RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500

RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 Comparison Review  

When it comes down to the Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500, it's tough. Both of these pickup trucks offer the Best-in-Class Features and capabilities. Come to think of it, both of these work trucks also come standard with Class-Exclusive-Features. Not to mention, both of these crew cabs are award winning vehicles. So, which Dodge Ram pickup truck has what it takes to run your business?

Find out now. Check out our new Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 comparison review. Find out everything you need to know about the Dodge Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 prices, specs, features, photos, reviews, and more. Discover which pickup truck is the best for you.

Once you're done reading about the  Dodge Ram 1500  vs Ram 2500, schedule a free test drive. We would be more than happy to give you an opportunity to experience the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500, first-hand. 

But before we get ahead of ourselves, check out the new Dodge Ram 1500 vs  2500 comparison review below.


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Ram 1500

Vs.

Ram 2500

3.6-Liter V6  Engine
Engine
6.4-Liter Heavy Duty V8 Hemi with MDS
305 Horsepower
Horsepower 410 Horsepower
269 LB-FT
Torque 
429 LB-FT
7,730 lbs.
Max Towing
17,580 lb
1,930 lbs.
Max Payload 
4,050 lb
8-speed automatic
Transmission 
8-speed automatic
Standard
4x2 Drive System
Standard
Standard
4x4 Drive System
Available
Standard
Next Generation Engine Controller
130 mph
Standard
Ready Alert Braking 
Available
Option
180-Amp Alternator
130 mph
N/A
Axle Ratio
Standard
Standard
730 -Amp Maintenance Free Battery
Standard
Standard
Black Rotary Shifter
Standard
N/A
Conventional Differential Rear Axle
Standard
Standard
Electronically Controlled Throttle
Standard
156 mph
Front Heavy-Duty Shock Absorbers
Standard
Standard
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Standard
Standard
Rear Heavy Duty Shock Absorbers
Standard
Standard
Heavy Duty Suspension
Standard
N/A
6,000 lb Front Axle
Standard
21.4"
Cargo Area- Bed Height 
20.2"
67.4"
Cargo Area- Bed Length
98.3"
 66.4"
Cargo Area- Bed Width Wall
66.4"
 51"
Overall Body Width
51"
77.6"
Overall Height 
83.5"
 232.9
Overall Length 
232"
 144.6"
Wheelbase
140"
46.2
Turning Diameter 
45.4"
 Snake Standard
40/20/40 Split Bench Seat
Standard
Standard
Behind The Seat Storage/ Bin
Standard
Standard
Heavy-Duty Vinyl 40/20/40 Split Bench Seat
Standard
Standard
4-Spoke Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Air Conditioning
Standard
Standard
 Black Vinyl Floor Covering
Standard
Standard
Front Armrest with Cup Holders
Standard
Standard
Front/Rar Climate Control Outlets
Standard
Standard
Instrument Panel Black Bezel
Standard
Standard
Tip Start
Standard
Standard
5.0-Inch Touchscreen Display
Standard
Standard
Audio Jack Input for Mobile Devices
Standard

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Dodge Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 Exterior Design

On paper, the new 2022 Dodge RAM 2500 is bigger than the Dodge RAM 1500. At the base level, the Dodge RAM 2500 sports a 8-inch box, and the Dodge Ram 1500 features a 6'4" box. Additional Ram 2500 box options include a 6,4' cargo box. In like manner, drivers can also opt for a new RAM 1500 with a 5,7" cargo box. 

Beyond the cargo box, the RAM 1500 comes standard with a Quad Cab and the RAM 2500 base model features a Regular Cab. Higher RAM 2500 trim levels include a Mega Cab and a Crew Cab. In light of this, the RAM 1500  features a Quad Cab, and Crew Cab. 

As far as overall length, the RAM 2500 extends 232-inches long, and the RAM 1500 extends 82.1-inches long. In terms of wheelbase, the RAM 2500's wheels base is 140.2-inches and the RAM 1500's wheelbase is 140.5-inches. On the basis of wiidth, the RAM 2500's overall width is 83.5-inches , and the RAM 1500's overall width extends 92.1-inches. The RAM 2500's overall height is 80.2-inches and the RAM 1500's overall height is 77.6-inches.

All in all, the RAM 2500 and the RAM 1500  are both generously proportioned. However, the RAM 2500 is slightly bigger than the RAM 1500. But make no mistake, the RAM 1500 is a fantastic vehicle. To see and drive the new RAM 2500 and the RAM 1500,  call or visit Napleton River Oaks CDJR. 

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Dodge Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 Performance Features 

If you're looking for a reliable pickup truck with more power and capability, the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 are both great options. While the Ram 1500 comes standard with a 305 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 Engine that generates 269 lb.-ft of torque, the Ram 2500 engine consists of a 410 horsepower 6.4-liter Hemi V8 Engine that generates 429 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2500 Ram pickup truck also offers a maximum towing capacity of 17, 580 lbs. and a maximum payload of 4,050 lb.s. 

In comparison, the Ram 1500 offers a maximum towing capacity of 7,730 lbs. In essence, the new Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck is  better equipped to haul heavy duty payloads. But if you're the kind of driver who fuel-efficient pickup truck  that knows how to tackle light-duty tasks, the Ram 1500 is the perfect solution. 

With this in mind, we recommend you consider putting both of these chassis cabs to the tests. We're confident, once you get behind the wheel  of the Ram 2500 or 1500, you'll be able to quickly decide which work truck is the best for you.

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Dodge Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 Interior Features

Inside, the RAM 1500 quad cab features 63.9 cu.-ft. of volume in the front and 53.3 cu.-ft. of volume. The 2022 RAM 1500 also features 35.6 cu.-ft. of legroom in front. On the other hand, the RAM 2500's overall total interior volume is 62.5 cu.-ft. Opt for the RAM 2500  Crew Cab and enjoy 124.6 cu.-ft. of volume. And if you're still looking for more room, take a glance at the RAM 2500 Quad Cab with 142.0 cu.-ft. of interior volume.

As far as technology, the RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 both feature the newest Uconnect 3 System with a 5-inch touchscreen display, three USB ports, and a rearview camera display. Available features include:
  • Uconnect5 with 8.4-inch touchscreen Display
  • Uconnect5 NAV with 12-inch touchscreen dipslay
  • 7-inch Driver Information Display Limited Color Cluser
  • 10-speaker Premium Audio System
  • 5 USB Ports, 2 Power Outlets
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Dodge Ram 1500 vs Dodge  Ram 2500: Which Dodge RAM Truck Should You  Buy?

 
To explore the full Dodge RAM truck lineup, visit Napleton River Oaks CDJR. Let us help you find the best RAM truck near you.Come discover why so many  contractors, construction sites, and small businesses, prefer our Dodge RAM trucks in Chicago. All are welcome.


After taking a close look at the Dodge Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 for sale, there's no denying that both of the work trucks are both great vehicles. Therefore, it all boils down to your preference. If you're looking for a heavy-duty pickup truck that's tough enough to haul it all, you should consider purchasing a new 2500 Ram truck vehicle. However, if you're looking for a new light-duty pickup truck with the Best-in-Class Horsepower and a great fuel economy, the new 1500 Ram work truck is a great solution.


Visit our local Dodge Ram  dealership serving Chicago, South Holland, Munster, and surrounding areas. Let us show you why so many contractors, and business owners in Illinois, love the new Dodge Ram pickup lineup. Visit us today at
17225 Torrence Ave Lansing, IL 60438-1016

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