Compare 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2015 Ram 1500

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 16 23 $44,932 $48,315
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $34,988 $36,830
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $34,861 $37,485
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 18 24 $36,339 $39,075
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $39,720 $42,710
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 23 $40,269 $43,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $33,221 $34,970
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 16 23 $45,211 $48,615
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 18 24 $35,273 $37,130
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $35,140 $37,785
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/2LT 18 24 $36,618 $39,375
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $39,999 $43,010
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/2LZ 16 23 $40,548 $43,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 18 24 $33,506 $35,270
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $30,404 $32,005
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $32,568 $35,020
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 18 24 $34,047 $36,610
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $37,432 $40,250
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 23 $37,981 $40,840
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $29,017 $30,545
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 18 24 $27,427 $28,570
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $30,099 $32,365
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT 18 24 $31,578 $33,955
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 18 24 $25,459 $26,520
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 18 24 $27,801 $28,960
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $30,215 $32,490
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT 18 24 $31,694 $34,080
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 18 24 $25,833 $26,910
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 16 22 $47,978 $51,590
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $37,981 $39,980
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $38,185 $41,060
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $39,757 $42,750
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $42,649 $45,860
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 22 $43,291 $46,550
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $36,214 $38,120
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 16 22 $48,257 $51,890
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 17 22 $38,266 $40,280
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $38,464 $41,360
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $40,036 $43,050
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $42,928 $46,160
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/2LZ 16 22 $43,570 $46,850
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 17 22 $36,499 $38,420
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $34,185 $35,985
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,777 $38,470
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,348 $40,160
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $40,455 $43,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 22 $41,096 $44,190
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $32,798 $34,525
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 17 22 $31,209 $32,510
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $33,363 $35,875
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $34,935 $37,565
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 17 22 $29,241 $30,460
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 17 22 $31,497 $32,810
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $33,642 $36,175
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $35,214 $37,865
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 17 22 $29,529 $30,760
Select style
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 17 25 $31,083 $32,475
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 17 25 $37,812 $41,230
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 15 22 $43,053 $47,185
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 22 $43,053 $47,185
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn 15 22 $43,053 $47,185
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Rebel 15 22 $40,041 $42,790
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 15 22 $37,848 $41,270
1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $31,083 $32,475
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie 15 22 $39,529 $43,180
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 15 22 $43,317 $47,485
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 22 $43,317 $47,485
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Longhorn 15 22 $43,317 $47,485
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Sport 15 22 $38,112 $41,570
1500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman 14 20 $31,638 $33,085
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 17 25 $28,620 $29,895
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" HFE Express 21 29 $35,267 $37,200
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" HFE Tradesman 21 29 $35,267 $37,200
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 17 25 $35,977 $39,275
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 15 22 $35,814 $39,090
1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $28,620 $29,895
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn 17 25 $28,582 $30,285
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 17 25 $24,676 $25,660
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" HFE 18 25 $28,916 $30,320
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star 17 25 $28,582 $30,285
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 17 25 $28,582 $30,285
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 15 22 $32,745 $35,705
1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 17 25 $24,676 $25,660
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $28,852 $30,585
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $28,852 $30,585
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $28,852 $30,585
1500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $24,676 $25,660
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 16 23 $34,426 $36,055
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 16 23 $40,981 $44,735
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 15 21 $46,222 $50,690
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 21 $46,222 $50,690
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn 15 21 $46,222 $50,690
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Rebel 16 23 $41,863 $44,720
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 15 21 $41,084 $44,850
1500 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $34,426 $36,055
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie 15 21 $42,698 $46,685
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 15 21 $46,486 $50,990
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 21 $46,486 $50,990
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Longhorn 15 21 $46,486 $50,990
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Sport 15 21 $41,348 $45,150
1500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman 13 19 $34,981 $36,665
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 16 23 $32,076 $33,600
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 16 23 $39,147 $42,780
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 15 21 $39,050 $42,670
1500 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $32,076 $33,600
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn 16 23 $32,524 $34,565
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 16 23 $28,833 $30,130
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star 16 23 $32,524 $34,565
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 16 23 $32,524 $34,565
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 15 21 $36,029 $39,335
1500 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 16 23 $28,833 $30,130
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $32,794 $34,865
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $32,794 $34,865
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $32,794 $34,865
1500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $28,833 $30,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,932
$34,083
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,315
$36,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$805 / month
$603 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado continues with a serious face, impressive powertrain options, a comfortable and refined interior, and the right mix of technology. The 2015 Ram 1500 is a half-ton favorite, with fuel economy and ride comfort being its main strengths once again.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
60.73 63.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.93 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 41
Second Hip Room (in)
60.27 63.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.03 66
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Head Room (in)
40.50 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.73 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.27 41
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 48.4
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 140
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.73 7.6
Cab to Axle (in)
31.97 28
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 79.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.9 34.6
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 40
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
150.90 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
230.03 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.73 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
74.17 76.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
- 229
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.03 51
Tailgate Width (in)
62.2 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.33 67.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.6 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.10 20
Cargo Volume (ft³)
53.4 50.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 13.8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.18 13.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.3 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.2 45.1
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3950 4728
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 636
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P275/60SR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3650 4728
Rear Tire Order Code
QSS TTN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P275/60SR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 636
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QSS TTN
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9400 7350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
940 735
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9400 7350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3850 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2724
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 3900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 12500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2241
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4965
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 730
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Regular Duty
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
383 @ 4100 269 @ 4175
Engine Order Code
L83 ERB
Displacement
5.3L/325 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5600 305 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.29
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 3.14
Trans Order Code
MYC DFL
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.71
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.28
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 3700
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.21
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Short And Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.35 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.8 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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