2019 RAM 3500

2019 RAM 3500

2019 GMC Sierra 3500

2019 GMC Sierra 3500

2019 RAM 3500 vs 2019 GMC Sierra 3500

2019 RAM 3500


2019 GMC Sierra 3500

Starting Price

$40,800 MSRP
35,100 Pounds

Towing Capacity

23,300 Pounds

Available Engine Options


Transmission Options


When you need a heavy-duty truck that can handle your workload in Carlsbad or Vista, compare the 2019 Ram 3500 vs. GMC Sierra 3500. Both of these trucks provide drivers with exceptional power, but the Ram 3500 towing capacity, as well as its starting price and engine options, help to make this HD truck outperform all of its competitors at Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Escondido, San Diego.

2019 Ram 3500 vs. GMC Sierra 3500: Starting Price

For many San Marcos drivers, the number one aspect that gets them to choose one vehicle over another is price. We get it; everyone has a budget they have to work within, and saving money on a new vehicle can be extremely exciting! That’s why for the first round of our Ram 3500 and GMC Sierra 3500 comparison, we’re looking at the starting price of these two heavy-duty trucks. Take a look below:

  • 2019 Ram 3500: Starting MSRP of $35,095
  • 2019 GMC Sierra 3500: Starting MSRP of $40,800

As you can see, when you opt for a Ram 3500 for sale at Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, you’ll pay $5,000 less than you would if you went with the 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 at another dealership.

2019 Ram 3500 vs. GMC Sierra 3500: Engine Capabilities

Although the price of a vehicle is a very important factor for many Valley Center drivers, when we get shoppers at our dealership who are searching for a heavy-duty truck, they want to know all about what’s under the hood of each model. Well, when you go with the Ram 3500, you get three options, whereas you only get two with the GMC model. Let’s get a closer look at the engines below, and discover the Sierra 3500 and Ram 3500 towing capacity ratings:

2019 Ram 3500 Engine Options:

  • 6.4L HEMI V8: This standard V8 engine delivers a best-in-class 410 horsepower as well as a maximum torque of 429 lb-ft. This engine allows the Ram 3500 to tow up 17,130 pounds and carry a payload of up to 6,600 pounds.
  • 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel: This engine option gives the Ram 3500 370 hp and a whopping 850 lb-ft of torque. This engine option allows the Ram to tow up to 21,560 pounds but carry a lesser payload of 5,730 pounds.
  • 6.7L High Output Cummins Turbo Diesel: If you want the strongest engine the Ram 3500 can be outfitted with, this option gives up to 400 hp and a best-in-class diesel torque rating of 1,000 lb-ft. The Ram 3500 towing capacity is boosted to an incredible maximum of 35,100 pounds, while it can also carry a payload of 7,680 pounds. With this engine equipped, the Ram 3500 towing capacity and payload rating give it best-in-class honors! We suggest pairing this engine with a Ram 3500 Mega Cab model for optimum performance.

2019 GMC Sierra 3500 Engine Options:

  • Vortec 6.0L V8: As for the GMC Sierra 3500, this standard engine equips the truck with 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque.
  • Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel: With this engine equipped, the GMC Sierra 3500 gets 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque.

While the engines you can equip in the Sierra 3500 do impress, the truck’s towing capabilities disappoint in comparison to the Ram 3500. The 2019 Sierra 3500 can only tow a maximum of 23,300 pounds in comparison to the incredible 35,100 pounds that the Ram 3500 can tow.

Find the 2019 Ram 3500 for Sale at Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Escondido, San Diego

Whether you’re looking for a Ram 3500 Mega Cab or Crew Cab model, we should have it available amongst our available inventory! No matter which version of the Ram 3500 you choose, it’s sure to be a powerful truck capable of taking on any and every workload. For more on Ram trucks, check out the reviews for the Ram 1500, discover the strong towing capabilities of the Ram 2500, and take a look at our entire Ram lineup of trucks and vans! Be sure to contact us for more information.

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