The vehicle identification number (VIN) on Dodge vehicles is located on a small plate affixed to the dashboard to the left of the steering wheel. VINs for all motor vehicles manufactured after 1981 can also be found on door stickers, vehicle titles, registrations and auto insurance policies.
Every vehicle's VIN number provides manufacturer identification, as well as vehicle description and identifier. The VIN number consists of a combination of 17 numbers and letters; it is found on either the vehicle's driver-side door jamb, the firewall of the engine or beneath the driver's-side winds
As of 2015, the towing capacity of Dodge Trucks ranges from 3,500 pounds for the Nitro to 18,500 pounds for the Ram 3500. Dodge has eight vehicles in their current truck lineup.
Consumers regard Dodge Ram trucks as having very good towing performance that compares well to or exceeds that of competitors from Ford or General Motors. For example, the 2015 Ram 3500 can tow up to 30,000 pounds when properly equipped, the highest capacity in its class.
The Dodge Dakota's maximum towing capacity is 7,200 pounds. The Dodge Dakota is a smaller model truck that has the option of a V6 or V8 engine. The Dakota also has a four-wheel-drive options.
Dodge VIN number decoders provide historical insight into the vehicle’s information and its production location. The alphanumeric VIN has 17 characters and is required by law to be used by every vehicle manufacturer.
You can find the towing capacity of a vehicle by using the free towing capacity databases provided by the Online Towing Guide and Camping Life. The information from these sites comes directly from manufacturers at the time of the vehicle's release.
The towing capacity of the 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup ranges from 8,800 pounds to 14,150 pounds, depending on the truck's engine, transmission and equipment. Maximum, gross, vehicle-weight ratings come in between 14,000 and 20,000 pounds.
With a 6.7 liter Cummins turbo diesel engine, the towing capacity of the 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 exceeds 13,000 pounds. This engine generates 350 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque. When outfitted properly, the Dodge Ram 2500 goes above and beyond other trucks of its caliber.
A VIN, or vehicle identification number, is a unique 17-digit alphanumeric serial number. This number is used by the automotive industry to identify each vehicle, motorcycle, moped, scooter and towed vehicle.