2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

side by side images of the 2018 Ram 2500 and 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD in the country

When it comes to finding the best heavy-duty truck for their needs, drivers have a lot of options that deliver premium quality. The two models in this 2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD comparison are vehicles that can go head-to-head when it comes to quality and performance. While both of these trucks can offer more towing and hauling capability than the standard light-duty model, the 2018 Ram 2500 offers a lot of value right out of the gate. This truck has a lower starting MSRP than its Chevy rival, but it also delivers more base engine output. The standard 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 on the 2018 Ram 2500 is rated for 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque while the base 6.0-liter V-8 on the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD offers just 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. This means that the Ram heavy-duty truck delivers more power at a lower price.

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2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
$32,545 Starting MSRP $34,200
5.7-L V-8 (383 hp) Base Engine 6.0-L V-8 (360 hp)
6.7-L Cummins Turbo Diesel Diesel Engine 6.6-L Duramax Turbo Diesel
Uconnect Infotainment System MyLink

Body Styles and Technology on the 2018 Ram 2500

Both of the models in 2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD comparison are available in several body styles, including regular cab, quad cab and crew cab models that can meet specific driver needs. While the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD has only one gasoline and one diesel engine option, the 2018 Ram 2500 has a base V-8 and is also available with a more powerful 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine rated for 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. Both trucks are also available with diesel engines.

In addition to several engine options, the 2018 Ram 2500 can offer several additional available advantages for driver who want to get plenty of work done, like the connectivity of the Uconnect 4C infotainment system with 8.4-inch touchscreen, and the RamBox Cargo Management System. The Ram heavy-duty truck is an excellent choice for drivers looking for a little more hauling power with a premium interior. To learn more about this comparison, or to test drive a 2018 Ram 2500 at the Fury Ram Truck Center in Lake Elmo MN, contact a member of our sales team today.


gauge cluster in the 2018 Ram 2500
tailgate of the 2018 Ram 2500
rear under-seat storage in the 2018 Ram 2500
headlight close-up on the 2018 Ram 2500


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