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2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ram 2500

2020 Ram 2500

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 RAM 2500

2020 Ram 1500

2020 RAM 2500
$31,895 MSRP


$33,745 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

19,680 pounds
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

4,010 pounds
395 hp

Maximum Horsepower

410 hp
410 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

850 lb-ft

The Marrero roads are packed with pickups, and among them, the RAM lineup stands heads and shoulders above the rest. But if you’re deciding on the ultimate vehicle for the Gretna area, should you choose a 1500 or 2500? The 2020 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500 presents a real dilemma for many New Orleans drivers. Do you want the versatility and agility of the 1500 or the heavy-duty capabilities that only the 2500 can bring to the road? Let’s take a look at the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 to find out:

RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Towing

Towing is one of the most important factors for many drivers, so what are your personal needs for the road? While the RAM 1500 towing shows serious capabilities, it’s clear that the 2500 lives up to its heavy-duty reputation:

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2020 RAM 1500: 12,750 pounds
  • 2020 RAM 2500: 19,680 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • 2020 RAM 1500: 2,300 pounds
  • 2020 RAM 2500: 4,010 pounds
2020 Ram 2500 towing a boat

RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Engine

What about engine options? Whether you choose the 1500 or 2500, you can take your pick of multiple powertrain choices to fine-tune your performance for your driving needs. From V6 power to turbodiesel, there are options for everyone:

2020 RAM 1500

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine: 280 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

2020 RAM 2500

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine: 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6: 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque
2020 Ram 1500 towing a trailer

RAM 1500 vs. 2500: Value

Finally, which model offers more bang for your buck? Both models offer features like Parking Assist and 6-speaker sound systems. And while the 2500 offers the higher-powered options for tough jobs, the 2020 RAM 1500 offers the practical RamBox® Cargo Management system and a lower price point. The choice is yours!

  • 2020 RAM 1500: Starting  $31,895 MSRP
  • 2020 RAM 2500: Starting $33,745 MSRP
2020 Ram 2500 grille

Compare the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 in Harvey

So, will it be the 1500 or 2500? The team at Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram would love to introduce you to the lineup in person, so drop by Harvey for your test drive or contact us with any questions!

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    The 2020 RAM 1500 towing capacity tops out at 12,750 pounds! That’s a Best-in-Class V8 Engine tow rating, but it’s not the only reason that Marrero’s hard-working drivers are lining up to see what it can do. This powerful light-duty pickup truck offers four different powertrains and a whole suite of safety and performance features,…

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    Pickup trucks haven’t always been known for great fuel economy, but the RAM 1500 gas mileage ratings are causing some drivers to reevaluate old assumptions. For 2020, the RAM 1500 offers best-in-class diesel fuel economy, as well as best-in-class 4×4 fuel economy as standard. With the right equipment, the RAM 1500 fuel economy tops out…

  • What are the 2020 RAM 1500 Changes?

    The RAM 1500 was fully redesigned for 2019, but that hasn’t stopped it’s engineers from introducing numerous updates for the new model year. So, what are the 2020 RAM 1500 changes? In short, there are new aesthetic upgrades for the Laramie and Big Horn models, new standard features and options on the Rebel trim, and…

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