Compare the 2021 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 2500
2021 RAM 1500

vs.

2021 RAM 2500
$32,955

MSRP

$35,020
12,750 pounds

Max Towing

19,680 pounds
3.6L Pentastar® V6

Base Engine

6.4L HEMI® V8
8-Speed Automatic

Transmission

8-Speed Automatic

Everyone around Castroville knows that RAM trucks are some of the toughest trucks on the San Antonio roads! If you’re in the market for a new pickup truck, either the 1500 or 2500 would be a good choice, but which one is best for you? It depends on your needs, lifestyle, and budget. Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville can help you choose the right pickup with this 2021 RAM 1500 vs RAM 2500 side-by-side comparison. You can also explore all the new RAM trucks in person at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville, so contact us today!

2021 RAM 1500 or 2500: Price

If budget is a concern for you when selecting the RAM 1500 or 2500, the price difference may help you decide. These are the starting prices for both models:

  • 2021 RAM 1500 – Starting at $32,955
  • 2021 RAM 2500 – Starting at $35,020

2021 RAM 1500 or 2500: Towing Capacity

Are you still trying to decide between the 1500 or 2500? If you need to tow a heavy trailer out to San Antonio, the 2021 RAM 2500 with the 6.7L diesel engine is probably the way to go. Check out the maximum towing and payload capacity of each truck. here:

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2021 RAM 1500: 12,750 lbs (when equipped with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque)
  • 2021 RAM 2500: 19,680 lbs (when equipped with the 6.7L diesel engine)

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • 2021 RAM 1500: 2,300 lbs
  • 2021 RAM 2500: 4,010 lbs

RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Engine Specs

The 2021 RAM 2500 is available with the highly sought-after 6.7L Cummins diesel engine, and both trucks come standard with rear-wheel drive. 4WD is available on both RAM upper trim configurations. Learn more about the engine performance options below to help you decide which is best for your Alamo Heights adventures:

2021 RAM 1500

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6: 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®: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® with eTorque:395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI®: 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque

2021 RAM 2500

  • 6.7L Cummins® I6 Turbo Diesel: 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque.
  • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI® V8: 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque

Test Drive a RAM 1500 or 2500 at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville Today 

Good news! If you’re still trying to choose between the 2021 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500, you can test drive them both at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Castroville today. Our dealership is conveniently located near Balcones Heights. Let us show you all of the available features and help you decide which one is best for your needs. Let’s get you into the truck of your dreams at the right price. Complete a finance application and get the process started now!

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