March 17

Car Comparison: 2022 Chevy Silverado vs 2022 Ram 1500

If you’re in the Lewisville area and in the market for a new truck, the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado LTD offers impressive towing capacities, high-quality center consoles, and advanced safety cameras. One of the Silverado’s main competitors is the RAM 1500, and in this article, we’ll talk about the midlevel trim options for both trucks. Read on to learn more information on these vehicles so you can better determine which options have the best features and prices for your lifestyle and budgeting needs.

Trim Levels and Pricing

Chevy Silverado Trims 2022

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Chevrolet offers nine different trims for the 2022 Silverado LTD: Work Truck, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, High Country, and ZR2. The lowest pricing starts with the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 Work Truck LTD, which begins at $30,400 MSRP without additional features. The top-level trim for the Chevy Silverado is the ZR2, which starts at $59,895 MSRP before additions to the package. The ZR2 includes a two-speed transfer case for four-wheel drive and locking front and rear differentials.

Ram offers six trim levels for the 2022 Ram 1500 truck. These are the Tradesman, Big Horn, Laramie, Rebel, Limited Longhorn, and Limited models. The first trim for the Ram 1500 is the Tradesman, which starts at $35,900 MSRP and includes basic features like push-button start and Bluetooth connection for phones. The highest trim level for the Ram 1500 is the Limited, which offers the most horsepower and towing capacity and starts at $61,695 MSRP. The Limited also includes a larger display for the infotainment system and amplified speakers for better sound quality.

Exterior

The 2022 Silverado LTD comes with LED lights and includes tow hooks on the front end. The hood on the Chevy has grooves with raised and lowered areas. The tailgate for the Silverado includes labels for Chevrolet, the name “Silverado,” and the trim name. The chrome exhausts on this truck are wedge-shaped, and between them is the receiver hitch. The Silverado also includes steps on the corners of the rear bumper for accessing the bed. Some paint options for this truck include Red Hot, Northsky Blue Metallic, and Summit White.

The hood on the Ram 1500 has a sleek and powerful design that elevates toward the middle, and it also includes a 1500 and eTorque badge on the side. The standard lights for this truck are halogen bulbs and fog lights. Ram includes the logo in the truck’s rear, toward the center of the tailgate, plus the longhorn logo and 4×4 label. The Ram 1500 also includes circular chrome exhausts and a towin receiver hitch. Some paint options for this truck include Granite Crystal Metallic, Patriot Blue Pearl, and Flame Red.

Interior

The Chevy Silverado includes vinyl seats and wood trim on the door. On the dash, you can control four-wheel drive, the Advanced Trailering System, the parking brake, and cargo lighting. The steering wheel has smooth leather and black stitching as well as options for cruise control and a column shifter. Rather than including a center console, the Silverado has a folding bench seat with cup holders when you fold it down and an additional seating option when you raise it. The Chevy also has a dual glove box, but no glove box lighting.

The Ram 1500 interior includes cloth seats and white stitching, pedal adjustments, light controls, and an adjustable steering wheel. The steering wheel is leather with black stitching and black plastic for the various controls. The Ram 1500 includes heated seats and a heated steering wheel in every trim level but the Big Horn and Tradesman. Depending on which truck or cab options you choose, you can get rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. These options both include dual-zone climate control that you can adjust using the infotainment system or analog controls, plus a camera rearview mirror.

Truck Beds

Both the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and 2022 Ram 1500 include fob options for opening the tailgate. The Silverado includes a plastic liner for the tailgate, a spray-in liner for the bed, LED lights for the bed, and a power outlet. It also offers a cargo light for the truck bed. For the Silverado, you can choose from short, standard, and long beds, ranging from 5-feet, 10-inches to 8-feet, 2-inches, depending on your cargo needs. The Chevy Silverado and each of its’ trims feature different exterior features.

The Ram truck can include a bed that matches the color of the truck, plus a bed liner as an option. It also has cargo lights, rather than LED bed lights. Bed options for the Ram 1500 are a 5-foot, 7-inch short bed or a 6-foot, 4-inch long bed, both of which you can pair with a quad or crew cab.

Engine

The Chevy Silverado offers several engines depending on the trim level, such as the 2.7-liter Turbo, 3.0-liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel, 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8, and 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 options. The 2.7-liter engine offers 310 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, while the 6.2-liter engine offers 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The Chevy Silverado follows in the footsteps of other Chevy vehicles with great towing capacity — up to 13,300 pounds with the right configuration.

The Ram 1500 Tradesman comes standard with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine with eight-speed automatic transmission, offering 305 horsepower with 269 pound-feet of torque. The Limited comes standard with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine, offering 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. You can include the eTorque system in all trims for an additional 130-pound feet of torque. This is a hybrid system for the powertrain that includes an automatic stop-and-start protocol and keeps the battery charged, plus it improves towing capacity, fuel economy, and payload capacity.

This has been Huffines Chevrolet Lewisville’s comparison between the 2022 Chevy Silverado LTD and the 2022 Ram 1500. If you’re interested in making the 2022 Chevy Silverado your new ride, swing by our showroom to give one a test drive. When you choose Huffines Chevrolet Lewisville, you choose top-notch service and expertise. Feel free to contact us today with questions about the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado.


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