Ram 2500 vs Chevy Silverado 2500

Ram 2500 vs Chevy Silverado 2500

Two leading models in the world of heavy-duty pickup trucks go head-to-head in this comparison from our team at Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Learn what the Ram 2500 vs. Chevy Silverado 2500 are capable of when it comes to driving and towing around Penn Yan, Geneva, and Watkins Glen.

Tons of Power Under the Hoods of These Trucks

Both trucks come with an impressive amount of strength, thanks to their standard V8 engines. The Chevy Silverado comes with a Vortec® 6.0L V8 engine, and the 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine is standard in the Ram 2500.

Engine Specs of the 2019 Ram 2500 vs. 2019 Silverado 2500

Ram 2500

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With its standard engine, the Ram 2500 can tow up to 17,130 pounds and carry a maximum payload of 6,600 pounds. The standard engine of the Chevy Silverado 2500 gives it the ability to tow up to 14,400 pounds. The Silverado 2500 can also have a payload capacity that reaches 3,276 pounds.

With the available Duramax® 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 engine, the towing capacity of the 2019 Silverado 2500 can reach 15,400 pounds. The Ram 2500 can tow a maximum amount of 21,560 pounds when powered by the 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine.

Variety of Trim Levels to Fit Your Personality

Each truck offers a handful of trim levels you can choose among, letting you get a vehicle that has all the features you want. The Ram 2500 even has various trim levels that have unique designs to match stylistically what you like.

The Laramie Longhorn trim level of the Ram 2500, in particular, has a one-of-a-kind design. It gives off a southwestern appeal from its chrome billet grille, leather seating with alligator-embossed leather accents, and open-pore barnwood and brushed aluminum accents. The Silverado 2500 has fewer options when it comes to customizing your truck’s design to your personal preference.

Luxurious Trim Level Options

Ram 2500 12-inch touchscreen displayLuxury isn’t just reserved for smaller cars. These trucks have trim levels that offer an exceptionally high level of comfort and elegance inside. The Limited trim level of the 2019 Ram 2500, and High Country trim level of the Ram 2500, each have leather seating, power adjustable driver’s and front passenger’s seats, and heated and ventilated front seats. The rear seats in the Ram 2500 Limited can be heated as well.

Each of these trim levels also have advanced technology for an enjoyable and safe ride. The Silverado High Country features Forward Collision Alert, a 7-speaker sound system, and 8-inch touchscreen display for the infotainment system.

The 2019 Ram 2500 Limited has an impressive bundle of technology with the 17-speaker Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System, a 12-inch touchscreen display, ParkSense® Front/Rear Park-Assist System, and the available Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking. There’s also the available Adaptive Forward Lighting System that you can get with the Ram 2500 to help increase your visibility at night.

Ram 2500 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Which Truck Has What You Need?

With an abundance of technology, strong capabilities, and a variety of stylish options you can get, the 2019 Ram 2500 is a truck that can get the job done and is enjoyable to cruise around Penn Yan, Geneva, and Watkins Glen in.

To learn more about this truck, stop by Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today and schedule a test drive!


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