Compare 2023 RAM 1500 vs 2023 RAM 2500

2023 RAM 1500 vs 2023 RAM 2500
2023 RAM 1500 2023 RAM 2500


3.6L V6 6.4L V8


305 hp 410 hp

  Max Towing Capacity

12,750 lbs * 19,980 lbs *

  Max Payload Capacity

2,300 lbs * 4,000 lbs *

  Standard Seating Capacity

6 Passengers (Quad Cab) 3 Passengers (Regular Cab)

2023 RAM 1500 vs 2023 RAM 2500

Serving Jersey City, NJ

RAM trucks have a well-deserved reputation for delivering a command performance in even the most challenging driving conditions. The 2023 RAM 1500 is a full-size truck that kicks the line off, and it is well-suited for many of our truck buyers at Hudson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. The 2023 RAM 2500 is a heavy-duty truck that sits above the 1500 in the lineup. Our sales reps know how important it is to find a truck that will meet your demands, and we are excited to help you compare these RAM truck models.


Four powertrains are offered for the 2023 RAM 1500. These include a 305-horsepower V6 engine and a 395-horsepower V8 engine. The top gas powertrain is a 702-horsepower, supercharged V8 engine. The RAM 1500 also has a V6 turbo-diesel engine that delivers 260 horsepower. Select trims may have a lifted suspension, upgraded brakes, a performance exhaust system, and other enhancements. The 2023 RAM 2500 has two engine options. These are a 410-horsepower, V8 gas engine, and a 370-horsepower, turbo-diesel V6 engine. Performance enhancements may include locking rear and front axles, a rear limited-slip differential, an off-road suspension, and a disconnecting front stabilizer bar.


The RAM 1500 and 2500 have comparable design language, but they are easily differentiated on the road. The RAM 1500 has slightly smaller dimensions with a sculpted hood and a scooped contour on the sides. Above and below the rectangular headlights, LED bars add personality. The 2023 RAM 2500 has a taller nose with a more commanding front bumper. The sides are smoother, and practical molding covers the truck's lower perimeter from end to end.


Regardless of which model and trim selected, you will be impressed by your RAM truck's features. While specific equipment varies by trim, both of these trucks are offered with a surround-view camera, lane departure mitigation, heated seats, trailer reverse steering control, a dual-pane moonroof, a head-up display, a powerful sound system, a digital rear mirror, automated parking, a RamBox cargo space, a multi-function tailgate, powered running boards, a wireless charging pad, and others. The RAM 2500 may also have a trailer reverse guidance system, power-telescoping side mirrors, and additional features.

With exciting differences between the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500 from bumper to bumper and with numerous trims to choose from, a visit to Hudson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is in order. Visit the showroom today to compare the possibilities in full detail by taking these models on the road for a test drive.

* When properly equipped. See dealer for details.