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2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Ram 2500

2020 RAM 1500

2020 Ram 1500

2020 RAM 2500

2020 Ram 2500

2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ram 2500

Starting MSRP

395 hp


410 hp
480 lb-ft

Max Torque

850 lb-ft
12,750 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

15,040 pounds
2,300 pounds

Max Payload

4,012 pounds

Looking for a tough pickup truck that can handle the challenges of your Milwaukee job sites? It’s easy to find a model in the RAM lineup with the right balance of power and features. If it’s versatility you need most, the RAM 1500 is equipped with crowd-pleasing tech features and a fuel-efficient engine. For maxed-out power, you’ll want to take a closer look at the heavy-duty RAM 2500. Read below for a side-by-side comparison of the RAM 1500 vs. 2500 size difference, capability, and features, and then browse our extensive RAM truck inventory to learn more!

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Performance Capability

If you regularly tow heavy supply loads or large equipment to your Chicago job sites, your truck needs maximum towing capacity above all else. If that’s the case, choosing the RAM 2500 will ensure you spend less time transporting, and more time getting down to business. Here’s a closer look at the specs:

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Towing

  • RAM 1500: Max 12,750 pounds
  • RAM 2500: Max 15,040 pounds

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Payload

  • RAM 1500: 2,300 pounds
  • RAM 2500: 4,012 pounds

Any driver familiar with the Dodge RAM 1500 vs. 2500 matchups of yesteryear will find little surprising information here! The 1500 has more than enough power for common daily tasks, but those who never want to feel held back will appreciate the strength of the 2500. Considering a newer model? Keep in mind that the 2021 RAM 1500’s maximum towing capacity specs are unchanged.

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500: MPG and Engine Specs

Among other 2020 upgrades, the RAM 1500 introduces a powerful diesel option. This engine offers lots of benefits for your trips around Madison, including impressive fuel efficiency on the highway and easy maintenance. Both the 1500 and the 2500 come with standard rear-wheel drive for increased traction on any road surface, and available all-wheel drive for even more torque. Compare the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 engine options below:

2020 RAM 1500 Engines

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6: 280 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque: 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

2020 RAM 2500 Engines

  • 6.4L HEMI V8: 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.7L Cummins turbodiesel I-6: 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Dimensions and Interior Features

While the RAM 2500 offers maximum power and towing capability for your Chicago job sites, the RAM 1500 is better suited for a combination of tough tasks and everyday driving. Lower pricing across the trim lineup makes the 1500 more accessible to a greater range of buyers in Green Bay:

  • 2020 RAM 1500 MSRP: $32,145 – $53,465 MSRP
  • 2020 RAM 2500 MSRP: $33,745 – $61,450 MSRP
2020 RAM 2500 Tradesman interior

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Standard Features

As you decide on the right truck for you, consider what features can you access without an upgrade. Then you can find out which truck offers the features and performance you need for the lowest price. Here’s a quick look at standard features on the 1500 and 2500 RAM trucks:

RAM 1500 Interior: Standard Features

  • Black accents and a black mesh grille
  • Construction yellow gauge needles
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • 5-inch touchscreen
  • Voice Command

RAM 2500 Interior: Standard Features

  • Vinyl/premium Diesel Gray cloth seats
  • Tire-Tread embossed inserts
  • Manual transfer case
  • Smoked graphics
  • Available smooth-finish black leather-trimmed seats

Find your RAM Pickup Truck With Badger Truck & Auto Group

Questions about the RAM 1500 vs. 2500 dimensions and other differences? Learn more about the RAM bed size, crew cab, and quad cab options with the team at Badger Truck & Auto Group. Give us a call today!

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