2024 RAM 2500 vs. 3500: What’s the Difference?

2024 RAM 2500 parked in garage
2024 RAM 2500

vs.

2024 RAM 3500
$46,740 MSRP

Starting MSRP

$48,875 MSRP
Two

Engine Options

Three
410 hp

Maximum Horsepower

420 hp
850 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

1,075 lb-ft
19,990 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

37,090 pounds
4,000 pounds

Maximum Payload

7,680 pounds

 

Both the new RAM 2500 and RAM 3500 are heavy-duty trucks, ideal for worksites and adventures in Cypress, but what is the difference between the RAM 2500 and 3500? The two main differences are the pricing and performance, so we’ll go over them in detail in the following 2024 RAM 2500 vs. 3500 guide.

 

 

2024 RAM 2500 vs. 3500: Price 

Upon first look, it’s clear that both models have a similar price range, but the RAM 3500 costs more than the RAM 2500. You should also know that the RAM 2500 comes in a few more trims than the RAM 3500. Plus, when you shop either model at Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram near Houston, you can enjoy our new vehicle specials. Here are the starting prices for every trim.

2023 RAM 2500:

  • Tradesman®: $46,740 MSRP
  • Big Horn®: $51,270 MSRP
  • Laramie®: $68,255 MSRP
  • Rebel: $70,735 MSRP
  • Power Wagon®: $70,835 MSRP
  • Limited Longhorn™: $84,755 MSRP
  • Limited: $88,650 MSRP

2023 RAM 3500:

  • Tradesman®: $48,875 MSRP
  • Big Horn®: $53,650 MSRP
  • Laramie®: $66,515 MSRP
  • Limited: $90,6550 MSRP
  • Limited Longhorn™: $91,025 MSRP

2024 RAM 2500 vs. 3500: Performance

You can count on either model to perform on your worksite near Jersey Village. That said, they’re not the same. Specifically, the RAM 3500 provides an additional high-output diesel engine option for even more capability. Take a look at the performance difference between the RAM 2500 and 3500 below:

2024 RAM 2500:

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine: Capable of up to 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. Can tow up to 17,730 pounds and carry a payload of up to 4,000 pounds. 
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine: Capable of up to 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque. Can tow up to 19,990 pounds and carry a payload of up to 3,150 pounds. 

2024 RAM 3500:

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine: Capable of up to 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. Can tow up to 18,210 pounds and carry a payload of up to 7,680 pounds. 
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine: Capable of up to 370 hp and 850 lb-ft of torque. Can tow up to 22,660 pounds and carry a payload of up to 6,830 pounds. 
  • High-Output 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine: Capable of up to 420 hp and 1,075 lb-ft of torque. Can tow up to 37,090 pounds and carry a payload of up to 6,560 pounds. 

Test Drive RAM Trucks at Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

After doing some research on the differences between the RAM 2500 and 3500, which model are you thinking of getting? You can find both lineups in our Houston lot, and you’re always welcome to stop by for a test drive. Reach out to schedule a visit now! 

 

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