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2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500
2022 RAM 1500

vs.

2022 RAM 2500
$36,500

Price

$42,775
3.6 V6 Engine

Engine

6.4 V8 Engine
7,740 pounds

Towing Capacity

15,040 pounds
2,320 pounds

Payload

4,010 pounds
305 hp @ 6,400RPM

Horsepower

410 hp @ 5,600RPM
269 lb-ft @ 4,800RPM

Torque

429 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM

RAM trucks are known for being able to handle the tough jobs, which is why we see them on so many Nacogdoches job sites. But which truck is better suited for you, the RAM 1500 or 2500? What’s the difference between the RAM 1500 and 2500? To help you choose, we’ve put together the detailed, side-by-side 2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 comparison below.

 

 

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 – Starting Price

You’ll find you get a lot of bang for the buck, whether you buy the RAM 1500 or 2500. However, the RAM 1500 has the lower starting MSRP. You’d expect that, since the RAM 2500 comes standard with a bigger engine and a higher towing capacity. Of course, you should check out our new vehicle specials for the best deals.

RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 – Starting MSRP

  • 2022 RAM 1500 – $36,500
  • 2022 RAM 2500 – $42,775

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 – Under the Hood

Which truck delivers the most power, the RAM 1500 or 2500? The RAM 1500 and 2500 is that the 1500 is classed as a standard full-size pickup, while the 2500 is classed as a heavy-duty pickup. The RAM 2500 comes standard with a 6.4 V8 engine, while the RAM 1500 has a 3.6 V6 engine. That translates to more horsepower and torque in the 2500. Let’s explore the specs below:

2022 RAM 1500 – Horsepower and Torque

  • Engine – 3.6 V6 Engine
  • Horsepower – 305 hp @ 6,400RPM
  • Torque – 269 lb-ft @ 4,800RPM

2022 RAM 2500 – Horsepower and Torque

  • Engine – 6.4 V8 Engine
  • Horsepower – 410 hp @ 5,600RPM
  • Torque – 429 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 – Towing and Payload Capacities

Both trucks are built with impressive towing capacities. But the heavy duty 2500 has the greater capacity and will likely appeal to Livingston drivers who have serious towing can do. Here are the capabilities for the base versions of each truck, but remember you can increase those capacities with available upgrades:

RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 – Towing/Payload Capacities

  • 2022 RAM 1500 – 7,740 pounds / 2,320 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 – 15,040 pounds / 4,010 pounds

Check Out the RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 at Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Come down and do your own comparison of the RAM 1500 and 2500 in our showroom. And, if you’d like to learn more, read our post on the RAM 2500 towing capacity or our comparison of the RAM 1500 with the Chevy Silverado 1500. We’re just down the road from Center. So, drop by or contact us today.

 

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