2020 Silverado 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado

2020 Ram 1500

2020 RAM 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2020 RAM 1500

2020 Silverado

2020 RAM 1500
$28,300 MSRP

Starting Price

$32,145 MSRP
4.3L V6 Engine

Base Engine

3.6L V6 Engine
13,400 pounds

Maximum Towing

12,750 pounds
2,250 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,300 pounds
16 city / 21 hwy mpg

Base Fuel Economy

20 city / 25 hwy mpg

Engine Options


Many Hayward drivers find themselves at a crossroads between the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado vs. RAM 1500. Between the strong performances and capabilities of each pickup, it’s no surprise that so many customers end up stumped! No matter which you choose, you’ll enjoy a fantastic ride through the Rice Lake, WI area – but we’re here to help you find out whether a Chevy Silverado or RAM 1500 should be your next vehicle. 

2020 RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500: Price

Between the RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500, there is a clear price difference. If you’re shopping on a budget, you might prefer the lower starting price of the Silverado at just $28,300 MSRP. The RAM 1500 is just slightly more expensive at $32,145 MSRP, but the Silverado is still the more budget-friendly of the two.

Parked 2020 Ram 1500 with a boat trailer

2020 RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500: Standard Performance

Between the Silverado or RAM 1500, you’ll find a different set of advantages when it comes to performance. Here’s how the two compare side-by-side:

  • Starting Engine: While both share smooth V6 engineering under the hood, the RAM has a 305-hp 3.6L V6 engine, compared to the Silverado’s 285-hp 4.3L V6 engine.
  • Towing and Payload: The Silverado’s 13,400-pound towing capacity outperforms the 12,750-pound max of the RAM 1500, but the RAM 1500 has a slightly higher payload capacity.
  • Fuel Economy: In terms of fuel economy, the RAM 1500 has the edge, so think about your driving needs for Cumberland.
2020 Silverado towing a trailer

Engine Options

Whether you choose a Silverado or RAM 1500, you’ll have plenty of trim levels and options to explore – including diesel powertrains to maximize torque and towing. But the Silverado offers extra customizability with its many configurations and engine options available:

RAM 1500

  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine


  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management
  • 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management
  • 2.7L TURBO with Active Fuel Management

Find Your Next Pickup Truck With Don Johnson Motors

Want to take on a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado vs. RAM 1500 comparison of your own? Contact us at Don Johnson Motors with any questions, and we’d be happy to offer our personalized recommendations. You can even shop online and get home delivery of the vehicle of your choice, so don’t hesitate to reach out!

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