newcars.com®

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2017 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will with the RAM 1500, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

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 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the RAM 1500.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is slightly shorter than the RAM 1500, which may make it easier to park.

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 similar turning radius to the RAM 1500, so both should maneuver just as easily 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
You'll be able to bring along a larger crew with the RAM 1500 than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

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

Watch Video

Compare the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2017 RAM 1500.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2017 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

More Details & Photos New 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
MSRP*: $27,785 - $55,275

2017 RAM
1500

More Details & Photos New 2017 RAM 1500
MSRP*: $26,495 - $53,575
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
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
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** ****
Side Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** *****
Invoice*: $26,535 - $51,682 $25,521 - $48,871

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.

Monthly Trend for:
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

No Days On Lot Data

No Data

Monthly Trend for:
2017 RAM 1500

No Days On Lot Data

No Data

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.