GMC Sierra 2500HD vs. Ram 2500

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$38,600
$33,645 - $40,300

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.67 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 hp
370 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI E85
PICKUP BOX
6.4L Heavy Duty 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

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
40.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
39.8 - 40.9 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
76.3 cu. ft.
57.5 - 74.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
3
3 - 6

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT245/75R17E - LT265/70R17E
LT245/70SR17 - LT285/70SR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 in.
140.5 - 169 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
45.9 ft.
45.4 - 53.5 ft.

Length

Length
224.43 in.
232 - 260.8 in.

Width

Width
80.12 in.
79.4 - 79.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
360 hp
370 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
380 ft. lbs.
429 - 850 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
14500 lbs.
10620 - 19780 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 lbs.
1062 - 1978 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 2500HD
Ram 2500

Body Style

Body Style
Regular Cab Chassis Cab - Regular Cab Pickup
Crew 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
3
3 - 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4400 - 5200 lbs.
5500 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

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

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
3486 lbs.
3398 - 3989 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2388 lbs.
2555 - 2816 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
9500 lbs.
8565 - 10000 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
16600 - 21100 lbs.
18000 - 27000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
10620 - 19780 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
1062 - 1978 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
10000 - 14500 lbs.
10620 - 19780 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
1000 - 1450 lbs.
1062 - 1978 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
14500 lbs.
6720 - 17390 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
14500 lbs.
10620 - 19780 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L96
ESA - ETL

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
6.0L/366
6.4 L/392 - 6.7 L/408

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MYD
DFX - DG7

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03
3.23 - 4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36
1.84 - 3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53
1.41 - 2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15
1.00 - 1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
0.82 - 1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.62 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06
3.29 - 4.44

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna MP1222/5/6 - Magna MP1625/6
Electronic, Manual, None

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720
730 - 1460

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730
730 - 1460

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - 220
180 - 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Yes
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf
Air Ride - Multi-Link

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Non-Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Semi Floating
Rigid Axle

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4400 - 5200 lbs.
5000 - 5250 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
6200 lbs.
6010 - 6200 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

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

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QHQ - QXT
TCN, TCP, TW2, TWD

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QHQ - QXT
TCN, TCP, TW2, TWD

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZHQ - ZXT
TBE

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E - LT265/70R17E
LT245/70SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/70SR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E - LT265/70R17E
LT245/70SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/70SR17

Spare Tire Size

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

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
5200 lbs.
6000 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
6200 lbs.
6000 - 7280 lbs.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

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

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Forged Aluminum - Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Forged Aluminum - 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 ft.
45.4 - 53.5 ft.

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
13.8 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 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 in.
39.8 - 40.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
40.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
66.03 in.
65.9 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
61.22 in.
62.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
133.6 in.
140.5 - 169 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
224.43 in.
232 - 260.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.12 in.
79.4 - 79.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
77.76 in.
78 - 80.2 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.78 in.
7.3 - 8.6 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.78 in.
7.3 - 8.6 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

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

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51.03 in.
48.1 - 51 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

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

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
76.3 ft³.
57.5 - 74.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Sierra HD
Ram Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Regular Cab
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Standard Cab
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.0
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
2 - 4