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2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500
2022 RAM 1500

vs.

2022 RAM 2500
$35,900

Price

$39,160
12,760 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

20,000 pounds (Diesel)
2,320 pounds

Max. Payload Capacity

4,010 pounds (Diesel)
702 hp

Max. Horsepower

410 hp (Gas)
650 lb-ft

Max. Torque

429 lb-ft (Gas)
6

Max. Seating

6

Shopping for a new RAM truck in the Kendall area? If so, you may be looking at the RAM 1500 or RAM 2500. Both of these workhorses pack a lot of power and either one has what it takes to meet the demands of your Miami job site. In this RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 comparison from Planet Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM, we’ll take a look at the engine options and capabilities of each truck to help you decide which is the best fit for you.

 

 

RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Engine Specs

The 2022 RAM 1500 offers five engine options, while the RAM 2500 has only two engines for you to choose from. Both feature standard rear-wheel drive with 4WD as an available option. Compare the RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 engines to see which one delivers the power you need on the roads in and around Miami Lakes:

2022 RAM 1500 Engine Options

  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8: 702 hp with 650 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque: 395 hp with 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8: 395 hp with 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque: 305 hp with 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6: 260 hp with 480 lb-ft of torque

2022 RAM 2500 Engine Options

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8: 410 hp with 429 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6: 370 hp with 850 lb-ft of torque

RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Towing and Payload

What’s the main difference between the RAM 1500 and 2500? The RAM 1500 is a full-size, light-duty pickup, while the RAM 2500 is a heavy-duty truck. This difference is reflected in their respective capacities. For example, the RAM 1500 payload capacity tops out at 2,320 pounds, compared to the maximum 4,010-pound payload capacity of the RAM 2500 when equipped with the Turbo-Diesel engine.Similarly, the RAM 1500 towing capacity, while quite robust, can’t match the towing capability of the RAM 2500 Turbo-Diesel:

RAM 1500 Towing (When Properly Equipped)

  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8: 8,100-pound towing capacity
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque: 1,275-pound towing capacity
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8: 11,610-pound towing capacity
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with eTorque: 7,730-pound towing capacity
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6: 20,000-pound towing capacity

RAM 2500 Towing (When Properly Equipped)

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8: 15,040-pound towing capacity
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6: 20,000-pound towing capacity

Choose Your RAM 1500 or RAM 2500 Today at Planet Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM!

Whether you decide on the RAM 1500 or RAM 2500, you’ll be getting a truck that can provide impressive performance on Hialeah area roads. We invite you to visit our dealership in Miami to compare the RAM 1500 vs. 2500 in person. Our friendly and knowledgeable sales associates will be happy to fill you in on the difference between the RAM 1500 and 2500 in terms of performance, towing specs, and features. Make sure to check out our finance and lease specials and current offers and incentives, and feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

 

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