2019 RAM 2500 copy

2019 RAM 2500

2019 Chevy 2500 copy

2019 Chevy 2500

2019 RAM 2500 vs. 2019 Chevy 2500

Two of the top vehicles in your search for a new heavy-duty pickup across Camden job sites are likely the new RAM 2500 for sale, and the 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500. Both have the history to back up the hype: They’re high-performing vehicles that deliver for even the toughest applications. But when you compare the two head-to-head, it’s easy to see why RAM tops Chevy when it comes to performance. Check out our handy guide to these two favorites below at Carolina Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

2019 RAM 2500


2019 Chevy Silverado 2500



410 hp

Base Horsepower

360 hp
19,780 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

14,500 pounds
4,050 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

3,276 pounds

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not Available

RAM vs. Chevy: Towing Capabilities

Chief among its many impressive features is the RAM 2500 towing capacity. Silverado certainly brings a lot to the table, but looking at the two trucks’ towing capacities head-to-head, it’s pretty obvious that RAM is the optimal choice for those concerned with its ability to haul all manners of equipment from Hertford to Edenton:

2019 RAM 2500: When properly equipped, the RAM 2500 has a max towing capacity of 19,780 pounds, earning it Best-in-Class towing for the 250/2500 truck segment.

2019 Chevy Silverado 2500: Silverado 2500 is only able to tow up to 14,500 pounds, maximum.

RAM vs. Chevy: Gas Engines

Get from Point A to Point Z faster with the high-performing engines available with the RAM 2500. At the base level, RAM offers Moyock drivers a significantly higher horsepower and more torque than the Chevy:

2019 RAM 2500:

  • 6.4L Heavy-Duty V8 HEMI® with MDS
    • 410 hp
    • 429 lb-ft of torque

2019 Chevy Silverado 2500:

  • Vortec® 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI
    • 360 hp
    • 380 lb-ft of torque

RAM 2500 vs. Chevy 2500: Diesel Engines

Diesel might be a requirement for your line of work. Or it might simply be a preference. Regardless, you, like many other drivers, probably consider diesel engines in a class of their own. That’s why we’re comparing Chevy 2500 vs. RAM 2500 diesel, here:

2019 RAM 2500:

  • 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine
    • 370 hp
    • 19,780-pound max towing capacity

2019 Chevy Silverado 2500:

  • Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
    • 445 hp
    • 14,500-pound max towing capacity

You might notice that Silverado has the edge on RAM when it comes to horsepower. But most drivers choose diesel for the towing capability, not horsepower. RAM outclasses Chevy here, with more than 5,280 pounds of advantage. And if you’re wondering about the main differences between gas and diesel engines, our experts wrote a guide!

Explore the 2019 RAM 2500 Capabilities at Carolina Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

The conclusion here? Towing power is the true, clear, and most significant advantage provided by the RAM 2500 – a factor that matters most to Elizabeth City area drivers. Contact us to schedule a test drive when you’re ready to get behind the wheel. And when you visit, we’ll also review how to use the RAM 2500’s convenient features like Uconnect® and adaptive cruise control – unavailable with Silverado – along with options provided by our service department. Find out what they feel like in person today!

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