Pickup trucks are made to take on the challenge of tough jobs and heavy loads, and the 2017 Ram 1500 has been a favorite ever since it first arrived on dealership lots. This year, the Ram 1500 comes with more high-tech features, more capability options, and a higher efficiency rating than ever before. We're comparing the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevy Silverado to highlight the differences between the two and to help you choose the truck that best fits your lifestyle and budget.
If you'd like to schedule a test drive of the 2017 Ram 1500, give us a call or make an appointment online. The convenient online tools on our site also allow you to view an up-to-date inventory and to apply for credit pre-approval from the comfort of home. We want to make sure that you find the truck you need, and drive it home for a price you can afford.
|2017 Ram 1500||vs||2017 Chevy Silverado 1500|
|17/25 mpg||V6 Mileage||18/24 mpg|
|3.6-liter V6 (305 hp)||Base Engines||4.3-liter V6 (285 hp)|
|Ram Uconnect||Infotainment||Chevrolet MyLink|
When it comes to standard power and capability under the hood of the Ram and the Silverado, the Ram races ahead. Despite offering a lower starting MSRP and slightly higher fuel efficiency rating for highway driving, the 2017 Ram 1500 puts down more horsepower. Both trucks are paired with an automatic transmission and standard rear-wheel drive. Each truck comes with standard 17-inch steel wheels. The Ram's exterior has a few bonus features that include standard front fog lights and ParkSense parking assist sensors.
High-tech features are available for those looking to make the interior of the Ram 1500 or Silverado as comfortable as the engine is confident. Both pickups have a standard two-passenger cabin, with a larger crew-cab available for those looking to bring up to five people along for the ride. Each truck has an available first-row touchscreen with connection to apps for smartphone compatibility and an available voice-activated navigation system. The Ram's style and design makes it the perfect option for both hard-working truck drivers and those looking to add capability without sacrificing luxury. Be sure to ask the sales team about the other optional comfort and luxury features available.