Compare 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 vs 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2010 Dodge Ram 2500
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,125 $27,215
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $27,868 $30,190
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,909 $30,360
2WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $28,222 $30,465
2WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $28,399 $30,665
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,864 $33,575
4WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $31,317 $33,860
4WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $31,494 $34,060
2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
2WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
2WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $32,602 $35,415
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,135 $35,915
4WD Crew Cab 149" Power Wagon N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
4WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
4WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $35,582 $38,680
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,075 $39,180
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $36,032 $39,290
2WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $36,209 $39,490
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,741 $39,990
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $38,919 $42,450
4WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $39,096 $42,650
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,588 $43,150
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2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,016 $20,850
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,390 $21,240
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,126 $24,090
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,414 $24,390
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $24,125 $25,395
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $24,933 $26,810
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $25,049 $26,935
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,063 $27,435
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $26,170 $28,140
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $27,086 $29,125
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $27,906 $29,375
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,001 $29,475
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 13 18 $27,700 $29,785
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 13 18 $27,979 $30,085
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $28,118 $30,235
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $28,234 $30,360
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,055 $30,585
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $29,099 $31,290
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $29,262 $31,465
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $30,015 $32,275
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $30,898 $32,525
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $30,899 $33,225
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $31,043 $33,380
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $31,164 $33,510
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $32,191 $34,615
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $32,810 $35,280
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $33,089 $35,580
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $35,739 $38,430
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $35,921 $38,625
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $36,018 $38,730
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $38,850 $41,775
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,125
$20,016
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,215
$20,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$348 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Silverado Hybrid honor their work-truck roots, but know how to play up to rich folk.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 62.5
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 65.2
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 34.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- TBD - 205.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 13.4
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
- TBD - 73.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 47.2
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 61.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
96.0 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 50.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.61 x 2.36
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.99 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35 26
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Driver Side
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 16.73
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
TWD QU1
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3000 2004
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB QU1
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
675 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3000 2004
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD QU1
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
675 - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 4900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 4900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 490
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 735
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 9200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 1872
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 10000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2572
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8650 6400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5400 195 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI MFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
395 @ 4200 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
EZC LU3
Displacement
5.7L/345 4.3L/262
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 17
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.74 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.48 1.63
Trans Order Code
DGQ M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
6.29 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Box Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code
140.5" WB E63
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.23
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 1.38
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3200
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 1.38
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3200
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3

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