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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. 2018 RAM 3500 Review

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Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the RAM 3500 than in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 3500.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will have less of an impact on your bank account than the RAM 3500. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD costs less to deliver to the dealership than the RAM 3500.

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is a little wider than the RAM 3500, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 3500.

With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 3500.

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a larger turning radius than the RAM 3500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

With the RAM 3500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a little more horsepower than the RAM 3500.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD as you will the RAM 3500. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD than the RAM 3500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 3500.

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2018 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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MSRP*: $33,960 - $58,360

2018 RAM

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MSRP*: $33,645 - $60,295
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Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $31,922 - $54,275 $32,061 - $56,284

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.