2024 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs. 2024 RAM 2500 Review

Picture of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

2024 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500

MSRP*: $44,400 to $72,200
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Picture of the 2024 RAM 2500

2024 RAM

MSRP*: $45,250 to $77,235
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MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 2 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 57.5 - 74.7 ft3
  • 470-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 370-hp, 6.7-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 410-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 401 hp 370 - 410 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 20,000 lbs 9,360 - 20,000 lbs
Exterior Length 235.6 - 266.1 in 232.0 - 260.8 in
Exterior Width 81.8 - 81.9 in 79.1 - 79.5 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 40.2 - 43.1 in
Head Room Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Front 39.8 - 40.9 in
Rear 39.8 - 40.3 in

*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.

Comparison Review

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

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 2500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the RAM 2500.

Since the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is much wider than the RAM 2500, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM 2500.

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

With the Chevrolet Silverado 2500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the RAM 2500, due to its slightly better towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and the RAM 2500.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the RAM 2500.

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