Compare 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2017 Ram 1500

2017 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 22 $48,339 $51,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $36,323 $38,035
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $36,773 $39,330
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $41,514 $44,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $34,604 $36,235
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 16 22 $48,620 $52,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 16 23 $37,655 $39,430
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 16 23 $38,077 $40,725
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $41,794 $44,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 16 23 $35,936 $37,630
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Custom 18 24 $32,130 $33,645
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $32,049 $33,560
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $34,468 $36,865
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $39,213 $41,940
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $30,378 $31,810
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 18 24 $28,468 $29,810
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $31,986 $34,210
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 18 24 $26,534 $27,785
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 18 24 $28,841 $30,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $32,103 $34,335
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 18 24 $26,907 $28,175
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 15 20 $51,401 $54,975
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $39,331 $41,185
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $40,116 $42,905
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $41,902 $44,815
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $44,435 $47,525
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 15 20 $45,899 $49,090
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $37,612 $39,385
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 15 20 $51,682 $55,275
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 16 22 $40,663 $42,580
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 16 22 $41,420 $44,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/2LT 16 22 $43,206 $46,210
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $44,716 $47,825
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/2LZ 15 20 $46,179 $49,390
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 16 22 $38,944 $40,780
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Custom 17 22 $35,931 $37,625
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $35,850 $37,540
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $37,694 $40,315
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $39,667 $42,425
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $42,229 $45,165
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 22 $43,505 $46,530
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $34,179 $35,790
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 17 22 $32,231 $33,750
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,268 $37,720
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,054 $39,630
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 17 22 $30,297 $31,725
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 17 22 $32,517 $34,050
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,548 $38,020
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,334 $39,930
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 17 22 $30,583 $32,025
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Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $31,656 $32,995
1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,337 $30,595
1500 Express 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,118 $36,695
1500 Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,708 $34,195
1500 Express 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 21 29 $35,980 $37,895
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,674 $42,095
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $40,346 $43,995
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,691 $39,995
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $41,849 $45,595
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $43,609 $47,595
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $39,866 $43,495
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,344 $49,675
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,608 $49,975
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,519 $53,175
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $48,871 $53,575
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,344 $49,675
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,608 $49,975
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,519 $53,175
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $48,871 $53,575
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,266 $40,495
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,026 $42,495
1500 Night 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,195 $38,295
1500 Night 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $33,614 $36,595
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,529 $44,095
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,289 $46,095
1500 Night 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,458 $41,895
1500 Night 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,459 $38,595
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $42,216 $45,095
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $44,201 $47,195
1500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,266 $40,495
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,026 $42,495
1500 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,195 $38,295
1500 Sport 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $33,614 $36,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,529 $44,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,289 $46,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,458 $41,895
1500 Sport 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,459 $38,595
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $31,656 $32,995
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,293 $33,695
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,337 $30,595
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,118 $36,695
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $35,664 $37,295
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,708 $34,195
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,339
$35,466
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,700
$37,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$862 / month
$627 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado is a straightforward, good-looking pickup that'll work in nearly every circumstance, with any outfit. It's the buzz cut of full-size trucks. The 2017 Ram 1500 can hold its own among the Detroit Three thanks to a good powertrain lineup and smart lineup additions.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
40.50 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.73 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.27 41
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 - -
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 (in)
- 229
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.10 20
Cargo Volume (ft³)
53.4 50.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
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
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.3 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.2 45.1
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P275/60SR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A 636
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QSS TTN
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 4728
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A 636
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P275/60SR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 4728
Rear Tire Order Code
QSS TTN
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9400 4550
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
12000 4550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 455
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
940 455
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 4550
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 3900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 9850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2262
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2766
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 6800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 730
Engine
Displacement
5.3L/325 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5600 305 @ 6400
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.28
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.29
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.97 3.14
Trans Order Code
M5U DFL
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.56 4.71
Summary
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 T
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 8.8
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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