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Comparing the 2021 RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

vs.

2021 RAM 1500
$28,900

Starting MSRP

$32,595
260 to 420 hp

Horsepower Range

260 to 395 hp
6- or 8-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic
13,300 pounds

Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds
72-month/100,000-mile

Corrosion Warranty

60-month/unlimited-mile

When it comes time to compare full-size pickups, very often two names will pop into your mind, and those are RAM and Chevrolet. In the battle for supremacy between the Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500, you likely are only going to take one to fill up that garage. But finding out which one is right for you is where Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Duluth comes in, as we will break down a number of different factors when it comes down to determining who is better between the 2021 RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500! Regardless of who it is, the real winner is Lawrenceville drivers.

Performance Between the Chevy Silverado vs. Ram 1500

When you decide on a truck, you want rugged and capable performance. The Silverado and the RAM 1500 both excel in the category for a number of differing reasons. Breaking down the specs, you can see:

  • Engine: The RAM 1500 comes standard with a 305-horsepower 3.6L Pentastar® V6 that is rated for 296 lb-ft of torque. With available engine upgrades, this can vary between 260 and 395 horsepower. While exclusive to the 2021 RAM 1500 TRX trim is the 702-horsepower supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8. Meanwhile, the base model Silverado has a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6, rated for 285-horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. Available engines can vary this from 277 to 420-horsepower.
  • Transmission: At base level, between the RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500, the RAM 1500 comes standard with an 8-speed transmission. The Silverado 1500 starts with a 6-speed transmission that can be upgraded to 8-speed at higher trims.
  • Trailering Capacity: In the category of trailering, the RAM 1500 has a max weight of 12,750, versus the Silverado’s 13,300 pounds of trailering.

Pricing the RAM 1500vs. Silverado 1500

The 2021 Silverado vs. RAM 1500 continues their fight for truck supremacy with their pricing. The Silverado however does have a lower MSRP rating, starting at $28,900, compared to the RAM 1500 starting at $32,595. Even when upgraded to their highest trim levels, the Silverado 1500 remains the more affordable option still for Suwanee drivers.

Warranties Available for 2021 Silverado vs. RAM 1500

Most Johns Creek drivers want the best warranty coverage to ensure that their vehicle can stay up and running for many years to come. If you’re looking at the 2021 Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500 and what they offer for warranties, you can compare the two in-depth. It is only in the Corrosion warranty does the value of the Silverado 1500 become apparent.

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Warranty 

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion: 72-month/100,000-mile warranty

2021 RAM 1500 Warranty 

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion: 60-month/unlimited-mile warranty

Give the Chevy Silverado 1500 a Test Drive at Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Duluth

Now that you know the differences between the 2021 Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500, it’s easy to see that the Chevy Silverado has a higher towing capacity, is more cost-effective, and providers greater warranty coverage. Contact us to learn more about the Chevy Silverado, and schedule a test drive. You can also check out our new vehicle specials for more Chevy deals.

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