2019 Ram 1500 Limited

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 2500 Limited

2019 Ram 2500

2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Ram 2500

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 2500
$33,190 MSRP


$33,395 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

19,780 pounds
2,302 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

4,050 pounds
395 hp

Maximum Horsepower

410 hp
410 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

850 lb-ft

Maximum Seating


The Ram 1500 and Ram 2500 are both pickups, but they are actually different classes of truck. The Ram 1500 is a light-duty full sized truck, and the Ram 2500 is a heavy-duty truck. Depending on the tasks you handle at your Marrero jobsite, you can decide whether the Ram 1500 or 2500 is best for you! Compare the Ram 1500 vs. Ram 2500 with Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram below.

2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Ram 2500 Towing and Payload Capacities

A good place to start comparing the Ram 1500 vs. Ram 2500 is by looking at their respective towing and payload capacities. Consider the following specs and determine whether the Ram 1500 can handle your to-do lists around Gretna, or if you need the Ram 2500 to take care of business:

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2019 Ram 1500 – 12,750 pounds
  • 2019 Ram 2500 – 19,780 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • 2019 Ram 1500 – 2,302 pounds
  • 2019 Ram 2500 – 4,050 pounds

Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500 Engine Options

You can choose between three unique engine options when you select the 2019 Ram 1500, two of which utilize a mild hybrid system. Meanwhile, the Ram 2500 offers two incredibly robust motors to choose from. A 4WD system is available on each truck, however, they come standard with rear-wheel drive. Browse the following specs for each engine option for both trucks below:

2019 Ram 1500

  • 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
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI with eTorque which also produces 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

2019 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 delivers 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
2019 Ram 2500 towing a boat

Starting MSRP, Features, and Seating

The base sticker price is always an important factor when truck shopping near Gretna, and here you’ll find that the Ram 1500 starts is ab it more affordable from the base trim:

  • 2019 Ram 1500 – Starting MSRP $33,190
  • 2019 Ram 2500 – Starting MSRP $33,395

While Ram 1500 trucks can’t quite match the power output of the Ram 2500, it comes with seating for up to six as standard. Meanwhile, the base model 2019 Ram 2500 comes with a single cab, only allowing it to seat up to 3. Of course, you can choose to upgrade to a quad cab or crew cab Ram 2500.

As far as tech is concerned, both trucks come with parking assist and a 6-speaker sound system. However, only the Ram 1500 is available with the class-exclusive RamBox Cargo Management System and standard Bluetooth connectivity.

2019 Ram 1500 interior

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