Compare 2022 RAM 1500 vs 2022 RAM 2500

2022 RAM 1500 vs 2022 RAM 2500
2022 RAM 1500 2022 RAM 2500


3.6L V6 6.4L V8


305 hp 410 hp

  Max Towing Capacity

12,750 lbs * 20,000 lbs *

  Max Payload Capacity

2,300 lbs * 4,010 lbs *

  Standard Seating Capacity

6 Passengers (Quad Cab) 3 Passengers (Regular Cab)

2022 RAM 1500 vs 2022 RAM 2500

Serving Fairfax, VA

The RAM truck line for 2022 is loaded with powerful, well-equipped models and trims. The RAM 1500 is a full-size truck with relentless appeal and all of the power that most drivers need. It is followed in the lineup by the RAM 2500, a heavy-duty truck with a comparable appeal. At Farrish Chrysler Dodge Jeep, our associates focus on helping each customer make an individual buying decision that is perfect for them. Before deciding between the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500, a detailed look at what both models deliver is in order.


The RAM 1500 is offered with four engines, while the RAM 2500 is offered with three. The most powerful engine available for the RAM 1500 is a supercharged V8, 6.2-liter engine that gives you 702 horsepower. The RAM 2500’s most powerful gas engine is a 6.4-liter V8 engine that delivers 410 horsepower. Both models are offered with a diesel engine option. The RAM 1500 also has the option of eTorque mild-hybrid technology with select powertrains. Both models are also available with an auto transmission and either standard or available four-wheel drive.


The RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500 for 2022 are visually comparable in many ways. For example, they both have a chrome-accented grille that carries the RAM logo, rectangular headlights, and a muscular hood. The RAM 2500 has a taller and more powerful hood, larger LED headlights, and more definition through the lower-side door panels. It also has an aggressive lower-front fascia and premium accents on the hood.


When you carefully compare the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500, you will find that they have many shared features. For example, both trucks are available with a surround-view camera, numerous assistive safety technologies, trailer-reverse steering control, a Harman Kardon sound system, a heads-up display screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a digital rear mirror, a sunroof, and more. The RAM 2500 adds an electric winch, a wireless charging pad, and other features that are not available in the RAM 1500.

Are you excited about getting to know the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500 in greater detail? Our Farrish Chrysler Dodge Jeep sales experts are on-hand to help you get more familiar with what these two models offer on the road. Contact the sales office today to learn more about these options through a test drive comparison.

* When properly equipped. See dealer for details.