2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado

Ram 1500 vs Chevrolet Silverado
2020 RAM 1500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado
3.6L V6 engine

Base Engine

4.3L V6 engine
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,280 pounds
Up to 19 MPG

Base City Fuel Economy

Up to 19 MPG
Up to 24 MPG

Base Highway Fuel Economy

Up to 22 MPG

U.S. News Rank




Humble drivers who’ve compared the 2020 RAM 1500 to the Ford F-150 already know that the RAM truck stands up to the competition. Ranked first in the latest U.S. News full-size truck rankings, the RAM 1500 is a tough competitor whether working or playing in the Sugar Land area. How does it compare to the other top-selling full-size truck in the country? Find out when Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram pits the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado. 

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado — Performance 

When comparing engines, you want a truck that can stand up to tough jobs in Cypress. Will this comparison favor Silverado or RAM 1500

  • Starting Engines: Both trucks come equipped with a V6 engine, but the RAM wins with 305 hp, compared to the Silverado, which offers just 285 hp.
  • Towing and Payload: Both trucks have similar payload capacities, but RAM nudges ahead with 2,300 pounds. The RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds, while the Silverado manages a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds.
  • Fuel Economy: The RAM 1500 offers best-in-class standard V6 fuel economy, with up to 19 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. The Silverado comes close with identical city numbers, but loses out on the highway with just 22 mpg.

As you can see, the RAM 1500 offers more robust and versatile engine options for Houston drivers to enjoy. 

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado — Capacity 

One of the reasons why U.S. News gives top honors to the RAM 1500 in Silverado or RAM 1500 is because of the RAM’s features that manage cargo: 

  • RamBox® Cargo Management System
  • In-Floor Cargo Storage
  • Multifunction Tailgate

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado — Features

When comparing Silverado or RAM 1500, look beyond the capacity and performance and get inside, where you’ll find state-of-the-art connectivity tech: 

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV
  • 12-inch touchscreen
  • Harman/Kardon® Premium Audio System

If you want to customize the exterior of your RAM truck, our parts department offers genuine Mopar accessories, including what you need to lift your RAM 1500

Find Your 2020 RAM 1500 at Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram!

When you decide Silverado or RAM 1500, your choice is clear. Find your 2020 Dodge RAM at Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, where we offer a huge selection and are here to help you find the RAM 1500 that suits all your work and play needs.

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