2019 RAM 1500 vs Chevy Silverado in Gastonia NC

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Compare the Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Gastonia, NC

The new Ram 1500 is back to take on the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. These two best-selling full-size pickup trucks go head-to-head to set the standard for their segment. Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Gastonia, NC has new Ram 1500 models in stock and a team of professionals to walk you through a detailed comparison of these trucks. Continue reading to learn more.


The Ram 1500 vs. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • The Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 are comparably priced offering Charlotte drivers outstanding power, durability, and technology without breaking the bank.
  • These best-selling pickup trucks are also two of the most efficient models in their class to help get you from Lincolnton to Rock Hill without constant trips to refill the tank.
  • If you're looking for power and performance, the new Ram 1500 is your best choice. This pickup comes standard with a 395-horsepower eight-cylinder engine putting out 410 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the Silverado's base engine is a 285-horsepower six-cylinder only producing 305 pound-feet of torque.
  • The Ram 1500 has standard features including push-button start, heated power side mirrors, a five-inch Uconnect infotainment system, cruise control, and active grille shutters for added efficiency.
  • The Ram 1500 comes with 18-inch steel wheels, while the Silverado 1500 is fitted with smaller 17-inch aluminum wheels.
  • Both models come standard with rear-wheel drive. Customers can also upgrade to optional all-wheel drive for better handling and control off-road.
  • Available upgrades in the Ram 1500 include larger 22-inch wheels, heated leather seats, a dual-pane moonroof, a damped tailgate, dual exhaust, and a 12-inch Uconnect infotainment system display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
  • The Ram 1500 has a higher towing capacity than the Silverado 1500 to help you pull your boat or trailer along for the ride with ease.
  • The Ram 1500 has a longer wheelbase than the Silverado 1500 for added stability on the highways of Fort Mill. The Ram 1500 is also taller than the Silverado 1500 for a better vantage point on the road.
  • Both trucks have spacious cabins with ample space for your entire crew.
  • Safety features in the Ram 1500 include trailer-sway control, a surround-view camera, an electronic parking brake, a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, and hill-descent control.

Engine Options

Under the hood, the Ram 1500 comes packing a standard 395-horsepower 5.7-liter eight-cylinder engine linked to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Drivers can decide between standard two-wheel drive and optional four-wheel drive as well. This engine setup also produces an impressive 410 pound-feet of torque. There is an available 305-horsepower 3.6-liter six-cylinder option as well.

Standard and Optional Features

The new Ram 1500 is one of the most equipped pickup trucks in its class. Depending on the trim level, standard equipment includes a five-inch Uconnect infotainment system, air conditioning, push-button start, active grille shutters, a dial-type gear selector, and a tilting-and-telescoping steering wheel. Also available are upgrades like heated leather seats, a damped tailgate, a 33-gallon fuel tank, a dual-pane moonroof, a seven-inch gauge cluster display, and a 12-inch Uconnect infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

Safety Innovations

Safety is vital, and the new Ram 1500 comes with a wide range of cutting-edge safety innovations to keep you and your passengers secure. Available safety equipment includes LED headlights with adaptive front-lighting, an electronic parking brake, a rearview camera, trailer-sway control, and an advanced airbag system. Also available is adaptive cruise control, a surround-view camera, and hill-descent control.


Visit Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to Learn More

When you're ready to experience the new Ram 1500 for yourself, make your way to Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. We have a team of professionals ready to assist you with your purchase today. Our goal is to get you the Ram 1500 you want while you're here. Contact us or stop by Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for a test drive today.

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