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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 1500

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 1500

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

vs.

2021 RAM 1500

$29,300

Starting MSRP

$32,795
260 to 420 hp

Horsepower Range

260 to 395 hp
6- or 8-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic
13,300 pounds

Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds
72-month/100,000-mile

Corrosion Warranty

60-month/unlimited-mile

Looking to upgrade your Parkersburg commute with a new pickup truck? Look no further than our Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500 comparison! Both models offer similar output, but do vary in terms of specs, pricing, features, and warranty coverage. Compare the Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500 below before making your way to our Ripley-area dealership to explore our new vehicle inventory!

Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500: Performance & Specs

Those in need of a truck are probably looking for something with plenty of capabilities. You can expect optimal performance from both the Silverado and the RAM 1500, but you may prefer one depending on your specific needs:

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500:

  • Engine: On the base trim of the Silverado 1500, you can expect a 4.3L EcoTec 3 V6 engine that produces 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. Additional engines can produce as much as 420 hp.
  • Transmission: A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard, but you can also opt for an 8-speed automatic on higher trim levels.
  • Trailering Capacity: The Silverado can handle as much as 13,300 pounds — perfect for any job around Ripley.

2021 Silverado vs. RAM 1500: Pricing

While the RAM 1500 and Silverado 1500 offer similar performance and specs, the Silverado 1500 has a more affordable starting price:

  • 2021 Silverado 1500 Starting Price: $29,300
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Starting Price: $32,795

Even though the Silverado option is more cost-friendly, it provides more powerful trailering capacity as well as solid specs.

Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500: Warranty Coverage

We understand that drivers need their trucks to be reliable. You’ll find that the Silverado 1500 and the RAM 1500 have nearly identical warranty coverage, but the Chevy truck offers a slightly better Corrosion Warranty:

The McClinton Million

  • 10 Year/1,000,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty
  • Every new Chevrolet sold at McClinton Chevrolet comes with The McClinton Million

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Warranty 

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion: 72-month/100,000-mile warranty

2021 RAM 1500 Warranty 

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion: 60-month/unlimited-mile warranty

Explore the New Chevy Silverado 1500 at McClinton Chevrolet

When you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a powerful truck, visit our Marietta-area dealership to explore our Chevy truck inventory! Even if you aren’t quite sure about which truck is right for you, the experts at McClinton Chevrolet are happy to help you compare the Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500 further. Contact us at your convenience with any questions!

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