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2022 Ram 1500 vs. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Melfort, SK

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.