Compare 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2018 Ram 2500

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
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2WD Double Cab 158.1" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Double Cab 158.1" Work Truck N/A N/A $35,419 $37,600
4WD Reg Cab 133.6" Work Truck N/A N/A $35,890 $38,100
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $36,172 $38,400
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $36,361 $38,600
4WD Double Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $37,962 $40,300
4WD Double Cab 158.1" Work Truck N/A N/A $38,151 $40,500
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $38,904 $41,300
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $39,093 $41,500
2WD Double Cab 158.1" LT N/A N/A $39,610 $42,500
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $40,728 $43,700
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $40,914 $43,900
4WD Double Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $42,592 $45,700
4WD Double Cab 158.1" LT N/A N/A $42,778 $45,900
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $43,804 $47,000
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $43,990 $47,200
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $46,134 $49,500
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $46,320 $49,700
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $49,116 $52,700
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $49,302 $52,900
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" High Country N/A N/A $52,098 $55,900
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" High Country N/A N/A $54,988 $59,000
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4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $31,209 $33,045
4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $33,715 $35,845
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman N/A N/A $34,476 $36,645
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $34,655 $36,845
4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $35,104 $37,395
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman N/A N/A $37,112 $39,445
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $37,291 $39,645
4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $37,610 $40,195
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Big Horn N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Lone Star N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Big Horn N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Lone Star N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $45,037 $48,445
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie N/A N/A $45,216 $48,645
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $46,655 $49,945
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $48,031 $51,645
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie N/A N/A $48,210 $51,845
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Power Wagon N/A N/A $49,105 $52,845
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $49,519 $53,145
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $50,855 $54,945
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $50,855 $54,945
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $51,034 $55,145
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $51,034 $55,145
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $52,472 $56,445
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $52,472 $56,445
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $53,849 $58,145
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $53,849 $58,145
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $54,028 $58,345
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Longhorn N/A N/A $54,028 $58,345
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $55,336 $59,645
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $55,336 $59,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,419
$31,209
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,600
$33,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$627 / month
$551 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado HD is at the end of its run for this generation but is more than worthy of consideration. The 2018 Ram 2500 balances style, comfort, and capability very well.
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Fuel Economy
City
- -
Highway
- -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
60.23 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.84 66
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Second Head Room (in)
38.67 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.33 -
Front Leg Room (in)
45.27 41
Front Hip Room (in)
60.73 62.9
Second Leg Room (in)
34.63 -
Front Head Room (in)
42.8 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 36.5
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 40
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
141.6 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
248.9 230.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.53 6.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
77.87 76.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 50.4
Wheelbase (in)
158.1 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.53 6.1
Cab to Axle (in)
55.24 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.51 79.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.76 98.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.22 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
76.3 74.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.02 51
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.57 14.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.17 x 1.34 14.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
36.0 32
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
53.1 45
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
5200 6000
Rear Tire Order Code
QHQ TWD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT245/70SR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 675
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QHQ TWD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
6200 6000
Spare Tire Order Code
ZHQ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 675
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT245/70SR17
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
3600 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 11890
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
14400 11890
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
14400 11710
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
14400 11890
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 1189
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1440 1189
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9500 9000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6200 6000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
21100 18300
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2558 2582
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4400 5000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3451 3359
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 4200 400 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L96 EZC
Displacement
6.0L/366 5.7 L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
360 @ 5400 383 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA -
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.62
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 3.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.41
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 4.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 1.84
Trans Order Code
MYD DFP
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Double Cab Pickup Regular Cab
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Ram 2500
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.73
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
51.0 -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi Floating Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Non-Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
51.0 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 5000
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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