2022 RAM 1500 vs. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

blue chevrolet silverado 1500 next to black ram 1500
2022 RAM 1500


2022 Chevy Silverado 1500

Starting MSRP

260 to 395 hp

Horsepower Range

277 to 420 hp
8-speed automatic


6- or 8-speed automatic
12,750 pounds

Towing Capacity

13,300 pounds

Corrosion Warranty


Looking for a new pickup truck to take your Mooresville rides to new heights? You might be considering the Chevy Silverado 1500 or RAM 1500, both iconic American pickups in their own right. These two trucks have just released their 2022 models, and both offer excellent specs and features. But which one best suits your driving needs? Greg Hubler Chevrolet compares RAM vs. Chevy in the guide below!



RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500: Performance

A pickup truck should deliver powerhouse performance and rugged capability on and off-road. Both the RAM 1500 and the Chevy Silverado 1500 are iconic American pickup trucks for a reason, delivering strong performance specs and plenty of power when it comes to torque and towing. Here are the details for the RAM vs. Silverado performance:

  • Engine: The entry-level Silverado 1500 is equipped with a 2.7L High-Output turbocharged engine delivering 310 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. The entry-level RAM 1500 comes with a 3.6L Pentastar V6 that offers 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The Silverado 1500 offers four total engine options, while the RAM 1500 offers five. Both offer 3.0L diesel engines for drivers who prefer an alternative to gasoline.
  • Transmission: The Chevy Silverado 1500 comes standard-equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission, though that can be upgraded to an 8-speed automatic transmission on upper-level trims. The RAM 1500 comes standard-equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
  • Towing: Both the RAM 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 offer strong towing numbers, but the Silverado 1500 has the edge with a maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds compared to the RAM 1500’s maximum capacity of 12,750 pounds.

RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500: Pricing

Price is often one of the most important factors that drivers take into consideration when shopping for a new vehicle in Plainfield and beyond. You’ll be pleased to know that the 2022 Chevy Silverado entry-level trim, the Work Truck, starts at almost $2,000 less than its RAM counterpart, the Tradesman. Here are the details:

  • 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Work Truck: Starting MSRP of $33,800
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Starting MSRP of $35,900

Even at the top of the line, the Silverado remains a more affordable choice than the RAM 1500. The Chevy’s highest trim level, the Silverado 1500 High Country, starts at $59,000 MSRP. Meanwhile, the top-level RAM 1500 Limited starts at $61,695 MSRP.

RAM vs. Chevy: Warranty

Your car’s warranty should give you as much peace of mind on the road as possible, and both Chevy and RAM offer standard Bumper-to-Bumper, Powertrain, Roadside Assistance, and Corrosion protection. The Silverado 1500 and the RAM 1500 both offer similar warranties, but the Chevy Corrosion protection is a bit more comprehensive. Check out the details:

2022 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

2022 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

Discover the New Silverado 1500 at Greg Hubler Chevrolet

Now that we’ve had a chance to compare RAM vs. Chevy on paper, you might be interested in seeing how the Silverado 1500 handles on the Martinsville roads. Just contact our office or stop by our dealership to set up a test drive, and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time. You can also contact us with any questions, or to learn more about our lineup of new and pre-owned Chevy vehicles. Be sure to check out our new vehicle specials if you’re looking to save on your next ride!


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