Compare 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2006 Dodge Ram

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $22,522 $24,615
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $25,770 $28,165
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $27,536 $30,095
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $29,261 $31,980
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $25,743 $28,135
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $28,470 $31,115
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $30,121 $32,920
Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $31,851 $34,810
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,320 $26,580
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,693 $28,080
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 134.0" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,417 $29,965
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $26,882 $29,380
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,593 $31,250
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 134.0" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,318 $33,135
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LS 16 21 $21,584 $23,590
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $23,433 $25,610
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $25,830 $28,230
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,555 $30,115
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 21 $19,320 $21,115
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $24,933 $27,250
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $25,995 $28,410
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,859 $31,540
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,583 $33,425
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $23,648 $25,845
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LS 16 20 $23,391 $25,565
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT1 16 20 $24,508 $26,785
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT2 16 20 $26,095 $28,520
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD LT3 16 20 $27,820 $30,405
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 20 $22,110 $24,165
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $26,040 $28,460
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $27,065 $29,580
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT2 15 19 $28,991 $31,685
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT3 15 19 $30,721 $33,575
Silverado 1500 Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $24,759 $27,060
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,048 $19,725
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,045 $23,000
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 119.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $14,968 $15,840
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,250 $23,225
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,096 $26,335
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,210 $19,270
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LS 16 22 $18,450 $20,165
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD LT1 16 21 $21,310 $23,290
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 2WD Work Truck 16 22 $15,228 $16,115
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 15 20 $21,658 $23,670
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT1 15 19 $24,361 $26,625
Silverado 1500 Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $18,441 $19,515
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2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD Laramie
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $28,915 $32,890
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $24,555 $27,820
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 4WD ST 14 18 $22,478 $25,405
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 Laramie 14 19 $25,795 $29,320
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 SLT 14 19 $21,435 $24,250
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5 ST 16 21 $18,769 $21,150
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $29,208 $33,230
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $24,848 $28,160
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST 14 18 $22,771 $25,745
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie 14 19 $26,040 $29,605
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 SLT 14 19 $21,680 $24,535
Ram 1500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST 16 21 $19,014 $21,435
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $35,523 $40,375
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $31,141 $35,280
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie 15 19 $32,718 $37,155
Ram 1500 4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT 15 19 $28,337 $32,060
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $31,563 $35,940
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $27,281 $30,960
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST 14 18 $25,900 $29,355
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie 14 19 $28,769 $32,720
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT 14 19 $24,486 $27,740
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST 16 21 $22,319 $25,220
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie 14 18 $31,675 $36,070
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT 14 18 $27,564 $31,290
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST 14 18 $26,184 $29,685
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie 14 19 $28,838 $32,800
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT 14 19 $24,727 $28,020
Ram 1500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST 14 19 $23,235 $26,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,522
$28,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,615
$32,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$410 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 -
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
62.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 67.0
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 65.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.1 9.1
Cab to Axle (in)
32.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.6 35.3
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
148.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
230.2 207.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.1 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
72.6 75.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 120.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
60.6 63.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.2 - TBD -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60.2 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.5 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
49.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 51.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.18 - TBD -
Brake Type
Hydraulic Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
LH Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
14.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.6 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR TTM
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QPR TTM
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
QPR TTM
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
855 640
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5700 6400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6900 6350
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4000 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2013 2051
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2846 2907
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 4000 300 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
LR4 EVA
Displacement
4.8L/293 4.7L/287
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5200 235 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.72
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.67/1.50
Trans Order Code
M30 DGQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NV241 GEN II
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.00
Summary
Body Style
Crew Cab Fleetside Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 120.5" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
3-Stage Leaf spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.23 3.55
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4416 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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