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Here's how the 2017 RAM 1500 and the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 measure up.
Express
$26,495
Starting MSRP
$27,785
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
3 3 -
Engine

305.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

395.0-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

285.0-hp, 4.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

355.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
20 20 -
Size
229" length, 77.2" height 205.57" length, 73.97" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black / Diesel Gray Interior

Jet Black / Dark Ash

Jet Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

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Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 x 8.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in 17 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 x 8.0 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 730 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150 -

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Ethanol V6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6400 285 @ 5300 -
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty Yes -
Displacement
3.6 L/220 4.3L/262 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4175 305 @ 3900 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
650.00 mi 624.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 18 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
442.00 mi 468.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 24 MPG -

Suspension

Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 2-Stage Multi-Leaf -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Independent -
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Semi-Floating -

Frame

Frame Type
N/A Hydroformed -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in 13.0 x 1.18 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in 13.6 x 0.79 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26 gal 26 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.5 ft 40.0 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P265/70SR17 P255/70R17 -
Front Tire Size
P265/70SR17 P255/70R17 -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P255/70R17 -

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 6000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
496 lbs 500 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
4960 lbs 8900 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 900 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4960 lbs 6000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4960 lbs 5000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
496 lbs 600 lbs -

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
1510.00 lbs 1990.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4523.00 lbs 4510.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
2483 lbs 2706 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
7600.00 lbs 7000.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
2032 lbs 1804 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
1502.00 lbs 1990.00 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6025.00 lbs 6500.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
4515.00 lbs 4510.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
9850 lbs 11000 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Height, Overall
74.6 in 73.97 in -
Front Shoulder Room
66 in 66.03 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
51 in 51.03 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.4 in 80.0 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
66.4 in 64.6 in -
Front Hip Room
62.9 in 60.73 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
48.4 in N/A -
Passenger Capacity
3 3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
66.4 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Rear
8.7 in 8.23 in -
Front Head Room
39.9 in 42.40 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
209 in N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
8.7 in 8.23 in -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
N/A 205.57 in -
Front Leg Room
41 in 45.27 in -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
76.3 in 78.87 in -
Overhang, Front
N/A N/A -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
57.5 ft³ 61.0 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
120 in 119.0 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.8 in 36.3 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
20.1 in 21.23 in -
Tailgate Width
60.4 in 62.2 in -

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