2020 Ram 1500 vs Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500

When it comes to deciding on a new truck, you want to make sure you get the best value and a truck that will best suit your needs. One of the best ways to determine which truck is best for you is to compare and contrast. Here, we will be comparing the new 2020 Ram 1500 with the Silverado 1500. We will compare performance, technology, interior, and exterior to give you a comprehensive look at what both trucks offer and to help you identify which of the two meet your needs.

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2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500

  • Performance
    2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Performance

    The new 2020 Ram 1500 is more powerful than ever with up to 12,750 pounds of towing capacity. There are four available engines that put fuel-efficiency and power first. There is the 5.7L Hemi V8 with eTorque, the 5.7L Hemi V8, the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque, and the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine. With the standard 3.6L V6, the Ram 1500 offers 305 horsepower and both Hemi Engines offer 395 horsepower. The base model Ram 1500 has a fuel economy of 20 MPG city and 25 MPG highway.

    The new Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s entry-level model is equipped with a 285 horsepower V6 and like the Ram 1500, it offers two V8 engine options that deliver 355 and 420 horsepower. There is even a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine available. The maximum towing capacity for the new Silverado 1500 is 13,400 lbs depending on the configuration.

    2020 Ram 1500

    • Standard 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
    • 2,300 lbs Payload
    • 6,730 Towing Capacity
    2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

    • Standard 10-Speed Automatic Transmission
    • 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
    • 6,600 to 9,800 lbs towing capacity
  • Towing, Payload, & Cargo
    2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing/Payload/Cargo Capacity

    The 2020 Ram 1500 offers up to 12,750 lbs towing capacity with 2,300 lbs of payload capacity. The Ram 1500 offers two bed sizes at 5-foot 7-inch and 6-foot 4-inches of cargo capacity. The Silverado 1500 offers 13,400 lbs of towing capacity with 2,250 lbs payload. It has three available bed sizes at 5-foot 10-inch, 6-foot 7-inch, and 8-foot 2-inch.

  • Technology
    2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Technology

    Ram has a history of offering impressive and useful technology and the 2020 Ram 1500 is no exception. There is an optional 12-inch touch screen available to compliment the UConnect infotainment system. The system is intuitive with a customizable home screen and the large screen has a split-view function that works well with Apple CarPlay. Active Noise Cancellation helps reduce vibration in the frame and to reduce noise from outside. The Harman Kardon available audio system has 9 speakers, the most in its class.

    The new Chevy Silverado 1500 boasts an 8-inch available screen with the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system. You can use the Silverado’s available 4G LTE hotspot to stay connected and a Heads Up Display that helps keep your eyes on the road. You will also have access to the myChevrolet Mobile app and Chevrolet Connected Access. The Silverado is Apply CarPlay and Android Auto compatible.

  • Safety
    2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Safety

    Both the Ram 1500 and Silverado 1500 have identical crash test scores from the NHTSA. In the IIHS tests, the new 2020 Ram 1500 earned a rating of “Good” in every category, which is the highest, whereas the Silverado 1500 received a score of “Marginal” for small overlap front passenger test and a rating of “Poor” for its headlights.

    Some of the safety features on the new Ram 1500 include Blind Spot Monitoring, Trailer Detection features that scan for blind spots, 360-degree surround-view camera, and more.

  • Interior
    2020 Ram 1500 Vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior

    When it comes to the interior, the Ram 1500 offers luxurious seating for both the front and second-row. The second-row gets front-row treatment with heating, ventilation, and recline options. The interior quality of the new Ram 1500 is on another level, especially with the Laramie Longhorn and Limited trims.

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