2023 RAM 1500 vs 2500: Which one is made for you?

2023 RAM 1500 vs 2500: Which one is made for you?

Would you like to know more about what the Ram 1500 vs 2500 have to offer? Longue Pointe Chrysler, your RAM dealership in Montreal, gives you more information!

RAM 1500 and 2500: Price and Trim Levels

There is a wide selection of trims for both of these RAM trucks, which means that you will be spoilt for choice and are sure to find a model that is perfectly suited to your taste and needs.

RAM 1500 (MSRP starting at):

  • Tradesman: $ 47,466
  • Big Horn: $ 51,061
  • Sport: $ 63,476
  • Rebel: $ 65,371
  • Laramie: $ 69,758
  • Limited Longhorn: $ 74,281
  • Limited: $ 78,256
  • TRX: $ 100,606

Ram 2500 (MSRP starting at):

  • Tradesman: $ 60,385
  • Big Horn: $ 62,940
  • Rebel: $ 80,935
  • Power Wagon: $ 82,785
  • Laramie: $ 84,385
  • Limited Longhorn: $ 98,190
  • Limited: $ 102,285

Interior and Exterior Design

When a RAM truck is out on the roads, it is easy to spot and stunning to look at, no matter if it is a RAM 1500 or a RAM 2500. With rugged yet elegant lines, they can be equipped with 18- to 22- inch wheels and boast large headlights and a huge radiator grille, with a design that varies depending on selected model.

Moreover, there are several different body color options for both of these RAM truck models for sale.

Interior design of the Ram 2500 2023 on silage road

2023 RAM 1500 and 2500: Dimensions

There are different cab and bed configurations offered on the RAM 1500, like a 5- foot 7- inch bed or a 6- foot 4- inch bed, along with a Crew or Quad cab.

As for the 2023 RAM 2500, you will have the choice between a Regular, Crew or Mega Cab, along with a 6’ 4’’ or 8’ bed.

RAM 1500 vs 2500: Specs

If you are looking for a rugged and capable truck, you’ve come to the right place! In fact, no matter if you opt for a RAM 1500 or 2500, you will have a vehicle that is perfectly adapted to work, but also for leisure activities as well. Take a look at the specs sheet for the RAM 1500 and RAM 2500.

Powetrain, Power and Fuel Consumption

So, depending on selected model, your RAM truck could be equipped with one of the following powertrains:

Ram 1500 Ram 2500
Powertrain 3.6 L V6 w/ 305 horsepower5.7 L V8 w/ 395 horsepower6.2 L turbo V8 w/ 702 horsepower 6.4 L V8 w/ 410 horsepower6.7 L turbodiesel w/ 370 horsepower
Fuel Consumption city/highway 11.9/9.4 (V6)13.4/10.5 (5.7 L V8)22.4/16.5 (6.2 L V8) N/A

Towing Capacity and Payload

The towing capacity and payload offered by these RAM trucks are truly remarkable and are among the best in the industry, as the RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 specs sheets clearly demonstrate.

RAM 1500 RAM 2500
Maximum Towing Capacity 12,750 pounds 20,000 pounds
Maximum Payload 2,300 pounds 1,970 pounds

Ram 1500 and 2500: On-Board Technologies

The list of standard offered or optional equipment on these RAM trucks is truly impressive; here is just a sneak peek:

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Blind spot surveillance with rear cross obstacle detection and trailer detection
  • A 12- inch touch screen
  • Wireless cellphone charging
  • A driver cluster with 12- inch screen
  • Navigation
  • RAM Connect services membership
  • Front collision alert with active braking
  • A 360 degree panoramic view camera
  • ParkSense park assist system
  • Blind spot surveillance
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Trailer detection
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • And so much more depending on selected model and options.


If you are looking for a tested and true rugged and capable truck, the RAM 1500 and RAM 2500 are both excellent options. If you would like to find out more about this comparison between the RAM 1500 vs 2500, our RAM financing options, our current RAM special offers or any other of our models offered by RAM Canada, come and visit us at Longue Pointe Chrysler in Montreal, close to Saint-Leonard and Montreal North!

Rear view of the Ram 2500 2023 in action