2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, it can be difficult to determine which model is right for you when there are so many similar vehicles on the market. That's why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because they allow you to put two models that seem similar on the surface up side by side to examine their differences and determine which one will offer more of the features and capabilities you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado.

While the Chevy Silverado has a slightly lower starting MSRP and slightly higher fuel economy numbers, the Ram 1500 offers more convenience and comfort features, as well as more power under the hood to give you more towing capabilities. Let's take a closer look at some of the key features and differences between these two models!

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

2019 Ram 1500


2018 Chevrolet Silverado

$31,695 Starting MSRP $28,300
3.6-liter V6; 5.7-liter V8 Engine Options 4.3-liter V6; 5.3-liter V8
305 HP; 395 HP Horsepower 285 HP; 355 HP
6 Passengers Seating Capacity 2-3 Passengers

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The 2019 Ram 1500 features a plethora of updates that make it more functional and capable than ever before. The Ram 1500 comes with a standard 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual, providing a smoother, more responsive ride than the Silverado's 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual. The Ram 1500 also has a maximum trailer weight of 6,730 pounds, compared to a maximum trailer weight of 6,000 pounds in the Silverado.

Standard features in the 2019 Ram 1500's base trim include voice recognition, a compass, USB ports in the cabin, a proximity key, remote keyless entry, a keyless access system, and heated side mirrors. The Chevy Silverado offers remote keyless entry and heated side mirrors as an upgradeable feature only, and does not have the other listed features available. The Ram 1500 also offers parking assist technology and front fog lights as available features on its base trim, which the Silverado does not offer.

The 2019 Ram 1500 is available now at Palmen Motors. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!