When you're in the market for a highly robust truck in the Bremen, Villa Rica, and Carrollton region, Ram is always a smart way to go. Their lineup of pickups is truly remarkable in providing power and capability. However, since there are several on their roster to choose from, which one is right for you?

If you're looking for a model that doubles as a road warrior and worksite champion, the Ram 1500 and the Ram 2500 are both great choices. To help you decide between the two models, James O'Neal CDJR has created this Ram 1500 vs. Ram 2500 comparison. Read further to discover which model is best for your unique needs.

2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Ram 2500: Under the Hood

There's no doubt that any pickup in the Ram truck family offers some serious strength under the hood. No matter which model you decide is best, you'll be met with optimal strength that allows you to take on even the most challenging duties.

The Ram 1500 offers four engines and starts standardly with the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine. This powertrain offers eTorque technology for elevated efficiency and revs up to 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque.

For the most power the 2020 Ram 1500 offers, opt for the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque. This gives you 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque to play with-perfect for conquering anything in your path.

On the other hand, you have the Ram 2500 that was engineered even more with workload in mind. This truck is standardly equipped with the 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine that boasts up to 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. However, that can be increased with the available 6.7L CUMMINS® turbo diesel engine. This gets you a whopping 850 lb-ft of torque with a paired horsepower of 370.

Ram 1500 vs Ram 2500: Towing Capability

Due to the varied power under the hood of each of these Ram pickups, you'll find they offer different towing capabilities as well. Which one will live up to your specific towing needs?

When properly equipped, the Ram 1500 can tow up to a massive 12,750 pounds with up to 2,300 pounds of payload. The Ram 2500 uses the extra power under its hood to tow an impressive 19,680 pounds with a payload of up to 4,010 pounds when properly equipped. No matter your towing and hauling needs, one of these trucks is sure to meet them.

Ram 1500 & Ram 2500 Interiors

While the performance and capability may differ between these models, the cabins of the 2020 Ram 1500 and the Ram 2500 offer similar luxuries.

For example, in both pickups, you'll find the available 12-inch touchscreen that's the largest in its class. This comes equipped with split-screen capabilities and pinch-and-zoom technology that make it easy to utilize everything from navigation to smartphone capability features.

You'll also have access to the available Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System that boasts 19 speakers in the Ram 1500 and 17 speakers in the Ram 2500. Wherever you're headed, this is sure to take your music listening experience to new heights.

Ram 1500 vs 2500: Which Model Is for You?

Whether you're looking for a truck to take on the Bremen, Villa Rica, and Carrollton roads or something ideal for the worksite, James O'Neal CDJR has the right option for you. To experience the Ram 1500 or the Ram 2500-or both-in person, schedule your test drive today!

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