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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab
MSRP
$55,700
Invoice
$51,801
Average Price Paid
$51,526
4 listings nationwide

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2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab
MSRP
$43,240
Invoice
$40,359
Average Price Paid
$39,629
56 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab
Fair Price
$52,881
Good Price
$50,558
Great Price
$49,230
2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab
Fair Price
$40,767
Good Price
$38,597
Great Price
$37,356

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$57,372
2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,356

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab
William Maley Preview:

For some people, the standard full-size pickup truck doesn’t cut it. They need something capable of pulling heavy machinery or a large horse trailer. For them, a heavy-duty pickup like...

2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab
George Kennedy Preview:

When drivers need more power and capability than a typical light-duty truck will offer, the Ram 2500 is the heavy-duty workhorse that lives up to its name. For 2018 Ram buyers get more...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab
writes:
Great
writes:
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch Crew Cab 4WD worse.
"Silverado diesel is far and above for power and quality ... drove the f250 and the 2500 diesels.... bought the silverado.."
2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab
2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X2
4X2
4X2
4X2
4X2
4X2
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 36 gal 31 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Biodiesel
Diesel
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
360 hp @ 5,400 RPM
--
350 hp @ 2,800 RPM
350 hp @ 2,800 RPM
410 hp @ 5,600 RPM
383 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
380 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
--
660 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
660 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
429 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
16:1
16.2:1
16.2:1
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement
6,000 cc
6,600 cc
6,700 cc
6,700 cc
6,400 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.62 in
4.06 in x 3.9 in
4.21 in x 4.88 in
4.21 in x 4.88 in
4.09 in x 3.72 in
3.92 in x 3.58 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 45.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 40.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 3,233 lbs 2,690 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 13,000 lbs 11,520 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 15,400 lbs 17,450 lbs
Exterior
Length 239.5 in 237.4 in
Width 80.5 in 79.1 in
Height 78.3 in 73.7 in
Wheelbase 153.7 in 149.5 in
Bed Length 78.9 in 76.3 in

Available Options

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
High Country Crew Cab

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Deep Ocean Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Metallic
  • Havana Metallic
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black - Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • LPO, Off-Road Assist Steps
  • LPO, Rocker Guard
  • Entertainment Package, Rear-Seat DVD/Blu-ray Player
  • Duramax Plus Package
  • Sunroof, Power
2018 Ram 2500
Big Horn Crew Cab

Exterior Colors

  • Black Clearcoat
  • Black Forest Green Pearlcoat
  • Blue Streak Pearlcoat
  • Bright Green
  • Bright Red
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Case IH Red
  • Construction Yellow
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Detonator Yellow Clearcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Hills Green
  • Light Cream
  • Light Green
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Midnight Blue Pearlcoat
  • National Safety Yellow
  • New Holland Blue
  • Omaha Orange
  • Power Tan
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic Clearcoat
  • Robin Egg Blue
  • School Bus Yellow
  • Timberline Green Pearlcoat
  • Tree Green
  • True Blue Pearlcoat
  • Yellow

Option Packages

  • RamBox Cargo Management System
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • Auto-Level Rear Air Suspension
  • Engine: 6.4L Heavy-Duty V8 Hemi with MDS
  • Engine: 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Body-Color Running Boards
  • Chrome Tubular Side Steps
  • Wheel-To-Wheel Side Steps
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav with 8.4" Display
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C with 8.4" Display
  • Harvest Edition
  • Luxury Group
  • Sport Appearance Group
  • Quick-Order Package 22Z Big Horn
  • Quick-Order Package 26Z Big Horn
  • Quick-Order Package 2EZ Big Horn
  • Quick-Order Package 2FZ Big Horn
  • Power Sunroof
  • Mopar 20K Direct Mount Fifth-Wheel Hitch
  • Wheels: 20" x 8.0" Painted Aluminum with Chrome Inserts

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