2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 near Youngstown OH

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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 near Youngstown OH

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Overview

Anyone in the market for a full-size pickup truck is likely comparing the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500. These are two of the best-selling pickups in America after all. The Taylor Auto Group has the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 available in all trims, and many of our customers who shop Drive Taylor online ask us question comparing these two intriguing options. Compelling reasons to choose the Silverado 1500 include improved towing and payload capabilities, enhanced and new towing technologies and a new configurable tailgate that can be arranged into six distinct layouts. The biggest changed for the Ram 1500 is introduction of the TRX, which is a performance-oriented truck.

Youngstown OH - 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's Overview

Exterior – Chevrolet Dealer serving Youngstown OH

Your local Chevrolet dealership serving Youngstown Akron offers a regular cab, a double cab and a crew cab. Ram has dropped its single cab and now offers just a double and crew. In both cases, the crew has four full-size doors, and the double has half-size tail-opening rear doors. Chevrolet offers three beds: a long bed that measures about 8 feet 2 inches; a standard bed that measures about 6 feet 7 inches; and a short bed that measures about 5 feet 10 inches. The regular cab is paired with the long bed. The double is paired with the standard bed, and you have your choice of either the standard or short bed with the crew. The 2021 Ram 1500 offers just two box options. The double cab measures about 6 feet 4 inches, and the crew comes with that bed or a bed that measures about 5 feet 4 inches.

Youngstown OH - 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's Exterior

Interior – 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 near Youngstown OH

The Silverado 1500 regular cab can seat up to three. With both models, the double and crew can seat six if you opt for a front-row bench and five if you opt for front bucket seats. Across all cabs, the front row of the Silverado 1500 is roomier than the Ram 1500. The Chevrolet provides 43.03 inches of headroom and 44.53 inches of legroom whereas the Ram only affords 40.9 inches of headroom and 40.9 of legroom. The almost four additional inches of legroom makes a big difference for taller drivers. The rear seating in the double cabs is similar with both offering more than 35 inches of legroom. The Chevrolet crew provides 43.4 inches of rear legroom, and the Ram crew provides 45.2 inches of rear legroom.

Youngstown OH - 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's Interior

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Mechanical specs

Both the 2021 Ram 1500 and Silverado 1500 can be had with either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive. RWD is standard in most cases, and 4WD is optional, but there are exceptions in each lineup. Engines are the aspect of comparing the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 that receives the most attention. Chevrolet offers four options: a 4.3-liter V6 that makes 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque and is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission; a turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder that makes 310 hp and 348 lb.-ft. and is paired with an eight-speed; a 5.3-liter V8 that makes 355 hp and 383 lb.-ft. and is paired with a 10-speed; and a turbo-diesel 3.0-liter six-cylinder that makes 277 hp and 460 lb.-ft. and is paired with a 10-speed as well. Ram offers four powertrains as well, but only three are practical for most consumers. These include a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 305 hp and 269 lb.-ft.; a 5.7-liter V8 that makes 395 hp and 410 lb.-ft.; a turbo-diesel V6 that makes 260 hp and 480 lb.-ft.; and a TRX-exclusive supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that makes 702 hp and 650 lb.-ft. The Silverado 1500 can tow at least 7,000 pounds and as much as 13,400. The Ram is a bit less at 6,530 and 12,750 pounds.

Youngstown OH - 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's Mechanical

Technology – 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 dealer

The Silverado 1500 WT features the latest Chevrolet infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, and this is upgraded to an 8-inch touchscreen starting with the LT trim level. The 2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman, on the other hand, only has a 5-inch touchscreen, but Ram does offer 8-inch and 12-inch touchscreens beyond the base model. Chevrolet also offers a number of enhanced towing technologies not available on the Ram. In addition to hitch guidance via the rearview or surround-view monitor, you can get trailer length indicator, jack-knife alert, cargo bed views, rear side views and more.

Request more 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 near Youngstown OH information

The Taylor Auto Group welcomes you to visit our location serving Youngstown Akron and test-drive the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, but we can also serve you online. Via text and email, we can answer questions, provide quotes and keep you updated on the latest specials. Using our website, you can compare trims, options and current offers, and live assistance is available via chat!


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