2016 Ram 2500 vs 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD

Drivers in the market for a premium heavy-duty truck may be individuals or business owners. Either way, they need a vehicle that can deliver top power and capability at a low price. In this 2016 Ram 2500 vs 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD comparison, we will pit two top contenders in the heavy-duty, full-size truck category against one another to see which ones comes out on top.

Right away, the 2016 Ram 2500 offers some significant advantages above its GMC rival. In the base Tradesman trim, this vehicle has a lower starting MSRP, yet it delivers significantly more horsepower right out of the gate. Who doesn’t want to get more for less? With the 2016 Ram 2500 that is a definite possibility.

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2016 Ram 2500 VS 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD
$31,780 Starting MSRP $33,535
5.7-L V8 (383 hp) Base Engine 6.0-L V8 (360 hp)
3 Engine Options 2
3,990 Max. Payload 3,534

Engine Options on the Ram 2500

The Ram truck also brings several other advantages to this 2016 Ram 2500 vs 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD comparison. While the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD is available with two engine options (a 6.0-liter V8 gasoline engine and a turbocharged 6.6-liter diesel V8), the 2016 Ram 2500 is available with three. The base 5.7-liter V8 offers 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, while an another gasoline engine option (a 6.4-liter V8) is rated for 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. The diesel engine option on the 2016 Ram 2500 is a 6.7-liter inline six-cylinder that produces 350 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, the 2016 Ram 2500 can tow up to 17,980 pounds.

Other valuable features on the 2016 Ram 2500 include the Uconnect infotainment system, a premium interior with standard vinyl seating, and the RamBox storage system available for securing and organizing tools and other cargo. Whether shoppers are looking for a practical worksite vehicle, or a full-size truck that can get the kids to school and also handle the boat or horse trailer on weekends, the 2016 Ram 2500 can satisfy.

To learn more about this competitive comparison, the 2016 Ram 2500, or to schedule a test drive in Lake Elmo MN today, contact a member of the Fury Ram Truck Center sales team.

Red 2016 Ram 2500 in the mud
steering wheel and dashboard view of the 2016 Ram 2500
gauges and instrumentation of the 2016 Ram 2500
black 2016 Ram 2500 from the rear
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