2019 Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Ram 1500 Against the Chevy Competition

Texas drivers deserve to be well-informed when they're searching for their next truck crafted to make towing tasks easier, time on the road safer, and relaxing in an interior cabin filled with connectivity an automatic win. All of these and more will be delivered when you choose to drive the new 2019 Ram 1500 model available at Bluebonnet Chrysler Dodge Ram in New Braunfels, TX.

Now we understand the likelihood that you've already explored a couple truck models in addition to the newest Ram, like the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado. While this model is a worthy competitor of the Ram, we want our customers scattered around Texas to note the differences between these two and why the 2019 Ram 1500 is a superior choice when it comes to the creating the ultimate driving experience.

2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado

  • Towing and Payload: Ram trucks always exceed standards when it comes to towing and payload capabilities. This is because those who drive trucks need a reliable support system that can handle any task related to carrying and pulling important cargo. The 2019 Ram 1500, when equipped with the 5.7-liter HEMI® engine with eTorque, reaches a towing capacity of 12,750 pounds and a payload capacity of 2,300 pounds. Both amounts exceed what the 2018 Chevy Silverado offers its drivers who need to haul or tow an excessively heavy load.
  • Revolutionary eTorque: Speaking of eTorque, this is something unique that the 2019 Ram 1500 includes. This available feature is a mild hybrid system that is described as a 48-volt battery-operated motor generator that replaces what used to be the old-style alternator. Having eTorque accompany two of its engine options provides the 2019 Ram 1500 with higher fuel-efficiency and unbeatable towing and payload capabilities compared to the 2018 Silverado.
  • Transmission: Just like in a sedan or an SUV, a truck deserves a smooth ride. In the 2019 Ram 1500, the TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission is a standard across all six trim options. This level of transmission is geared to connect with the eTorque feature of the engine and help increase drivability, overall performance and fuel economy. Along with a smoother ride, the Ram model exceeds the basic six-speed automatic transmission that comes standard in the 2018 Silverado.
  • Passenger Space: Have you ever had issues with fitting passengers comfortably in your truck? With the more spacious cabin interior in the 2019 Ram 1500, you won't have that issue. With best-in-class rear legroom of 45.1 inches. Your passengers will have the room they need to relax with available class-exclusive reclining rear seats and an available fold-down center console. The Ram's legroom dimension has a good five inches higher than the legroom offered by its Chevy competitor.
  • Technology and Safety: With a contemporary interior comes shiny technology. The 2019 Ram 1500 features the largest-in-class 12-inch touchscreen that is available for drivers to use and enjoy in their truck. This Uconnect® 4 NAV can be split into two screens for endless access to all kinds of content. The largest touchscreen option you'll find in the 2018 Silverado is the eight-inch touchscreen display. Safety-wise, both models come equipped with six standard airbags. However, the 2019 Ram 1500 comes with over 100 standard and available features that exceed the handful offered by the 2018 Silverado.

Ready for Your Test Drive in the 2019 Ram 1500?

Reading through this comparison is only the first step in deciding which model is right for you. Whatever is most important - towing, safety, comfort, design - will become clearer when you get close and personal with the 2019 Ram 1500. This 2019 model is crafted to be a well-rounded truck made to satisfy the needs of every Texas driver in search of a dependable truck to tackle life's greatest tasks. Stop by Bluebonnet Chrysler Dodge Ram in New Braunfels today to get your Ram journey started.

 

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