2020 RAM 1500 towing boat

2020 RAM 1500 vs RAM 2500

RAM 1500


RAM 2500
$31,895 MSRP


$35,335 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

19,780 pounds
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

4,050 pounds
395 hp

Maximum Horsepower

410 hp
410 lb-ft of torque

Maximum Torque

850 lb-ft of torque

If you’re looking for a new pick-up truck in Orangeburg, then you’re in the right place. Both the 2020 RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500 offer superior towing and payload capacity compared to other pick-up trucks. The RAM 2500 has the capabilities to ensure that no job is left undone, while the 2020 RAM 1500 has the above-standard performance many look for at an affordable price. But which is right for you? That’s what this 2020 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 comparison is here to figure out!

1500 vs. 2500: Price And Interior

The price of a vehicle is what you look at first when deciding which cars to buy. The difference between the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500 may be what helps you determine which truck to purchase:

  • RAM 1500: $31,895 starting MSRP
  • RAM 2500: $35,335 starting MSRP

While higher configurations offer multiple cab options, the 1500 and 2500 seat different numbers of passengers at the base trim level. The entry-level RAM 2500 can seat three people, however, the base trim level of the 2020 RAM 1500 can seat up to six passengers. Additionally, the RAM 1500 offers the RamBox Cargo Management system that allows you to store your personal items securely while fitting your most difficult cargo.

1500 vs. 2500: Towing Capacity

With both the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500, your towing capacity will exceed most other models. However, the additional towing capacity provided by the RAM 2500 may suit your needs better if you need a heavy-duty vehicle for your projects around Charleston.

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 Maximum Towing Capacity – 12,750 pounds
  • RAM 2500 Maximum Towing Capacity – 19,780 pounds

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

1500 vs. 2500: Engine Specs

The RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500 have three engine options available, see them below:

RAM 1500

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

RAM 2500

  • 6.7L Cummins I6 Turbo Diesel which churns out 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque.
  • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI V8 creates an impressive 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI V8 VVT which can deliver 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque

Take a Test Drive at Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg!

If you’re still struggling to decide which RAM will fit your needs, contact us at Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg near Columbia! Or if you’re looking for a more environmentally friendly RAM, read about the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel. You can also learn how the RAMBox Cargo Management system will change the way you store equipment and tools in your RAM truck. Our friendly staff will set up a test drive around Lexington and see what financing options are available to you! Want to learn more about the RAM 1500? Read about the RAM 1500 trim levels with Plaza Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Orangeburg.

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