2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado

We know it can be a difficult decision when making your next vehicle purchase which is why the experts at South Point Dodge in Austin TX are here to help. See how the 2019 Ram 1500 stacks up against the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado as we compare side by side.


To reliably power the ignition and other systems and to recharge the battery, the Ram 1500 has larger alternators than the Chevy Silverado:

  Ram 1500 Chevy Silverado
 Standard Alternator      160 amps     150 amps
 Optional Alternator 180 amps 170 amps
 2nd Optional Alternator  220 amps N/A

J.D. Power and Associates 2017 Initial Quality Study of new car owners surveyed provide the statistics that show that Ram vehicles are better in initial quality than Chevrolet vehicles. J.D. Power ranks Ram fourth in initial quality, above the industry average. With 2 more problems per 100 vehicles, Chevrolet is ranked 6th.


The Ram 1500 has more powerful engines than the Silverado 1500.

 Ram 1500 3.6 DOHC V6 hybrid 305 HP
 Ram 1500 5.7 V8 395 HP
 Silverado 4.3 V6 285 HP
 Silverado 5.3 V8 355 HP
Passenger Space:

The Ram 1500 Quad Cab has 2.7 inches more front hip room, .1 inches more front shoulder room, .5 inches more rear headroom, 1 inch more rear legroom and 3.2 inches more rear hip room than the Silverado Double Cab.

The Ram 1500 Crew Cab Pickup has 2.7 inches more front hip room, 4.3 inches more rear legroom and 3.1 inches more rear hip room than the Silverado Crew Cab.

For enhanced passenger comfort on long trips the Ram 1500 Crew Cab's available rear seats recline. The Silverado's optional rear seats don't recline.

Overall, the 2019 Ram 1500 outweighs it's competition in many aspects. If you would like to experience the quality and performance of the 2019 Ram 1500 for yourself in the Austin TX area, stop by South Point Dodge today, or explore our new Ram 1500 inventory, or simply fill out the form below and one of our trusted team members will get back to you shortly.

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