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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. 2020 RAM 2500 Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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New 2020 RAM 2500

2020 RAM
2500

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MSRP*
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$34,600 to $61,800
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$33,895 to $66,150
Invoice* $32,732 to $57,845 $31,900 to $61,471
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD than the RAM 2500. 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 2500.

Cost
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 2500. 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 2500.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is much wider than the RAM 2500, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 2500.

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

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 2500 is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the RAM 2500.

Utility
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 2500. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 2500.

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