2019 Ram 1500

Ram 2500

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 2500

2019 RAM 2500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 2500


Starting MSRP


Base Horsepower

19,780 lbs

Max Towing Capacity

17,370 lbs
4,050 lbs

Max Payload Capacity

7,442 lbs

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If you’re hunting for a heavy-duty truck that’s up to the challenge of your Carrollton job sites, you’ll already know that both the 2019 RAM 2500 and the 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD have ranked among the best for decades. Making the call about which one is the best fit for you can be difficult. That’s why the team at Scott Evans Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have made this head-to-head comparison to make the task a little easier! Read on for RAM 2500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD details.

RAM 2500 vs. Chevy Silverado 2500: Towing Capabilities

Because both of these trucks are monsters when it comes to trailering, one of the first things you look at will be their towing capacity. The 2019 RAM 2500 towing capacity clearly outshines the 2020 Silverado. Even though the Silverado also offers impressive towing power, it’s the RAM that’s best prepared to haul materials from Douglas County to Villa Rica job sites with ease.

  • 2019 RAM 2500: A properly-equipped RAM 2500 can tow up to 19,780 lbs, giving it Best-in-Class diesel towing for its segment.
  • 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500: The Chevy Silverado 2500 is capable of towing up to 17,370 lbs when properly equipped. That may be an impressive stat, but the 2,000+ extra pounds you can pack onto the 2019 RAM 2500 will make a real difference on the job.

RAM 2500 vs. Chevy Silverado 2500 HD: Gas Engines

If you compare the base models of RAM 2500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the RAM HEMI® engine pushes more power, due to an upgraded and efficient HEMI® engine:

  • 2019 RAM 2500
    • 6.4L Heavy-Duty V8 HEMI® with MDS — HEMI® boasts a super-efficient combustion chamber with a dome-shaped piston head with open, angled valves and twin spark plugs per cylinder.
  • 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500
    • Vortec® 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI

RAM 2500 vs. Chevy Silverado 2500: Diesel Engines

For the utmost in towing capability, it’s time to consider the RAM 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 diesel engines:

  • 2019 RAM 2500
    • 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine
    • 370 hp
    • 19,780 lbs max towing capacity
  • 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500
    • Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
    • 401 hp
    • 17,370 lbs max towing capacity

When comparing the Chevy 2500 vs. RAM 2500 diesel, you may note that the Silverado edges out the RAM 2500 on power. However, the Silverado 2500 just doesn’t offer the diesel towing prowess of the RAM 2500.

Explore the 2019 RAM 2500 Power and Capabilities at Scott Evans Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Stop by our showroom near Coweta County to find a heavy-duty work truck that you can rely on to take care of your toughest Villa Rica jobs. Contact us to schedule a test drive in a 2019 RAM 2500 truck when you’re ready to get behind the wheel! Before you stop by, be sure to browse our new RAM special lease offers and incentives.

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