2018 Ram 2500 vs. 2018 Ram 3500 in Ozark, MO


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The Ram 1500 is an excellent choice for the everyday, but when your truck needs to fill out a commercial fleet or tow something larger than a small trailer, step it up with a Ram 2500 HD or Ram 3500 HD pickup. Although the 2018 Ram 2500 and 2018 Ram 3500 have beefed-up suspensions and shock absorbers to help them do more than your typical full-sized pickup, they still have differing engine options and thus different performances. To help you determine which of these mighty trucks has the specs you need, our team has prepared this comparison. If you have a specific question you'd like answered about either the 2018 Ram 2500 or 2018 Ram 3500, please don't hesitate to ask a product specialist at Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO.

2018 Ram 2500 vs. 2018 Ram 3500: Engine Specs

The 2018 Ram 2500 has best-in-class gasoline towing when equipped with the 6.4L V8 engine - one of three engine options. The smaller V8 engine can go 10,000 miles between oil changes, saving you money on maintenance, while the turbodiesel can go 15,000 miles between oil changes! The 5.7L V8 can also be equipped to run on compressed natural gas, while the diesel has a class-exclusive diesel exhaust brake.

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 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 capacity in Ozark, MO

The 2018 Ram 3500 has best-in-class horsepower when equipped with the V8 gasoline engine, and best-in-class max torque and best-in-class fifth-wheel towing when equipped with the I6 diesel engine.

2018 Ram 3500
EngineOutputTow Rating
6.4L V8
  • 410 HP; 429 lb.-ft. torque
  • 370 HP; 429 lb.-ft. torque (Mega Cab)
16,480 lbs. max towing; 7,350 lbs. max payload
6.7L Turbodiesel I6
  • 385 HP; 930 lb.-ft. torque
31,210 lbs. max towing; 6,720 lbs. max payload

2018 Ram 3500 Towing Capabilities in Ozark, MO

2018 Ram 2500 vs. 2018 Ram 3500: Exterior and Interior

The latest Ram 2500 has several new packages and features available, including improved entertainment, connectivity, and safety features. Some of the features you can find on the new 2500 include:

  • Uconnect® 8.4 infotainment system
  • Color 7-in. multi-view driver information display
  • SiriusXM® Guardian with SOS Assist and Vehicle Finder
  • Remote start
  • Four- and seven-pin trailer harness
  • Heated and power-folding side mirrors with puddle lights
  • Power adjustable front seats

2018 Ram 3500 Interior in Ozark, MO

Although most Ram 3500 models will be sold for commercial purposes, it can be kitted out as comfortably as a luxury truck, with features like heated and ventilated leather seats and even a sunroof. Convenient features you can get on your new 2018 Ram 3500 pickup include:

  • Standard rearview camera
  • Cargo-view camera
  • Dual Rear Wheel package
  • Fifth-Wheel/Gooseneck Towing prep package
  • DOT-certified roadside safety kit
  • Wheel-to-wheel side steps
  • Under-floor and in-seat storage compartments

For a complete list of features found on the Ram 2500 or Ram 3500, please contact one of the truck experts at Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO.

Finance A New Ram Commerce Truck From Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO

Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks are the biggest and toughest around, so it just makes sense to select these for your fleet needs. If you need to finance a new commercial truck, come to Youngblood Ram in Ozark, MO. We have several new heavy-duty pickups available for purchase right now in our inventory. Get in touch with a finance specialist at our Ram dealership today with our contact form to go over your equipment needs.

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