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Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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$28,600
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8.4
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Ram 1500 Classic
2020 Ram 1500 Classic
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$32,105
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Rivian R1T Truck
2021 Rivian R1T Truck
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Overview

Engine
4.3-liter V6 Gas
5.3-liter Turbo V8 (+$1,395)
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic (Optional)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
28 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
3 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.3-liter V6 Gas
5.3-liter Turbo V8 (+$1,395)
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
285 hp @ 5300 rpm
305 hp @ 6400 rpm
750 hp
Torque
305 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
269 lb-ft @ 4175 rpm
829 ft-lb
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic (Optional)
8-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
44.6 ft
45.1 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17"" x 8""
17" x 7"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17"" x 8""
17" x 7"
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
255/70R17
P265/70SR17
N/A
Rear Tire
255/70R17
P265/70SR17
N/A
Spare Tire
255/70R17
Full-Size
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
20 MPG
N/A
City
16 MPG
17 MPG
N/A
Highway
21 MPG
25 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
8.8 (Est) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
28 gallons
26 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
448 miles
442 miles
400 miles
Cruising Range Highway
588 miles
650 miles
400 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
229.5 in
229 in
217.1 in
Height
75.63 in
77.2 in
N/A
Max Width
81.14 in
79.4 in
79.3 in
Wheelbase
139.56 in
140 in
135.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
14.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
3 seater
6 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.53 in
41 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
43.11 in
41 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
66.06 in
66 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
60.9 in
63.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
34.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
39.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
65.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
62.9 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
10,000 lbs
4,660 lbs
11,000 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Patriot Blue Pearlcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Bright Green, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Bright Red, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Case IH Red, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Construction Yellow, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Detonator Yellow Clearcoat, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Hills Green, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Light Cream, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Light Green, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Midnight Blue Pearlcoat, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • National Safety Yellow, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • New Holland Blue, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Omaha Orange, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Power Tan, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Robin Egg Blue, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • School Bus Yellow, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Timberline Green Pearlcoat, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Tree Green, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
  • Yellow, Minimum Build Quantity of 10.
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Vinyl seat trim
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Optional
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain Note
HD Duramax Diesel: 5 Years/100,000 Miles; Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
HD Duramax Diesel: 5 Years/100,000 Miles; Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
N/A