2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500

2020 Silverado vs. 2020 RAM1500
2021 Chevy Silverado 1500


2021 RAM 1500
4.3L V6

Base Engine

4.3L V6
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,280 pounds
13,300 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds
89.1 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

76.3 cubic feet

Choosing a light-duty truck in Salyersville can be a tough decision. If you’re comparing the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Ford RAM 1500, check out this comparison from Hutch Chevrolet Buick GMC. Explore the differences in performance, cargo management, and interior features to help you decide which truck delivers the performance and features you’re searching for. Then, be sure to take advantage of our new vehicle specials to ensure you’re getting the low monthly payments you want!

Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500: Performance

Even though both the Silverado and RAM 1500 offer impressive performance, only one truck can pull ahead. While both provide a V6 engine and have almost similar fuel efficient ratings, , the Silverado exceeds the RAM’s maximum towing capacity to provide more strength on and off the jobsite. See the base performance specs for the Silverado vs. RAM here:

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Performance 

  • 4.3L V6 engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 13,300 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • 2,280 payload capacity
  • 19 mpg city / 22 mpg highway fuel economy

RAM 1500 Performance

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  • 12,750 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • 2,302 payload capacity
  • 19 mpg city / 24 mpg highway fuel economy

Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford RAM 1500: Cargo Space

When deciding between the Silverado and RAM, you can make hauling equipment and supplies in Pikeville easier with Silverado. With a wider truck bed and up to 89.1 cubic feet of cargo space, you’ll ensure nothing is left behind. If you opt for the RAM 1500, you may have to make an extra trip as it only offers 76.3 cubic feet of maximum storage space.

Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford RAM 1500: Interior Features

Both the Silverado and RAM offer tech features like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto smartphone integration, but the Silverado offers these additional standard interior features, keeping you entertained, comfortable, and connected in Paintsville:

  • 3.5-inch diagonal monochromatic Driver Information Center
  • 4-way manual driver seat
  • 4-way manual front passenger seat
  • 40/20/40 split-bench front seat with covered armrest storage
  • Bluetooth connectivity to vehicle infotainment system
  • 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen
  • Voice command pass-through
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Rubberized vinyl floor covering
  • USB ports
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Experience the 2021 Chevy Silverado at Hutch Chevrolet Buick GMC

Are you ready to experience the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado in person? Contact us at Hutch Chevrolet Buick GMC and test drive the Chevrolet Silverado! Explore the entire Silverado lineup and find the configuration that suits your needs. When you’re ready, apply for financing and get pre-approved to begin the car buying process. If you’re still doing your research, see how the Chevy Equinox compares to the Honda CR-V.

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