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2022 HD Diesel Pickup Guide

All ratings and capacities for gasoline equipped trucks have been omitted from the following spec charts and comparisons. For more information on gasoline versions of the vehicles discussed herein, please refer to the manufacturer's model specific web page. "Max" refers to maximum available rated capacity in model's lineup. Actual ratings will vary by vehicle configuration and equipment packages.

2022 Highlights - Heavy Duty Diesel Pickup Trucks

2022 GMC Sierra 3500HD

2022 Sierra/Silverado 2500HD, 3500HD

Model:

Sierra/Silverado 2500HD

Sierra/Silverado 3500HD SRW

Sierra/Silverado 3500HD DRW

Engine:

6.6L Duramax L5P V-8

Peak Horsepower:

445 hp @ 2,800 rpm

Peak Torque:

910 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm

Transmission:

Allison 10 speed automatic

Max GVWR:

11,550 lbs

12,250 lbs

14,000 lbs

Max GCWR

27,500 lbs

29,700 lbs

43,900 lbs

Max FAWR:

4x2:

5,200 lbs

4x2:

5,200 lbs

4x2:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

5,600 lbs

Max RAWR:

6,390 lbs

7,250 lbs

10,500 lbs

Max Payload:

3,715 lbs

4,217 lbs

6,523 lbs

Max Conventional Tow:

18,500 lbs

20,000 lbs

20,000 lbs

Max 5th Wheel Tow:

18,500 lbs

21,500 lbs

32,000 lbs

Max Gooseneck Tow:

18,500 lbs

21,500 lbs

36,000 lbs

Powertrain Warranty:

5 year/100,00 miles

2022 Ram 2500 HD, 3500 HD

2022 Ram 3500 HD

Model:

Ram 2500 HD

Ram 3500 HD SRW

Ram 3500 HD DRW

Engine:

6.7L Cummins I-6

6.7L Cummins I-6
6.7L Cummins High Output I-6

6.7L Cummins High Output I-6

Peak Horsepower:

370 hp @ 2,800 rpm

370 hp @ 2,800 rpm (68RFE trans)
420 hp @ 2,800 rpm (Aisin trans)

420 hp @ 2,800 rpm (Aisin trans)

Peak Torque:

850 lb-ft @ 1,700 rpm

850 lb-ft @ 1,700 rpm (68RFE trans)
1,075 lb-ft @1,800 rpm (Aisin trans)

1,075 lb-ft @1,800 rpm (Aisin trans)

Transmissions:

Chrysler 68RFE six speed automatic

Chrysler 68RFE six speed automatic
Aisin AS69RC six speed automatic

Aisin AS69RC six speed automatic

Max GVWR:

10,000 lbs

12,300 lbs

14,000 lbs

Max GCWR

27,980 lbs

34,630 lbs

45,000 lbs

Max FAWR:

4x2:

5,500 lbs

4x2:

5,500 lbs

4x2:

5,500 lbs

4x4:

6,000 lbs

4x4:

6,000 lbs

4x4:

6,000 lbs

Max RAWR:

6,040 lbs

7,000 lbs

9,750 lbs

Max Payload:

3,150 lbs

4,610 lbs

6,830 lbs

Max Conventional Tow:

20,000 lbs

23,000 lbs

23,000 lbs

Max 5th Wheel Tow:

20,000 lbs

26,780 lbs

30,000 lbs

Max Gooseneck Tow:

20,000 lbs

26,780 lbs

37,090 lbs

Powertrain Warranty:

5 year/100,000 miles

2022 Ford F-450

2022 Ford F-250, F-350, F-450 Super Duty

Model:

F-250 Super Duty

F-350 Super Duty SRW

F-350 Super Duty DRW

F-450 Super Duty

Engine:

6.7L Power Stroke Diesel V-8

Peak Horsepower:

475 hp @ 2,600 rpm

Peak Torque:

1,050 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm

Transmission:

TorqShift 10 speed automatic

Max GVWR:

10,800 lbs

12,400 lbs

14,000 lbs

14,000 lbs

Max GCWR

30,000 lbs

30,000 lbs

43,400 lbs

43,500 lbs

Max FAWR:

4x2:

5,250 lbs

4x2:

5,250 lbs

4x2:

5,250 lbs

4x2:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

5,600 lbs

4x4:

6,000 lbs

Max RAWR:

6,340 lbs

7,230 lbs

4x2:

10,300 lbs

9,900 lbs

4x4:

9,900 lbs

Max Payload:

3,542 lbs

3,957 lbs

6,556 lbs

5,838 lbs

Max Conventional Tow:

20,000 lbs

20,000 lbs

21,200 lbs

24,200 lbs

Max 5th Wheel Tow:

19,000 lbs

19,000 lbs

32,500 lbs

32,500 lbs

Max Gooseneck Tow:

22,800 lbs

22,800 lbs

35,750 lbs

37,000 lbs

Powertrain Warranty:

5 year/100,00 miles

2022 Best-in-Class Diesel Title Holders

Best-in-class Engine Horsepower

2022 Ford Super Duty @ 475 horsepower (6.7L Power Stroke V8)

Best-in-class Engine Torque

2022 Ram Trucks Ram 3500 HD @ 1,075 lb-ft (6.7L HO Cummins I-6)

Best-in-class Payload Rating

Single rear wheel:

2022 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 3500HD @ 5,174 lbs

Dual rear wheel:

2022 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 3500HD @ 7,671 lbs

Best-in-class Conventional Tow Rating

Single rear wheel:

2022 Ram Trucks Ram 3500 HD @ 23,000 lbs

Dual rear wheel:

2022 Ford F-450 Super Duty @ 24,200 lbs

Best-in-Class 5th Wheel Tow Rating

Single rear wheel:

2022 Ram Trucks Ram 3500 HD @ 26,780 lbs

Dual rear wheel:

2022 Ford F-450 Super Duty @ 32,500 lbs

Best-in-Class Gooseneck Tow Rating

Single rear wheel:

2022 Ram Trucks Ram 3500 HD @ 26,780 lbs

Dual rear wheel:

2022 Ram Trucks Ram 3500 HD @ 37,090 lbs

Definitions

GVWR - Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. Maximum rated weight of a vehicle and its cargo, including passengers (excluding trailers).

GCWR - Gross Combined Weight Rating. Maximum rated combined weight of a vehicle, its cargo, and trailer(s).

Payload - Maximum weight of combined cargo that a vehicle can carry (excluding trailers).

Conventional tow - Maximum rated total trailer weight when towing using a conventional "bumper pull" receiver hitch.

5th Wheel Tow - Maximum rated total trailer weight when towing using a 5th wheel hitch system.

Gooseneck Tow - Maximum rated total trailer weight when using a gooseneck hitch system.

FAWR - Front Axle Weight Rating. Maximum rated weight that can be applied to the axle.

RAWR - Rear Axle Weight Rating. Maximum rated weight that can be applied to the axle.

SWR - Single Rear Wheel

DRW - Dual Rear Wheel

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Last update: 06/01/2022

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