2017 Ram 1500 vs. 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2017 Ram 1500 green exterior model

2017 Ram 1500

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 light exterior model

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

There are plenty of pickup truck options on the market, but not every truck is created equally. The 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are both considered to be at the top of the full-size class and while both feature robust capabilities and abundant utility, the Ram 1500 stands out in some important ways. Before choosing your next pickup truck in Ontario, find out how these models match up to one another. When you’re ready, make the trip to Laurentian Chrysler in Sudbury, ON to check out our full selection of Ram 1500 models.

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Standard Performance Capabilities

The base engine on the 2017 Ram 1500 is a 3.6L Pentastar V6 that is able to produce a powerful 305 hp. Compare that to the base engine on the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500, a 4.3L V6 that only generates 285 hp. Both models can be paired with a four-wheel drive (4×4) system and have an identical max towing capacity of 3,447 pounds.

Max Fuel Economy

Buying a full-size pickup with strong performance capabilities doesn’t have to mean compromising on fuel economy. The 2017 Ram 1500 is offered with an available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine that gets as low as 8.0 L/100 km highway and 11.3 L/100 km city. The most fuel-efficient Silverado 1500 is the 4.3L V6, which is unable to get better than 10.0 L100 km highway and 13.4 L/100 km city.  That adds up to a lot more savings in the Ram 1500.

Get the Job Done Right in the 2017 Ram 1500

On top of the performance and fuel economy advantages mentioned above, the 2017 Ram 1500 is also more affordable than the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500. Even still, we offer helpful financing options available at Laurentian Chrysler, and our team will gladly walk you through them. When you’ve got time, come see us for a test drive at 1221 Kingsway in Sudbury, ON. Our doors are open every day but Sunday, and you can always contact us online or call us with questions at (844) 866-0994.