2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500: What's the Difference?

2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 2500
2022 RAM 1500


2022 RAM 2500
$35,900 MSRP


$37,750 MSRP
12,750 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

20,000 pounds
2,300 pounds

Max. Payload

4,010 pounds
702 hp (RAM 1500 TRX)

Max. Horsepower

410 hp
650 lb-ft (RAM 1500 TRX)

Max. Torque

850 lb-ft

Max. Seating


When comparing RAM trucks, the main difference between the 2022 RAM 1500 and 2500 is that the RAM 1500 is a full-size truck, meant as an all-around vehicle. Meanwhile, the RAM 2500 is a heavy duty pickup, meant specifically for more labor-intensive towing and hauling. When comparing 2022 RAM 1500 vs 2500 towing capacity, we can see that the RAM 1500 is still far more capable than most drivers will ever require it to be. Check it out below:

RAM & RAM HD Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 Towing Capacity: 20,000 pounds

RAM & RAM HD Maximum Payload Capacity

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Payload Capacity: 2,300 pounds
  • 2022 RAM 2500 Payload Capacity: 4,010 pounds

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Engine Options

A critical component of any truck, and thus an important component to compare in this 2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2500 overview, is the engine. The engine choices available for moving you and your cargo between Corpus Christi and Kingsville vary depending on whether you opt for the 2022 RAM 1500 or 2500:

2022 RAM 1500 Engine Options

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine: 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque: 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI with eTorque: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 (TRX): 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque

2022 RAM 2500 Engine Options

  • 6.7L Cummins I6 Turbo Diesel: 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque.
  • Heavy-Duty 6.4L HEMI V8: 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque

2022 RAM 1500 vs. RAM 2500: Starting MSRP, Features, and Seating

As the most luxurious trucks in their respective classes, both RAM trucks we’re looking at start at prices at will certainly tempt you to check out our online financing application. For pricing information on any of our inventory, contact us. These are the starting MSRP figures for both trucks:

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Price: $35,900 MSRP
  • 2022 RAM 2500 Price: $37,750 MSRP

For these prices, you get a vehicle that can move people and cargo long distances with incredible durability and incredible comfort. That said, the less-commercial driven 2500 has less focus on features like standard Bluetooth connectivity and an optional RamBox Cargo Management System.

Find the RAM 1500 and 2500 for Sale at Allen Samuels CDJR Aransas Pass

Compare the RAM 1500 vs. 2500 at our showroom, located near Port Lavaca. We’ve got plenty of new and used RAM trucks waiting for you to take a look. Take advantage of our car buying tips today!


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