Compare 2022 Ram 2500 vs Ram 3500

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2022 Ram 2500 Overview

If you need a heavy-duty pickup and want a Ram truck in particular, then your main choices come down to the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500. In this review, your local Ram team at Galeana's Van Dyke Dodge will compare the Ram 2500 vs Ram 3500 models and point out the notable differences across a range of important automotive categories.

Warren MI - 2022 Ram 2500's Overview

Exterior - Ram Dealer serving Warren MI

Body configuration options are also quite similar when comparing the Ram 2500 vs Ram 3500. There are three cab styles available: a two-door regular cab, a four-door crew cab and an even bigger version of that crew cab called the Mega Cab. There are two bed lengths available: a standard bed that measures 6 feet 4 inches and a long bed that measures 8 feet. The regular cab is only available with the Tradesman and Big Horn trim levels and comes exclusively with the long bed. The crew cab gives you the choice of beds and is available with all trim levels. The Mega Cab comes exclusively with the standard bed and is available with the Big Horn trim level and up.

Warren MI - 2022 Ram 2500's Exterior

Interior - 2022 Ram 2500 in Warren MI

The Tradesman has a front bench seat and thus seats up to three if you opt for the regular cab and up to six if you opt for either of the extended cabs. With all other trim levels for the 2022 Ram 2500 and 2022 Ram 3500, you have the choice between either the bench seat or front bucket seats. If you choose the bucket seats, then the regular cab seats up to two and the extended cabs seat up to five as opposed to six. Tradesman models comes standard with vinyl upholstery. Deleting the carpet is a no-cost option, and cloth upholstery is also a no-cost option. The Laramie is the point in the lineup in which the cabin becomes more upscale: leather upholstery, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, zone automatic climate control and so forth.

Warren MI - 2022 Ram 2500's Interior
Ram 2500 Mechanical specs

Either the maximum payload or maximum towing rating will be the deciding factor for most of our customers considering the 2022 Ram 2500 and 2022 Ram 3500. The Ram 2500 has a payload rating as high as 3,910 pounds and a tow rating as high as 19,990 pounds. The Ram 3500, on the other hand, has a payload rating as high as 7,680 pounds and a tow rating as high as 37,090 pounds. The exact specifications of your truck depend on a range of factors, including the engine, drive layout and cab and bed combination. If you have specific needs, our team can assist you with making the choices that will meet them. Both models come standard with a 6.4L V8 engine: 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. You also have a diesel option with both the 2500 and 3500. It's a six-cylinder turbo-diesel that makes 370 hp and 850 lb.-ft. in its default configuration. However, the Ram 3500 also gives you the option of a high-output configuration that makes 420 hp and 1,075 lb.-ft.

Warren MI - 2022 Ram 2500's Mechanical
Technologies - Ram Dealership in Warren MI

The Tradesman comes standard with Uconnect 3 with a 5-inch touch screen. It gives you the option of Uconnect 4 with an 8.4-inch touch screen with or without integrated navigation or with a 12.0-inch touch screen with navigation. The 8.4-inch touch screen becomes standard starting with the Big Horn trim level. The navigation system becomes standard starting with the Limited Longhorn, and the Limited features the 12.0-inch touch screen as standard equipment. A rearview camera system and cruise control are standard across the board. The Limited adds blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-path detection, which is otherwise optional. Other options include adaptive cruise control, frontal collision mitigation, lane departure mitigation and a digital rearview mirror.

Trim Levels - 2022 Ram 2500 dealer

The trim levels available for the 2022 Ram 2500 and 2022 Ram 3500 at Galeana's Van Dyke Dodge are the same for the most part. The main difference is the Power Wagon. It's an off-road-oriented trim level available with the Ram 2500 but not the Ram 3500. Otherwise, you have the Tradesman, which is the work truck, the up-level Big Horn, the well-equipped Laramie, the luxury-oriented Limited Longhorn and the top-spec Limited.

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