2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Ram 2500

Ram 1500

  • Standard Engine3.6L V6
  • Horsepower395
  • Towing Capacity *12,750 lbs.
  • Seats6

Ram 2500

  • Standard Engine5.7L V8
  • Horsepower383
  • Towing Capacity *17,980 lbs.
  • Seats3

Specs at a Glance


The pickup truck is the perfect vehicle for someone that wants a rugged vehicle. They can easily haul anything you desire while also looking gorgeous when driving down the road. When it comes to pickup trucks, there is simply no beating the RAM brand. While other popular manufacturers make several different vehicle categories, RAM only focuses on building the best best pickup trucks possible. This means the 2019 RAM 1500 and 2018 RAM 2500 are the clear top choices for anyone in the market for a new pickup.

It would not make a lot of sense to buy a new pickup truck if it could not provide excellent performance. This may be an issue with other manufacturers, but it will not be a problem with RAM. The 2019 RAM 1500 comes equipped with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that delivers 305 horsepower and 269 foot-pounds of torque. This powerful engine allows the new RAM 1500 to haul up to 6,730 pounds. If you want a little more power, then you should choose the 2018 RAM 2500. Its 6.7-liter I-6 engines delivers 383 horsepower and 400 foot-pounds of torque. You will also be able to haul up to 11,890 pounds on the trailer hitch of the RAM 2500.


They made be made by the same company, but the 2019 RAM 1500 and 2018 RAM 2500 look completely different on the road. The basic RAM 1500 features a quad cab. It can comfortable seat six passenger thanks to its four full doors. The basic RAM 2500 has a regular cab, so it will only be able seat up to three people. Both pickups are essentially the same height, length and width despite the extended cab on the 2019 RAM 1500. The only other visual differences are the wheels and window tinting. The RAM 1500 has 18-inch wheels and deeply tinted windows. The 2018 RAM 2500 has 17-inch wheels and lightly tinted windows.


Since both of these excellent pickup trucks are made by RAM, they offer a lot of the same features. Some of the excellent entertainment features that you will find on both vehicles are satellite radio, Bluetooth calling, voice recognition software, cruise control, an LCD touchscreen and a console-mounted CD player. You will also get several great safety features when buying the 2019 RAM 1500 or 2018 RAM 2500. Parallel parking assisting, seat belt pretensioners, stability control and a low tire pressure warning system are just a few of these safety features. Keyless entry with a proximity key is the only feature that you can only find on the 2019 RAM 1500.

Since choosing between these two amazing RAM pickup trucks is going to be extremely difficult, you need to make a trip to our dealership as soon as possible. Our expert dealers will answer all of your questions while you take both trucks on a test drive.

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