Ford, Chevy, RAM Diesel Engine Comparison | Lifted Trucks Nationwide

Which Diesel Engine Equipped Truck in Our Inventory is Right for You?

If you're searching for a diesel engine-powered, heavy-duty truck, you've probably narrowed it down to the most trusted three options on the market. The Ford F-250, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, and Ram 2500 each offer a diesel engine that makes towing and hauling a simplified, powerful experience. Let's compare the following three engines, as each of these three-quarter ton class trucks is right for a different type of driver in the Glendale, AZ area.


The Ford F-250 with a Power Stroke® Engine

The Engine

When you choose to equip the Ford F-250 with their powerful turbo diesel, you'll gain an increased towing capacity and payload, not to mention, plenty of horsepower for the roads of Mesa, AZ. Learn more about some of the specifics of this popular and trusted diesel engine that serves the highway and the jobsite with equal durability.

  • The 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel is recently upgraded and paired with a new 36,000-psi fuel-injection system.
  • Enjoy a strong block, connector rods and bearings, cylinder heads, and forged-steel pistons.
  • This engine is capable of 475-horsepower and 1,050-pound-feet of torque for a speedy ride.
  • Enjoy an impressive maximum towing capacity of 18,000-pounds with this configuration and 4,270-pound payload capacity.

Additional Features

The Ford F-250 is more than just an engine, expect a wide range of other perks that make life on the roads near Scottsdale with one of these models ideal. A high-airflow grille design and classic high-strength steel frame and body construction work together to make up the architecture of a truck that's built to thrive no matter the conditions. Enjoy the added peace of mind that comes Ford Co-Pilot360™ technology and other noteworthy driver's assistance features which manage your trailer, control sway, and make reversing simpler.

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 with a Duramax Engine

The Engine

The diesel engine found inside the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 makes no compromises when it comes to grit and endurance. Expect a versatile and powerful configuration that makes heavy-duty hauling easier. Learn more about the numbers of this engine:

  • The 6.6-liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel engine is capable of 445-horsepower and 910-pound-feet of torque.
  • Expect an exhaust brake, engine block heater, and capped fuel fill for simple starting in cool weather and safer refueling.
  • The diesel engine from Chevy is paired with the Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission for greater control on the roads of Tempe.
  • With this engine configuration, expect a towing capacity of 15,400-pounds and a 3,715-pound payload capacity.

Additional Features

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 features a long list of perks unique to the brand that makes life easier. Enjoy 12 cargo tie-downs throughout the bed, as well as the unique CornerStep Rear Bumper for safer loading and unloading. Standard technology cloaks the interior of this stylish heavy-duty, with features like a 4.2-inch driver's information display as well as a driver information center. The standard 4G LTE hotspot and option for a premium sound system make for a connected on-road or off-road experience every single time you drive your truck.


The Ram 2500 with a Cummins® Engine

The Engine

The Ram 2500 offers their turbo-diesel option in the form of the Cummins® engine. This powerful configuration offers a series of perks that make towing and hauling jobs easier. It specifically boasts a quiet ride with less vibration, while still holding onto its performance capabilities.

  • The 6.7-liter Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 option has recently been updated and is ultra-responsive across terrains.
  • Enjoy a stunning 850-pound-feet of torque and 370-horsepower output from the Cummins® engine.
  • With the Cummins® Turbo Diesel engine, expect a 19,780-pound towing capacity and a 3,260-pound payload.

Additional Features

Glendale, AZ drivers will love the updated suite of connected technology and the large list of available features you can equip your truck with. Less trim-level focused, the Ram 2500 offers a 12-inch touchscreen on any model, as well as a generous legroom measurement in the Mega Cab® model of 43.4-inches of space. You'll also enjoy the option for a leather-coated interior in any model of the Ram 2500.

Summing it Up

Making the choice between these three heavy-duty trucks can be tough, but here at Lifted Trucks near Peoria, we want you to head home in the perfect option for you. Regardless of which you choose, you're guaranteed to find a powerful engine, however, when you line them up, it's clear each truck is right for someone different.

  • The Ford F-250 is a great choice for those that want some of the biggest towing and payload capacities on the market, and certainly the most generous horsepower and torque numbers. A large lineup of trim levels allows you to customize styling and technology features to your liking. You're also buying into the Ford name, long trusted by its customers.
  • The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 features slightly smaller capability numbers, but its nothing to blink an eye at when you figure in the broad list of standard technology.
  • The Ram 2500 offers the highest capacity numbers with its turbo diesel engine, as well as generous technology features, but its virtually trim-level-less lineup means hefty upgrades if you want the state-of-the-art technology and luxe seating. This option definitely features the more luxurious spectrum of options of the bunch.

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