Difference Between Ram 1500 and 2500 Trucks

What’s the Difference Between Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 Trucks?

Which Ram truck for sale is best for you: 1500 or 2500? Is there a difference between Ram 1500 and 2500 Trucks?

Difference Between Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 Trucks

Looking for high performance out of your Ram?

There are 3 main categories to consider:

  • Towing
  • Engine
  • Payload Capacity

Ram 1500 vs. 2500 Towing Capability

Are you looking to tow a vehicle? A camper? What about farming equipment?

With the 1500 and Ram HD, it’s likely that you’ll be able to haul all of the above.

2019 Ram 1500 max towing capability:

  • 12,750 lbs. (with the 1500 4X2 QUAD ST 6’4″ BOX with 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT Engine).

2019 Ram 2500 max towing capability:

  • up to 19,780 pounds (when equipped with the diesel engine)

Ram 1500 Engine vs. Ram 2500 Engine

2019 Ram 1500 Engine Specs (for 3.6L V6 engine):

  • 305 horsepower
  • 269 lb-ft of torque

2019 Ram 2500 Engine Specs (for 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine):

  • 410 horsepower
  • 429 lb-ft of torque

Ram 1500 vs. 2500 Payload Capacity

Payload capacity is defined as the weight that a truck can carry, in terms of passengers plus cargo.

  • 2019 Ram 1500 max payload capacity is 2,300 lbs. (with the 3.6L V6 engine, when properly equipped).
  • 2019 Ram 2500 achieves a max gas payload of up to 4,050 pounds (when properly equipped).

Test Drive a Ram at Rairdon’s of Marysville Today

While there is some difference between Ram 1500 and 2500 trucks, both can get the job done for you. 

Come test drive either of these great models at Rairdon’s of Marysville.

You can find us at 

16610 Smokey Point Blvd

Arlington, WA


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