Compare 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 vs 2003 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2003 Dodge Ram 2500
2003 GMC Sierra 2500HD
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2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $24,951 $28,280
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $23,528 $26,625
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $22,145 $25,075
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $20,721 $23,420
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,066 $30,710
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,492 $28,880
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $24,362 $27,595
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $22,788 $25,765
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,229 $30,900
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,655 $29,070
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $24,525 $27,785
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST N/A N/A $22,951 $25,955
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Crew Cab 153" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB N/A N/A $26,110 $29,840
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD N/A N/A $28,745 $32,852
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD SLE N/A N/A $30,843 $35,250
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $30,843 $35,250
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB SLE N/A N/A $28,208 $32,238
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB SLT N/A N/A $28,208 $32,238
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB N/A N/A $26,372 $30,140
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD N/A N/A $29,008 $33,152
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD SLE N/A N/A $31,106 $35,550
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $31,106 $35,550
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB SLE N/A N/A $28,470 $32,538
Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab 167" WB SLT N/A N/A $28,470 $32,538
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB N/A N/A $24,360 $27,840
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $26,776 $30,602
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE N/A N/A $28,986 $33,127
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $28,986 $33,127
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE N/A N/A $26,525 $30,315
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $26,525 $30,315
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB N/A N/A $24,622 $28,140
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD N/A N/A $27,039 $30,902
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE N/A N/A $29,248 $33,427
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,248 $33,427
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE N/A N/A $26,788 $30,615
Sierra 2500HD Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $26,788 $30,615
Sierra 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB N/A N/A $21,350 $24,400
Sierra 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD N/A N/A $23,810 $27,212
Sierra 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD SLE N/A N/A $25,856 $29,550
Sierra 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB 4WD Work Truck N/A N/A $23,362 $26,700
Sierra 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB SLE N/A N/A $23,203 $26,518
Sierra 2500HD Reg Cab 133" WB Work Truck N/A N/A $20,868 $23,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,951
$26,110
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,280
$29,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$471 / month
$497 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
65.1 61.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 62.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.1
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
123.0 148.1
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.7 237.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.9 12.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
78.0 76.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 47.2
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 153.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.3 9.1
Cab to Axle (in)
56.9 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 37.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
73.9 55.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
63.5 61.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.9 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.26 12.8 x 1.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.18 13.0 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35 26
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails LH
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
13.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.1 49.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
657 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT265/70R17 LT245/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
657 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2835 2205
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QIZ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 2205
Front Tire Size
LT265/70R17 LT245/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
657 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
LT265/70R17 LT245/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA QIZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 3042
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QIZ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 1010
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 1515
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 7500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12000 10100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 10100
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8650 9200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 6084
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2517 2421
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 4410
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 16000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3366 3060
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18 15.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EZA LQ4
Displacement
5.7L/350 6.0L/364
Engine Oil Cooler
None Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
345 @ 5400 300 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72 NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.04 2.08
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 1.48
Trans Order Code
DDP MT1
Transfer Case Power Take Off
None NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD HD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NV271 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.61 2.48
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Box Crew Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Body Code
140.5" WB E63
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4000 4800
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA 6084
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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