2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Chevy Silverado

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

Searching for a new truck of distinction around Roseville? The 2020 RAM 1500 is a fantastic choice. Then again, so is the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. So how do you choose between the Silverado or RAM 1500? Read the below comparison between the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500, and you’ll begin to get a better idea of which truck works best for your needs and budget. Still curious to learn more? Contact Sacramento Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today!

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.6L V6 Engine

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: Power & Capability

Whether you frequently commute to Roseville or you stick to the streets of Folsom, one thing is certain: the RAM 1500 provides more power thanks to a larger standard engine than the Silverado 1500. The RAM truck also delivers superior payload capacity, though the Silverado offers slightly higher towing abilities:

  • RAM 1500 Base Engine: The standard RAM 1500 engine is a V6 rated at 305 hp.
  • RAM 1500 Max Towing & Payload: The RAM 1500 boasts a max towing capacity of 12,750 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds.
  • Silverado 1500 Base Engine: The Silverado 1500 is equipped with a standard V6 engine that generates 285 hp.
  • Silverado 1500 Max Towing & Payload: The Silverado 1500 offers a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds, and a maximum payload capacity of 2,250 pounds.

Still torn between the Silverado or RAM 1500? It might help to know that the RAM truck achieves best-in-class standard V6 fuel economy. It can travel up to 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. We also have your look at the 2021 RAM 1500 trim levelsBy contrast, the base Silverado offers similar city mpg ratings, but falls short on the highway with a max 22 mpg rating.

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Cargo Management

Though the RAM 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 both offer ample cargo space, their cargo management specs are quite different. Here are some cargo management features of the RAM 1500 that make it a unique choice:

  • RAMBox® Cargo Management System: This RAM-exclusive storage solution comprises two storage bins and was even upgraded for 2020 to provide more space for your equipment. Lockable, available with drain plugs, and waterproof, RAMBox® is a new way to store valuables or even store food or beverages to go tailgating!
  • Multifunction Tailgate: This unique tailgate offers two doors that swing open 88° for easier cargo access.
  • In-Floor Storage: Class-exclusive, in-floor storage bins offer even more cargo space inside the RAM 1500 that you won’t find in the Chevy Silverado 1500.

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Interior Features

From Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration to premium audio system, the RAM 1500 and Silverado 1500 each provide some impressive infotainment and other interior features, but the RAM stands out with these features:

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV: Boasting customizable dual-screen technology, physical controls for key adjustments, and full-screen navigation, this unique RAM 1500 infotainment system will keep you more connected than the competition can.
  • 12-inch touchscreen: Only the RAM 1500 includes this largest-in-class touchscreen infotainment system with pinch-to-zoom technology.
  • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System: An available premium 900-watt HK sound system includes 19 speakers, the most in its class.

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