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2019 Ram 1500 Limited

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 2500 Limited

2019 Ram 2500

2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Ram 2500

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 2500
$33,440 MSRP


$33,645 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

17,980 pounds
2,302 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

4,050 pounds
395 hp

Maximum Horsepower

410 hp
410 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

850 lb-ft

The Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck, while the Ram 2500 is a heavy-duty (HD) model, but knowing that isn’t always enough to help you choose between them. Drivers should consider how much they’ll be hauling and towing around Chicago to determine the right Ram pickup choice to meet their needs. To ensure you choose wisely, read on to compare the Ram 1500 vs. Ram 2500.

2019 Ram 1500 or 2500: Towing Specs

Towing specs are a smart place to start when you’re comparing Ram trucks. Here’s how the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 measure up:

Towing a boat with a 2019 Ram 2500

2019 Ram 1500 or 2500: Payload Capacity

Towing capacities tend to take centerstage, but how much you can carry in the bed and cabin is just as important as how much you can haul behind you. Here’s how the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 compare:

  • 2019 Ram 1500: Carries up to 2,302 pounds.
  • 2019 Ram 2500: Carries up to 4,050 pounds.
2019 Ram 2500 with an ATV in the bed

2019 Ram 1500 or 2500 Engine Options

You’ll have the freedom to choose between two engines with the Ram 1500 or three with the Ram 2500.

2019 Ram 1500 engines include:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque: Makes up to 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT: Makes up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.

2019 Ram 2500 engines include:

  • 6.7L Cummins® I6 Turbo Diesel: Makes up to 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque.
  • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI® V8: Makes up to 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 VVT: Makes up to 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.

Both are engineered with standard rear-wheel drive, though 4×4 systems are available for added power and driver control.

2019 Ram 1500 or 2500: Features and Seating

The Ram 1500 isn’t as powerful as the Ram 2500, but it comes out ahead in terms of seating by accommodating up to 6 in the base trim vs. 3 in the 2500 base trim. When it comes to features, both models offer:

  • Parking Assist
  • Standard 6-Speaker Sound System
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
2019 Ram 1500 interior

2019 Ram 1500 or 2500: Price

Finally, don’t forget to make base price a part of your comparison:

  • 2019 Ram 1500: Starting at $31,795 MSRP.
  • 2019 Ram 2500: Starting at $33,395 MSRP.
2019 Ram 1500 models

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Find the Ram 1500 and 2500 for Sale at Badger Truck & Auto Group!

Whether struggling between Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150, choosing between Ram 1500 vs. Ram 2500, or wondering how to reset your check engine light, we can help. For any further advice or assistance, don’t hesitate to get in touch or visit us near Madison and Green Bay. Make sure to check out the fuel economy of the new 2019 Ram 1500 to ensure you pick the right vehicle for your application!

Ready for the newest specs and features? Compare the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 today.

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