2017 Dodge Ram vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500


Compare the 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Statesboro GA.

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The full-sized pickup truck market is exploding, making it extremely difficult  for Statesboro area truck shoppers like you to determine which light-duty truck is both tough enough to handle your workload, yet comfortable enough for you to drive every day. Both the 2017 Ram 1500 and 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 are 2 of the most popular truck models that truck shoppers often consider.

We've put together this head-to-head comparison to determine which is the most capable truck in the Statesboro GA area. There are numerous combinations of cab size, bed length, and drivetrain for both pickup trucks, so to keep things simple we will judge a single configuration from the lineup of each truck make.

  • Crew cab
  • Standard box
  • 4WD
  • V8 engine

2017 RAM 1500 Big Horn vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado LT 1500: Performance Comparison

When it comes to robust power and seamless shifting, the 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn has the Chevy Silverado 1500 LT beat. The Ram Big Horn comes with a 5.7L V8 with 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft torques compared to the Chevy 1500 LT with a 5.3 EcoTec3 V* with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft torque. Not satisfied with simply being a towing vehicle either, the 2017 Ram 1500 is equipped with heavy duty shock absorbers and a multilink rear suspension to give you a ride that is as comfortable as any car.

2017 RAM 1500 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500: Convenience Features 

There are a number of ways in which your pickup truck can make both your job and your daily life easier and more enjoyable, and the Ram 1500 goes further than the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in that regard. For more information regarding the many convenience features found in the 2017 Ram 1500 you can take a test drive with one of the truck specialists at Georgia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, but we've highlighted a few of our favorites below.

  • Both trucks offer under seat storage, but the Ram includes an available watertight storage compartment under the rear floor and the RamBox® in-bed storage compartments.
  • Both trucks feature folding rear seats, but the Ram 1500 can be configured with a flat-folding load floor.
  • The 2017 Ram 1500 is available with a 115-V auxiliary power outlet to charge your laptop, power tools, and more.
  • Statesboro area truck owners can equip their Ram 1500 with a full-size spare tire to save them when they are far from a tire shop.
  • Silverado 1500 owners will receive three months of free SiriusXM® radio, while the Ram 1500 is available with a one-year subscription, as well as five years of SiriusXM® Traffic and SiriusXM® Travel Link which provide real-time traffic and weather updates, directions, gas prices, sports scores, and more.

2017 RAM 1500 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500: Safety and Security Comparison

Both the 2017 Ram 1500 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 make use of extensive airbags and other safety equipment including four-wheel antilock disc brakes. However, once again the 2017 Ram 1500 is more innovative in providing drivers in the Statesboro area with much better safety features.

  • 2017 Ram 1500 models equipped with the Uconnect® Access telematics system can connect to 911 operators with the touch of a button.
  • Sentry Key®, found only on the Ram 1500, prevents would-be thieves from starting up your truck with an unauthorized key.
  • The Ram truck's front and rear parking sensors and rear view camera are available more affordably than similar systems on the Chevrolet Silverado.

The 2017 Ram 1500 is your best choice!

Although the Chevrolet Silverado is a good truck, it is obvious that the winner in this comparison is the 2017 Ram 1500.

Why Should You Choose a 2017 Ram 1500 at Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Statesboro GA?

From the moment you walk into the showroom of our dealership, to long after you drive home in your new or used vehicle, all of our customers here at Georgia Chrysler Dodge-Jeep are customers for life. Being car-owners ourselves, it's only fitting that we strive to provide you with the kind of courtesy, service and respect that we would expect.
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