2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ram 2500 in Ozark, MO


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When you need a full-sized pickup truck capable of any job, no matter how tough or dirty, only Ram is always up for the task. But before you buy a new Ram pickup, read our review to determine whether the light-duty Ram 1500 is strong enough or if you need the Ram 2500 Heavy Duty truck. The 2018 Ram 1500 is a half-ton pickup available in three cab sizes, three bed sizes, and nine different trim packages. The 2018 Ram 2500 is a three-quarter-ton pickup available in three cab sizes, two bed sizes, and seven different trim packages. To learn specifics about features and performance, keep reading or contact a product specialist at Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO with your questions.

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ram 2500: Engine Specs

The Ram 1500 is available with a V6 engine that gets best-in-class V6 horsepower, a V8 HEMI® gasoline engine ideal for towing, and a turbocharged V6 diesel engine with excellent torque and best-in-class highway fuel economy.

2018 Ram 1500
EngineOutputTow/Haul Capacity
3.6L V6305 HP; 269 lb.-ft. torque7,650 lbs. max towing; 1,920 lbs. max payload
3.0L Turbodiesel V6240 HP; 420 lb.-ft. torque9,290 lbs. max towing; 1,640 lbs. max payload
5.7L HEMI® V8395 HP; 410 lb.-ft. torque10,620 lbs. max towing; 1,710 lbs. max payload

2018 Ram 1500 Engine Specs in Ozark, MO

The engine options you'll find in the Ram 2500 are significantly more powerful, and designed specifically for towing and hauling. In fact, the Ram 2500 has best-in-class gasoline towing capacity.

2018 Ram 2500
EngineOutputTow Rating
5.7L HEMI® V8385 HP; 400 lb.-ft. torque13,780 lbs. max towing; 2,946 lbs. max payload
6.4L V8
  • 410 HP; 429 lb.-ft. torque
  • 370 HP; 429 lb.-ft. torque (Mega Cab)
16,320 lbs. max towing; 3,990 lbs. max payload
6.7L Cummins® Turbodiesel I6
  • 350 HP; 660 lb.-ft. torque (manual)
  • 370 HP; 800 lb.-ft. torque (automatic)
17,980 lbs. max towing; 3,160 lbs. max payload

2018 Ram 2500 Towing Capabilities in Ozark, MO

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ram 2500: Exterior and Interior

With so many different trim levels and appearance packages available on the 2018 Ram 1500, you can find a model that suits your exact specifications. Overall, this truck is very easy to enter and exit thanks to front grab handles and wide opening rear doors. Standard coil springs and available air springs keep the ride quality smooth and comfortable. Available features include:

  • Spray-in bedliner
  • Tow hitch receiver
  • 110-volt power outlet
  • Customizable driver display
  • 8.4-in. touchscreen infotainment display
  • Leather seats and steering wheel
  • In-floor storage

2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Ram 2500 Interior Comparison in Ozark, MO

The 2018 Ram 2500 is likewise available in several different variants, including a new range-topping Limited Tungsten package and a new Sport appearance package. Available features include:

  • Full-size spare tire
  • Electronic trailer brake controller
  • Clearance lamps
  • Heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats
  • Under seat storage
  • Flat load floor
  • Park Assist

For a complete list of features found on either the Ram 1500 or Ram 2500, please contact Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO.

Ready To Test Drive a New Ram Pickup?

Come take a seat in a new 2018 Ram 1500 or Ram 2500 when you stop into Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO. Our dealership has over a hundred new Ram 1500 and 2500 pickups for sale right now. Browse our new truck inventory to pick out your favorite, and then make an appointment to get behind the wheel.

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