2017 Ram 1500 vs. Its Competition

2017 Ram 1500 Rebel Black
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

Ford and General Motors still command a sizeable lead in the full-size pickup sales race, although Ram has a solid position in third.

The Ram 1500's interiors aren't as refined as the new Silverado/Sierra or F-150—although it closes the gap in higher trims.

Both of those trucks are quieter and a little more tech friendly than the Ram, although Uconnect isn't far behind.

Ram buyers who opt for the diesel version will find more consistent fuel economy gains, more than F-150's EcoBoost.

Toyota and Nissan place further behind the Ram, and are significantly rougher rides than the 1500.

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Quick Specs
The 2017 Ram 1500 can hold its own among the Detroit Three thanks to a good powertrain lineup and smart lineup additions.
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 Ford F-150 is a solid nudge forward with a new transmission and top-trim engine this year, also nudging forward: its overall price.
Ruggedly handsome, the 2017 GMC Sierra gains some nice safety tech for 2017 and remains one of the most desirable big pickups.
With pleasant road manners and plenty of power, the light-duty 2017 Nissan Titan can compete head-to-head with the big guys now, while the Titan XD is for those who need to tow but don't want a full-on heavy duty truck.
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Gas Mileage    
15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded V-6Gas/Ethanol V6Regular Unleaded V-6Gas/Ethanol V6Regular Unleaded V-8
EPA Class    
Style Name    
Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work TruckXL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box2WD Reg Cab 119.0"4x2 Single Cab S
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
Regular CabRegular Cab PickupRegular Cab StylesideReg Cab PickupSingle Cab
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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