2014 Dodge Ram 1500 vs. 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500
Ram & Silverado Dimensions Compared
First off, the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 comes in crew cab: short box, crew cab: mid box, quad cab: mid box, regular cab: mid box and regular cab: long box. So, you have a lot of options to choose from when deciding how long of a bed you need for your truck. The longest bed is 8 feet with the regular cab: long box and the most interior volume is the crew cab: short box that has 125.3 cubic feet, which allows for much more leg room and seats up to 6 people. You could easily take this truck on a family trip. The Chevy Silverado 1500 1WT crew cab: standard box comes with a 6'6" bed and an interior cabin size that fits up to 6 passengers as well but their website doesn't even advertise exactly how much the interior volume is. Chevy could really help out its potential customers if they would provide more information on their website. The Dodge Ram 1500 comes with 20" Chrome Clad Aluminum Wheels, while the Chevy Silverado 1500 for $5000 more comes with only 17" wheels. With 20" wheels, you could really be riding in style. Also the appearance of the Ram is much more appealing. The Silverado has a design that is like a box shape, which some prefer in a truck, but he Ram has more style and looks more modern. Follow me on HubPages(click my name in the upper right side of the page & then the follow button) and share this article with your friends on the right side of this page.
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2014 Ram 1500 VS. 2014 Silverado 1500
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Ram & Silverado Power!
Now, let's talk about the power, gas mileage, etc. The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 is the best in its class in mileage. It gets 25MPG for highway miles and 18MPG in the city. The 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 has just 24MPG on the highway and 18MPG in the city. With both trucks, you can go much further than other trucks on each gallon of gas. The Ram has an extraordinary 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission! The Silverado only has a 6-speed transmission. This means that the Ram has a much quicker acceleration than the Silverado. As for the horse power, the Dodge Ram comes in first with 305 horse power and the Chevy Silverado comes with just 285 horse power. Once again, when it comes to power, the Ram wins in this category. Also the max pay load is a little higher for the Ram. The Ram has a max pay load of 1,910 pounds and the Silverado has a max payload of just 1,875 pounds. The towing capacity of the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Big Horn model is 7,450 pounds and the 2014 Silverado 1500 crew cab: standard box is only 6,900 pounds. So, if you need to tow a lot of weight than the Ram is a better choice in that area.
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The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 beats the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 Truck
As you can see from this article, the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 is not only better than the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500, but it's also the cheapest truck between the two. A lot of people out there want a truck that has power, but also want to save money on gas so they can drive it more often. Also, they want to have towing power and acceleration. These trucks are the two best trucks around. The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 is better in nearly every category. It's clear that the Ram is the best choice if you want to save thousands of dollars and also have the best truck between the two. Now check out the video below, take the poll or try the short quiz!
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