2020 RAM 2500

2020 RAM 2500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500*

2020 RAM 2500 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

2020 RAM 2500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500



410 hp

Base Horsepower

401 hp
19,680 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

18,500 pounds
4,010 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

3,571 pounds

100% Leather Seating

Not Available

Hard work at Grand Island job sites requires a heavy-duty truck. The 2020 RAM 2500 and 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 are two of the most common ones you see because they’re both tough enough to tow and haul what you need. However, when you get into the nitty-gritty and compare the new RAM 2500 vs. Chevy 2500 in detail, you’ll see that RAM comes out on top in terms of performance. Get the heavy-duty truck info you need most with Midway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, below! 

RAM vs. Chevy: Gas Engines

The 2020 RAM 2500 gas engines power through the Holdrege streets! At the base level, the RAM engine has significantly more horsepower at a better price than the Chevy Silverado 2500: 

2020 RAM 2500:

  • 6.4L V8 HEMI® 
  • 410 hp
  • 429 lb-ft of torque

2020 Chevy Silverado 2500:

  • 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 
  • 401 hp
  • 464 lb-ft of torque

RAM 2500 vs. Chevy 2500: Diesel Engines

When you prefer the performance of a diesel engine, Chevy 2500 vs. RAM 2500 are likely tight competitors on your radar. Let’s compare their specs:

2020 RAM 2500:

  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine
  • 370 hp
  • 19,780-pound max towing capacity

2020 Chevy Silverado 2500:

  • Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8
  • 445 hp
  • 18,500-pound max towing capacity

While the Silverado had more horsepower than the RAM, most drivers choose a diesel engine for its capabilities, not its numbers. The RAM outclasses the Chevy here with a higher towing capacity. 

RAM vs. Chevy: Towing Capabilities

While the Silverado 2500 isn’t bringing small potatoes to the table, the RAM remains the Best-in-Class when it comes to towing ability from Hastings to Lexington. Also, Edmunds singles out the RAM 2500 for its rear coil springs, which not only make for a more comfortable ride but also makes for a more stable towing experience. 

  • 2020 RAM 2500: When properly equipped, the RAM 2500 can tow up to 19,680 pounds, earning the accolade of Best-in-Class diesel towing for the 250/2500 truck segment.
  • 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500: The Chevy Silverado 2500, on the other hand, is only able to tow up to 18,500 pounds when properly equipped. 

Explore the 2020 RAM 2500 Capabilities at Midway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

If you’re looking to get the best towing experience beyond the numbers, the RAM 2500 is a clear choice! Contact us to schedule a test drive, or to learn more about RAM technology like Uconnect® and adaptive cruise control, which are not available on the Silverado. While you’re at it, take advantage of CDJR financing for a great interest rate! 

*2019 model image used.

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