Compare 2017 Ram 1500 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

2017 Ram 1500 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500
2017 Ram 1500 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500
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  305 hp 285 hp
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2017 Ram 1500 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

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The current vehicle industry is full of all types of cars, from large vehicles like trucks and SUVs to small cars like 2-seater sedans and sport cars. All of these cars have unique characteristics that attract and retain regular clients, and over the past two decades, trucks have become the best light-duty vehicles money can buy. Trucks offer its clients a powerful, spacious and attractive car that can be driven both on city roads and off-road with ease. Despite the fact that there are numerous designs, kinds and trim levels of trucks in the market, the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevy Silverado are the two best trucks so far. The 2017 Ram 1500 comes with a V8 5.7-liter engine that delivers 395 and 410 torque and horsepower respectively. It is also reasonably pocket-friendly considering its power output and engine specifications when compared to other trucks. The 2017 Chevy Silverado comes with a 4.3-liter engine that only generates 280 horsepower and is slightly expensive than most trucks, including the 2017 Ram 1500. We believe that you will choose the best truck to suit your needs.

Specifications

When it comes trucks, the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevy Silverado are the two best trucks so far. The Ram 1500 full-sized pickup is available for several body types, which includes a two door (regular), a four door (quad) and the larger four door (crew cab) variant. It is also available in ten trim levels: Big horn, Express, Tradesman, Laramie Longhorn, Sport, Limited, SLT, HFE, Laramie and the Rebel. It also comes with a V8 5.7-liter engine that generates 410 of torque and 395 horsepower respectively. Alternatively, the Chevy Silverado is also available in three car styles: two doors, four doors and the crew cab, all with sizable rear-beds. It is available in several trim levels: LT, LS, WT (work truck), Custom, and LTZ trims.The 2017 Ram 1500 has numerous safety and technology features that make it the safest truck on the market. These features include stability and traction control systems, anti-lock braking system, several airbags (side curtain, rear and front seats), road assistance services, automatic crash alerts and remote door locking and unlocking capability. Other features include parking sensors (front and rear), rearview camera, lane departure alerts and forward collision notification system. The 2017 Chevy Silverado also has several safety and technology features such as anti-lock braking system, Teen Driver watchdog system, stability and traction control, airbags and forward collision notifications.

Performance

As the 2017 Ram 1500 is designed to have a lot of power, it comes with a V8 5.7-liter engine that generates 410 of torque and 395 horsepower. It is also accompanied with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This enables the truck to accelerate from 0-60 mph in approximately 7.1 seconds. The truck is available as a 2WD as well as a 4WD, where some trim levels can automatically switch between the two driving modes. The 2WD has an EPA of 17 mpg, doing 15 and 22 mpg on city roads and highways respectively. The 4WD has an EPA of 17 mpg, doing 15 and 21 mpg on city roads and highways respectively. Alternatively, the 2017 Chevy Silverado has a 4.3-liter engine that only generates 280 horsepower and 305 pounds of torque. It is available either as a 2WD or 4WD with a 6-speed automatic gearbox, accelerating from 0-60 mph in 7.7 seconds. The Chevy Silverado has an EPA of 19 mpg, doing 17 mpg on city roads and 22 mpg on the highways.

Driving and Handling

The 2017 Ram 1500 offers a quiet and smooth ride that is enhanced by its advanced air suspension. This ensures that you do not feel any bumps on the road. It has enough power, which is generated by its large V8 5.7-liter engine to ensure you can carry or haul heavy loads easily. This truck has an impressive fuel economy, especially when you consider the speeds it offers you. The 2017 Chevy Silverado’s 5.3-liter engine also generates impressive power, but not as much as the 2017 Ram 1500.


The Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado are the two best trucks available in the market right now, and we welcome you to stop by our dealership anytime and get a free test drive. We give the best rates in the region, so be sure you will get your money’s worth at our dealership.

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