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2019 Chevy Silverado vs 2019 Ram 1500 – Cincinnati, OH

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  • 2019 Chevy Silverado

    A grey 2019 Chevy Silverado is facing left.

    Starting at

    $28,300

    2019 Ram 1500

    A white 2019 Ram 1500 is facing right.

    Starting at

    $31,795

    5Available Engines3
    285-420 HPHorsepower305-395 HP
    305-460 lb-ftTorque269-420 lb-ft

    Trying to decide between the 2019 Chevy Silverado vs 2019 Ram 1500? As two of the most powerful trucks in the full-size pickup truck class, these two vehicles can make it difficult to make a final decision. However, there are numerous differences between these two trucks.

    The 2019 Chevy Silverado offers a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 LBS and horsepower ratings of up to 420 hp. Despite these high numbers, the Silverado is also exceptionally fuel efficient, offering fuel economy ratings of up to 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. On the inside, the 2019 Chevy Silverado is packed with standard entertainment features including a large touchscreen display, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Silverado also offers a wide selection of available entertainment features across its various trim levels and packages. In the category of safety, the 2019 Chevy Silverado offers a standard rearview camera and Teen Driver technology, plus a long list of available driver assist features.

    Meanwhile, the 2019 Ram 1500 offers a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 LBS and can produce up to 395 hp. Fuel economy ratings are similar to those on the 2019 Ram 1500 at up to 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. In terms of entertainment technology, the 2019 Ram 1500 comes with a few nice standard features but leaves many drivers forced to upgrade to a high trim level or package for additional features. However, the 2019 Ram 1500 is incredibly safe and received high ratings during safety testing. Helping it achieve this score is a long list of standard and available safety features, as well as its reliable and high-quality construction.

    Overall, both the 2019 Chevy Silverado and 2019 Ram 1500 are two of the best full-size pickup trucks available on the market. Deciding between these two vehicles will ultimately come down to your personal preferences, budget, and needs. To help get you started with your search for the perfect truck, we’ll take a closer look at how the Silverado compares in terms of performance, entertainment, and safety.

  • Performance

    A black 2019 Chevy Silverado is driving downtown at night near Cincinnati, OH. Check out performance when comparing the 2019 Chevy Silverado vs 2019 Ram 1500.  

    It’s a close call between the 2019 Chevy Silverado vs 2019 Ram 1500 in the category of performance. While the Silverado offers more horsepower, the Ram 1500 offers slightly more capability in terms of maximum towing capacity. Both vehicles offer about the same fuel economy ratings and are available in both rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. 

    2019 Chevy Silverado 

    The 2019 Chevy Silverado offers a total of five available engines. These include a powerful pair of V8 engines, as well as a V6 engine, a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and a turbo diesel engine with a later release date. For the most power, you’ll want to invest in the largest V8 engine which produces up to 420 hp and allows for a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 LBS. Considering the Silverado’s size and power, it is impressively fuel efficient at 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. When it comes to selecting your desired drivetrain, you’ll have the options of rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive to choose from. Critics note that the handling on the 2019 Chevy Silverado is surprisingly smooth, responsive, and easy to maneuver. 

    2019 Ram 1500

    The 2019 Ram 1500 comes standard with a V6 engine, but also offers an available V8 engine. When equipped with its V8 engine, the 2019 Ram 1500 produces up to 395 hp and allows for a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 LBS. While the Ram offers slightly more in terms of towing capacity, the Silverado offers more horsepower. These vehicles are also similar when it comes to fuel economy, with the Ram offering up to 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The 2019 Ram 1500 can be purchased in either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, and each engine is paired with an automatic engine. Ultimately, both the 2019 Chevy Silverado and 2019 Ram 1500 offer more than enough power to tackle jobs on the worksite or to transport recreational vehicles for a weekend away. No matter what vehicle you’ll choose you’ll have plenty of available power and capability; however, the Silverado offers superior handling and makes its easier to customize your new truck with more engine options than the Ram 1500.

  • Entertainment

    The brown and black interior of the 2019 Chevy Silverado is shown. Check out the entertainment features when comparing the 2019 Chevy Silverado vs 2019 Ram 1500 in Cincinnati, OH.  

    Drivers looking for an advanced cabin onboard their next truck will appreciate what both the 2019 Chevy Silverado and 2019 Ram 1500. Both of these trucks offer a refined and advanced cabin packed with standard entertainment features; however, the 2019 Chevy Silverado offers a larger touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as a standard feature, giving it the win in this category. 

    2019 Chevy Silverado 

    The 2019 Chevy Silverado comes standard with several standard features, including a 7-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and a USB port. While these features are more than enough to keep everyone onboard connected, the Silverado also offers a wide selection of available entertainment features including wireless charging, a built-in WiFi hotspot, three more USB ports, navigation, and a larger 8-inch touchscreen display. Drivers and critics note that the Chevy infotainment system is user-friendly and responsive, featuring sharp graphics and modern design. Drivers looking for plenty of standard technology or a long list of available features will appreciate the entertainment suite onboard the 2019 Chevy Silverado.

    2019 Ram 1500

    The 2019 Ram 1500 comes standard with a small 5-inch touchscreen display, as well as three USB ports, and Bluetooth. Meanwhile, the available features onboard the 2019 Ram 1500 include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, navigation, and larger touchscreen options. Drivers can also choose to upgrade to wireless charging, satellite radio, and a Harman Kardon sound system. However, if you’re looking to stick to the base model, the 2019 Chevy Silverado offers a more advanced standard entertainment suite with no need to upgrade to available features or higher trim levels. 

  • Safety

    A blue 2019 Chevy Silverado is parked outside a mechanic pit garage with an older race car inside. Check out safety when comparing the 2019 Chevy Silverado vs 2019 Ram 1500 in Cincinnati, OH.  

    Both the 2019 Chevy Silverado and 2019 Ram 1500 are safe vehicles in the full-size pickup truck class. Plenty of available driver assist features on available on either vehicle but the 2019 Ram 1500 lacks Teen Driver technology or a suitable replacement, which has become an important feature for parents who may have learning teens at home or drivers who want to set volume and speed restrictions in the event that the vehicle is borrowed.

    2019 Chevy Silverado 

    The 2019 Chevy Silverado comes standard with a rearview camera and Teen Driver technology on its base model, while available features include a variety of available features including blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, a surround-view parking camera, blind spot monitoring, lane change alert, and a head-up display. As for safety and crash testing, the 2019 Chevy Silverado received high scores from both the NHTSA and IIHS across multiple safety categories. The 2019 Chevy Silverado also earned an above average reliability rating from J.D. Powers with a score of 4 out of 5. Overall, the 2019 Chevy Silverado is a great vehicle for drivers looking to prioritize safety in their new vehicle. Upgrading to the available driver assist features is also made easy and affordable as they are available across multiple trim levels and available packages.

    2019 Ram 1500

    The 2019 Ram 1500 received high scores from the IIHS across six safety categories and also received an above average reliability score from J.D. Power. However, the only standard feature available on the base model of the 2019 Ram 1500 is a rearview camera. The new Ram 1500 does offer a long list of advanced available features including blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and rear cross traffic alert. While the 2019 Ram 1500 is an entirely safe and reliable vehicle, the 2019 Chevy Silverado offers Teen Driver technology which is a must-have feature for many drivers. Either vehicle will offer high-level protection for every passenger on board, but if you’re interested in taking advantage of Teen Driver technology you’ll have to opt for the 2019 Chevy Silverado.

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