2020 Ram 1500

VS

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

RAM 1500

vs.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.6L Six-Cylinder Engine

Base Engine

4.3L Six-Cylinder Engine
2,300 lbs

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,250 lbs
Up to 12,750 lbs

Maximum Towing Capacity

Up to 13,400 lbs
Up to 19 mpg

Base City MPG

Up to 19 mpg
Up to 24 mpg

Base Highway MPG

Up to 22 mpg

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Silverado 1500


Looking for a capable full-size pickup to help you accomplish more during the workweek and enjoy your time off during the weekend? While there are certainly many new light-duty pickups for sale here in the Fordyce area, one some are going to deliver what you need. It’s with that in mind that we’ve compiled this comparison between two full-size truck segment stalwarts: the 2020 RAM 1500 and the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. Ready to see if the Silverado or RAM 1500 is right for you? Let’s explore how these two trucks stack up right now!

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Power & Capability

Camden drivers on-the-hunt for superior performance will love the RAM 1500. If you’re thinking about the Silverado or RAM 1500, you’ll be glad to know that the latter truck offers significantly more standard power than the former truck when you compare base trim levels:

  • RAM 1500: Offers a standard V6 engine that makes 305 hp, provides a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, and a maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds.
  • Silverado 1500: Offers a standard V6 engine that creates 285 hp, provides a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds, and a maximum payload capacity of 2,250 pounds.

What the RAM 1500 may lose in towing capacity to the Chevy Silverado 1500, it more than makes up for in fuel efficiency. In fact, the entry-level RAM 1500 can travel up to 19 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway. By contrast, the entry-level Silverado will get you around 19 miles per gallon in the city and just 22 miles per gallon on the highway.

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Cargo Management

The RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500 may provide similar cargo dimensions and specs, sure. But what about cargo management specs? In that area, the 2020 RAM 1500 truly stands out with these one-of-a-kind features:

  • Multifunction Tailgate: Thanks to this feature, the RAM 1500 tailgate actually is composed of not one but two doors that swing open 88° for unparalleled cargo access.
  • RAMBox® Cargo Management System: This feature gives you two storage bins on either side of your RAM’s bed flanking the rear fenders. Upgraded for 2020, it now features even-more-storage.
  • In-Floor Storage: The RAM 1500 now offers class-exclusive, in-floor storage bins to give you even more secure storage space to hide away valuables or keep personal effects.

As you can see, the new RAM 1500 provides some ingenious cargo management solutions to make more of your Sheridan drives so you can bring everything along for the ride with you.

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Interior Amenities

Looking to compare the RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with regard to standard and available tech features? From Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity to premium sound, here’s how these two trucks go toe-to-toe concerning technology:

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV System: This advanced infotainment system boasts a customizable home screen with dual-screens, physical controls for certain features, full-screen navigation and SiriusXM® with 360L.
  • Harman Kardon® Premium Sound System: An available 900-watt sound system includes 19 speakers, the most in its class,
  • Available Class-Exclusive 12-inch touchscreen: This class-exclusive system is one you find on the likes of the Silverado 1500. Not only is it large but it also boasts unique capabilities, like pinch-to-zoom gesture support.

The 2020 RAM 1500 Delivers What You Want near Fordyce

Want to find the perfect new RAM 1500 for your needs today? We’re happy to answer any of your remaining RAM 1500 questions when you contact us here at Southern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram near Pinebluff! Looking to take the next steps in your truck buying process? Check out our new specials or simply apply for financing online.

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