Compare 2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 GMC Sierra 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"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 133.6" N/A N/A $32,138 $34,190
2WD Double Cab 144.2" N/A N/A $34,187 $36,370
2WD Double Cab 158.1" N/A N/A $34,371 $36,565
4WD Reg Cab 133.6" N/A N/A $34,916 $37,145
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" N/A N/A $35,696 $37,975
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" N/A N/A $35,879 $38,170
4WD Double Cab 144.2" N/A N/A $36,965 $39,325
4WD Double Cab 158.1" N/A N/A $37,148 $39,520
2WD Reg Cab 133.6" SLE N/A N/A $37,004 $39,790
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" N/A N/A $38,474 $40,930
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" N/A N/A $38,657 $41,125
2WD Double Cab 144.2" SLE N/A N/A $39,301 $42,260
2WD Double Cab 158.1" SLE N/A N/A $39,483 $42,455
4WD Reg Cab 133.6" SLE N/A N/A $39,915 $42,920
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLE N/A N/A $41,417 $44,535
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLE N/A N/A $41,598 $44,730
4WD Double Cab 144.2" SLE N/A N/A $42,459 $45,655
4WD Double Cab 158.1" SLE N/A N/A $42,640 $45,850
2WD Double Cab 144.2" SLT N/A N/A $43,696 $46,985
2WD Double Cab 158.1" SLT N/A N/A $43,877 $47,180
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLE N/A N/A $44,449 $47,795
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLE N/A N/A $44,630 $47,990
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLT N/A N/A $46,007 $49,470
2WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLT N/A N/A $46,183 $49,660
4WD Double Cab 144.2" SLT N/A N/A $46,625 $50,135
4WD Double Cab 158.1" SLT N/A N/A $46,806 $50,330
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLT N/A N/A $48,908 $52,590
4WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLT N/A N/A $49,090 $52,785
2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Denali N/A N/A $51,703 $55,595
4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Denali N/A N/A $54,679 $58,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,369
$32,138
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,145
$34,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$536 / month
$570 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Ram 2500 is a heavy duty masterpiece for work-minded buyers focused on capability. The GMC Sierra HD might be our favorite large trailer hauler, but at this price it should be.
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Fuel Economy
City
- -
Highway
- -
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66 66.03
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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 to Top of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- 117.10
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
74.7 76.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.3 97.76
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 - TBD -
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
Tailgate Width (in)
- - TBD -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.1 14.17 x - TBD -
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 13.98 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
32 36.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45 45.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
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 - Front
675 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/70SR17 LT245/75R17E
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
TWD QHQ
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 5200
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD QHQ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
11890 13000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11890 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11890 14500
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 3700
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 6200
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
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 720
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
383 @ 5600 360 @ 5400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Gas/Ethanol V8
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
Transmission
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
Trans PTO Access
No NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Reg Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Ram 2500 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Body Code
T E63
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Semi Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Torsion Bar
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.10
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5000 4400
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.31
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 4400
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
- Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- - TBD -
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
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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