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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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$42,200
Invoice
$40,132
Average Price Paid
$40,489
2,155 listings nationwide

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2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$43,465
Invoice
$40,994
Average Price Paid
$40,915
4,183 listings nationwide

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

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$41,483
Good Price
$39,789
Great Price
$38,820
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$42,452
Good Price
$40,010
Great Price
$38,614

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,388
21 listings nationwide

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2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$49,402
38 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Brand loyalty runs rampant among truck owners, explaining how the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado has retained its status as the second most popular vehicle in America despite the arguable ne...

2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

Always the bridesmaid but never the bride, the Ram 1500 enters the fray of high-performance off-road vehicles with cocksure confidence. Second place in truck sales last year, Ram earns...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 3
  • Cost-Effectiveness 4
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

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

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Guru9W2NMD writes:
Power Ranked 2021 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew LB 4WD better.
"Looks "
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew LB 4WD better.
"Looks "
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Marklynn writes:
Loved the ride
Power Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD worse.
"Hemi"
Value Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD better.
"Just classy "

Specs

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
--
19 MPG
15 MPG
21 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
--
22 MPG
21 MPG
29 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 24 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Biodiesel
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
--
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
310 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
348 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
480 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
269 lb-ft @ 4,175 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
10:1
10.5:1
16:1
11.3:1
Displacement
4,300 cc
5,300 cc
2,700 cc
5,700 cc
3,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.92 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.63 in x 4.01 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
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 1,838 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,400 lbs 6,460 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 9,500 lbs 11,320 lbs
Exterior
Length 231.7 in 232.9 in
Width 81.2 in 82.1 in
Height 75.5 in 77.6 in
Wheelbase 147.4 in 144.6 in
Bed Length 69.9 in 67.4 in

Available Options

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Engine, 5.3L Ecotec3 V8
  • CHEVYTEC Spray-On Bedliner, Black With Chevrolet Logo
  • Custom Max Trailering Package
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package I
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package II
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black - Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chromed Tubular, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Bedside Storage Boxes
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Hard-Folding Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tonneau Cover, Premium Soft Roll-Up
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • Max Trailering Package
  • Rally Edition
2021 RAM 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 12 W/Navigation
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • Engine: 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Gen 3
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT ETORQUE
  • Wheel To Wheel Side Steps
  • 4-Corner Air Suspension
  • 9 Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
  • Bed Utility Group
  • Big Horn Level 1 Equipment Group
  • Big Horn Level 2 Equipment Group
  • Blind Spot & Cross Path Detection
  • Built-To-Serve Edition
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • Level 1 Safety Group
  • Mopar Black Side Steps
  • Mopar Black Tubular Side Steps
  • Mopar Trailer Camera Wiring W/No Camera
  • 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
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Technology Group
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Wheel To Wheel Side Steps
  • Black, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • Diesel Gray/Black, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • LT Frost Beige/Black, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • Light Mountain Brown/BLK, Deluxe Cloth Bucket Seats
  • 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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