2019 Ram 1500 vs. Its Competition

2019 Ram 1500
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The 2019 Ram 1500 is most often compared to the Ford and Chevy full-sizers, although all three have deeply entrenched fans.

The Ram doesn't have a powertrain ace up its sleeve anymore—Ford now offers a turbodiesel, which used to be a Ram exclusive feature.

Ram now offers a mild-hybrid system that other automakers seem to have skipped, but we're not yet sure how it performs.

The Toyota and Nissan full-sizers are somewhat outliers, kept further at a distance now that the Ram can tow up to 12,700 pounds in V-8 configuration.

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 first drive, Wyoming, August 20182019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor2019 Ford F-150
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2019 GMC Sierra 15002019 GMC Sierra 1500
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Quick Specs
The 2019 Ram 1500 sets the bar high for full-size pickup trucks.
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 Ford F-150 hangs on to its best-selling truck title with a bevy of powertrains, thousands of build possibilities, and a seemingly endless reserve of truck bona fides.
The 2019 GMC Sierra steers out of the max-tow race; instead, it puts its marker down on smart and easy-to-use technology.
The 2019 Nissan Titan is out of step with far more advanced rivals that don’t cost much more.
The 2019 Toyota Tundra has its virtues, but it’s a dated pickup truck ripe for redesign.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded V-6Gas V6Regular Unleaded V-6Gas V6Regular Unleaded V-8Regular Unleaded V-8
EPA Class     
Style Name     
Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box2WD Reg Cab 140" Work TruckXL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box2WD Reg Cab 140"4x2 Single Cab SSR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L (SE)
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFour Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Regular CabRegular Cab PickupRegular Cab StylesideReg Cab PickupSingle CabDouble Cab
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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