Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs RAM 1500 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$40,300
Invoice
$38,325
Average Price Paid
$37,403
3,736 listings nationwide

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2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$42,940
Invoice
$40,535
Average Price Paid
$37,685
817 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$38,356
Good Price
$36,579
Great Price
$35,562
2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$39,054
Good Price
$36,738
Great Price
$35,415

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,604
7 listings nationwide

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2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,955
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Chevrolet Silverado, a full-size pickup truck, is part of one of the most competitive segments in the new-car market. For 2020, it adds another arrow to its quiver with the additio...

2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

A full redesign in 2019 left a significant bit of tech on the table for the increasingly popular Ram 1500: the EcoDiesel 3.0-liter engine. Ram was once the only option for a half-ton d...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Russell writes:
So far great pickup, bought it for interstate business and off-road capabilities once I get too where I’m goin...
Javonn writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class CLA 250 FWD better.
"Its not like that, I like both of them "
2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
GuruD7G2J writes:
Excellent...I leased.
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 worse.
"All sround looks"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 worse.
"Room"
Rafy600 writes:
After testing the Tundra Pro and disliking it when to test the Ram Rebel and end of buying the 2020. Its day a...
Power Ranked 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax 5.7L 4WD worse.
"Its quik from the beginning and feels like a car not a truck its amazing "
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax 5.7L 4WD worse.
"They are way more comfortable and the inside of the Rebel its in another level . No secret there"
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Jboyle writes:
The new Ram is a step ahead of the F-150 in both the ride quality and the tech. The styling is up to each buye...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 Platinum SuperCrew 4WD better.
"The bed is bigger and the payload is a little better. "
Family Car Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 Platinum SuperCrew 4WD worse.
"Nice inside with more options that are not available on the F-150. Heated and cooled rear seats, more charging stations that you know what to do with. The finishes seem to be higher and also. "

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
15 MPG
21 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
21 MPG
29 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 24 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Biodiesel
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
395 hp @ 5,600 RPM
260 hp @ 3,600 RPM
305 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
480 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
269 lb-ft @ 4,175 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.5:1
16:1
11.3:1
Displacement
5,300 cc
5,700 cc
3,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.92 in x 3.58 in
3.27 in x 3.6 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 44.5 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 43.4 in 45.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 2,020 lbs 1,770 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,500 lbs 6,390 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 9,500 lbs 11,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 231.7 in 241.8 in
Width 81.2 in 82.1 in
Height 75.5 in 77.5 in
Wheelbase 147.4 in 153.5 in
Bed Length 69.9 in 76.3 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Havana Brown Metallic
  • NORTHSKY Blue Metallic
  • Red Hot
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • Engine, 5.3L Ecotec3 V8
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black - Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • CHEVYTEC Spray-On Bedliner, Black With Chevrolet Logo
  • Custom Convenience Package
  • Custom Max Trailering Package
  • Custom Value Package
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 6-Spoke Low Gloss Black Wheels With Machined Accents
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Bright Chrome Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) Carbon Flash Metallic Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) High Gloss Black Wheels
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chromed Tubular, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Assist Steps- 6" Black Rectangular, Wheel-To-Wheel
  • LPO, Off-Road Assist Steps
  • LPO, Sport Bar, Bed-Mounted, Tubular
  • LPO, Tonneau Cover, Premium Soft Roll-Up
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Wheel To Wheel Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package
  • Max Trailering Package
  • Rally Edition
2020 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Patriot Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 12 W/Navigation
  • Radio: Uconnect 12.0 W/Navigation
  • Radio: Uconnect 12.0 W/Navigation (UJX)
  • Radio: Uconnect 4 Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Radio: Uconnect 4 Nav W/8.4" Display (UJV)
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • 4-Corner Air Suspension
  • Engine: 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Gen 3
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT ETORQUE
  • Black Tubular Side Steps
  • 9 Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
  • Bed Utility Group
  • Big Horn Level 1 Equipment Group
  • Big Horn Level 2 Equipment Group
  • Black Tubular Side Steps
  • Blind Spot & Cross Path Detection
  • Built-To-Serve Edition
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • Multi-Function Tailgate
  • Night Edition
  • North Edition
  • Off Road Group
  • Premium Lighting Group
  • RAMBOX Cargo Management System
  • Ram Telematics
  • Ram Telematics 3-Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 5 Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 5-Year Subscription
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Wheel To Wheel Side Steps
  • Wheels: 18" X 8" Premium Paint Cast
  • Wheels: 20" X 9" Aluminum Chrome Clad (WRK)
  • Wheels: 20" x 9" Aluminum Chrome Clad

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