2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Posted on August 4, 2020
Finding a tough, powerful, and hi-tech pickup truck can be a challenge. As the leading Ram dealer in Bolton, ON, Caledon Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, we try to make this decision easier by comparing our Ram pickups with others on the market. This time, our sales and service experts thought it would be a great idea and a perfect time to compare 2019 Chevrolet Silverado against the North American Truck of the Year, the 2019 Ram 1500.
2019 Ram 1500
The 2019 Ram 1500, which is available in six trim levels, has been re-engineered and the changes are quite impressive. This pickup truck is 102 kilogRams lighter than previous models and offers a maximum payload of 1,043 kilogRams, maximum trailer tow of 5,761 kilogRams, and cargo bed volume of up to 1,521 liters. Powering the 2019 Ram 1500 is a number of different engines including the 3.6-liter Pentastar Variable Valve Timing V6 with eTorque and the 5.7-liter HEMI VVT V8 with Multi-Displacement System Technology that puts out a maximum of 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque. When you pair these engines with the eight-speed automatic transmission with E-shifter you can get as low as 10.3 L/100 km highway and 14.1 L/100 km city in fuel economy. To give you a great ride, the 2019 Ram 1500 can be equipped with heavy-duty front/rear shock absorbers, active front air dam, Frequency Response Damping shocks, multilink rear suspension, Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension, a new 4x4 Off-road Package. When it comes to the latest onboard technology, the 2019 Ram 1500 is hard to beat. This pickup comes with the award winning fourth-generation Uconnect system includes an easy-to-use 12-inch fully configurable touchscreen display and the all-new SiriusXM with 360L. If that's not enough you can also add a 900-watt harman/kardon system with 19 speakers, One-year SiriusXM All Access subscription, and navigation on an 8.4-inch display. To keep you and your passengers protected, the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 offers more than 100 safety and security including:
- Park-Sense Front and Rear Park Assist
- Electronic Stability Control with Ready Alert braking and rain brake support
- 360-Degree Surround View
- Forward Collision Warning System
- Blind-Spot Detection
- Six airbags with advanced multistage front, supplemental front seat side-mounted, and side curtain
To keep you comfortable, the Ram 1500 offers a wide range of luxury and comfort feature such as heated 2nd-row seats, ventilated front and rear seats, four-way front headrests, luxury door trim panel, and luxury full-leather high-back front bucket seats.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, which comes in five trim levels and 2WD and 4WD, is a perfectly acceptable pickup truck and it does have some benefits. Powering this Chevy pickup truck are four engines including the standard 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine that puts out 285 horsepower and 305 lb.-ft. of torque. The eight-speed transmission can help you get fuel efficiency as low as 11.9 L/100km highway and 15.8 L/100km city. Other performance benefits include a max payload of 1,010 kg and max trailering of 5,216 kg. As far as safety and comfort the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes standard with six airbags, rear vision camera, StabiliTrak, and a 40/20/40 split-bench front seat. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 does have some basic interior tech features like a 3.5-liter diagonal monochromatic Driver Information Screen, Bluetooth, and the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System with colour touchscreen.
Finding the Right 2019 Pickup at Caledon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
It's clear that the 2019 Ram 1500 beats the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in many important categories including towing, payload, and fuel efficiency. In the end, the only way to decide which is best for you is by taking both for a test-drive. To get behind the wheel of the all-new 2019 Ram 1500, please contact the friendly and experienced sales team at Caledon Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram today.