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2020 Ram 1500 vs Chevy Silverado 1500

A good quality truck will have great performance, power, and towing capabilities. One truck that fits these qualifications is the 2020 Ram 1500. Every trim option is fit with an 8-speed automatic transmission to help achieve this power. However, the 2020 Chevy Silverado comes in with strong competition. This model has a standard 10-speed automatic transmission with every trim option.

Today we will be doing a comparison of the 2020 Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 to help you decide which model is the best for you. Check out the table below to see how they compare in maximum towing capacity, engine power, engine torque and fuel economy.

2020 Ram 1500 Starting MSRP:


2020 Ram 1500


2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

12,750 lbs

Maximum Towing Capacity 13,400 lbs

305 hp

Engine Power 285 hp
269 ft-lbs Engine Torque 305 ft-lbs
19 / 24 / 21 mpg Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined) 16 / 21 / 17 mpg


Engine options for the 2020 Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500

One of the differences between the 2020 Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 are the available engine options for trims. The Ram 1500 has four different engine options: the 5.7-Liter HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque, 5.6L HEMI® V8, 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 with eTorque and the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine. The Chevy Silverado 1500 has six engine options: the Duramax® 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6, 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management, 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management, 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management™, 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management and the 2.7L Turbo with Active Fuel Management.

If the 2020 Ram 1500 seems like the perfect fit for you, then you should schedule a test drive at Mike Brown CDJR today! If you would like more information about the Ram 1500, check out our model research pages or feel free to contact us.