2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn vs Chevy Silverado LT Davie FL
2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn vs Chevy Silverado LT
In this pickup truck faceoff, we take a look at two of the top models on the road today, in the truck segment. The 2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn starts the year off with new optional features added to choose from for further personalization and a newly available diesel engine, while the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD brings in new-to-it features like adaptive cruise control and advanced trailering system features. Read on to see how these two trucks compare.
2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Power & Handling
Power of the Ram 1500 is available in four different engine options. This truck is capable of towing up to 12,750 pounds max and can reach up to 395 horsepower on its HEMI V8 engine. Overall this powerful truck drives smooth and easy with its coil-spring suspension coming standard.Standard on all Ram 1500 models is the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque. It holds claim to ‘Best-in-Class’ standard V6 horsepower. Ram’s 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine is another option. It puts out 480 lb-ft of diesel torque and has a towing capacity of 12,560 pounds. The 5.7L HEMI V8 engine offers legendary capability and extra power. That same V8 is available with the eTorque system. It tops the model’s towing capacity out at 12,750 pounds and also offers ‘Best-in-Class’V8 combined 4×4 fuel economy.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado LT Power & Handling
Power in the Silverado HD comes with three engine options and the maximum towing rate is 9,200 pounds. Standard on the LT is a 2.7L Turbo with active fuel management. It pumps out 310 horsepower and 348 lb.-ft. of torque. For V8 power, you can opt for Chevy’s 5.3L EcoTec3 V8. It puts out 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. Both of these engines are mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The diesel option for the LT is the DURAMAX 3.0L Turbo-diesel I-6. This engine, which is both powerful and quiet, runs with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It has a 9,300-lb. maximum towing capability and gives you 277 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque
2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Features & Design
This Big Horn comes with numerous storage options both inside and out, yet does not lack for passenger space in its roomy cabin. The coolest feature would have to be the multi-functional tailgate. The Ram also provides technology that includes an available 12″touchscreen, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus so much more. Exterior features include side steps, cargo tie-down hooks, a tonneau cover, fog lights, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. There are multiple packages you can customize your Big Horn with. Two to note are theNight Edition Appearance Package and the Built to Serve Edition. The Night Edition Appearance Package pairs all-black exterior details with your choice of exterior color. And the Built to Serve Edition comes in a distinctive Gator Green or Black Diamond exterior with American Armed Forces-inspired interior and exterior details.
2020 Chevrolet Silverado LT Features & Design
The Chevrolet LT features options for navigation as well as the OnStar system. Standard features include Bluetooth, smartphone integration, an 8-inch touchscreen, and cruise control. On the outside of the 2020 Silverado LT, you get tow hooks, a chrome center bar, LED headlamps with LED signature daytime running lamps, and 17-inch Bright Silver-painted aluminum wheels. There are all types of stand-alone features and packages you can opt for to get the Silverado just how you want it. If you want a little added security you might choose the Safety Package. It adds Front and Rear park assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Black recovery hooks, and more. The All-Star edition can be chosen for some extra cabin features such as Keyless Open and Start, Remote Start, and under-seat storage.
The Chevy Silverado LT is a worthy competitor. It gives buyers a choice of three engines and a large variety of advanced tech features. But the Ram pulls a strong lead with towing capabilities and its largest-in-class 12″ touchscreen.Are you interested in taking the “MOTOR TREND TRUCK OF THE YEAR” Ram 1500 for a test drive? Would you like to learn more about the features and options? If you live in the greater Davie FL area, then University Dodge RAM invites you to stop by. You can also view our complete inventory right online!