Compare 2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500
2022 RAM 1500

vs.

2022 RAM 2500
$35,900 MSRP

Price

$40,865 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

20,000 pounds
2,300 pounds

Max. Payload

4,010 pounds
702 hp (RAM 1500 TRX)

Max. Horsepower

410 hp
650 lb-ft (RAM 1500 TRX)

Max. Torque

850 lb-ft
6

Max. Seating

6

One of the first things to consider when comparing the RAM 1500 vs. 2500 is that the 1500 is a full-size pickup truck, while the 2500 is a heavy-duty (HD) truck. Being in different classes, they’ll meet the demands of your San Antonio jobsite differently. Explore the difference between RAM 1500 and 2500 models, and see how the performance specs and pricing can help you to make an informed decision. A good way to start is by looking at the towing and payload capacities:

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2022 RAM 1500 – 12,750 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 – 20,000 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • 2022 RAM 1500 – 2,300 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 – 4,010 pounds

 

 

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Engine Options

The 2022 RAM 1500 has five different engine options, while the RAM 2500 offers Alamo Heights drivers two engine options. This model year, the RAM 1500 returned with the fan-favorite EcoDiesel engine. Each of these trucks is equipped with rear-wheel drive as the standard drivetrain, however, a 4WD system is available on the upper trim levels. Check out the RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 engines to compare horsepower and torque and determine which one best suits your needs:

2022 RAM 1500

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

2022 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

Difference Between RAM 1500 and 2500 Cost, Features, & Seating

Balcones Heights shoppers will want to take consider the starting MSRP into consideration, and here you’ll find that the 1500 starts at a slightly lower MSRP:

  • 2022 RAM 1500 – $35,900 MSRP
  • 2022 RAM 2500 – $40,865 MSRP

When it comes to features and seating, you’ll find that both models can be equipped to handle up to six passengers, although the RAM 1500 offers this six-person maximum even at the base trim. The RAM 2500 Tradesman® only seats three. Both vehicle lineups provide high-tech features like parking assist feature and a six-speaker sound system, the RAM 1500 also offers some unique perks like standard Bluetooth connectivity and the optional RamBox Cargo Management System.

Explore the Difference Between RAM 1500 and 2500 Models at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville

Compare the RAM 1500 vs. 2500 in person at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville, we are located just outside of Balcones Heights, and have a great selection of new RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 models. Apply for financing today to get pre-approved for a low-interest loan before you visit us. Contact us at any point if you have any questions.

 

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