2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado

Both of the full-size, light-duty trucks in this 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado comparison are available with engine options, body style choices, and many attractive trim levels that can meet drivers’ needs. We like the 2018 Ram 1500 for its immediate engine power, multiple trim options, and competitive pricing.

The base gas engine in the 2018 Ram 1500 is a 3.6-liter V6 rated for 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. This is more horsepower than is available on the base 4.3-liter V-6 that come standard on the 2018 Chevy Silverado. The Ram is also the only truck in this comparison to offer a responsive diesel engine that delivers fuel-sipping sensibilities as well as confident towing and hauling. We like the capability that the Ram 1500 brings to the road and the worksite.

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2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado
$27,095 Starting MSRP $28,285
3.6-L V-6 (305 hp) Base Engine 4.3-L V-6 (285 hp)
17/25 mpg Mileage (city/highway) 18/24 mpg
11 Trim Levels 6

Models and Features on the 2018 Ram 1500

Whether drivers are looking for practical base features, or elite luxury options, the Ram truck excels in this 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado comparison. It is available with up to 11 trim levels, ranging from the no-frills Tradesman trim, all the way up to the elite Limited Tungsten, which is all-new for this model year. Truck shoppers can also choose from a dozen standard colors, multiple special editions, and three different bed lengths: 8-foot (regular cab only), 6-foot 4-inches (regular, quad, or crew cab), or 5-foot 7-inches (crew cab only).

In this 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado comparison, both vehicles can deliver premium standard and available features. A rearview camera comes standard on both models, as well as a touchscreen infotainment system. Class-exclusive features on the 2018 Ram 1500 include the available active air suspension and the RamBox Cargo Management System, which build storage directly into the Ram’s truck bed wall.

For more information on the 2018 Ram 1500 in St. Paul MN, or to schedule a test drive at Fury Motors South St. Paul today, contact a member of our sales team.

side view of a black 2018 Ram 1500 in front of cliffs loaded with a four-wheeler
Ram steering wheel and Uconnect infotainment system in the 2018 Ram 1500
2018 Ram 1500 rear seats in black
man with a power tool and a hard hard taking tools from the RamBox on the 2018 Ram 1500

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