2020 Ram 2500 vs 2020 Nissan Titan XD 

2020 Ram 2500 vs 2020 Nissan Titan XD

Ram’s heavy-duty pickups have reached a major milestone in their evolution. Today’s trucks can move the most daunting loads and offer an impressive roster of awe-inspiring powertrains. See what distinct advantages the entry-level 2020 Ram 2500 holds over rivaling heavy-duty trucks when we pit it against the 2020 Nissan Titan XD in this comparison.

Despite its higher starting price, the 2020 Nissan Titan XD has less to offer for engine options, output and weight capacities. Check out the comparison table below for a quick glance into some key differences.

2020 Ram 2500 


2020 Nissan Titan XD 

$33,895   Starting MSRP $44,580 
1 Gas, 1 Diesel  Engine Options 1 Gas 
15,040 lbs.  Max Towing Capacity 11,000 lbs. 
4,012 lbs.  Max Payload Capacity 2,450 lbs. 

Advantages of the 2020 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty

The 2020 Ram 2500’s standard engine, a gasoline-powered 6.4-liter HEMI® V8, provides excellent acceleration with plenty of mid-range muscle for overtaking, while the optional 6.7-liter Cummins® Turbo Diesel excels in torque output. Even the most basic Ram 2500 overpowers the pricey 2020 Nissan Titan XD and its sole engine, a 5.6-liter V8.

2020 Ram 2500 Engine Options

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8 (410 horsepower, 429 lb-ft of torque)
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 (370 horsepower, 850 lb-ft of torque)

2020 Nissan Titan XD Engine Options

  • 5.6L V8 (400 horsepower, 413 lb-ft of torque)

The Ram 2500 surpasses its competition in capability with ratings reaching up to 15,040 lbs. max towing and 4,012 lbs. max payload. For even loftier towing capabilities, we recommend the Ram 3500 heavy-duty truck. The 2020 Ram 3500 has an available High-Output Cummins® that makes make an astounding 1,000 lb-ft of torque and achieves the line’s highest towing capacity of 35,100 lbs.

For more information on the Ram Heavy Duty line, you can consult with a brand expert at Fury Ram Truck Center. Those interested in experiencing the lineup firsthand can drop in for a no-obligation test drive at the dealership, which is located in Lake Elmo, MN.

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