2019 RAM 1500

2019 RAM 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The RAM 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are two of the full-size truck class’ most popular models—and with good reason. But which goes further to make Kansas City drivers’ lives easier? The 2019 RAM 1500 ($27,295 starting MSRP) has a higher towing capacity than the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 ($28,300 starting MSRP), and offers a handful of exclusive features. Compare the new RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to learn more about what makes the RAM 1500 the better pick!

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Towing Capacity

Properly equipped, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 can tow a max. of 12,500 pounds. On the other hand, the 2019 RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds, earning it a Best-in-Class V8 Engine Towing* distinction. What’s more, the RAM 1500 can be had with a Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four Corner Air Suspension with automatic load leveling, helping you to drive better with a trailer in tow.

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RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Specs

  • RAM 1500: The RAM 1500 offers three engines: a 305-hp 3.6L PENTASTAR V6 with eTorque, a 395-hp 5.7L HEMI V8, and a 395-hp 5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque. As a mild hybrid system, eTorque helps balance power and fuel usage. You can tow up to 12,750 pounds right off the bat with the base-level tradesman.
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500: The Chevy Silverado 1500 also offers three engines: a 285-hp 4.3L V6, a 355-hp 5.3L V8, and a 420-hp 6.2L V8. Depending on the engine you select, you can tow up to 7,600 pounds, 11,100 pounds, or 12,500 pounds.
2019 Ram 1500 Parked

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Interior & Exterior

As two full-size trucks, the 2019 RAM 1500 and 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 include many of the same features, such as a rearview camera for easier trailer hitching and a touchscreen with Chevy MyLink or Uconnect. However, the RAM 1500 stands out with a few features you won’t find on the base-level Chevy Silverado, including:

  • Two 12-volt DC power outlets
  • Auto-dimming day-night rearview mirror
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Push-button ignition
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Explore the RAM 1500 Trucks in Lee's Summit!

When you compare the RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500, it’s easy to see that the former is the more capable of the two trucks. The 2019 RAM 1500 tows more, offers class-exclusive features, and costs less than the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500. Learn more about the RAM’s engine specs, compare the RAM 1500 further, and explore our RAM 1500 lease deals online. Then, when you’re ready, contact us near Blue Springs and Independence to schedule a test drive and learn how much the RAM 1500 weighs!

*Class based on Light-Duty pickups.

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