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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. 2019 RAM 1500 Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the RAM 1500 than in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 1500.

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). The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is somewhat more expensive than the RAM 1500. 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 3500HD carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 1500.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is much wider than the RAM 1500, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM 1500.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the RAM 1500, due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a little more horsepower than the RAM 1500.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD offers a little more seating capacity than the RAM 1500, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.

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Compare the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD and the 2019 RAM 1500.

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2018 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*: $35,500 - $59,900

2019 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $31,695 - $56,495
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City MPG: N/A 15
Highway MPG: N/A 21 - 22
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 5 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $33,370 - $55,707 $30,408 - $51,496

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 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.