2019 Ram 2500 vs 2019 Nissan Titan XD  

2019 Ram 2500 vs 2019 Nissan Titan XD

We love our Ram 1500s, but there are some jobs where a full-size pickup just won’t cut it. For those occasions that demand lofty capability figures, the Ram Heavy Duty lineup comes through with groundbreaking strength and durability.

We know you want the best of the best, so we’ve set out to put this hard-hitting lineup to the test by stacking it against some of the segment’s most popular models. Join us as now as we pit the 2019 Ram 2500 against the 2019 Nissan Titan XD to see which model comes out on top. 

2019 Ram 2500 


2019 Nissan Titan XD   

$33,645  Starting MSRP  $30,690 
6.4L V8 (410 hp)  Base Engine  5.6L V8 (390 hp) 
3,190 lbs.  Payload Capacity (standard)  2,470 lbs. 
13,660 lbs.  Towing Capacity (standard)  11,070 lbs. 

Comparing the Power and Capability of the 2019 Ram 2500 and the 2019 Nissan Titan XD Lineups 

In the 2019 Ram 2500 lineup, buyers choose between a 6.4-liter V8 with an 8-speed automatic transmission or a 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel. Standard on all models, the 6.4-liter V8 comes through with an impressive 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. Also available on all models across the lineup, the 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel maxes the heavy-duty pickup out at 370 horsepower and 850 lb-ft of torque.

The 2019 Nissan Titan XD offers a choice between a 5.6-liter V8 and a 5.0-liter Cummins turbodiesel V8. Each model comes standard with the 5.6-liter V8, which offers 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The optional 5.0-liter Cummins turbodiesel V8 puts out 310 horsepower and 555 lb-ft of torque and matches with a 6-speed automatic.

The Heavy-Duty segment isn’t all about engine specs and towing. You’ll want enough interior space to haul the whole crew. The 2019 Ram 2500 Crew Cab proves itself the better choice for adult passengers with 4.9 cubic feet more passenger volume than the Titan XD Crew Cab (124.6 cubic feet vs 119.7 cubic feet).

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