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Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2021 Ram 1500
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2020 Ram 1500 Classic
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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
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic (Optional)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
28 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26 gallons
Seating Capacity
3 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
6 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
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
285 hp @ 5300 rpm
305 hp @ 6400 rpm
305 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
305 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
269 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
269 lb-ft @ 4175 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic (Optional)
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
44.6 ft
46.2 ft
45.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17"" x 8""
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17"" x 8""
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"

Tires

Front Tire
255/70R17
P275/65R18
P265/70SR17
Rear Tire
255/70R17
P275/65R18
P265/70SR17
Spare Tire
255/70R17
Full-Size
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
22 MPG
20 MPG
City
16 MPG
20 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
21 MPG
25 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
28 gallons
23 gallons
26 gallons
Cruising Range City
448 miles
460 miles
442 miles
Cruising Range Highway
588 miles
575 miles
650 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
229.5 in
228.9 in
229 in
Height
75.63 in
77.6 in
77.2 in
Max Width
81.14 in
82.1 in
79.4 in
Wheelbase
139.56 in
140.5 in
140 in

Interior Space

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

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
10,000 lbs
7,730 lbs
4,660 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat

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
  • 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.

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

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
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
N/A