Automatic Transmission, six speeds
m= Manual Transmission
 
b = 3.08:1 axle ratio
c = 3.21:1 axle ratio
d = 3.23:1 axle ratio
e = 3.42:1 axle ratio
f = 3.55:1 axle ratio
g = 3.73:1 axle ratio
h = 3.92:1 axle ratio
i = 4.10:1 axle ratio
j = 4.30:1 axle ratio
k = 4.44:1 axle ratio
l = 4.56:1 axle ratio
n = 4.88:1 axle ratio
o = 5.38:1 axle ratio
AWD = All-Wheel Drive
CC = Crew Cab
KC = King Cab
QC = Quad Cab
SWB= Short Wheelbase
LWB = Long Wheelbase
DRW= Dual Rear Wheels
CV = Cargo Van
PV = Passenger Van
RCC = Regular Chassis Cab
SCC = Super Chassis Cab
CCC = Crew Chassis Cab
TD = Turbodiesel
TC = Turbocharged
SC = Supercharged
NA = Not applicable, or not available
t = Towing package required.
x = Trailer brakes required.