GMC vs Ram Towing: The Internet Crowns a Winner
If you’ve been wondering whether GMC or Ram is the best truck is for towing, your wait is finally over! Does it sound too good to be true?
We’ve got the answer for you, according to a group of people polled on Reddit. We’ll find out who wins “best truck for towing” between the GMC and Ram 2500 trucks.
Let’s get to it!
The Age-Old Towing Debate: Which Truck is Better, GMC or Ram?
For as long as there have been different truck brands, there have been arguments about which is better. Brand enthusiasts always posit their favorite brand as the clear winner, but is there more to it? What makes a truck good for towing, anyway?
Payload and tow capacity are some of the most significant aspects of what makes a truck suitable for towing, whether it’s a GMC, Ram, or another brand. Other features to look for include ride quality, safety features, cab features, trim styles, and of course: price.
Reddit Thread Solves the Debate Once and For All
Redditor ResourceAromatic9680 took to the popular online forum to get answers from the community and solve the GMC vs. Ram towing debate once and for all.
The poster states:
“I’m most concerned about reliability, will be towing a Jayco 27RB.”
The thread has received many votes and opinions from experienced RVers and truck owners… and here are the results.
GMC vs. Ram Towing: And the Winner Is…
The poll is still open for two more days at the time of this writing. So far, the winner is the Dodge Ram 2500 with a five-vote lead. It’s certainly a close call!
It can be challenging to choose the perfect truck. In addition, asking the Internet is sure to get you every opinion imaginable! But, here’s what Redditors are saying about the GMC and Ram trucks for towing.
What Redditors Have to Say About the GMC 2500’s Towing
“Go with the one you like best. In the end, they all will pull/carry nearly identical. For me it came down to which I thought looked nicer and which had the tech/gadgets I wanted. I went GMC for the looks, heads up display and camera options. I had a ‘18 F-250 prior. In the end, for towing, there is very little difference in capability, so it comes down to wants and likes.”
What Redditors Have to Say About The Ram 2500’s Towing
On the other hand, Boost-Deuce talks about Ram towing:
“If you are looking at new trucks, I would go with the Ram just for all the interior luxuries. The GM interior is dated and the HD trucks apparently won’t get a redesign until MY 2023. Both engines have been proven reliable at this point.
Both will pull your 27RB like it’s not even there. Pick one based off your personal preference for looks and comfort.”
Does It Really Matter?
Does it matter if it’s GMC or Ram that’s better at towing? Redditor PhilandHisGrill says:
“Doesn’t matter. And I say that as a guy who tends to lean Ford. Fact is, of the big 3 they all know how to build trucks.
Everybody makes a decent truck, everybody has the capability to churn out a lemon. You might buy a Ram and have nothing but issues, but had you picked the red one over the blue one it might have been screwed together properly.
What matters more is if the truck has the capability to do what you want (a 27 foot trailer ought to be well within the capabilities unless you insist on taking a lot of lead ingots along for your camping satisfaction) and if it is a place you will enjoy being as you drive it down the road.”
Which Truck Is Actually the Best?
Like Phil said: it (probably) doesn’t really matter if it’s GMC or Ram or any other truck, as long as you make sure you have enough towing and payload capacity.
Each major truck manufacturer is known for making reliable trucks. When looking for a truck to pull your camper, start with towing capacity and work from there.
Once you know what size truck you need, you can determine other desirable features and pick the truck you like the best.
If you have a specific favorite, we’d love to hear why in the comments!
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