2022 Chevy Silverado vs. 2022 RAM 1500

blue chevrolet silverado 1500 next to black ram 1500
2022 Chevy Silverado 1500


2022 RAM 1500

Starting MSRP

277 to 420 hp

Horsepower Range

260 to 395 hp
6 or 8-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
13,300 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds

Corrosion Warranty


If you’re in the market for a new full-size pickup truck around Bradenton, you may be wondering how the 2022 Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500 compare. Both trucks are popular picks for Sarasota drivers, but which one is right for you? Below, the auto pros at Cox Chevrolet compare the 2022 Silverado vs. RAM 1500 on price and performance, and when you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the Chevy of your dreams, contact us!



2022 Silverado vs. RAM 1500: Pricing

If you’re keeping a close eye on your Tampa budget these days, we don’t blame you. How do the 2022 Silverado vs.RAM 1500 compare in pricing? The Silverado is much more affordable! Here’s the starting MSRP information for both trucks:

  • 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Work Truck: Starting MSRP of $32,500
  • 2022 RAM 1500 Tradesman: Starting MSRP of $35,900

Even amongst their highest trim levels, the 2022 Chevy Silverado is easier on your wallet, so why not get behind the wheel of a new Chevy Silverado 1500 today?

2022 RAM 1500 vs. Silverado 1500: Engine Performance

We know that Palmetto pickup drivers need a robust and capable engine performance that can take on any task, whether for work or play. The Chevy Silverado and RAM 1500 deliver impressive performance, but the Silverado has the edge. Compare their engine specs below:

  • Engine: The base-level Silverado’s 2.7L Turbo High-Output engine produces 310 hp. and 430 lb-ft of torque, beating out the RAM 1500 3.6L Pentastar® V6 standard engine with 305-hp with 269 lb-ft of torque. The Silverado 1500’s other engines range from 277 hp. for the diesel to 420 hp. for the 6.2L V8, while the RAM’s other engines range from 260 hp. to 395 hp. A 702-hp supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine is also available on the RAM 1500 TRX.
  • Transmission: The Chevy Silverado 1500 comes standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission, or you can upgrade to an 8-speed automatic on higher trim levels. The RAM 1500 has a standard 8-speed transmission on its base configuration.
  • Trailering Capacity: The RAM 1500 has a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, while the Chevy Silverado 1500 can tow up 13,300 pounds with its 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine!!

Test Drive a New Silverado 1500 at Cox Chevrolet Today

Now that we’ve compared the 2022 Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500, are you ready to test drive a new Silverado and see what the buzz is all about? Obviously, the Silverado has a more powerful standard engine, a higher towing capacity, and is easier on your budget! Contact us to learn more about the Chevy Silverado warranty and features. You can browse our new vehicle specials online or at the dealership. We look forward to serving you!


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