2020 RAM 1500


2020 RAM 2500

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 RAM 2500

RAM has something for just about everybody in the Giddings area. If you’re wondering how the RAM 1500 compares to the RAM 2500, then it all depends on your lifestyle and truck preferences. Let’s compare the two models on performance, pricing, and mpg to find out if the 1500 or 2500 is best for you!

2020 RAM 1500


2020 RAM 2500
22 city/32 highway


17 city/22 highway
3.0L Ecodiesel V6


6.4L Heavy-Duty V8
Up to 12,560pounds

Towing Capacity

Up to 19,680 pounds





RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: MSRP

Let’s see just how big the price difference is between the 1500 and 2500: 

  • RAM 1500 MSRP: The 2020 RAM 1500 has a starting MSRP of $32,145. You can browse through our new RAM 1500 inventory to check out specific RAM trims. 
  • RAM 2500 MSRP: The 2020 RAM 2500 has a starting MSRP of $33,895. To see which RAM 2500 would be best for you, check out our 2020 RAM 2500 inventory

Overall, the difference in price isn’t too significant. If you need a bit more towing power around Smithville, then the heavy-duty 2500 is a better choice. 

RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Performance

Drivers in the Weimer area will choose the 1500 or the 2500 based on performance needs. Let’s see how the RAM 1500 stacks up to the RAM 2500. 

RAM 1500 Performance: 

  • 3.0L Ecodiesel V6 engine
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 305 hp
  • Up to 12,560 pounds of towing capacity

If you’re leaning more towards the 1500, then you can explore different 2020 RAM 1500 color options to see which one is the perfect fit. You can also learn more about the different 1500 trim levels to see which is best for you. 

RAM 2500 Performance:

As you can see, the RAM 2500 is built for heavy-duty activities and trips. 

RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: MPG

If you plan on taking your truck for longer drives, then gas mileage is one of the most important aspects, whether you drive a RAM 1500 or a RAM 2500. Here is how both models stack up on mpg: 

  • 2020 RAM 1500 MPG: The RAM 1500 gets 22 mpg city and 32 mpg highway. Learn more about RAM 1500 specs if you’re still on the fence!
  • 2020 RAM 2500 MPG: The RAM 2500 gets 17 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. What the 2500 lacks in mileage, it certainly makes up for in towing capacity and horsepower. 

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Hopefully we’ve given you enough information to help you pick the right model that best fits your lifestyle. If you’re still unsure, contact Oviedo Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT in La Grange to learn more about how the RAM 1500 compares to the Ford F-250. Your new 2020 RAM truck is only a click away!

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