2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevy Silverado
Drivers looking for the latest new truck technology and capability may be interested in the two models in this 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevy Silverado comparison. Each of these trucks has seen significant updates for the new model year which make them even more attractive for hard-working pickup owners. But which one will offer the features and value that discerning shoppers crave?
Drivers looking for the top towing in this comparison will have to opt for the Ram truck. The 2019 Ram 1500 increased its maximum towing capability this year to an impressive 12,750 pounds. The 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 also offers impressive towing, but maxes out at 12,200 pounds. While this is still plenty of hauling potential, it is less than is available on the Ram model, even though the Chevy Silverado 1500 offers six-different powertrains (compared to four on the Ram).
|2019 Ram 1500||vs||2019 Chevy Silverado 1500|
|$31,695||Quad Cab/Double Cab Starting MSRP||$33,695|
|12,750 pounds||Maximum Towing||12,200 pounds|
|Rebel||Off-Road Model||Trail Boss|
|12-inch Uconnect||Top Infotainment System||8-inch Chevy MyLink|
Engine Enhancements and Off-Roading on the 2019 Ram 1500
Both of the models in this 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevy Silverado comparison have seen engine changes for the now model year. The 2019 Chevy Sivlerado 1500 has increased its engine options from three to six (with a diesel engine slated to arrive later in the year, and a new turbocharged four-cylinder coming standard on LT and RST models). In contrast, the 2019 Ram 1500 has added a new fuel-saving technology to its tried and true 3.6-liter V-6 and its 5.7-liter HEMI V-8. With new eTorque technology, these engines can benefit, respectively, from an extra up to 90 pound-feet of torque and up to 130 pound-feet of torque in short bursts perfect for handling large towing loads.
The 2019 Ram 1500 and 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 will also be available with off-roading options. The trail-optimized Rebel trim will return on the Ram truck, while the 2019 Silverado will come with Trail Boss models equipped with new off-roading technology.
Other attractive technology that discerning drivers will be able to enjoy on the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 will include a 12-inch infotainment display available on upper trims and the RamBox in-bed storage management system. If you would like to learn more about this truck in the St. Paul area, contact a representative at Fury Motors South St. Paul today.