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Depends on 1500 or 2500 and then rear end ratio.
 

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well it's now morphed into s 2010 1500 LTZ - so probably 5,500 lbs towing? Must be the 2500 (if that was offered in 2010) that hauls 8,100?
 

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well it's now morphed into s 2010 1500 LTZ - so probably 5,500 lbs towing? Must be the 2500 (if that was offered in 2010) that hauls 8,100?
It still depends on the rear axle ratio. You need to have someone get you a picture of the RPO sticker in the glovebox and see whether it has GT4/GT5/GU5/GU6 listed for 3.73/4.10/3.23/3.42 gears respectively. The higher the ratio number the more it can feasibly tow but the lower your gas mileage. I think 5k lbs is the base and remember seeing the upper end around 7klbs.

Someone correct me if i'm wrong.

but yes, the 2500 tows around 8klbs with the 3.73 gears and 12k lbs with the 4.10 gears.
 

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2500 last year was 2006
 

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I believe towing capacities for the 2500 are...

2500 (2WD) 3.73 10, 400 lbs. 4.10 12, 000 lbs.

2500 (4WD) 3.73 10, 100 lbs. 4.10 12, 000 lbs.
 
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