Ram 2500 vs Chevy Silverado 2500HD

Comparing the RAM 2500 to the Silverado 2500, Find Your Perfect Truck, Fit For the Job

When shopping for a new heavy-duty truck, you don't want to have to make any sacrifices. While there are ample truck models available, each is not created equal. Here at Scap Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, our inventory of new RAM trucks, like the RAM 2500, is just what you need to tow, haul, explore, and much more. The redesign RAM 2500 packs in the punch with its new features, engine options, and exceptional towing power. While the Silverado 2500 is by no means a poor truck to drive, we find that if you are in the market for a new truck, then, for the most bang for your buck, the RAM 2500 is the option for you. Let's take a look at some key differences and similarities between these two trucks so when it comes time for you to sign the papers you feel confident in your new truck!

Comparing Power Differences, Engines, Towing Capabilities

When you buy a truck for work or play, you need it to be able to haul it all with ease. The RAM 2500 comes equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that features remarkable power. This engine is much more powerful than that in the Chevy Silverado 2500. The standard Silverado 2500 comes with a Vortec 6.0-liter V8 engine. When looking at horsepower the RAM 2500's engine produces up to 410 horsepower while the Chevy Silverado 2500 only pumps out 370, which makes a huge difference when towing large loads.

When taking a closer look at towing capabilities the RAM 2500 lets you haul up to 7,730 pounds, while the Chevy Silverado 2500 only is able to tow up to 7,153 pounds.

When switching over to diesel engines, the RAM 2500 still sweeps up the competition with ease. If you opt to update your RAM 2500 to a 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel engine, you'll be able to pump out an increased 445 horsepower and 910 pound to feet of torque. The Chevy Silverado 2500's Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8 only accomplishes a 370 horsepower capability and 850 pound to feet of torque. The RAM 2500 overall comes out on top with a diesel towing capability of up to 19,780 pounds! The Silverado 2500 comes in a whopping 4,000 pounds below this! So, if you need power, towing and payload capability the RAM 2500 is the easy choice.

Technology Features

We love to see how far trucks have come the past couple of years when it comes to helpful technology both is entertainment and connectivity. The RAM 2500 and the Silverado 2500 have both made some major improvements in the realm of technology that we think you'll love. The RAM 2500 features a standard 8.4-inch display that is much larger than that in the Silverado's eight-inch display.

When it comes to similarities both these truck do feature Wi-Fi connectivity, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, as well as ample safety technologies that lend a helping hand while towing, maneuvering and cruising along the highway.


After diving into these key differences, we hope you see why we think the RAM 2500 is the superior truck. You'll have the option to choose from ample trims and exterior packages that are bold, aggressive, and rugged. The new RAM 2500 provides you with more versatility, more technology and more comfort across the board.

We hope you visit our dealership to give the RAM 2500 a test drive! You'll love the spacious interior, fun accessories, and much more. We'll ensure you get your new truck outfitted to just what you've been hoping for.


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