2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 near Ozark, MO

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Comparison near Ozark, MO

The Ram 1500 and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are two of the biggest names in the pickup truck industry. Both are full-sized, light-duty pickup trucks with enough versatility to make them popular with families and businesses alike. However, that doesn't mean that you will be as happy in a new Chevy Silverado 1500 as you would be in a Ram 1500. For starters, a new 2018 Ram 1500 starts at $26,495 MSRP while the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 starts at $28,285 MSRP! To learn about all the arguments for the Ram 1500 vs. the Chevy Silverado, read our comprehensive review below, or call Youngblood Ram at (866) 927-8082.

   2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado Engine and Performance near Ozark, MO

2018 Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado: Engine Specs & Performance

Both the 2018 Ram 1500 and 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have three engine options. Of the two pickup trucks, however, only the 2018 Ram 1500 is available with a diesel engine and an air suspension. When properly equipped, the 2018 Ram 1500 can tow up to 10,620 lbs. and haul up to 1,880 lbs. Plus, you'll enjoy a smoother ride and greater fuel efficiency in the Ram 1500 than in the Chevy Silverado.

  • The standard 3.6L V6 engine in the Ram 1500 offers 20 more horsepower than the standard 4.3L V6 engine in the Chevy.
  • The available Ram 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine, the most popular selection at our dealership, produces 40 more horsepower and 27 more lb.-ft. of torque than the 5.3L V8 available in the Silverado.
  • The Ram 1500's available 3.0L Turbo Diesel V6 churns out up to 420 lb.-ft. of torque and earns up to 20 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway - compared to the 15 MPG city/21 MPG highway rating of the Chevy's 6.2L V8.

2018 Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado: Interior Comfort

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior Comparison near Ozark, MO

A regular cab will get you a 40/20/40-split front bench seat, while crew cab adds a second-row folding bench in either truck. Both trucks also offer front bucket seats and a 60/40-split rear seat. Between the two, the Ram 1500 is more likely to make you feel as though you're riding in a luxury vehicle.

  • Only the Ram 1500 is available with heated and ventilated front seats and heated rear seats.
  • While leather seats are available in the Silverado, the Ram 1500 offers premium filigreed leather seats and wood interior trim.
  • The infotainment system in the Ram 1500 has a larger touchscreen and more speakers than the infotainment system in the Chevy Silverado.

2018 Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado: Convenience

The Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 come with the versatile design you expect from a truck, such as extra cargo space behind and under the seats, a 115-V power outlet (110-V in the Silverado), and running boards. That said, the 2018 Ram 1500 just makes more sense.

  • The base model Ram 1500 pickup, the Tradesman, comes standard with both a Class IV tow hitch and spray-on bedliner. The Chevy Silverado 1500 WT has neither.
  • The 2018 Ram 1500 has a fully flat loading floor.
  • The Ram pickup is available with the exclusive Ram Box® cargo management system built into the bed rails.
 2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Convenience near Ozark, MO

Test Drive a New Pickup Today Near Ozark, MO

It's clear that there's more than one reason to choose the 2018 Ram 1500 over the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500. However, the best way to learn about all the great features of the new Ram 1500 pickup is to experience them for yourself. Schedule a test drive today at Youngblood Ram serving Ozark, MO with our online form or by calling (866) 927-8082.

2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 Comparison near Ozark, MO

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