2023 Ram 1500 vs. 2023 Ram 1500 Classic

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2023 Ram 1500 vs. 2023 Ram 1500 Classic in Scarborough, ON

While exploring our new inventory at Roadsport Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, you will find the 2023 Ram 1500 and 2023 Ram 1500 Classic, two excellent Ram pickup trucks from the light-duty segment. These models offer incredible performance and loads of features, so visit our showroom to explore both in more depth. We are confident that we can match you with the perfect Ram pickup truck that will meet your requirements and budget.

Interior Features Comparison

Depending on your needs, you can configure the interior of the 2023 Ram 1500 to suit your specific application. This Ram pickup truck comes with standard heavy-duty vinyl upholstery to withstand wear and tear, while higher trims benefit from having cloth or premium leather upholstery to enhance comfort. Also, higher trims can have an array of luxurious offerings and the latest technology, providing you with the best driving experience inside a light-duty Ram pickup truck.

In comparison, most Ram 1500 Classic trims only feature heavy-duty vinyl upholstery and basic features that are sufficient for most needs. However, higher trims only get the option for cloth upholstery but not leather, and you won't find the same luxury as the Ram 1500.

Towing Capacity Comparison

The Ram 1500 with the standard 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine can tow upwards of 7,710 pounds, sufficient for various light-duty towing tasks and applications. However, upgrading to the 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine allows the Ram 1500 to achieve its maximum towing potential of 12,750 pounds. With the optional 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 engine, this Ram tows a maximum of 12,560 pounds. Towing with the Ram 1500 Classic is adequate but not as capable as the Ram 1500. With the optional 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine properly equipped, the 2023 Ram 1500 Classic can tow a maximum of 10,660 pounds. Although it's less than the maximum towing capacity of the Ram 1500, the Ram 1500 Classic comes at a budget-friendly price tag, making it great value for its capability.

Engine Options & Performance Comparison

The 2023 Ram 1500 has multiple engine options, providing varying performance to meet various needs and preferences. As standard, the Ram 1500 has a 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque, producing output figures of 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque with an additional 90 lb-ft of launch torque. Upgrading to the 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine increases the Ram 1500's output to 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. The eTorque mild hybrid system is also available for the 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine, providing it with 130 lb-ft of launch torque. As optional on select trims, the Ram 1500 can have the 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 that cranks out 260 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. However, nothing compares to the TRX-exclusive supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI V8 engine that offers a best-in-class output of 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque.

On the other hand, the Ram 1500 Classic is only available with two engine options, including the standard 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 that delivers 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. As optional for the Ram 1500 Classic, you can equip the 5.7-litre HEMI V8, which brings 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque.

Contact Us!

Has the 2023 Ram 1500 or 1500 Classic piqued your interest? This impressive pickup truck is highly anticipated, and we are excited to show it off when it arrives at our dealership. Contact us if you have any questions or if you want to stay up to date on our latest models here at Roadsport Chrysler in Scarborough, Ontario. We can't wait to hear from you!