2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Comparison in Ontario, CA
When we compare the 2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 we’re contrasting two exquisite pickups with ruggedly handsome exteriors and quiet, comfortable cabins loaded with all the latest in technology. Both of these fine trucks will serve you well but we believe you’ll find the Ram will triumph in our comparison. For our test we’ll use the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country and the Ram 1500 Limited in crew cab configurations as both trucks share similar trims and MSRP. Come test drive a 2018 Ram 1500 at Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram FIAT of Ontario and see the differences for yourself!
2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Performance Comparison
The 2018 Ram 1500 in Ontario, CA, features three stellar engines depending on your needs as likewise does the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. For our comparison we’ll pit the Ram 1500’s HEMI® V8 with standard TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission against the Chevrolet Silverado’s 5.3-liter V8 with 6-speed automatic. It should be noted that there is a Chevy 8-speed automatic but it’s not available on the High Country. Putting these two engines side by side we find the Ram 1500 delivers 395 horsepower, 410 lb.-ft. of torque and provides maximum towing of 10,320 pounds, perfect for towing light equipment near San Bernardino or near Claremont, CA. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 churns out 355 horsepower, 383 lb.-ft. of torque and can tow up to 9,100 pounds with a special 3.42 rear axle and trailering package.
2018 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Interior Comparison
Looking at the interiors of the 2018 Ram 1500 for sale in Ontario, CA, and 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 we find the Limited and High Country share similar trims like integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted controls, dual zone automatic temperature control, heated, 10-way power driver seat in special leather, 60/40 split-folding rear seat and carpeting. Where the Chevrolet provides a 4.2-inch driver information screen, the Ram Limited offers a customizable 7-inch digital cluster display. For connectivity, the Silverado 1500 is equipped with Chevrolet MyLink® with 8-inch touch-screen with Navigation where the Ram 1500 incorporates Uconnect® 4C NAV with 8.4-inch screen. When it comes to entertainment, the Chevrolet features a 6-speaker plus subwoofer Bose® sound system and the Ram has a 9-speaker Alpine® premium audio system that also includes a subwoofer.
When we compare the 2018 Ram 1500 near San Bernardino, CA, with the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the Ram definitely takes the blue ribbon. With more power, better torque, superior towing capabilities and an interior that features larger screens, you can see why Ram is the winner. Check out our 2018 Ram 1500 inventory near San Bernardino, CA, at Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram FIAT of Ontario and test drive this hearty pickup truck today. Whether you live near Riverside or in Ontario, CA, this is a truck that will give you years of reliable service and driving comfort!