GMC Sierra 2500HD vs. Ram 3500

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$42,462 - $48,081
$38,695 - $47,495

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 - 445 hp
370 - 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
6.4L HEAVY DUTY V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

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
40.93 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.5 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Cargo Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 6
2 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

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

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
167.7 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
56.1 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Width

Width
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
14500 .lbs
10980 - 17890 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 .lbs
1098 - 1789 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive

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
Optional

Overdrive

Overdrive
Optional

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

HID Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 2500HD
Ram 3500

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup
Crew Cab, Mega Cab, Regular Cab

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
6
2, 3, 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4800 - 5600 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
3902 lbs.
3425 - 4031 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2787 lbs.
2628 - 2951 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
9900 - 10000 lbs.
10100 - 14000 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
21100 - 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 - 13900 lbs.
10800 - 17710 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
2350 - 3475 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
14500 lbs.
ESA, ETK, EZC

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L5P, L96, LC8
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8

Engine Type

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

Displacement

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

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection - Electronic Fuel Injection
DEG, DF2, 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, 3.75, 5.94

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.10 - 4.03
1.84, 2.00, 3.28

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.81 - 2.36
1.34, 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
0.77, 0.82, 1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - 0.85
0.62, 0.63, 0.74

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 - 0.67
3.54, 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 - 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)
1 @ 150, 1 @ 220, 150, 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
Torsion Bar
Leaf

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf
Non-Independent

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4800 - 5600 lbs.
Rigid Axle

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
5250 - 6000 lbs.

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
6200 - 9750 lbs.

Axle Type - Rear

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

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4800 - 5600 lbs.
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 - 4.10
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

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

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
51.0 mm.
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
51.0 mm.
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.31 in.
Full-Size

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QF2, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
6170 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QF2, QGM, QHQ, QWF, QXT
6170 - 10740 lbs.

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZHQ, ZWF, ZXT
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E, LT265/70R17E, LT265/70R18E, LT275/65R18E
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Tire Size

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

Spare Tire Size

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

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
Steel

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 - 18 x 8.0 in.
Re-Circulating Ball

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
41.6 - 53 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel Disc

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
4-Wheel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr
4-Wheel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
56.1 ft.
Yes

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
14.2 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
14.1 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
28 - 32 gal.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
39.9 - 41 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 x 1.57 in.
41 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.17 x 1.34 in.
65.9 - 66 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
36.0 gal.
62.9 - 63.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.80 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
64.84 in.
65.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.73 in.
63.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.50 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.93 in.
230.4 - 259.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.33 in.
79.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.24 in.
77.7 - 79.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
167.70 in.
36.9 - 39.8 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
258.40 in.
48.5 - 50.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.51 in.
36.7 - 56.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
77.95 in.
38.5 - 39.2 in.

Front Bumper to Back of Cab

Front Bumper to Back of Cab
151.10 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
55.24 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
9.72 in.
76.3 - 98.3 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
9.72 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
97.76 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

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

Cargo Box (Area) Height

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

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
76.3 ft³.
57.5 - 74.9 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Sierra HD
Ram Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

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

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew 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