Ram 2500 vs Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Comparison


Ram 2500 HD at Mac Lang Orillia, Orillia Ontario

The 2022 Ram 2500 is the capable workhorse pickup truck trusted by hardworking Ontarians, and drivers across Canada. When you’re considering a particular heavy-duty pickup for your workforce, or personal use, the Ram 2500 is the premier choice of HD pickup trucks. Drivers also have other options, such as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD. We have a detailed comparison of key features between the 2022 Ram 2500 and 2022 Silverado 2500 HD, covering engine performance, towing capacity, technology, and safety features. Read on to learn more about how the Ram 2500 compares against the competition below.


Standard Performance

With a 6.4L V8 engine offering 410 horsepower, the Ram 2500 outpaces the Chevrolet Silverado 2500, which only offers a 6.6L V8 at 401 horsepower. The Ram 2500 offers more towing capacity and overall power than the Silverado 2500, giving it a distinct advantage when on the jobsite, or towing your trailer out on the open roads.

Specifications 2022 Ram 2500 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
Horsepower (Standard) 410 hp 401 hp
Towing Capacity (Standard) 7,956 kg 6,577 kg
Adaptive Forward Lighting Available Unavailable

Towing Capability

The Ram 2500 offers greater towing capacity than the Silverado 2500. At the base model, the Ram 2500 offers 7,956kg of towing, while the Silverado 2500 offers 6,577kg kg of towing. Overall, when you need to haul anything for significant distances, you can do so with more control, capability, and safety in a Ram 2500.



The Ram lineup is well-equipped with the latest convenience and driver-assistance as standard features. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and 6-months of included Sirius XM radio are all included across all Ram 2500 models. The Ram also has all the trailering technology you need to safely manage hauling your cargo across varying conditions.

Safety Features

While both the Ram 2500 and Silverado 2500 offer comparable safety features and driver assist technologies, the Ram 2500 remains a step ahead of the competition. The 2022 iteration of the Ram 2500 includes an available adaptive forward lighting system, a headlight technology that can adjust the headlamps by 15 degrees in the direction you’re steering, allowing you to have better visibility at night when handling corners and curves of the Orilla roads.


Find your Ram Truck in Orillia at Mac Lang Orillia

We have a great selection of the Ram lineup of trucks at our Orillia dealership location. Not only do we have Ram 2500 models in-stock on our lot, we also have Ram 1500, 1500 Classic, and 3500 trucks for you to choose from. Explore the very best of Ram here at Mac Lang Orillia, with our team of Ram experts here to answer all your questions regarding Canada’s number one award-winning pickup truck.