Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Ram 3500

Woodland Green
VS
Hills Green

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$21,314 - $24,619
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 - 355 hp
370 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.3L FlexFuel EcoTec3 V6
5.3L EcoTec3 V8
PICKUP BOX
E85 FLEXFUEL
5.7L V8 HEMI VVT
6.4L HEAVY DUTY V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Not Available

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.4 - 42.8 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.5 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
53.4 - 76.3 cu. ft.
57.5 - 74.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
2 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119 - 153 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 - 48.6 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Width

Width
80 in.
79.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 - 355 hp
350 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
305 - 383 ft. lbs.
400 - 930 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
8600 - 11100 .lbs
10980 - 17890 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 .lbs
1098 - 1789 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available
Optional

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 - 34 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 - 22 mpg
0 - 0 mpg

City

City
15 - 18 mpg
mpg

Highway

Highway
19 - 24 mpg
mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Not Available

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Ram 3500

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup, Double Cab Pickup, Regular Cab Chassis Cab, Regular Cab Pickup
Crew Cab, Mega Cab, Regular Cab

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
2, 3, 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3200 - 3950 lbs.
5000 - 6000 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3800 - 4100 lbs.
7000 - 9750 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2660 - 3272 lbs.
3425 - 4031 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1856 - 2190 lbs.
2628 - 2951 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 - 20 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 - 18 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
19 - 24 mpg.
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8, 9.3, 9.8, 10.3
Not Available

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6500 - 7200 lbs.
10100 - 14000 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
11000 - 15000 lbs.
18400 - 25300 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
1098 - 1789 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5500 - 9800 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
550 - 980 lbs.
1098 - 1789 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5600 - 9700 lbs.
10800 - 17710 lbs.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
840 - 1455 lbs.
Not Available

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
8600 - 11100 lbs.
10980 - 17890 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Gas/Ethanol V6
Gas/Ethanol V8
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6
Premium Unleaded V-8
Regular Unleaded V-8

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L83 - LV3
ESA, ETK, EZC

Displacement

Displacement
4.3L/262 - 5.3L/325
5.7 L/345, 6.4 L/392, 6.7 L/408

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MYC
DEG, DF2, DFP, DG7

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03
3.23, 3.75, 5.94

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36
1.84, 2.00, 3.28

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53
1.34, 1.41, 1.98

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15
1.00 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
0.77, 0.82, 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.62, 0.63, 0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06
3.54, 4.44, 5.42

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna MP1222/5/6 - Magna MP3023/4
Electronic - None

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00
Not Available

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.69 - 2.72
Not Available

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 - 730
730

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730
730

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - 170
160, 180, 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Yes
None

Frame Type

Frame Type
Hydroformed
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Leaf

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
3200 - 3950 lbs.
Not Available

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
3800 - 3950 lbs.
Not Available

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent - Semi-Floating
Non-Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating
Rigid Axle

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
3200 - 3950 lbs.
5250 - 6000 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
3800 - 3950 lbs.
6200 - 9750 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.08 - 3.42
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08, 3.23, 3.42
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
46 mm.
Not Available

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
35 mm.
Not Available

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.35 in.
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QXT, RBZ, RC3, RC5, RC7, RI8
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QXT, RBZ, RC3, RC5, RC7, RI8
TCN, TCP, TEA, TV2, TV3

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
4JQ, RC4, RHM, ZBZ, ZXT
TBE

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT265/70R17C, LT265/70R17E, P255/70R17, P265/65R18, P265/70R17, P275/55R20
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT265/70R17C, LT265/70R17E, P255/70R17, P265/65R18, P265/70R17, P275/55R20
LT235/80SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/60SR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
LT265/70R17, LT265/70R17E, P255/70R17, P265/70R17
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 - 20 x 9.0 in.
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 - 20 x 9.0 in.
17 X 6 - 20 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17 - 17 x 7.0 in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum, Steel, Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Re-Circulating Ball

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.3 - 18.4
Not Available

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 - 48.6 ft.
41.6 - 53 ft.

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A ft.
Not Available

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 1.18 in.
14.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 0.79 in.
14.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26 - 34 gal.
28 - 32 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.40 - 42.80 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.27 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
65.93 - 66.03 in.
65.9 - 66 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.73 in.
62.9 - 63.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.67 - 40.50 in.
39.9 - 40.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.63 - 40.93 in.
40.3 - 43.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
65.73 - 65.80 in.
65.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.23 - 60.27 in.
63.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119.0 - 153.0 in.
140 - 169.5 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
205.57 - 239.57 in.
230.4 - 259.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
80.0 in.
79.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
73.50 - 74.17 in.
77.7 - 79.8 in.

Front Bumper to Back of Cab

Front Bumper to Back of Cab
116.90 - 150.90 in.
Not Available

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
31.97 - 55.40 in.
36.7 - 56.8 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.1 - 36.3 in.
38.5 - 39.2 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.23 - 8.97 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.23 - 8.97 in.
7.3 - 8.7 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
69.33 - 97.77 in.
76.3 - 98.3 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
64.6 - 64.9 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51.03 in.
49 - 51 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.10 - 21.23 in.
20.1 - 20.2 in.

Tailgate Width

Tailgate Width
62.2 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
53.4 - 76.3 ft³.
57.5 - 74.9 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado
Ram Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab
Crew Cab, Mega Cab, Regular Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.3 - 5.3
5.7, 6.4, 6.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6 - 8
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
2 - 4