RAM Trucks

Compare the Popular RAM 1500, 2500 & 3500 Trucks at Our Dealership

In the highly competitive world of full-size pickups, Ram trucks have firmly staked their claims as leaders in their respective segments. Which truck will you choose?


Similarities

Proudly standing out from the crowd, Ram trucks deliver a complete package that blends robust performance, roomy & upscale accommodations, bold style, and innovative features. With three award-winning models to choose from in our Peotone-area inventory, you're sure to find the ideal fit for your needs and lifestyle at Pearl Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Despite notable size and performance differences, Ram trucks share many desirable attributes, including available technologies like a Uconnect infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, active noise cancelation, a 7-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster Display, and Harmon Kardon Premium Audio. On the inside, Ram trucks provide a first-class experience with high-quality materials, like available leather upholstery and genuine wood trim. Their cabins are immensely spacious and feature an available class-exclusive reclining rear seat and a completely flat load floor for maximum interior storage. On the outside, Ram trucks can equip features like a dampened power-release tailgate, as well as the RamBox® Cargo Management System with lockable, illuminated, and weatherproof compartments and a 115-volt power outlet.

Ram trucks also offer a full suite of advanced driver assistance technologies, including:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning-Plus
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
  • 360° Surround View Camera
  • Adaptive Projector Headlamps

Differences

The light-duty Ram 1500 and the heavy-duty Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 differ most in regard to size and capability. To make it easier to determine which one best meets your specifications, we're highlighting those differences here.

RAM 1500

With impressively smooth ride quality, clever storage solutions, and luxurious accommodations, the Ram 1500 has positioned itself at the top of the full-size light-duty segment. Critics and customers alike have taken notice, with the Ram 1500 earning recognition from Edmunds as its number-one top-rated truck for 20201.

Configurations and Dimensions

The Ram 1500 is available to Kankakee drivers in quad-cab and crew-cab configurations with a 6-foot-4-inch long bed or a 5-foot-7-inch short bed. With available amenities across six primary trims: Tradesman, Big Horn, Rebel, Laramie, Longhorn, and Limited, New Lenox drivers can configure the RAM 1500 for a variety of purposes, from no-nonsense fleet truck to fully equipped luxury machine.

Front Passenger Dimensions

  • Headroom: 40.9 inches

  • Legroom: 40.9 inches

  • Shoulder room: 66 inches

  • Hip room: 63.4 inches
 

Rear Passenger Dimensions (Crew Cab / Quad Cab)

  • Headroom: 39.8 / 39.2

  • Legroom: 45.2 / 35.6

  • Shoulder room: 65.7 / 65.7 inches

  • Hip room: 63.4 / 63.4
 

Power and Performance

Three engines are available to provide motivation.

  • 3.6-liter V-6: The standard engine produces 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, the base engine enables a max tow rating of 7,620 pounds.

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  • 5.7-liter V-8: The second engine boosts output to 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. It comes standard on Laramie, Longhorn, and Limited, and is available on supporting trims. When properly equipped, a V-8 Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,570 pounds.

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  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6: Available as an option on all trims, the EcoDiesel V-6 improves both power and efficiency. Generating 260 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque, in enables a max tow rating of 12,560 pounds and achieves an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway.

RAM 2500 & 3500 Heavy Duty

Fully redesigned, Ram Heavy Duty trucks boast an outstanding blend of prodigious power, executive style, and luxurious accommodations. The Ram 2500 and 3500 deliver a superior experience in all aspects of truck ownership, which earned them back-to-back recognition as MotorTrend's Truck of the Year in 2019 and 20202.

Configurations and Dimensions

Ram Heavy Duty trucks are available in regular cab, crew cab, and Mega cab configurations. The regular cab comes with an 8-foot bed, and the Mega cab comes with a 6-foot-4-inch bed. The crew cab offers both bed options. Both the RAM 2500 and 3500 offer five primary trims - Tradesman, Big Horn/Lone Star, Laramie, Longhorn, Limited - and the RAM 2500 also offers the off-road-focused Power Wagon trim.

Front Passenger Dimensions

  • Headroom: 39.8 inches

  • Legroom: 40.9 inches

  • Shoulder room: 65 .9inches

  • Hip room: 62.9 inches
 

Rear Passenger Dimensions (Crew Cab / Mega Cab)

  • Headroom: 39.8 / 40.3

  • Legroom: 40.2 / 43.1

  • Shoulder room: 65.6 / 65.6 inches

  • Hip room: 62.7 / 62.8
 

Power and Performance

  • 6.4-liter V-6 Hemi: The standard heavy-duty engine produces 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, a 6.4-liter Ram 2500 can tow up to 17,350 pounds, while the Ram 3500 can tow up to 18,210 pounds.

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  • 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel I-6: Available on all trims, the 6.7-liter turbodiesel engine generates 370 horsepower and 850 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, a Ram 2500 can tow up to 19,680 pounds, and the Ram 3500 up to 20,890 pounds.

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  • H.O. 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel I-6: Exclusive to the RAM 3500, the high-output turbodiesel engine generates 400 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque. It enables a max tow rating of 35,100 pounds when properly equipped.


Test Drive The Entire Lineup of Ram Trucks at Pearl Chrysler Jeep Dodge Near Kankakee & Bourbonnais

For more information about these Ram trucks and their available configurations and amenities, get in touch with the team at Pearl Chrysler Dodge Jeep. If you'd like to get behind the wheel and experience one for yourself, we invite you to schedule a test drive and visit us in Peotone, Illinois for a closer look. We'll be happy to show you around.

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1Source: https://www.edmunds.com/truck/#large-trucks (accessed 2020)
2Source: https://www.motortrend.com/news/ram-heavy-duty-pickup-2020-truck-of-the-year/

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