ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

2015 Dodge Ram 1500 vs. 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500

Updated on October 27, 2014
2015 White Diamond Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country
2015 White Diamond Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country
2015 Dodge Ram 1500 White
2015 Dodge Ram 1500 White

2015 Ram Trucks & Chevy Trucks Enhanced

The 2015 models for both the Chevy Silverado 1500 & the Dodge ram 1500 have stepped it up in various ways compared to the 2014 models. I also wrote an article of the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 vs. the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500. The 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 won that battle. I am not so sure if it will win again for the 2015 models. Keep reading to find out. There is also a video for you to watch, just scroll down some.

Chevrolet & Dodge have been big time competitors for trucks for a while now. Chevrolet are known to be the longer lasting vehicles and more reliable, but Dodge has their advantages as well. For the 2015 Dodge Ram 1500, the main focus has been on the driving comfort and the fuel efficiency. The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the focus this year has been on the towing capacity and driving comfort as well.

One thing about the Chevy Silverado 1500 is that it is usually the more expensive of the 2 trucks. The Silverado 1500 starts at $26,105 and the Ram 1500 starts at just $25,060. It's only a small difference for the cheapest models.

2015 Dodge Ram 1500 Black
2015 Dodge Ram 1500 Black

Ram & Silverado 1500 Trims Available

These trucks have a lot of trims available to choose from. The 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 has 7 trims to choose from. The WT is the standard trim and the High Country is the top trim. The trim right below the High Country is the LTZ, which is the same as the High Country except that the High Country has an exclusive saddle premium leather interior. It also has a lot of other features that come standard like remote start, touch-screen radio etc. The High Country starts at a price of $47,875 and the LTZ starts at $42,270 MSRP. They also have an off-road trim called the LTZ-Z71 that starts at $42,860.

The 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 has 11 trims to choose from. The tradesman is the cheapest trim and the longhorn is the most expensive. The tradesman starts at a price of $25,060 and the longhorn starts at $46,935 MSRP. Both of these trucks offer a 4WD option and have multiple body styles to choose from with different bed sizes.

2015 Chevy Silverado High Country Blue
2015 Chevy Silverado High Country Blue
2015 Dodge Ram Interior
2015 Dodge Ram Interior

Ram & Silverado 1500 Interior & Exterior

It's pretty much the same styles for the interior and exterior as the previous year. The Chevy has a boxy truck look while the Ram has a little more style to it. Some people like the curves of the Ram and others the boxy truck look of the Silverado so this part is up to personal preference. Do you care more about appearance or performance, and what style do you like.

2015 Chevy Silverado High Country Interior
2015 Chevy Silverado High Country Interior
2015 Chevy Silverado LTZ Z71 Off-road bed
2015 Chevy Silverado LTZ Z71 Off-road bed

Ram & Silverado Power & Efficiency

Alright, now let's talk about what matters most, performance! The 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 can get up to 24MPG and the Dodge Ram beats them slightly again this year with up to 25MPG. The Chevy Silverado 1500 can tow up to 12,000 pounds and the Ram can only tow up to 10,450 pounds. The Silverado kills in this category! Ram trucks have been losing towing capacity over the years. Chevrolet trucks have been gaining it. The Silverado's best engine offers 420 horsepower and up to 460 lb-ft of torque. It's a 6.2 liter ECOTEC 3 V8 with a lot of power. A couple things that make the Ram better are the diesel engine & 8-speed automatic transmission. The longhorn Ram 1500 has just 410 horsepower in its 5.7L V-8 engine. The Silverado is a more dependable truck and the Ram has been known for being a better and quieter drive, though the Silverado has stepped it up this year with comfort & quietness.

2015 Chevy Silverado LTZ- Z71 Off-road Blue
2015 Chevy Silverado LTZ- Z71 Off-road Blue

The Winner Is...

It was a much closer battle this time than the previous year. The Ram won by a long shot for the 2014 models. This time the Silverado has stepped up its game a lot but the Ram is still more comfortable. Well, if you have the money for the High Country Silverado then the leather could be pretty comfortable. The Ram is usually quieter because it doesn't have as much power for towing. But the acceleration has been said to be much quicker than the Silverado. This was a very close battle this year and it is nearly a tie. But the winner is the Silverado this year for its massive towing power and its High Country trim. Hopefully they can keep on top because Chevy makes more reliable vehicles. Watch the video below, take the poll or try the quiz.

Key Stats Table of 2015 Ram 1500 & Silverado 1500

Towing Capacity
Highway MPG
2015 Chevy Silverado 1500
12,000 pounds
2015 Dodge Ram 1500
10,450 pounds

2015 Silverado High Country Overview Video

What do you think?

What is the best full-size light-duty pickup truck?

See results

Silverado vs. Ram Short Quiz

view quiz statistics

What Trucks Have You Driven?

Please leave your comments below and tell me what truck you have driven and what you think about the Ram & Silverado compared with the Ford F-150.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)