2017 Truck Comparison: Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500

How does the RAM 1500 Stack Up?

The 2017 RAM 1500 welcomed a myriad of great changes to help make it one of the most generously equipped trucks on the market today. The RAM 1500 has shown drivers that it has the features and capabilities they want and desire in a package that is styled confidently. But, when it is put up against one of the most well-known trucks, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, how do they compare?

2017 RAM 1500: Combining Luxury, Capability, and Performance

  • Three different and unique engine choices: A standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine, a 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine, and a 3.0L Ecodiesel V6 Engine
  • Standard Torqueflite® Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission that helps ensure that power delivery is smooth and efficient
  • Capable of towing up to 10,640 pounds when properly equipped and a maximum payload of 1,900 pounds when properly equipped
  • Active-Level™ Four Corner Suspension that automatically levels the truck depending on the load and helps to maintain a comfortable and capable ride
  • Keyless Ignition, premium audio system from Alpine® with nine-speakers, available Uconnect® infotainment system, available heated and ventilated front seats, available heated rear seats, available memory settings for the driver, available rear under seat storage, available LED bed lighting, plus many more options and features


Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • Three engine offerings: a 4.3 Ecotec3 V6 Engine, a 5.3L Ecotech3 V8 Engine, and a 6.2L Ecotech3 V8 Engine, but sadly no diesel option
  • Standard six-speed automatic transmission with available eight-speed automatic transmission - eight-speed is standard in the Ram
  • Able to tow 12,500 pounds with a payload of 2,250 pounds when equipped correctly
  • Available Chevrolet MyLink® infotainment system, available heated front seats, moveable cargo hooks in the bed, Hill-Descent Control

When you take the time to really dig into these two trucks you can see that there are areas where they are comparable, but in an era where a truck is used for more things than just work, the 2017 RAM 1500 has the clear advantage when it comes down to ride comfort, interior amenities, and efficiency. Those aspects help to make the 2017 RAM 1500 a great choice for shoppers who are looking for a vehicle great for families and work alike.

Lonnie Cobb's Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Serves Drivers in: Humboldt TN, Milan TN, Jackson TN, Milan TN, Brownsville TN

Luckily, if you are looking for one of the great new 2017 RAM 1500 here at Lonnie Cobb's Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Humboldt, TN we work to provide you with an incredible selection. We have the models, colors, and features you have been looking for at a price that will leave you with more money in your wallet. Come on down to 3301 East End Drive and see the difference when shopping for a new RAM truck!



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