2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 

Are you thinking about buying a large light-duty pickup truck? The 2020 Ram 1500 is a superb choice, with its bold and rugged design, powerful engine options, high-level utility and safety, a wide array of premium features, and the ability to head far off the beaten path. One of the pickup truck competitors of the Ram 1500 is the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. See how they stack up in this 2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comparison.

With its powerful engine options, the Ram 1500 easily outmuscles the Silverado 1500. The base-level 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine for the Ram 1500 generates 305 horsepower, compared to 285 horsepower for the base-level 4.3-liter V-6 engine for the Silverado 1500. The available 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine for the Ram 1500 doles out 395 horsepower, compared to 355 horsepower for the available 5.3-liter V-8 engine in the Silverado 1500. The Ram 1500 also boasts a higher maximum torque output (480 lb-ft) with its available 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine, compared to 460 lb-ft of torque for the available 3.0-liter I-6 Turbo-Diesel engine in the Silverado 1500.

Interested in the Ram 1500?

2020 Ram 1500


2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500


Maximum Horsepower 355-hp

480 lb-ft

Maximum Torque 460 lb-ft
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick+ No
Available Active Noise Cancellation No

Compare the 2020 Ram 1500 and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

With its high-strength and protective body structure, advanced airbag system, electronic safety features, and safety-enhancing driving assistance features, the 2020 Ram 1500 provides a very safe ride. This is evidenced by it earning the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2020 Silverado 1500 didn’t earn this honor.

The Ram 1500 offers many premium features. With the available Active Noise Cancellation feature, you can enjoy a very quiet ride inside the cabin. The standard Speed-Sensitive Windshield Wipers automatically adjust as you speed up or slow down. The Silverado 1500 doesn’t offer either of these features.

Contact us at Briggs Dodge for more information about the 2020 Ram 1500!