Ram 1500 vs. Ram 2500: Which One Should You Get?

So, you're in the market for a new pickup truck? If so, you're probably wondering which model to choose. There are numerous reasons to consider a new Ram truck in Gaylord, MI. What follows are a few of the top reasons you should opt for the Ram at Snethkamp CDJR of Gaylord.

Ram offers great trucks for those who need room for all the kids, dogs, and gear. They have spacious cabs for a family of five. Moreover, Ram also has a suspension designed for heavy-duty work. Thus, despite the task, these trucks won't disappoint. Most Ram trucks also have a frame that's stronger than the competition.

Ram trucks in Petoskey have a massive payload capacity. Moreover, these trucks are reliable and fuel-efficient. You'll also find that these trucks come with plenty of standard equipment such as leather seats, heated seats, and more.

Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 in Boyne City is an impressive pickup truck with a strong powertrain. It's among the most powerful pickup trucks in the market. It's made from luscious materials and has upscale features. Moreover, this truck has a rugged exterior and a comfortable interior.


The new Ram 1500 in Boyne City is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine produces 426 horsepower and tows up to 12,750-pounds. The truck also has a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 365-horsepower and has a six-speed manual transmission paired with a standard eight-speed automatic transmission.


The Ram 1500 has a spacious interior and a comfortable cabin. It has standard air-conditioning and a power sunroof. The Ram 1500 has a dual-zone automatic climate control system that provides different temperature settings for the front and rear seats. Moreover, this truck has a large rear storage area and a power liftgate.


This truck has a standard rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. It also has a lane departure warning system, which can alert the driver to lane drift.

Infotainment and Connectivity

The Ram 1500 comes with a standard eight-inch touchscreen display, navigation, SiriusXM radio, a USB port, a Bluetooth interface, and an auxiliary audio jack. The truck also has a USB port for charging mobile devices and is integrates Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Ram 2500

The Ram 2500 is a full-size pickup truck available in various configurations and powertrains. It comes in three different cab styles: regular, Quad Cab, and Crew Cab.


Its standard engine is a 6.4-liter V8 with 410-horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. There's an optional Cummins 6.7-liter turbodiesel V8 engine with 370-horsepower and 850 pound-feet of torque. It comes with either an eight-speed automatic or six-speed automatic transmission. However, the Diesel versions have a 10-speed automatic. The Ram 2500 also has an optional standard 4x4 drivetrain.

Feature Highlights

The interior of the new Ram 1500 in Grayling is designed for comfort and ease of use. The cargo area has a large storage bin behind the rear seats. Moreover, the AC system has six-zone climate control, adjustable to match outside air temperatures. The dual-zone automatic climate control has a large display screen and a button for the driver to adjust the temperature and venting.

Safety Features

Ram 2500 in Kalkaska has a standard backup camera and a trailer sway control system. Further, the truck has standard and optional safety features, like forward collision alert, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Infotainment and Connectivity

The Ram 2500 has a standard Uconnect system with a screen for the driver to view the messages and other information. It also has a standard audio system that can be upgraded with an optional DVD player. The system also has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Ram 2500 also has a standard SiriusXM satellite radio and a rear-seat entertainment system.

Come Visit Us in Gaylord, MI

Schedule a test drive for a new Ram 1500 or Ram 2500 truck near Boyne City, Grayling and Kalkaska, Michigan. For the most complete inventory of new and used cars, trucks, SUVs, and minivans, come down to Snethkamp Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today!

  1. Snethkamp Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Gaylord

    1001 Mankowski Rd
    Gaylord, MI 49735-9201

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