Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. Ram 2500

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$34,400 - $41,300
$33,045 - $39,645

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.76 / 5
17 Reviews
3.64 / 5
22 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
383 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI E85
PICKUP BOX
6.0L V8 SFI GASEOUS CNG/LPG
DURAMAX 6.6L TURBO
5.7L V8 HEMI VVT
5.7L V8 HEMI CNG
6.4L V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
40.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
39.9 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61 - 76.3 cu. ft.
44.9 - 74.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT245/75R17E - LT275/65R18E
LT245/70SR17 - LT285/70SR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 167.7 in.
140.5 - 169 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
41.6 - 53.2 ft.

Width

Width
80.12 - 80.51 in.
79.4 - 79.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
350 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
380 - 910 ft. lbs.
400 - 800 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 lbs.
682 - 1798 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
36 gal.
28 - 68.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Overdrive

Overdrive
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Ram 2500

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab Chassis Cab, Crew Cab Pickup, Double Cab Chassis Cab, Double Cab Pickup, Regular Cab Chassis Cab, Regular Cab Pickup
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
3 - 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
5000 - 5750 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
6200 lbs.
6000 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
3272 - 3946 lbs.
3359 - 3951 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2469 - 2743 lbs.
2582 - 2852 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
9300 - 10000 lbs.
8510 - 10000 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
16600 - 25300 lbs.
15000 - 25300 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
682 - 1798 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9400 - 14500 lbs.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
940 - 1450 lbs.
682 - 1798 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9400 - 18100 lbs.
5620 - 16720 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
2350 - 4525 lbs.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
ESA, ETK, EZC, EZF

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L5P, L96, LC8
Bi-Fuel - Gas/Cng V-8, Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Gas/CNG/Propane V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Turbocharged Diesel V8
5.7 L/345
6.4 L/392
6.7 L/408

Displacement

Displacement
6.0L/, 6.0L/366, 6.6L/403
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection, Electronic Fuel Injection, Sequential Fuel Injection
DEG, DFP, DG7

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MW7 - MYD
6

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
3.23 - 5.94

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.10 - 4.03
1.84 - 3.28

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.81 - 2.36
1.41 - 1.98

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.53
1.00 - 1.30

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.15
0.82 - 1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 0.85
0.62 - 0.74

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 - 0.67
4.44 - 5.42

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 4.49
Yes

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna MP1222/5/6
No - Yes

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00
Electronic, Manual, None

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72
No - Yes

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 - 730
730

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730
730

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 150/220, 220
160, 180, 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Yes
None

Frame Type

Frame Type
Hydroformed
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Air Ride - Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf
Non-Independent

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
Rigid Axle

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
5000 - 6000 lbs.

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
6010 - 6200 lbs.

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Full Floating - Semi Floating
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
TCN, TCP, TW2, TWD

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 - 4.10
TCN, TCP, TW2, TWD

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - 4.10
TBE

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
51.0 mm.
LT245/70SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/70SR17

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
51.0 mm.
LT245/70SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/70SR17

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.31 in.
Full-Size

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
6000 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
6000 - 7280 lbs.

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
4GM, ZHQ, ZWF, ZXT
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
Full-Size in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E
Forged Aluminum - Styled Steel

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4800 - 6000 lbs.
Forged Aluminum - Styled Steel

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
6200 lbs.
Steel

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 20 x 8.5 in.
Rack-Pinion - Re-Circulating Ball

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 20 x 8.5 in.
41.6 - 53.2 ft.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
4-Wheel Disc

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Yes

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
14.2 in.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
14.1 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
28 - 68.7 gal.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
39.9 - 41 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
41 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
66 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.98 x 1.57 in.
62.9 - 63.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.17 x 1.34 in.
39.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
36.0 gal.
40.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.80 in.
65.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
63.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.84 - 66.03 in.
140.5 - 169 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.73 - 61.22 in.
230.4 - 259.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.50 in.
79.4 - 79.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
76 - 78.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.33 in.
39.5 - 40 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.23 - 60.24 in.
48.4 - 50.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.60 - 167.70 in.
36.9 - 56.9 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
224.43 - 258.40 in.
34.3 - 38.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.12 - 80.51 in.
6.1 - 7.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
77.76 - 78.27 in.
6.1 - 7.4 in.

Front Bumper to Back of Cab

Front Bumper to Back of Cab
117.10 - 151.10 in.
58.4 - 98.3 in.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
41.26 - 55.24 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.78 - 9.72 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.78 - 9.72 in.
49 - 51 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
78.86 - 97.76 in.
20.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51.02 - 51.03 in.
44.9 - 74.7 ft³.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.10 - 21.22 in.
Ram Pickups

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61.0 - 76.3 ft³.
Large Pick-up

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado HD
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab
regular

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
5.7, 6.4, 6.7

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
OHV

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.0 - 6.6
iron

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
6 - 8

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
2 - 4