2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn
Features & Specs
2020 Chevy Silverado LT
18-Inch Wheels
Advanced Trailering Group
12" Touchscreen w/Navigation
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Power sunroof
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Pickup Truck Faceoff: Ram Big Horn vs Silverado LT

If you are looking for a 2020 truck, then you are probably considering the Ram 1500 Big Horn or the Chevy Silverado 1500 HD. Both trucks have a lot to offer but have some significant differences in capability, comfort, and additional features. For example, new this year on the Ram 1500 you will find features like new exterior color options and added features to the Night Edition package, while the Chevy Silverado has added adaptive cruise control and a 3-liter turbodiesel engine option. Read on to see the full comparison of how these two trucks stack up.

2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Power & Handling

The Ram 1500 comes with four engine options as well as a mild-hybrid system. The mild-hybrid system is paired with a segment-exclusive link-coil rear suspension system or the optional active-level four-corner air suspension for the most comfortable ride and expert handling.Standard on all Ram 1500 models is the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque. It uses technologies like wide-range variable valve timing and a two-step variable valve lift to achieve Best-in-Class standard V6 horsepower. The newly available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine represents power and efficiency and offers 480 lb-ft of diesel torque and a diesel towing capacity of 12,560 pounds. The available 5.7L HEMI V8 engine is perfect for those needing more power. Then there is the 5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque. It offers a V8 gas towing capacity of up to 12,750 pounds!

2020 Chevy Silverado LT Power & Handling

The Silverado has three engine options and a max towing capability is 9,200 pounds. The standard engine is a 2.7L Turbo with active fuel management. It gives you 310 horsepower and 348 lb.-ft. of torque. For buyers in need of V8 power, you can opt for Chevy's 5.3L EcoTec3 V8. It pumps out 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. Both of these engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The diesel option is Chevy's DURAMAX 3.0L Turbo-diesel I-6. It is both powerful and quiet and is paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It has a 9,300-lb. maximum towing capability, along with 277 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque.

2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Features & Design

Features available for the Big Horn model include a 12-inch touchscreen with 360 camera views, a multifunction tailgate, a heated steering wheel, and Ram's RamBox storage system. Standard on the Big Horn is a smartphone integration, a six-speaker sound system, trailer sway damping, and second-row in-floor storage. The Big Horn exterior features include side steps, cargo tie-down hooks, a tonneau cover, fog lights, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. There are quite a few add-ons as well as packages you can opt for to can customize your Big Horn with. These include the new for the 2020 model year Night Edition and Built to Serve Edition.The Night Edition Appearance Package pairs all-black exterior details with your choice of exterior color. And the Built to Serve Edition comes in a distinctive Gator Green or Black Diamond exterior with American Armed Forces-inspired interior and exterior details.

2020 Chevy Silverado LT Features & Design

The Silverado contains features like a large center console, remote keyless entry, heated door mirrors, and front tow hooks. Standard features include Bluetooth, smartphone integration, an 8-inch touchscreen, and cruise control. The LTexterior features a tailgate damper, tow hooks,a chrome center bar, LED headlamps with LED signature daytime running lamps, and 17-inch Bright Silver-painted aluminum wheels. For an added cost, there are all types of stand-alone features and packages you can opt for. Two to note are the Safety Package and the All-Star Edition. The Safety Package adds Front and Rear park assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Black recovery hooks, and more. The All-Star adds Keyless Open and Start, Remote Start, and under-seat storage.


When you look at Chevy and Ram pickups, you know they will both have a lot to offer. However, the Big Horn and the LT differ in a few areas. Chevy simply does not match Ram in max towing capacity and tech features. And for truck buyers, those are two key aspects. The Big Horn's 12,750 max towing capacity and 12" touchscreen goes beyond what other pickups can offer. If you would like to learn more about the "MOTOR TREND TRUCK OF THE YEAR" Ram 1500, or even take it for a test drive,Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram invites Gastonia area residents to stop by! We look forward to sharing with you all that Ram has to offer.

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