2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman

2019 RAM 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2019 RAM 1500

Comparing pickup trucks in Birmingham? You’ve probably heard rave reviews from family, friends, and experts alike for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2019 RAM 1500, and for good reason. These are two burly pickup trucks designed to handle even the toughest of tasks on Gardendale job sites and off-road adventures, but when you compare the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500 in-depth, which model is equipped to meet all of your requirements? Find out with Edwards Chevrolet Downtown below!

Silverado or RAM 1500: Performance

When it comes to delivering the towing power and payload capacity you need to tackle Hoover job duties, you’ll find that both the Silverado or RAM 1500 rise to the task. However, when push comes to shove, it’s the new Silverado that offers more maximum power. Take a look:

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 
    • Maximum Towing Capacity: 13,400 pounds
    • Maximum Payload Capacity: 2,250 pounds
  • 2019 RAM 1500
    • Maximum Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds
    • Maximum Payload Capacity: 2,100 pounds

When you want to transition from work to play on Friday evenings, the Silverado 1500 will have no problem ditching your trailer full of equipment for a full-size camper.


Silverado or RAM 1500: Cargo Space

Of course, you’re not going to be towing through Bessemer every day. When all you want to do is toss your cargo in your truck and hit the open highway in search of roads less traveled, the new Silverado answers the call with significantly more maximum cargo volume than the 2019 RAM 1500. Explore the details, below:

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Maximum Cargo Volume: 89.1 cubic feet
  • 2019 RAM 1500 Maximum Cargo Volume: 61.5 cubic feet

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 bed space

Silverado or RAM 1500: Standard Features

Where standard features are concerned, the new Silverado and RAM 1500 are both equipped to impress. Each model offers a brand-specific infotainment system (Chevrolet Infotainment System and Uconnect® 3, respectively), as well as color touchscreen displays, Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ connectivity, and Bluetooth connectivity. Whether you opt for the Silverado or RAM 1500 in this case, you’ll have no problem remaining connected to what matters most.


Test Drive the New Silverado at Edwards Chevrolet Downtown!

What’s the bottom line? When comparing the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500, both offer an attractive standard suite of features. However, when you start to look into towing, payload, and cargo space, the new Silverado is the smarter buy, offering more power and more space for less money than the RAM. When you’re ready to get behind the wheel and explore the Silverado truck bed, contact us to arrange a test drive! Be sure to browse our new vehicle specials beforehand, and apply for financing online to get pre-approved. Interested in Chevy mid-size truck options? Compare the Silverado 1500 vs. Colorado to learn more. Have your eye on a new SUV? Compare the Chevy Traverse vs. GMC Acadia today!

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