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2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500: What's the Difference?

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500

2022 RAM 1500


2022 RAM 2500

$35,200 MSRP

Starting Price

$37,750 MSRP
11,650 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

20,000 pounds
2,320 pounds

Max. Payload

4,380 pounds
702 hp (RAM 1500 TRX)

Max. Horsepower

410 hp
650 lb-ft (RAM 1500 TRX)

Max. Torque

850 lb-ft

Max. Seating Capacity


The main difference between the new RAM 1500 and 2500 is that the RAM 1500 is a full-size light-duty truck, while the 2500 is a heavy duty truck. This means that the 2500 is built with much heavier loads in mind, both for towing and hauling payloads around Georgetown and Louisville. There are other RAM truck differences, but that is the main difference one needs to consider when selecting the RAM 1500 or 2500. Compare the 2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 further with Dan Cummins Auto Group!

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Towing & Payload Capacity

The RAM 1500 is already a masterfully capable machine, but balances that capability with efficiency and cost considerations. The RAM 2500 goes all out in pursuit of capability. Here are how the 2022 RAM 1500 and 2500 compare in terms of capability:

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity – 11,650 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 Towing Capacity – 20,000 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Payload Capacity – 2,320 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 Payload Capacity – 4,380 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Available Engines

Comparing the 2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 gets interesting when looking at their available engine choices. The RAM 1500 offers more choices for a variety of buyers and budgets, while the 2500 is specialized for towing and hauling. If you want assistance with finding the right engine for your application, contact us.

2022 RAM 1500 Engine Options

  • Newest generation of the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine which produces 280 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque which delivers 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT which produces 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 (RAM TRX) delivers 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque

2022 RAM 2500 Engine Options

  • 6.7L Cummins I6 Turbo Diesel which churns out 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque
  • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI V8 creates an impressive 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Starting Price

Paris and Lexington buyers know that both 2022 RAM truck options are great deals in their respective categories. Their respective starting prices actually start quite close together. Compare the 2022 RAM 1500 and 2500 in terms of price:

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Price – Starting at $35,200 MSRP
  • 2022 RAM 2500 Price – Starting at $37,750 MSRP

Find the New RAM 1500 and 2500 for Sale in Kentucky

Whether you choose one powerful RAM truck option or the other, make Dan Cummins Auto Group the place to buy a new RAM truck in Kentucky. We have the biggest RAM inventory in Kentucky, not to mention the coveted title of highest-rated dealer group in Kentucky, with over 5,000 positive Google reviews. We proudly sell these high quality vehicles all over the country and ship directly to our customers. Plus, our used car trade-in value calculator and online finance application, along with our many other online tools, make upgrading to a new RAM truck a breeze. Contact us today for more information!

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