Heavy-duty truck drivers from South Houston to Galena Park are gravitating toward the power of RAM trucks for the toughest tasks on their job sites. Depending on your budget and capability needs, there are two heavy-duty options in the impressive RAM truck lineup. Compare the new RAM 2500 vs. 3500 to see which model offers everything you need to tackle on your daily to-do list!

RAM 2500 vs. 3500: Price and Power

Starting at $33,745 MSRP, the RAM 2500 is slightly less expensive than the RAM 3500, which starts at $35,195 MSRP. For those Pasadena area drivers who need as much power as possible on their job site, we'd recommend checking out the RAM 3500 and its available High Output 6.7L Cummins® Turbodiesel I6, which pumps out a whopping best-in-class 1,000 lb-ft of torque.

RAM 2500 vs. 3500: Towing Capacity and Payload

While both models offer incredibly strong towing capability, there's no doubt that the RAM 3500 towing capacity is more impressive than the RAM 2500 towing capacity. The RAM 3500 is capable of towing up to 35,100 pounds, while the RAM 2500 can tow up to 19,680 pounds. 

Additionally, when considering payload, the RAM 3500 can deliver a payload of up to 7,680 pounds, while the 2500 model offers 4,010 pounds.

Needless to say, both the RAM 2500 and RAM 3500 are capable of handling a massive amount of cargo and equipment with their impressive towing capacity, so it's really just a matter of your preference and needs.

RAM 2500 vs. 3500: Interior Features

While the facts in terms of power and payload are important, drivers can also rest assured that the RAM 2500 and RAM 3500 also provide the incredible comfort, convenience, and connectivity features you've come to expect from a modern pickup truck. From the standard Uconnect® interface with a touchscreen display to available premium leather upholstery, Deer Park drivers will be able to enjoy the features found in both the RAM 2500 and RAM 3500. Additional features include:

  • Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®
  • 2 USB jacks and AUX audio input
  • Shark fin antenna
  • 4-speaker sound system

Experience the RAM 2500 vs. RAM 3500 at Bayway Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

As you research your truck comparison, towing capacity will likely be the key deciding factor. However, if you're hoping to retain as much car-like drivability as possible for daily Pasadena area commutes, then RAM 2500 is the heavy-duty truck for you. If you are willing to take on navigating an even larger truck to ensure massive capability, then the RAM 3500 is the best choice. Contact us to check out both the RAM 2500 and RAM 3500 models in person. Once you finish your truck comparison and have decided on the model that best meets your needs, our finance center will help with any of your budget and finance needs.