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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2017 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab may find themselves a little more squished in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the RAM 1500. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 1500.

Convenience
With the RAM 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 or the RAM 1500, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 1500.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 1500.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the RAM 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a little less horsepower than the RAM 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will the RAM 1500. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 1500.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.

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2017 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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MSRP*: $27,485 - $54,775

2017 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $26,295 - $53,095
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.76% As low as 0.05%
City MPG: 15 - 18 15 - 21
Highway MPG: 20 - 24 21 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 2 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $26,248 - $51,215 $25,339 - $48,449

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.