Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs Ram 1500

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab
MSRP
$36,670
Invoice
$35,020
Average Price Paid
$34,062
1,815 listings nationwide

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2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
Invoice
$31,533
Average Price Paid
$30,163
1 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab
Fair Price
$35,393
Good Price
$33,030
Great Price
$31,679
2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
Fair Price
$31,610
Good Price
$29,251
Great Price
$27,902

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,779
22 listings nationwide

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2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,495

Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab
William Maley Preview:

Full-size pickups like the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have become very popular, as they're increasingly seen as all-purpose models. The idea of a single vehicle that can haul passengers ...

2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
George Kennedy Preview:

The Ram 1500 continues as one of the key players in the uber-competitive light-duty pickup truck market. While the Chevy Silverado and Ford F-150 typically dominate the work site, the ...

Specs

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab
2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X2
4X2
4X2
4X2
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
17 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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305 hp @ 6,400 RPM
395 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
--
269 lb-ft @ 4,175 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
10.2:1
10.5:1
Displacement
5,300 cc
4,300 cc
3,600 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
3.92 in x 3.58 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 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 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 -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 3 seats
Front Legroom 45.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 1,840 lbs 1,500 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,500 lbs 4,970 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 9,160 lbs
Exterior
Length 230 in 209 in
Width 80 in 79.4 in
Height 74.2 in 74.6 in
Wheelbase 143.5 in 120.5 in
Bed Length 69.3 in 76.3 in

Available Options

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Red Hot
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • Engine, 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection, and Variable Valve Timing
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
  • Assist Steps, Chromed Tubular, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Step, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Off-Road Assist Steps
  • LPO, Rocker Guard
  • Rally 1 Edition
  • Custom Convenience Package
  • Custom Value Package
  • LPO, Black Pack
  • LPO, Front Brake Kit - Performance
  • LPO, Street Package
  • LPO, Essentials Package
  • Texas Edition
  • Trailering Package
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 cm) 5-Spoke High-Gloss Black Wheels with Machined Accents
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 cm) 6-Spoke Black Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 cm) 6-Spoke Split Chrome Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 cm) 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 cm) 7-Spoke Silver Wheels with Black Inserts
2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Streak Pearlcoat
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • True Blue Pearlcoat
  • Walnut Brown Metallic Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • RamBox Cargo Management System
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • Wheel-To-Wheel Side Steps
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav with 8.4" Display
  • Heated Seats and Wheel Group
  • Quick-Order Package 22S Big Horn
  • Quick-Order Package 26S Big Horn
  • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (8HP70)

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