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Right now I have my eye on two Ram ProMasters (links below):

1. 2016 Ram ProMaster 2500 High Roof 136" WB - $16,995.
2. 2014 Ram ProMaster 1500 High Roof 136" WB - $13,950.

The 2500 is 2 years newer, but has 163k miles. The 1500 only has 111k miles, and is $3000 cheaper. I also looked at KBB and it says that a fair price for the 2500 is ~$11.5k and for the 1500 is ~$13.5k. I asked the dealer of the 2500 if they could come down on the price due to the high mileage, but they were unwilling.

My questions are:

1. Is KBB inaccurate on high mileage vans? I find it hard to understand how KBB thinks it is worth $5000 less than what the dealer is selling for.
2. Any major advantages of the 2500 model over the 1500? From Ram's website, seems like the 2500 has better brakes and suspension and slightly higher towing capacity. I'm not really planning on having that much weight in the van.
 

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I can’t advise you on price but I think the biggest difference between a 136 ht 1500 and 2500 ht is basically a $1000 list. The 1500’s springs are softer than the 2500 and therefore are far better for a camper conversion. I think the breakers are the same on all high tops, but not positive. Go for a 1500 if you can find one, i.e. don’t pay more for a 2500 expecting it to be better!
 
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