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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,754
7 listings nationwide

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2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,097
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD

In its final year before fading into history as the Silverado 3500 Classic, the domestic pickup got a stronger engine, available 6 speed automatic transmission, and a re-shuffled set o...

2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For looks, utility, and sheer brute strength, the one-ton 2010 Ram Pickup 3500 remains king of the mountain. This full-size pickup shouts “Bring it on!” even while sitting in the typic...

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

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
10
writes:
Awesome truck horse power for days
5
writes:
drives smoother
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
10
writes:
Plenty of towing power but while test driving got only 12 miles to the gallon. No features like backup camera....
25
2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie Crew Cab 4WDReview:

Powerfull Awesome Good Looking Truck With A 15-16 Mpg Fuel Economy — There's nothing to dislike. I love cruising with this reliable truck. With its LED day driving light...

Primary Use: Family transportation

10
writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2014 Ford Expedition EL Limited 4WD better.
"Both seats power. Heated and cooled"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2014 Ford Expedition EL Limited 4WD worse.
"Plenty of back seat room"

Specs

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 34 gal 34 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Diesel
Power
300 hp @ 4,400 RPM
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--
--
--
300 hp @ 4,400 RPM
350 hp @ 3,000 RPM
350 hp @ 3,000 RPM
Torque
360 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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--
--
--
360 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
650 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
650 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
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--
--
--
9.4:1
17.3:1
17.3:1
Displacement
6,000 cc
8,100 cc
6,600 cc
6,600 cc
8,100 cc
6,000 cc
6,700 cc
6,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.62 in
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4.06 in x 3.9 in
4.06 in x 3.9 in
--
4 in x 3.62 in
4.21 in x 4.88 in
4.21 in x 4.88 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 3 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 43.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 3,578 lbs 2,810 lbs
Maximum Payload 3,578 lbs 2,810 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 12,000 lbs 11,550 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 15,000 lbs 16,650 lbs
Exterior
Length 258.5 in 237.4 in
Width 79.7 in 97 in
Height 77.3 in 78.4 in
Wheelbase 167 in 148.9 in
Bed Length 97.6 in 76.3 in

Available Options

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
1LT Crew Cab LB 4WD
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD

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