ram 1500 vs silverado 1500

Are you looking for a heavy-duty pickup truck that can handle your jobs throughout Miami? You’ve probably narrowed your search down to the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500, two powerhouse trucks that offer top-tier performance capabilities. Read on as Planet Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM compares the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500, breaking down their performance features and capabilities, cargo organization, and interior features, to see which vehicle comes out on top!

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.6L V6

Base Engine

4.3L V6 Engine
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,250 pounds
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

13,400 pounds
Up to 19 mpg

Base City MPG

Up to 19 mpg
Up to 24 mpg

Base Highway MPG

Up to 22 mpg

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Performance Features

Both the RAM 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 deliver excellent performance for Hialeah drivers, but when you compare their base trim levels, the RAM 1500 beats out the Silverado 1500:

RAM 1500 Base Specs

  • V6 engine that generates 305 hp
  • Maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds 
  • Maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds 

Silverado 1500 Base Specs

  • V6 engine that generates 285 hp 
  • Maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds
  • Maximum payload capacity of 2,250 pounds 

Even though the RAM 1500 comes a bit short in terms of its maximum towing capacity, it makes up for in the base fuel economy with the best-in-class-standard V6 fuel economy. The RAM 1500 can travel up to 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. While the Silverado 1500 matches at 19 city mpg, it can only travel up to 22 mpg on the highway.

Silverado or RAM 1500: Cargo Organization 

When you’re deciding between the Silverado or RAM 1500, it’s important to consider which vehicle will meet your cargo management needs. Check out how adaptable the RAM 1500 is when it comes to keeping cargo organized and easy to transport in Miami Lakes:

  • RAMBox® Cargo Management System: This secure compartment contains two storage bins and is upgraded for 2020 to provide even more space for your equipment.
  • Multifunction Tailgate: The tailgate has two doors that open 88° for easier cargo access
  • In-Floor Storage: You’ll have access to even more cargo space with in-floor storage bins.

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Interior Features

The RAM 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 provide drivers with high-tech cabins, including features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. However, the RAM 1500 interior will take your driving experience in Kendall to a whole other level: 

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV: Includes a customizable home screen with split-screen technology, physical controls for key features, full-screen navigation and SiriusXM® with 360L for endless entertainment
  • 12-inch touchscreen: Largest touchscreen in its class and offers pinch-and-zoom technology
  • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System: Surround yourself with your favorite tunes thanks to this 900-watt sound system that includes 19 speakers – the most in its class

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