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Ram 1500

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Silverado 1500

Diesel Engine

Not Available

Starting MSRP

$28,085305 hp
305 hp

V6 Horsepower

285 hp

Active-Level Air Suspension

Not Available

Automatic Windshield Wipers

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Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Choosing between the 2018 Ram 1500 and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500? With numerous performance and features advantages, the Ram 1500 comes out ahead:

  • Available diesel engine for high-performance torque

  • Exclusive features for long-haul comfort and luxury

  • A more affordable starting price

Available Diesel Advantages

The Ram 1500 and the Silverado 1500 can each be equipped with many different performance configurations, but there’s one glaring omission not offered with the Silverado. A diesel engine provides both excellent fuel economy and the exhaust note that pickup enthusiasts love, and the Ram 1500’s diesel engine offers the following performance highlights:

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine

  • Horsepower: 240 hp

  • Torque: 420 lb-ft of torque

  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (City): 21 mpg

  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Highway): 29 mpg

Sadly, the Silverado can’t be equipped with the efficiency and performance of a diesel engine. In fact, even the Silverado’s hybrid edition doesn’t match the fuel economy numbers of the Ram 1500, only reaching 18 mpg city/24 mpg highway in EPA estimates.

2018 Ram 1500 Grill

On top of that, the Ram 1500 includes some exclusive features you won’t find in the Silverado 1500. Consider how the following available systems will make your daily tasks in Chaska easier and more luxurious:

  • Automatic Wipers

  • Self-Leveling Air Suspension

  • Bilstein Shock Absorbers

  • Interior Wood Trim

  • Keyless Entry

As you can see, the Ram 1500 is designed to make even the simplest of tasks easier. To learn more about this pickup’s advantages over the Silverado, get in touch with Waconia DCJR.

2018 Ram 1500 Dash

Find Out More In Waconia

Whether you need a pickup for the jobsite or to handle around-town errands, the 2018 Ram 1500 is ready to meet your needs. On top of that, the truck experts at Waconia DCJR will provide a buying experience that’s unmatched in Minnesota. We’re easy to reach at 905 Strong Dr. in Waconia, MN, just down the street from Waconia Middle School. Before you take the Ram 1500 for a test drive, check out what the critics have to say about this capable pickup!

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