2017 Ram 1500 vs Chevrolet Silverado vs Ford F-150
The full-size pickup segment is incredibly competitive, especially among the top three. The 2017 Ram 1500 , Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150 are the best trucks the industry has to offer. When they go tire-to-tire, however, the Ram 1500 usually comes out on top.
While all three trucks are competitively priced, the Ram 1500 is the most affordable. The Ford F-150 starts at an MSRP of $26,730 while the Silverado 1500 comes in at an MSRP of $27,585. The Ram 1500 offers the best value with a starting MSRP of $26,495.
While all three models offer a variety of engines, each truck features a standard V6 that offers comparable power across the board. Notably, only one truck offers an available diesel engine for the 2017 model year: the Ram 1500.
As for the conventional V6 engines, the Ford F-150’s standard 3.5-liter V6 produces 282 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque.
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s 4.3-liter V6 engine pumps out 385 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque.
The Ram 1500’s 3.6-liter V6 engine delivers 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. The available 3.0-liter offers up to 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque while earning up to an EPA-estimated 29 hwy mpg*.
While passenger space is nearly too close to call, it’s a different story when it comes to the available cargo space in each pickup. When equipped with a regular cab configuration, the Ram 1500 dominates the competition.
The Ford F-150 features a 122-inch wheelbase which allows for up to 62.3 cu ft. of cargo space.
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a 119-inch wheelbase for a total of 61 cu ft. of cargo space.
The Ram 1500 tops them both with a massive 140-inch wheelbase which allows for a whopping 74.7 cu ft. of cargo space.
Get behind the wheel of the 2017 Ram 1500 for a test drive at Schlossmann Dodge City near Milwaukee WI today!
* Actual mileage may vary. For more information, please visit: www.ramtrucks.com/fuelefficiency