The 2017 Ram 2500 is most often shopped against its crosstown rivals from Ford and General Motors.
Ford's Super Duty is all new for 2017, the first time in more than a decade.
The Ford is more refined, and can be equipped with a 49-gallon diesel tank in certain configurations for ultra-long hauling.
The General Motors twins, Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD, are a little sharper than the Ram, and feature an available DuraMax diesel engine that is expected to offer more than 800 lb-ft of torque when its announced later.
Both offerings from Nissan and Toyota aren't heavy-duty trucks in terms of capability, but can look the part if owners aren't willing to lose some ride comfort for more hauling capacity.
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|Regular Unleaded V-8||Gas/Ethanol V8||Regular Unleaded V-8||Gas/Ethanol V8|
|Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box||2WD Reg Cab 133.6" Work Truck||XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box||2WD Reg Cab 133.6"|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Regular Cab||Regular Cab Pickup||SD Regular Cab||Reg Cab Pickup|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic|
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