2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2018 Ram 2500 exterior front fascia and drivers side on road vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado exterior front fascia and passenger side

We are excited to introduce to you the 2018 Ram 2500. For a truck that can handle both heavy and light duties, the 2018 Ram 2500 may be the right fit for you. We’ve decided to take one of the Ram 2500’s biggest competitors and pit it against the Ram 2500, so without further ado, here is the 2018 Ram 2500 vs the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

As you may know, there are 7 trim levels offered for the 2018 Ram 2500; for this purpose, we will be using the Ram 2500 Tradesman 4dr Crew Cab SB against the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab SB to keep things even. In the table below, we’ll be comparing some of the more commonly asked questions about these two trucks, including power and pricing.

Now that we’ve given a brief overview, let’s see what the 2018 Ram 2500 has to offer.

2018 Ram 2500


2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

383 hp Horsepower 360 hp
400 ft-lb Torque 380 ft-lb
6-speed shiftable automatic Transmission 6-speed shiftable automatic
$37,540 Starting MRSP $39,040

Advantages of the 2018 Ram 2500

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ram 2500 doesn’t slack when it comes to power, beating out the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD when it comes to power. The Ram 2500 generates 23hp more than the Chevy Silverado 2500HD, and has 20 ft-lb more torque.

These two trucks have the same 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, but the 2018 Ram 2500 has its competitor beat when it comes to pricing, as the starting MRSP for the Ram 2500 is $1,500 less than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. So, you’ll get more power for a better price when it comes to the Ram 2500.

Hopefully this has helped you choose what truck is the right fit for you. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!