2019 RAM 2500 tradesman black truck

2019 RAM 2500

2019 RAM 3500 Heavy Duty White Truck

2019 RAM 3500 HD

2019 RAM 2500 vs RAM 3500 HD

RAM 2500


RAM 3500

Starting Price

19,780 Pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

23,000 Pounds
4,050 Pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

7,680 Pounds

Available Trim Levels


Available Engines in Base-Level Trims


Are you located in Charleston or Columbia and in search of your next pickup truck? Discover why you should be looking to RAM trucks to satisfy all your needs. With Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg’s truck comparison featuring the 2019 RAM 2500 vs. 2019 RAM 3500 Heavy Duty, our experts have performed in-depth examinations of various aspects between these models, including pricing and trims, maximum towing capacity, and interior features. Once you’ve had a chance to look at the specs in these powerful Dodge RAM trucks, visit our RAM and Jeep showroom in Orangeburg to take a test drive with either of these models today!

Ram 2500 vs. 3500: Performance and Towing Capacity

In terms of performance, both of these trucks are guaranteed to blow you away. The base-level trim of the 2019 Ram 2500 can be equipped with two possible engines, a 6.4-Liter Heavy-Duty V8 HEMI®, and an optional 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine, each highlighting efficient horsepower and torque capabilities. As for the 3500, there are three engines to choose from, including the same two as the 2500 as well as an additional 6.7L I6 Cummins HO Turbo Diesel Engine. Pitting the Ram 2500 vs. Ram 3500 towing capacity and payload numbers against each other show just how powerful these engines are:

  • 2019 Ram 2500 Maximum Towing/Payload Capacity: 19,780 Pounds/4,050 Pounds
  • 2019 Ram 3500 Maximum Towing/Payload Capacity: 23,000 Pounds/7,680 Pounds

Learn more about the RAM 2500 towing capacity and towing capabilities in our RAM 2500 towing guide!

Ram 2500 vs. Ram 3500 Heavy Duty: Pricing and Trims

For buyers on a budget in Lexington, your choice between these trucks may come down to their price. The 2019 Ram 2500 starts at just $33,395 MSRP, whereas the 3500 Heavy Duty comes in at an MSRP of $34,845. These prices reflect only the base trims of these models, however, and both the 2500 and 3500 have six available trims to choose from (as well as various cab lengths):

  • 2019 Ram 2500 Trims: Tradesman, Big Horn, Lonestar, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn®, Limited
  • 2019 Ram 3500 Trims: Tradesman, Big Horn, Lonestar, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn®, Limited


Ram 2500 vs. Ram 3500 Heavy Duty: Interior Features

When you compare pickup trucks from Ram, the area where they line up most is in their interior features. Both the 2500 and 3500 offer seating for three, as well as a 40/20/40 split bench seat. Four speakers come standard in each, although this aspect can be optionally upgraded to six even in each model’s standard trim. Plus, both the 2500 and 3500 come equipped with a state-of-the-art Uconnect® 3 5-Inch entertainment display.

Compare RAM Trucks in Orangeburg Today

If you’re still uncertain about which Ram pickup truck you like better, you can always contact our RAM dealership at Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg and schedule a test drive with either model. While you’re here, discover our full lineup of new and used vehicles, and check out our other model comparisons, like this one that pits the RAM 1500 vs Ford F-150, or this RAM 2500 vs. 1500 comparison.

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Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg
2801 St. Matthews Rd
Orangeburg, SC, 29118 United States
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