At Diamond Dodge, we are your trusted source for the best Ram pickup trucks in the market, including the ultra-popular Ram 1500, a full-size pickup truck that leads its segment in various aspects. You won't be disappointed with the customization and options of the new Ram 1500, so visit our showroom to explore our new inventory or shop from home for your dream Ram model.
The Ram 1500 has the Tradesman trim as its base trim, offering an array of features inside and out to support your daily needs around the job site. Although that's what the base trim provides, higher trims of the Ram 1500 bring loads of luxurious and premium offerings to enhance your every commute. A few notable highlights of the 2022 Ram 1500 include full-leather-faced bucket seats, heated and reclining second-row seats, a 12-inch touchscreen, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and chrome exterior accents.
Compared to the Ram 1500, the Silverado 1500 also brings work-ready features through its base configuration, while higher trims have a better-rounded package for comfort and convenience. Although the higher trims of the Chevrolet also bring comparable options to the higher trims of the Ram 1500, they lack the luxurious appeal that's Ram is well known for in the industry. Highlights to look forward to with the 2022 Silverado 1500 are heated front seats, leather-faced upholstery, dual-zone climate control, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and chrome exterior accents.
Engine Options & Performance Comparison
The 2022 Ram 1500 is a versatile full-size pickup truck with multiple engine options, providing customers with the perfect engine choice. However, you can expect this Ram pickup truck to have a 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque as standard, delivering a healthy output of 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque with an additional 90 lb-ft of launch torque. Upgrading to the 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine increases output to 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque, while the eTorque variant of the HEMI V8 gets an additional 130 lb-ft of launch torque. Those who prefer diesel powertrains can choose the 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 engine, which cranks 260 horsepower and an impressive 480 lb-ft of torque. The TRX's exclusive supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI V8 engine tops the lineup with a best-in-class output of 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque.
On the other hand, the Silverado 1500 also has various engine options, including the standard 2.7-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that cranks out 310 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. Opting for the 5.3-litre EcoTec3 engine brings 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque, while the optional 3.0-litre Duramax Turbo-Diesel gets 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. As for the largest 6.2-litre EcoTec3 V8 engine, you can expect it to provide 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
Towing Capacity Comparison
You can expect the Ram 1500 to have varying towing capabilities based on the configuration and engine choice. Still, the standard 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine should be able to manage a maximum capacity of 7,710 pounds. However, the optional 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 engine increases the towing capacity to 12,560 pounds to support all your towing needs. The 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine is the ultimate choice for the Ram 1500, allowing it to reach its maximum towing potential of 12,750 pounds.
Similar to the Ram 1500, the Silverado 1500 also can have varying towing capabilities based on its build configuration and engine option. As standard, you can expect the 2.7-litre four-cylinder engine to achieve a capacity of 9,500 pounds. The maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds is achievable with the 6.2-litre EcoTec3 engine and optional towing packages or the optional 3.0-litre Duramax Turbo-Diesel properly equipped.