Compare 2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2017 Ram 2500
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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 $30,369 $32,145
4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $32,875 $34,945
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman N/A N/A $33,671 $35,745
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $33,850 $35,945
4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $34,128 $36,345
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman N/A N/A $36,302 $38,545
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $36,481 $38,745
4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $36,634 $39,145
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $38,235 $40,845
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $38,235 $40,845
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $38,235 $40,845
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Big Horn N/A N/A $38,414 $41,045
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Lone Star N/A N/A $38,414 $41,045
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $38,414 $41,045
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $39,843 $42,345
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $39,843 $42,345
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $39,843 $42,345
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $40,866 $43,645
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $40,866 $43,645
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $40,866 $43,645
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Big Horn N/A N/A $41,045 $43,845
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Lone Star N/A N/A $41,045 $43,845
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $41,045 $43,845
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $42,349 $45,145
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $42,349 $45,145
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $42,349 $45,145
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $44,321 $47,645
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie N/A N/A $44,500 $47,845
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $45,929 $49,145
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $47,310 $50,845
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie Power Wagon N/A N/A $47,310 $50,845
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie N/A N/A $47,489 $51,045
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Power Wagon N/A N/A $48,072 $51,695
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $48,793 $52,345
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $50,346 $54,375
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $50,346 $54,375
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $50,525 $54,575
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $50,525 $54,575
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $51,953 $55,875
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $51,953 $55,875
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $53,335 $57,575
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $53,335 $57,575
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $53,514 $57,775
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Longhorn N/A N/A $53,514 $57,775
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $54,817 $59,075
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $54,817 $59,075
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2WD Reg Cab 133.6" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.6" Work Truck N/A N/A $31,593 $33,610
2WD Double Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $33,642 $35,790
2WD Double Cab 158.1" Work Truck N/A N/A $33,825 $35,985
4WD Reg Cab 133.6" Work Truck N/A N/A $34,371 $36,565
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $35,151 $37,395
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $35,334 $37,590
2WD Reg Cab 133.6" LT N/A N/A $35,502 $38,175
4WD Double Cab 144.2" Work Truck N/A N/A $36,420 $38,745
4WD Double Cab 158.1" Work Truck N/A N/A $36,603 $38,940
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $37,929 $40,350
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" Work Truck N/A N/A $38,112 $40,545
2WD Double Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $37,897 $40,750
2WD Double Cab 158.1" LT N/A N/A $38,078 $40,945
4WD Reg Cab 133.6" LT N/A N/A $38,409 $41,300
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $39,924 $42,930
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $40,106 $43,125
4WD Double Cab 144.2" LT N/A N/A $41,008 $44,095
4WD Double Cab 158.1" LT N/A N/A $41,189 $44,290
2WD Double Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $42,728 $45,945
2WD Double Cab 158.1" LTZ N/A N/A $42,910 $46,140
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LT N/A N/A $42,989 $46,225
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LT N/A N/A $43,170 $46,420
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $45,128 $48,525
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $45,309 $48,720
4WD Double Cab 144.2" LTZ N/A N/A $45,658 $49,095
4WD Double Cab 158.1" LTZ N/A N/A $45,839 $49,290
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" LTZ N/A N/A $48,057 $51,675
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" LTZ N/A N/A $48,239 $51,870
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" High Country N/A N/A $51,024 $54,865
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" High Country N/A N/A $51,205 $55,060
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" High Country N/A N/A $53,953 $58,015
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" High Country N/A N/A $54,135 $58,210
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,369
$31,593
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,145
$33,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$536 / month
$560 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Ram 2500 is a heavy duty masterpiece for work-minded buyers focused on capability.
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Fuel Economy
City
- -
Highway
- -
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41 45.27
Front Hip Room (in)
62.9 61.22
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 42.80
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66 66.03
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 80.12
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.1 8.78
Overhang, Front (in)
40 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
56.9 55.16
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
230.4 224.43
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.1 8.78
Height, Overall (in)
76.2 77.80
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
50.4 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 133.60
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- 117.10
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 64.60
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 21.22
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51 51.03
Cargo Volume (ft³)
74.7 76.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.3 97.76
Tailgate Width (in)
- 62.20
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.1 14.17 x 1.34
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13.8 x 1.57
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
32 36.0
Fuel Tank Location
- - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45 45.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 16.1
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
6000 6200
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
675 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/70SR17 LT245/75R17E
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
6000 4800
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD QHQ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
675 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/70SR17 LT245/75R17E
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
TWD QHQ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11710 14800
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1189 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1189 1450
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
11890 14500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11890 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11890 14500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 3700
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2582 2469
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
18300 21100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5000 4400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3359 3272
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9000 9300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 6200
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 720
Maximum Alternator Watts
- NA
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
400 @ 4000 380 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
EZC L96
Displacement
5.7 L/345 6.0L/366
Engine Oil Cooler
None Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
383 @ 5600 360 @ 5400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans PTO Access
No NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.03
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Model
None NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.36
Trans Order Code
DFP MYD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ram 2500 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Body Code
T E63
Body Style
Regular Cab Regular Cab Pickup
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.10
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5000 4400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Semi Floating
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 51.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 6200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 51.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.31
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 4400
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 16.4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
- Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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