2014 Diesel Guide

2014 Ford, GMC, Chevrolet, & Ram Diesel Pickup Guide

2014 diesel buyers guide comparing the 2014 model year Ford Super Duty, GMC Sierra HD, Chevrolet Silverado HD, and Ram 2500/3500 HD.

Note - highlighted field indicates best-in-class*

2014 Ram 2500 & 3500 HD

2014 Dodge Ram 3500 HD

 

 

Ram 2500

Ram 3500

Max GVWR:

10,000 lbs

14,000 lbs

Max GCWR:

25,000 lbs

37,600 lbs

Max Payload:

3,140 lbs

6,720 lbs

Max Conventional Tow:

17,000 lbs

17,000 lbs

Max 5th Wheel Tow:

17,970 lbs

30,000 lbs

For 2014, the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 models are available with the following diesel engine and transmission options:

• 6.7L Cummins, 350 hp @ 2,800 rpm & 660 lb-ft @ 1,500 rpm w/ G56 6 speed manual transmission
• 6.7L Cummins, 370 hp @ 2,800 rpm & 800 lb-ft @ 1,700 rpm w/ 68RFE 6 speed automatic transmission
• 6.7L Cummins, 385 hp @ 2,800 rpm & 850 lb-ft @ 1,700 rpm w/ Aisin AS69RC 6 speed automatic transmission

In addition to Ram's 3/4 ton and 1 ton models, the 2014 Ram 1500 pickup is available with a VM 3.0L V-6 "EcoDiesel", which is rated at 240 hp @ 2,800 rpm and 420 lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm.

 

2014 Ford Super Duty

2014 Ford Super Duty

 

 

Ford F-250

Ford F-350

Ford F-450

Max GVWR:

10,000 lbs

14,000 lbs

14,000 lbs

Max GCWR:

23,500 lbs

30,500 lbs

33,000 lbs

Max Payload:

3,120 lbs

6,687 lbs

5,880 lbs

Max Conventional Tow:

14,000 lbs

18,500 lbs

18,500 lbs

Max 5th Wheel Tow:

16,800 lbs

23,200 lbs

24,700 lbs

 

Ford's Super Duty pickup line includes three models, the F-250, F-350, and F-450. Their available diesel engine is the 6.7L Power Stroke, which makes a peak 400 hp @ 2,800 rpm and 800 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm. The engine is backed by Ford's TorqShift 6 speed automatic transmission.

 

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra 2500/3500 HD

2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD

 

 

Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra 2500

Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra 3500

Max GVWR:

9,900 lbs

13,025 lbs

Max GCWR:

24,500 lbs

30,500 lbs

Max Payload:

3,431 lbs

5,740 lbs

Max Conventional Tow:

13,000 lbs

18,000 lbs

Max 5th Wheel Tow:

17,800 lbs

23,100 lbs

 

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD are available with the 6.6L Duramax LML mated to an Allison 1000 6 speed automatic transmission. The Duramax remains unaltered for 2014, rated at 397 hp @ 3,000 rpm and 765 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm.

 

2014 Best in Class Diesel*

 

3/4 Ton Diesel Pickup

1 Ton Diesel Pickup

Best in Class Horsepower:

Ford 6.7L Power Stroke - 400 hp

Ford 6.7L Power Stroke - 400 hp

Best in Class Torque:

6.7L Cummins - available 850 lb-ft

6.7L Cummins - available 850 lb-ft

Best in Class GVWR:

Ford F250 & Ram 2500 - 10,000 lbs

Ford F350 & Ram 3500 - 14,000 lbs

Best in Class GCWR:

Ram 2500 - 25,000 lbs

Ram 3500 - 37,600 lbs

Best in Class Payload:

Chevrolet/GMC 2500 - 3,431 lbs

Ram 3500 - 6,720 lbs

Best in Class Conv. Tow:

Ram 2500 - 17,000 lbs

Ford F350 - 18,500 lbs

Best in Class 5th Wheel Tow:

Ram 2500 - 17,970 lbs

Ram 3500 - 30,000 lbs

 

* Diesel Hub's "Best-in-class" recognizes diesel equipped pickups only - all capacities and ratings for gasoline equipped trucks have been omitted. "Class" refers to class II and class III pickup categories respectively.

Source: ramtrucks.com, ford.com, gmc.com, chevrolet.com