2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado Pickney MI

 

2020 Ram 1500

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado

 

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Features & Specs

2020 Ram 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado

Keyless Ignition

Standard

Offered on Higher Trim Levels

Standard Engine Power

305 Horsepower

285 Horsepower

Standard Transmission

8-Speed Automatic

6-Speed Automatic

Fuel Economy

21 mpg Combined

17 mpg Combined

2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado near Hamburg, MI

Are you thinking about purchasing a new full-size pickup truck? If so, you have probably been comparing the 2020 Ram 1500 and the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado. Both of these trucks have a lot to offer, just revamped in the previous model year, they are packed with all the latest features and are capable of handling the carpool lane and worksite. To help you find the model that meets all your wants and needs, we are comparing the trucks’ engine lineups as well as their standard features. Keep reading to find out if you should drive home the 2020 Ram 1500 or the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado!

2020 Ram 1500 Power & Handling

There are three engines available to power the Ram 1500 is in the 2020 model year. The standard engine is a 3.6L V6 that delivers 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can opt for the available 5.7L Hemi V8 for more power as it delivers 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. The last engine offered for the 2020 model year is a 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 that pumps out 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. Ram mates all engines with a eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission. Both 2WD and 4WD configurations are available for all engine options.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Power & Handling

The Silverado’s engine lineup is a tad overwhelming. There are certain engines for certain trim levels and way too many transmission options to keep track of. The standard engine is a 4.3L V6 that produces 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Other powertrain options include a 2.7L turbo 4-cylinder with an 8-speed automatic transmission, three variations of a 5.3L V8 each with a different transmission, a 3.0L turbodiesel V6 with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and a 6.2-liter V8 with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

2020 Ram 1500 Features & Design

There are seven Ram 1500 trim levels to consider, each expanding on the previous packing in even more features! The entry-level Tradesman comes with standard features like heated/power-adjustable side mirrors, keyless entry and start, a rearview camera, 18-inch wheels, 5” touchscreen, an electronic parking brake, cruise control, and a coil-spring suspension. The upper trim levels offer features like a dual-pane sunroof, power0folding trailer-tow side mirrors, 33-gallon fuel tank, damped tailgate with power release, smartphone integration, heated seats, real leather and wood accents, a surround-view parking camera, and a 12-inch touchscreen interface!

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Features & Design

There are eight Silverado trim levels to consider in the 2020 model year. Standard features start with the base Work Truck model. They include 17-inch wheels, Bluetooth, 6-speaker sound system, smartphone integration, a USB port, rear bumper CornerSteps, and a 12-volt outlet. The upper trim levels are outfitted with features like a power tailgate, premium sound systems, leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, wireless device charging, and more!

Conclusions

Without a doubt, the Ram 1500 is the truck you need to be driving home! With a powerful, yet simple, engine lineup you are guaranteed to have a capable engine under the hood of the Ram 1500. Plus, those features, like the fully-configurable 12” touchscreen? There is just no way the Silverado can compete! You can learn more about the 2020 Ram 1500 with our full review linked below and swing by the dealership to check it out in person! We look forward to helping you find the Ram 1500 model of your dreams!

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