|2020 Ram 1500||VS||2020 Chevy Silverado 1500|
|305||V6 Horsepower (HP)||285|
|2,302||Max Payload (lbs)||2,250|
Pickup trucks are big business in the U.S. There's stiff competition every single year for manufacturers to take the reigns as the king of the pickups. Each major truck maker attempts to one-up their previous outing with a different variation of a popular brand, tweaking core components and swapping or upgrading specific parts. They do so in hopes of dethroning the current champion or at least outdoing their nearest rival in key categories. This particular showdown featuring the 2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 outlines which one of these two pickup juggernauts come out on top. We'll compare some of the basic features and special features for both vehicles, leaving you to decide which of the two seems like the preferable choice.
This comparison will breakdown key components and put both trucks through their paces, comparing how well each truck stacks up on the performance scale, how much horsepower they can deliver where it counts, how much torque they output, as well as how both stack up when it comes to towing and payload capacity. Finally, we'll give a rundown of how well each truck handles safety, covering crash test ratings and key safety features. This detailed analysis for both the trucks should inform as to which one houses the sort of features that best suit what you're looking for out of a pickup, and which one gives you the best bang for your buck.