Car shoppers interested in the power and rugged capability of the pickup truck segment are sure to love the 2017 Ram 1500. In order to highlight what makes this impressive pickup stand out from the rest of the competition, we're comparing the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevy Silverado. Both trucks have several different trim levels and features, but we're going to talk about what comes standard on each and why the Ram is the more capable option.
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|2017 Ram 1500||vs||2017 Chevy Silverado 1500|
|17/25 mpg||V6 Mileage||18/24 mpg|
|3.6-liter V6 (305 hp)||Base Engines||4.3-liter V6 (285 hp)|
|Ram Uconnect||Infotainment||Chevrolet MyLink|
There are several easy-to-spot advantages to driving the 2017 Ram 1500. Firstly, the lower starting MSRP, combined with the more powerful base engine gives you more bang for your buck. This means more towing capability and a more responsive driving experience overall. On top of the more powerful engine, the 2017 Ram 1500 also achieves a slightly better fuel economy rating both in the city and on the highway. With the 2017 Ram 1500 you get more power and efficiency, for less money.
There are also several high-tech features inside the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevy Silverado. The Chevy has an available seven-inch or eight-inch touchscreen system that operates through Chevrolet MyLink. The 2017 Ram 1500's available 8.4-inch Uconnect system adds optional voice-activated navigation. Both trucks offer advanced smartphone connectivity through Bluetooth and specific apps like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.