2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 RAM 1500

2020 RAM 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 RAM 1500

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500


2020 RAM 1500


13,400 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds
2,250 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,100 pounds
89.1 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Capacity

61.5 cubic feet

Shopping for a rugged new pickup truck that can stand up to even the toughest of Lakeland jobsite tasks? Coworkers and friends have probably recommended the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2020 RAM 1500. Both trucks have loyal followings for good reason, but only one can earn a coveted spot in your Plant City garage. Join Stingray Chevrolet as we compare the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500 in terms of performance, cargo capabilities, and more to determine which is the tougher truck!

Silverado or RAM 1500: Towing & Payload Power

Whether you’re hauling equipment from one job to another in Valrico or towing your camper for a weekend getaway, uncompromising towing power and payload capacity are a necessity from any pickup. Both the RAM 1500 and Silverado 1500 can rise to the task, but when you compare them side-by-side, it’s the Silverado exterior that secures a spot on top: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 

  • Maximum Towing Capacity: 13,400 pounds
  • Maximum Payload Capacity: 2,250 pounds

2020 RAM 1500

  • Maximum Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds
  • Maximum Payload Capacity: 2,100 pounds

Silverado or RAM 1500: Cargo Capacity

Of course, you’re not going to be towing through Brandon every day. When all you want to do is toss your cargo in your truck and hit the open road that leads to rugged trails less traveled, the Chevy Silverado 1500 eclipses the RAM 1500 with significantly more maximum cargo room:

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Maximum Cargo Volume: 89.1 cubic feet
  • 2020 RAM 1500 Maximum Cargo Volume: 61.5 cubic feet

Silverado or RAM 1500: Standard Amenities

Both the new Silverado 1500 and RAM 1500 are built to make your commutes easier and more entertaining with interior feature highlights like the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System and Uconnect® 3, respectively, plus color touchscreen displays, Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ smartphone integration, and Bluetooth® wireless connectivity. What’s the bottom line? The Silverado vs. RAM 1500 are on equal grounds where interior features are concerned, so you may need to base your final decision on your towing and cargo requirements.

Explore the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Stingray Chevrolet!

Ready to take on the superior power of the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500? Contact us at Stingray Chevrolet to arrange a test drive in Plant City today! Explore the full lineup of Silverado 1500 configurations and trim levels while you’re at our dealership, and compare it to the smaller Chevy Colorado to explore a comparable mid-size option, or to the RAM 1500 to see how it fares against other top competitors.

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