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2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Front exterior view of a black 2018 Ram 2500 on the left "vs" front exterior view of a black 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500 on the right

There are some jobs that can only be completed with the size and strength of a heavy-duty pickup truck like the 2018 Ram 2500 and the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500. Both of these big, bold, and beautiful trucks provide the hauling and towing power that you need on a daily basis along with cabin comforts that will transform your normally hectic commute home into a full-on pleasure cruise. You can find out all of the similarities and differences between the 2018 Ram 2500 and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 right here below with our side-by-side comparison.



Standard Drivetrain Specs of the 2018 Ram 2500 & Chevy Silverado 2500

2018 Ram 2500

Versus

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

5.7L HEMI® V8 Standard Engine 6.0L Vortec® V8
383 HP/ 400 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 360 HP/ 380 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
11,880 Pounds Maximum Towing Capacity* 10,400 Pounds
*When equipped with a Regular Cab, Long Box, and a 3.73 Axle Ratio

Available Drivetrain Specs of the 2018 Ram 2500 & Chevy Silverado 2500

2018 Ram 2500

Versus

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

6.7L Cummins® Turbo-Diesel Available Engine 6.6L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel
370 HP/ 800 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 445 HP/ 910 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Available Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
17,980 Pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 14,500 Pounds

The 2018 Ram 2500 also makes available a 6.4L HEMI® V8 that supplies it with 410 horsepower, 429 lb-ft of torque, and a 16,320-Pound Max Tow Rating. The 2018 Ram 2500 also has seven trim levels to choose from compared to only four for the 2018 Silverado 2500 but both the Ram 2500 and Chevy 2500 have three cabin size options as well as your choice of two bed lengths.

Inside the cabin of both the 2018 Ram 2500 and Chevy 2500 you will find available large Color Touchscreen Displays but the Ram 2500 offers an 8.4” screen while the Chevy Silverado 2500 only offers an 8” screen. The 2018 Ram 2500 also makes available an Alpine® 9-Speaker stereo with subwoofer while the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500 only has a 6-Speaker stereo with subwoofer. With better overall towing capability and more available interior amenities the 2018 Ram 2500 is the clear choice over the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and you can take the Ram 2500 for a test drive today at Cowboy Ram in Clinton, AR.