2020 RAM 1500

2020 RAM 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Silverado 1500

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Silverado 1500

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Up to 25 mpg

Base Highway MPG

Up to 22 mpg
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,280 pounds
3.6L V6 Engine

Base Engine

4.3L V6 Engine
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

13,400 pounds
Up to 20 mpg

Base City MPG

Up to 19 mpg

While drivers and experts have come to expect quality from both the Chevy Silverado and the RAM 1500, those who need a hard-working pickup with stylish efficiency in and around Woodway find the decision between the two is harder than ever. Between the wide set of technology options, performance specifications, and trim selections, finding the right popular truck can be pretty daunting. Luckily, at Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT we’ve put together a comparison guide to help you decide if the 2020 RAM 1500 or 2020 Chevrolet Silverado can make your Woodway commutes and weekend jobs a cinch.

Compare The RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500 Performance

No two trucks bring such exceptional performance for any task like the new RAM 1500 and Silverado, but when it comes to standard performance and capability, the RAM 1500 comes out ahead. See how they stack up with our experts’ guide below :

  • Silverado 1500: With a respectable 4.3L V6 engine, the Silverado musters up 285 hp, a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds, and a maximum payload capacity of 2,280 pounds.
  • RAM 1500: Compare that to the astounding 305 hp high-efficiency 3.6L V6 engine of the 2020 RAM 1500, yielding a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, and a maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds.

While the RAM 1500 doesn’t quite measure up in towing capacity, the unmatched Dodge engineering gives it best-in-class standard V6 fuel economy, saving you money on all your Temple travel. The 2020 RAM 1500 can reach up to 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway; the base Silverado falls a bit short at 19 mpg city and 22 mpg highway.

Learn more about the stellar RAM 1500 towing capacity in more detail when you visit Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT. You can also check out the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel to see how you can get even more out of every drive.

2020 RAM 1500 towing


RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500: Cargo Management

Because both of these trucks have ample cargo space, it’s important to consider cargo management specs. For your needs around Gatesville, the 2020 RAM 1500 outshines the Silverado 1500 with stunning innovative features:

  • RamBox® Cargo Management System: With a 2020 upgrade to provide even more space, this secure, class-exclusive compartment houses two sturdy storage bins to make room for all your equipment.
  • Multifunction Tailgate: RAM engineering just upgraded the tailgate with two doors that swing open 88° for easier cargo access.
  • In-Floor Storage: The RAM 1500 now comes with class-exclusive, in-floor storage bins to make the most of your interior.

Check out our parts tips and tricks to make sure you get the most out of your pickup and discover the difference the right accessory can make for your ride. Compare the cargo management of each RAM 1500 trim when you visit Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT.

Weigh the Interior Technology of the RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500

Although there are plenty of popular technology features in either the Silverado or the RAM 1500, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, the RAM takes its in-cabin experience to another level:

  • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System: Control your sonic world with this 900-watt sound system that includes a staggering 19 speakers, the most in its class.
  • Uconnect® 4C NAV: This advanced system includes a customizable home screen with split-screen technology, physical controls for key features, full-screen navigation and SiriusXM® with 360L for entertainment for you and your passengers.
  • 12-inch touchscreen: The touchscreen is the largest in its class and includes pinch-and-zoom technology.

If you’re interested in learning even more about the powerful customization of the 2020 RAM 1500 or heavy-duty RAM models, take a look at our research guide to make your next purchase your most informed. You can also see how our heavy-duty models stack up to others, like the RAM 2500 vs. Ford F-250.

Outmatch Any Competition With the RAM 1500

Although the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado has many great features, it simply cannot compete with the 2020 RAM 1500. Check out our car buying tips to get started with your new pickup, or visit the finance center in Waco to see how you can make the RAM 1500 yours. Then, stop by Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT for a test drive to learn just how capable this RAM really is! Looking for something with a bit more muscle? Compare the RAM 2500 vs. RAM 3500 with Allen Samuels Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram FIAT today! You can also compare the 1500 to the next model up, the 2500. After comparing, view the RAM 1500 trim levels to find the perfect fit for you.


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