Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. Ram 3500

Woodland Green
VS
Hills Green

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$37,504 - $43,817
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.92 / 5
13 Reviews
4.71 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
370 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

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
6.4L HEAVY DUTY V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Not Available

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
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 - 43.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61 - 76.3 cu. ft.
57.5 - 74.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
2 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 - 167.7 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Width

Width
80.12 - 80.51 in.
79.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
350 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
380 - 910 ft. lbs.
400 - 930 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
13000 - 14500 .lbs
10980 - 17890 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 .lbs
1098 - 1789 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
36 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Overdrive

Overdrive
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Not Available

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Ram 3500

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, Mega 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
2, 3, 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

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

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
6200 lbs.
7000 - 9750 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
3272 - 3946 lbs.
3425 - 4031 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2469 - 2743 lbs.
2628 - 2951 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
9300 - 10000 lbs.
10100 - 14000 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
16600 - 25300 lbs.
18400 - 25300 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
1098 - 1789 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9400 - 14500 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
940 - 1450 lbs.
1098 - 1789 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
9400 - 18100 lbs.
10800 - 17710 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
2350 - 4525 lbs.
Not Available

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
13000 - 14500 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L5P, L96, LC8
ESA, ETK, EZC

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Gas/CNG/Propane V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Turbocharged Diesel V8
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6
Premium Unleaded V-8
Regular Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
6.0L/, 6.0L/366, 6.6L/403
5.7 L/345, 6.4 L/392, 6.7 L/408

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection, Electronic Fuel Injection, Sequential Fuel Injection
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MW7 - MYD
DEG, DF2, DFP, DG7

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.10 - 4.03
3.23, 3.75, 5.94

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.81 - 2.36
1.84, 2.00, 3.28

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.53
1.34, 1.41, 1.98

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.15
1.00 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 0.85
0.77, 0.82, 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 - 0.67
0.62, 0.63, 0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 4.49
3.54, 4.44, 5.42

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna MP1222/5/6
Electronic - None

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00
Not Available

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72
Not Available

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
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf
Leaf

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
Not Available

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
Not Available

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Non-Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Full Floating - Semi Floating
Rigid Axle

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4400 - 6000 lbs.
5250 - 6000 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
6200 - 9750 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 - 4.10
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - 4.10
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
51.0 mm.
Not Available

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
51.0 mm.
Not Available

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.31 in.
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QF2, QFC, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
4GM, ZHQ, ZWF, ZXT
TBE

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/60R20E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E
Full-Size

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4800 - 6000 lbs.
6170 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
6200 lbs.
6170 - 10740 lbs.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 20 x 8.5 in.
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 20 x 8.5 in.
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
Re-Circulating Ball

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.9 - 56.1 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.98 x 1.57 in.
14.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
36.0 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.80 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.84 - 66.03 in.
65.9 - 66 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.73 - 61.22 in.
62.9 - 63.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.50 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.33 in.
65.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.23 - 60.24 in.
63.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.60 - 167.70 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
224.43 - 258.40 in.
230.4 - 259.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
77.76 - 78.27 in.
77.7 - 79.8 in.

Front Bumper to Back of Cab

Front Bumper to Back of Cab
117.10 - 151.10 in.
Not Available

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
41.26 - 55.24 in.
36.7 - 56.8 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.78 - 9.72 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.78 - 9.72 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
78.86 - 97.76 in.
76.3 - 98.3 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51.02 - 51.03 in.
49 - 51 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.10 - 21.22 in.
20.1 - 20.2 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
61.0 - 76.3 ft³.
57.5 - 74.9 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado HD
Ram Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab
Crew Cab, Mega Cab, Regular Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.0 - 6.6
5.7, 6.4, 6.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
2 - 4