2018 Ram 1500

Ram 1500

2018 Ram 2500

Ram 2500

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ram 2500

When looking for a pickup truck near Wilsonville, OR that has a solid reputation for performance and dependability, many drivers turn to Ram. They have several options from this trusted pickup manufacturer including the 2018 Ram 1500 and 2018 Ram 2500. Both of these pickups can be fitted with premium infotainment features like an 8.4-inch Uconnect® touchscreen, as well as opulent cabin amenities like leather upholstery and heated seats. However, there are notable differences in other areas. Find out about the difference between Ram 1500 and 2500 trucks by checking out our Ram 1500 vs 2500 comparison to see which of these pickups is best for you before scheduling a test drive at Wilsonville Jeep RAM.

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Engine Specs

The Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup truck that’s available with three different engines, including a 3.6L V6 that makes 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, a diesel 3.0L V6 that makes 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, and a 5.7L HEMI V8 that makes 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.

The Ram 2500 is a heavy-duty pickup that can be had with three different engines. The base engine is a 5.7L V8 that makes 383 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Next up is a 6.4L HEMI V8 that dishes out 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque, followed by a 6.7L turbo-diesel six-cylinder engine that can make up to 370 hp and 800 lb-ft of torque.

2018 ram 1500 exterior

Max Towing and Payload

When properly equipped, the Ram 1500 can handle a payload of up to 1,880 pounds and a towing capacity of 10,620 pounds. The Ram 2500 is built for bigger jobs and reaches a max payload of 3,990 pounds and a max towing capacity of 17,980 pounds.

2018 ram 1500 towing


These pickups also appeal to drivers with different budgets:

  • 2018 Ram 1500 – MSRP from $27,095
  • 2018 Ram 2500 – MSRP from $32,545
2018 ram 1500 seating

Which Ram Pickup Should You Choose?

For many drivers, the Ram 1500 provides more than ample power and utility to get jobs done, and it does so at a reasonable price and with good fuel economy numbers. But for workers on the job site that have big, everyday towing and payload needs, the Ram 2500 trims are more likely to fit the bill. You can finance either Ram pickup right now at Findlay CJDR, located at 25600 S.W. Parkway Center Dr. in Wilsonville, OR. While you’re here, check out our comparison between the RAM 2500 and RAM 3500, as well as our comparison between the RAM 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500.

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Wilsonville Jeep Ram
Wilsonville Jeep Ram
25600 SW Parkway Center Drive
Wilsonville, OR, 97070 USA
(503) 498-6637
Wilsonville Jeep Ram 45.3346306, -122.7598344.