Compare 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2010 Dodge Ram 2500

2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2010 Dodge Ram 2500
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $28,234 $30,360
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $29,262 $31,465
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $35,921 $38,625
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $27,906 $29,375
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $30,899 $33,225
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $26,170 $28,140
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $27,086 $29,125
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $32,810 $35,280
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $24,125 $25,395
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $28,118 $30,235
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $33,089 $35,580
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,063 $27,435
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $24,933 $26,810
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,016 $20,850
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $25,049 $26,935
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,390 $21,240
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $31,164 $33,510
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $32,191 $34,615
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $38,850 $41,775
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $30,898 $32,525
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 13 18 $29,099 $31,290
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 13 18 $30,015 $32,275
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 21 $35,739 $38,430
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,001 $29,475
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 15 21 $31,043 $33,380
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 21 $36,018 $38,730
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,055 $30,585
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 13 18 $27,700 $29,785
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,126 $24,090
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 13 18 $27,979 $30,085
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,414 $24,390
Silverado 1500 Hybrid 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" 1HY 21 22 $36,231 $38,340
Silverado 1500 Hybrid 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" 2HY 21 22 $42,213 $44,670
Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" 1HY 21 22 $39,208 $41,490
Silverado 1500 Hybrid 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" 2HY 21 22 $45,189 $47,820
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2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $36,032 $39,290
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $28,222 $30,465
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $36,209 $39,490
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $32,602 $35,415
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $28,399 $30,665
Ram 2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,741 $39,990
Ram 2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,135 $35,915
Ram 2500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,909 $30,360
Ram 2500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,125 $27,215
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $38,919 $42,450
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Power Wagon N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $31,317 $33,860
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $39,096 $42,650
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $35,582 $38,680
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $31,494 $34,060
Ram 2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,588 $43,150
Ram 2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,075 $39,180
Ram 2500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,864 $33,575
Ram 2500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $27,868 $30,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,234
$36,032
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,360
$39,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$506 / month
$655 / 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
14 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
65.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
32.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 79.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
148.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.9 - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
12.3 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.8 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 149.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in)
61.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.3 76.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
53.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.5 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.61 x 2.36 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.99 x 1.18 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Driver Side Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 34
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.73 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.2 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
QU1 TBB
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 657
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 LT265/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 3195
Rear Tire Order Code
QU1 TT3
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 LT265/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 657
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R17 LT265/70R17E
Front Tire Order Code
QU1 TT3
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 3195
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
705 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4700 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4700 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
10600 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
470 500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2153 - TBD -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2957 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10000 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 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 16.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 730
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
305 @ 4600 395 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
L20 EZC
Displacement
4.8L/293 5.7L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5600 355 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 -
Transmission
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
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 NA
Summary
Body Style
Crew Cab 5.8' Wideside Crew Cab 6'4" Box
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code
E63 149" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-stage multi-leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Hypoid
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 NA

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