2020 RAM 1500 Comparison Image

2020 Ram 1500

2020 Chevy Silverado Comparison Image

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Ram 1500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado
3.6L V6


4.3L V6
2300 lbs

Max Payload Capacity

2280 lbs
Up to 19 mpg

Base City MPG

Up to 19 mpg
Up to 24 mpg

Base Hwy MPG

Up to 22 mpg

There’s no doubt that Orland Park drivers consider the 2020 Ram 1500 and 2020 Chevrolet 1500 to be two of the best light-duty trucks available, and when comparing their respective performance, cargo management abilities, and interior features, there’s a clear winner! Bettenhausen Automotive is comparing the Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado so you can see which pickup truck is the best option for you.

2020 Silverado or Ram 1500: Performance and Capability

  • Engines – Both trucks come equipped with a V6 motor in this comparison but where the Ram 1500 offers 305 hp as standard, the Chevy Silverado lags behind, only offering 285 hp
  • Payload and Towing Capacity – Payload and towing capacity numbers vary with engine size but in the case of the V6 option, the Ram 1500 pips the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at the post with 7,730/2,300 lbs towing/payload as opposed to 7,000/2,280 lbs towing/payload for the Silverado.
  • Fuel Economy – For base city mpg ratings, both trucks produce 19 mpg but when the Ram 1500 gets out on the open road, its 24 mpg rating bests the 22 mpg rating of the Chevy.


2020 Silverado or Ram 1500: Cargo Management

For Orland Park and Tinley Park area drivers, cargo management is becoming a greater consideration when purchasing a new light-duty truck, and in this category, the Ram 1500 doesn’t come up short:

  • RAMBox® Cargo Management System – This system offered by Ram Trucks is an innovative storage option not available on any other truck in its class. It’s side boxes are perfect for items such as power tools, sports gear and more. They are weatherproof and carry LED box lighting.
  • Multi-Function Tailgate – The Ram 1500 offers a multi-function tailgate that provides a 60/40 split that allows the tailgate to be swung outwards as well as upwards, making access to cargo so much easier.
  • In-FloorCargo Storage – The In-Floor Storage System is a custom-fit solution for storing and organizing cargo items inside your 2020 Dodge Ram Truck 1500 to keep them out of the New Lenox weather.

2020 Silverado or Ram 1500: Interior Features

When comparing the Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado interior features, the 2020 Ram 1500 interior is notably luxurious and offers a host of features that are just not available in the Chevy Silverado, such as:

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV – Delivers available advanced connectivity, entertainment and navigation features to enhance your driving experience and that of your passengers too.
  • 12-inch touchscreen – A customizable largest-in-class touchscreen offers split-screen capability along with pinch and zoom technology.
  • Harman/Kardon® Premium Audio System – This exceptional system includes best-in-class 19 speakers and an option for stainless steel speaker grilles.

Test Drive the Ram 1500 in Orland Park!

After comparing the Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado, it’s time to see firsthand why the newest Ram 1500 pickup truck is the best option for you. Choose the model and trim from our wide selection of Ram vehicles available and then apply for financing with our finance department who will then get to work locating the best possible loan arrangement that fits your personal circumstances best. To reduce the amount of your down payment, you may want to consider trading in your current vehicle. Contact us with any questions or to arrange a test drive in your new 2020 Ram 1500 truck. We’re sure that you won’t be disappointed!

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