Ram 1500 versus Chevrolet Silverado 1500

How Does the New Ram 1500 Compare to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

Whether it's for work or for fun, if you're looking to buy or lease a new truck, you want to make sure you're choosing the truck that's going to best fit your needs. Are you in need of power and rugged ability as well as elegant comfort and high-tech features? The new Ram 1500 offers all the things you need and more to enjoy a comfortable and capable experience no matter what's on your plate that day. The new Ram 1500 has all of the hauling and towing power you need to take on even the largest of jobs, as well as the rugged build and ability to take you everywhere you need to go. The cabin ranges from work ready to elegantly upscale, allowing you to pick the Ram 1500 model that fits your needs best from a wide array of choices. In order to demonstrate just how fitting the new Ram 1500 can be for your lifestyle and needs, we're going to compare it to the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 so you can easily see the many ways the new Ram 1500 beats the competition and can fit your needs best!

Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • The Ram 1500 has a lower starting MSRP price tag than the Silverado 1500. The Ram 1500 starts at $26,495 while the new Silverado 1500 starts at $27,785, allowing you to save over $1,000 and reallocate your money where it matters.
  • The standard engine in the new Ram 1500 offers more horsepower than the standard engine in the new Chevy Silverado 1500. The Ram 1500 sports a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 305-horsepower, while the 4.3-liter V6 engine in the Silverado 1500 falls short with 285-horsepower.
  • The Ram 1500 comes equipped with a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, compared to the standard six-speed transmission in the Silverado 1500, which translates to a smoother driving experience.
  • The new Ram 1500 has a larger wheelbase and overall length than the Silverado 1500.
  • For those who have to commute to work every day, you'll be happy to know that the new Ram 1500 offers a slightly higher estimated fuel economy on the highway than the Silverado 1500 does, with 25 mpg compared to 24 from the Silverado.
  • For rugged adventures and making it to every destination, the Ram 1500 offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance, compared to 8.2-inches of ground clearance from the Silverado.
  • For quick and easy access to all your tools, the Ram 1500 offers the convenient RamBox cargo management system. The Silverado, however, does not.

These are only a few of the ways that the new Ram 1500 beats out the competition and can accommodate your lifestyle. If you're interested in learning more about the new Ram 1500 and how it can work for you, we welcome you to come take one out for a test drive right here at Bluebonnet Chrysler Dodge, conveniently located in  New Braunfels, TX and proudly serving nearby San Antonio, San Marcos, and Seguin!

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