Pickup truck shoppers have many choices for the heavy-duty truck segment, but a standout model is the outstanding 2020 Ram 2500. The Ram 2500 can get the tough jobs done with its impressive power output, a durable body structure, high towing and payload capacities, and the ability to effectively drive over uneven and slippery surfaces. Take a look at this 2020 Ram 2500 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD comparison to see how the new Ram 2500 favorably stacks up against the heavy-duty truck competition.
On the performance front, the base-level 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine in the Ram 2500 cranks out 410 horsepower. The base-level 6.6-liter V8 engine in the Silverado 2500HD generates 401 horsepower. The Ram 2500 comes standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the Silverado 2500HD comes standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
2020 Ram 2500
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
|19,780 pounds||Max. Towing Capacity||18,500 pounds|
|Available||Cross-Path Warning System||No|
A major selling point of heavy-duty pickup trucks is towing prowess — and on this front, the Ram 2500 more than lives up to expectations, for it boasts a maximum towing capacity of 19,780 pounds. The maximum towing capacity of the Silverado 2500HD is 18,500 pounds. The Ram 2500 makes it easier to tow and haul a load with its load-leveling suspension. The Silverado 2500HD doesn’t have a load-leveling suspension.
With its many safety features, the Ram 2500 provides a very safe ride. Its Automatic Emergency Braking feature automatically applies the brakes when a potential collision is detected. The Ram 2500 also makes it safe to back up with its available Cross-Path Warning System, which alerts the driver when vehicles approach from the side. The Silverado 2500HD doesn’t offer either of these features.
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