2020 ram 2500 vs chevy 2500

The 2021 Ram 2500 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500

2021 RAM 2500


2021 Chevy Silverado 2500


410 hp


401 hp
15,040 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

14,500 pounds

100% Leather Seating

Not Available

12-Volt DC Power Outlet


Adaptive Cruise Control

Not Available

Are you in the market for the new Ram 2500? We don’t blame you. This is a beautiful truck that is ready to work hard. But how does it compare to the competition, like the Chevy Silverado 2500? If you’re having an internal Ram 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 debate, like some of our other Birmingham customers, we’re here to help. We put together a detailed, base model comparison of the two pickups below. We think the Ram 2500 wins this contest, hands down. We even do a Ram 2500 vs Chevy 2500 diesel comparison.

2021 Ram 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 – Price

The MSRP of the base model Ram 2500 comes in a little lower than the base model Chevy Silverado 2500. Which is surprising, considering how much more luxury and cutting-edge technology you’ll find in the Ram 2500. You may be able to save more if you take advantage of ournew vehicle specials.


  • 2021 Ram 2500 – starting at $34,095
  • 2021 Chevy Silverado 2500 – starting at $34,700

2021 Ram 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 – Performance

The base model gas engine in the Ram 2500 outperforms the Chevy 2500 in horsepower and towing capacity. Here are the specs:

2021 Ram 2500

  • Horsepower – 410 hp
  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 15,040 pounds

2021 Chevy 2500

  • Horsepower – 401 hp
  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 14,500 pounds

2021 Ram 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 – Luxury and Technology

The Ram 2500 is packed with features you won’t find in the Chevy 2500. Here are just a few:

  • Massive 12-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Available 100% leather seating
  • An extra 12-volt DC power outlet
  • Adaptive cruise control (popular with Hoover drivers)
  • Rear camera monitor embedded in the rear-view mirror

Chevy 2500 vs. Ram 2500 Diesel

We know that some of our customers will be curious about the diesel versions of these trucks. So, we’re also going to do a Ram 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 diesel comparison. Chevy chose to offer a bigger diesel engine than Ram, going with a V8 compared to the I6 diesel that’s available in the Ram 2500. So, this choice boils down to whether you prioritize power over fuel efficiency. Here is our Chevy 2500 vs. Ram 2500 diesel comparison.

Specs – Ram 2500 vs Chevy 2500 Diesel

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Engine – 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6
  • Horsepower – 370 hp
  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 19,680 pounds

Chevy 2500 Diesel

  • Engine – Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
  • Horsepower – 445
  • Maximum Towing Capacity – up to 36,000 pounds

Check Out the new Ram 2500 at Brady Kilmury CDJR of Bessemer

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle, as well as stay informed! For instance, you can check out our comparison between the Ram 1500 and the Ram 2500. You can evenapply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Tuscaloosa, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So,contact us today!


*2020 Model

More from Brady Kilmury CDJR

  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Interior

    When it comes to crowd favorites among Birmingham drivers, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler interior is one of the most recognizable members of the Jeep family. Besides offering exceptional performance on the road and off the road, the Jeep Wrangler also has an incredible interior that is packed full of features, tech, and comforts. Find out…

  • 2021 Dodge Challenger Colors

    It’s not only the reputation for its incredible, heart-pumping power that makes the Dodge Challenger an attractive car, but the offered 13 exterior color options for you to select from. Birmingham drivers know that the options offered at Brady Kilmury CDJR make it easy to find the Dodge Challenger color combination that fits their personality. We’ll help…

  • What is the 2021 RAM 2500 Towing Capacity?

    The RAM 2500 is known for power and durability on the Birmingham roads, and though it easily outperforms the competition, can it stand up to your personal driving demands? The 2021 RAM 2500 towing capacity reaches up to 19,680 pounds when properly equipped, which means the sky’s the limit for your towing tasks. Plus, you…

Saved Vehicles


You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:


Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact Us

(205) 923-6343

Call Now

5080 Academy Lane • Bessemer, AL 35022

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Sales: Closed

Service: Closed

Brady Kilmury CDJR 33.3645111, -86.9997121.