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2021 RAM 1500


2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.6L V6 Engine

Base Engine

4.3L V6 Engine
2,300 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,280 pounds
12,750 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

13,300 pounds
Up to 19 mpg

Base City MPG

Up to 19 mpg
Up to 24 mpg

Base Highway MPG

Up to 22 mpg

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Chevrolet Silverado

If you’re searching for a new truck that is tough enough to tackle any Kissimmee job, then it’s time to look at the 2021 RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado. Both of these iconic trucks are known for their reliability, their power, and their durability, so it’s time for you to find out for yourself which is better for you. Below, you’ll be able to see a detailed comparison between the 2021 RAM 1500 vs Chevy Silverado. After reading more about the RAM 1500, you’ll be able to contact us today to schedule a test drive around Sanford. 

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado: Power & Efficiency

Will you be more impressed by the capabilities of the Silverado or RAM 1500? Compare their base engines and maximum towing and hauling specs to find out:

2021 RAM 1500

  • Base 3.6L V6 engine
  • 305 hp
  • 12,750-pound max towing capacity
  • 2,300-pound max payload capacity

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

  • Base 4.3L V6
  • 285 hp
  • 13,300-pound max towing capacity
  • 2,280-pound max payload capacity

The Silverado comes with more towing power, but the RAM 1500 has a higher payload capacity and stronger horsepower, which makes it better at hauling cargo using its ample cargo bed. The RAM 1500 also has a higher mpg rating, so it can get farther on a full tank,

Silverado or RAM 1500: Cargo Bed & Storage Features

In addition to the towing and hauling capabilities of both models, it’s important to consider the cargo management features of each truck. The RAM 1500 stands out from the start with the RAMBox® Cargo Management System and other RAM exclusives: 

  • RAMBox® Cargo Management System: A class-exclusive feature, the RAMBox® has two storage bins fitted right into the truck bed for safe storage of smaller tools and equipment. 
  • Multifunction Tailgate: Rather than one tailgate door, the RAM Multifunction Tailgate is split into two doors that swing open 88°, so you can easily access cargo that’s farther back in the bed without stepping into it. 
  • In-Floor Storage: Another class-exclusive feature, concealed in-floor storage can be found inside the cabin of the RAM 1500. 

While the SIlverado 1500 does offer a Multi-Flex Tailgate add-on, it’s not as comprehensive or as flexible as the RAM 1500 cargo highlights. 

RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado: Cabin Technology

When it comes to technology inside the Silverado and RAM 1500, you’ll have access to essential technologies like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. However, the RAM 1500 provides you with even more from the start with features such as: 

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV: Utilize split-screen technology to craft a personalized home screen, enjoy full-screen navigation to new job sites, and stay entertained with SiriusXM® with 360L. 
  • 12-inch touchscreen: Available in upper-level trims, this main touchscreen display is the largest-in-class and includes pinch-and-zoom technology!
  • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System: With 19 speakers total, this 900-watt luxury audio system is the largest in its class.

Find Your RAM 1500 Today from Greenway Dodge

Now that you’ve gotten to better know why the RAM 1500 is an incredible truck, it’s time for you to talk to our finance department to see how easy it can be for you to own one today. We’re easy to reach from anywhere near Winter Park, so don’t wait to take your test drive!

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