2019 Green RAM 1500

2019 RAM 1500

2018 Ram 2500

2018 RAM 2500

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 2018 RAM 2500

2019 RAM 1500

2018 RAM 1200

40.9 inches

Front Head Room

39.9 inches
Standard Duty

Engine Cooling

Heavy Duty
8-speed Automatic 850RE


6-speed Automatic 66RFE

Rear Folding Seat


Uconnect® 3 w/5-inch Display


Hill Start Assist



The first thing you need to know when comparing the all-new 2019 RAM 1500 vs. the 2018 RAM 2500 is that the 1500 is a full-size pickup truck, while the 2500 is a heavy-duty (HD) truck with enhanced performance. The demands of your Memphis jobsite will determine which of these pickups is the best choice for you, and comparing performance specs and pricing will help you to make an informed decision. A good way to start is by looking at the towing and payload capacities:

  • Max. Towing Capacity
    • 2019 Ram 1500 – 12,750 lbs
    • 2018 Ram 2500 – 17,980 lbs
  • Max Payload Capacity
    • 2019 Ram 1500 – 2,302 lbs
    • 2018 Ram 2500 – 3,497 lbs
2019 Ram 1500 Laramie with trailer in tow

RAM 1500 vs Ram 2500 Engine Options

While the 2019 RAM 1500 offers the choice between two robust engines, the 2500 provides the

option of choosing between three high-powered engines. Both of these pickup trucks come with rear-wheel drive standard. A 4WD system is available on the upper trim levels. See how each engine compares in horsepower and torque to find out which one best suits your needs, and remember how fuel efficient the RAM 1500 is, too:

  • 2019 Ram 1500
      • 3.6L Pentaster V6 with eTorque
        • Horsepower: 305 hp
        • Torque: 269 lb-ft
      • 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT
        • Horsepower: 395 hp
        • Torque: 410 lb-ft
  • 2018 RAM 2500
    • 6.7L Cummins I6 Turbo Diesel
      • Horsepower: 370 hp
      • Torque: 800 lb-ft
    • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI V8
      • Horsepower: 410 hp
      • Torque: 429 lb-ft
    • 5.7L HEMI V8 VVT
      • Horsepower: 383 hp
      • Torque: 400 lb-ft
2019 RAM 1500 exterior

Starting MSRP, Features, and Seating

The baseline sticker price is always an important consideration for Southhaven, MS area truck buyers, and here you’ll find that the 1500 starts at $1,250 less than the 2500:

  • 2019 RAM 1500 – Starting MSRP $31,795
  • 2018 RAM 2500 – Starting MSRP $33,045

Although the new 2019 RAM 1500 can’t quite match the power output of the 2500, it does offer 6 passenger seating in the base trim model. The 2018 RAM entry level model can only seat up to 3. Both trucks come with a parking assist feature, a 6-speaker sound system, and the optional RamBox Cargo Management System. The 1500 also comes with standard Bluetooth connectivity, which is an available option in the base level 2500. For more information on the standard and available features across the RAM 1500 trim levels, give us a call at 901-854-5337. Whether you’re comparing RAM trucks or the Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer, we’re here to help.

2019 Ram 1500 drives down city street

Find the RAM 1500 and 2500 for Sale at Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

At our RAM showroom, located just a short drive from Oxford, MS, we offer a great selection of new RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 models for you to choose from. Apply for financing to get pre-approved for a low-interest loan before you visit us, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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