Compare 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2019 Ram 1500

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2WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck 16 21 $27,083 $28,300
2WD Double Cab 147" Work Truck 16 21 $30,815 $32,200
4WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck 15 20 $31,485 $32,900
2WD Crew Cab 147" Work Truck 16 21 $33,112 $34,600
2WD Double Cab 147" Custom 16 21 $32,766 $34,600
2WD Crew Cab 157" Work Truck 16 21 $33,399 $34,900
4WD Double Cab 147" Work Truck 15 20 $33,973 $35,500
2WD Double Cab 147" LT 20 23 $34,575 $36,900
2WD Crew Cab 147" Custom 16 21 $35,039 $37,000
2WD Crew Cab 157" Custom 16 21 $35,323 $37,300
4WD Crew Cab 147" Work Truck 15 20 $36,270 $37,900
4WD Double Cab 147" Custom 15 20 $35,891 $37,900
4WD Crew Cab 157" Work Truck 15 20 $36,557 $38,200
2WD Double Cab 147" RST 20 23 $36,355 $38,800
2WD Crew Cab 147" LT 20 23 $36,824 $39,300
4WD Double Cab 147" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $37,406 $39,500
2WD Crew Cab 157" LT 20 23 $37,105 $39,600
4WD Double Cab 147" LT 19 22 $37,667 $40,200
4WD Crew Cab 147" Custom 15 20 $38,164 $40,300
4WD Crew Cab 157" Custom 15 20 $38,448 $40,600
2WD Crew Cab 147" RST 20 23 $38,604 $41,200
2WD Crew Cab 157" RST 20 23 $38,885 $41,500
4WD Crew Cab 147" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $39,679 $41,900
4WD Double Cab 147" RST 19 22 $39,447 $42,100
4WD Crew Cab 157" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $39,963 $42,200
4WD Crew Cab 147" LT 19 22 $39,916 $42,600
4WD Crew Cab 157" LT 19 22 $40,197 $42,900
2WD Double Cab 147" LTZ 17 23 $40,291 $43,000
4WD Crew Cab 147" RST 19 22 $41,696 $44,500
4WD Crew Cab 157" RST 19 22 $41,977 $44,800
2WD Crew Cab 147" LTZ 17 23 $42,539 $45,400
2WD Crew Cab 157" LTZ 17 23 $42,820 $45,700
4WD Double Cab 147" LT Trail Boss 15 20 $43,008 $45,900
4WD Double Cab 147" LTZ 16 22 $43,383 $46,300
4WD Crew Cab 147" LT Trail Boss 15 20 $45,257 $48,300
4WD Crew Cab 157" LT Trail Boss 15 20 $45,538 $48,600
4WD Crew Cab 147" LTZ 16 22 $45,631 $48,700
4WD Crew Cab 157" LTZ 16 22 $45,913 $49,000
2WD Crew Cab 147" High Country 17 23 $49,661 $53,000
2WD Crew Cab 157" High Country 17 23 $49,942 $53,300
4WD Crew Cab 147" High Country 16 22 $52,753 $56,300
4WD Crew Cab 157" High Country 16 22 $53,034 $56,600
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4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman 15 22 $30,549 $31,795
4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Tradesman 20 25 $33,227 $34,595
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman 20 25 $33,500 $34,895
4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman 19 24 $33,809 $35,295
4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn/Lone Star 20 25 $34,050 $36,040
4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Tradesman 19 24 $36,497 $38,095
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman 19 24 $36,770 $38,395
4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Big Horn/Lone Star 20 25 $36,610 $38,740
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn/Lone Star 20 25 $36,880 $39,040
4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn/Lone Star 19 24 $37,275 $39,540
4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Laramie 20 25 $36,762 $39,940
4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Big Horn/Lone Star 19 24 $39,845 $42,240
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn/Lone Star 19 24 $40,115 $42,540
4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Laramie 20 25 $39,268 $42,640
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie 20 25 $39,532 $42,940
4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Laramie 19 24 $39,917 $43,440
4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Rebel 20 25 $41,560 $44,240
4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box Rebel 19 24 $42,135 $44,940
4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Laramie 19 24 $42,433 $46,140
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie 19 24 $42,697 $46,440
4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Rebel 19 24 $44,795 $47,740
4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Longhorn 20 25 $46,308 $50,640
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn 20 25 $46,572 $50,940
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited 20 25 $48,331 $52,995
4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Limited 20 25 $48,596 $53,240
4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Longhorn 19 24 $49,473 $54,140
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn 19 24 $49,737 $54,440
4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box Limited 19 24 $51,761 $56,740
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited 19 24 $52,025 $57,040
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,083
$30,549
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,300
$31,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$472 / month
$530 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.6
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado is more refined and useful for cargo, though it isn’t as polished inside as the new Ram 1500. The 2019 Ram 1500 sets the bar high for full-size pickup trucks.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.53 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.9 63.4
Front Head Room (in)
43.11 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.06 66
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 63.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.7
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.5 228.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.22 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
75.63 77.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
139.56 140.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.22 -
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
81.14 82.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 60
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.18 76.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
71.4 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.4 21.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
89.1 61.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.63 51
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 14.8
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 x 1.18 14.9
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28.3 23
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.6 46.2
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
255/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QBN TUL
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
QBR NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
255/70R17 P275/65TR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QBN TUL
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
255/70R17 P275/65TR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
10100 6730
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 673
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
790 673
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6730
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7900 6730
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1707 2063
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2662 2735
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 4100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12800 11900
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8" 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17" x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8" 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 730
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5300 395 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Electric V-8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
- TBD - Regular Duty
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
305 @ 3900 410 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
LV3 EZH
Displacement
4.3L/262 5.7 L/345
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 3.14
Trans Order Code
MYC DFR
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
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 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Regular Cab Pickup Quad Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
51.0 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.21
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
50.0 -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Short And Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 10.4
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