2020 RAM 2500 vs 2020 RAM 1500

Are you searching for a full-sized truck in NC? Do you need it for your farm, construction, or horticulture business? If so, then consider the RAM 2500! At our Capital CDJR of Indian Trail dealership in Monroe, NC, we can help you get a good comparison between the RAM 1500 and 2500.

Hauling and Towing Capacity

Big trucks like the RAM are designed to haul heavy loads. No doubt, the RAM is a top runner in this regard. If you need a full-size truck with a huge hauling capacity, then the RAM is your best option. But which one fares better?

The maximum payload capacity on the 2020 RAM 1500 is 2,100 pounds, whereas, on the 2019 RAM 2500, it’s 3,940.

In terms of trailer towing, the 2020 RAM 1500 has an available towing package. For the 2019 RAM 2500, trailer towing is standard.

To tow and haul, your truck has to have sufficient engine power. In the 2020 RAM 1500, you’ll get a V6 3.6L engine, whereas the RAM 2500 has a V8 6.4L heavy-duty HEMI.


Connectivity in a truck is a necessity, not a luxury, especially when working. You should be able to navigate tough mountain roads, stay ahead of errant weather conditions, and stay in touch with your friends and family while you’re working. Both the RAM 1500 and 2500 are blessed with an award-winning UConnect infotainment system.


There isn’t much difference in the price between the RAM 2500 and 1500. The RAM 2500 is available for $37,995, while the latter costs $36,440. You can find the RAM 2500 for sale at our Capital CDJR of Indian Trail dealership, which also serves customers from Concord, Charlotte, and Rock Hill. 

Now that you’ve got your hands on the facts and figures, it’s time to get an actual feel for both trucks. Feel the power and force of the RAM 1500 or 2500. Schedule a test drive today. We can discuss all the RAM options available to you. This will help you determine which model is best suited for your towing, hauling, driving, and budgetary needs. Make the comparison yourself with a RAM 1500 test drive!

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