2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500

blue chevrolet silverado 1500 next to black ram 1500
2022 Chevy Silverado 1500


2022 RAM 1500

Starting MSRP

277 to 420 hp

Horsepower Range

260 to 702 hp
6- or 8-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
13,300 pounds

Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds

Corrosion Warranty


If you’re looking around Ballston Spa for the perfect full-size pickup, then you’ve obviously been caught between the Chevy Silverado 1500 and the RAM 1500. Both trucks will bring advanced features, improved technology, and in the case of the Chevy Silverado, an entirely new trim level for their 2022 model years. Each truck offers its own performance specs and warranty coverage, but only one is the right one for you! Learn more about the 2022 Chevy Silverado vs 2022 RAM and then contact us to schedule a test drive of any of the Chevy Silverado models in our inventory.

Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500: Performance 

While the full specs are not out for either model, when you look at the Chevy Silverado vs. RAM 1500 in terms of performance specs, the Silverado 1500 takes the lead with a larger engine and more towing power to get the job done around Malta. If we use the 2021 models as a base, and take into account that Chevy has said it has enhanced the turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder to be more effective, we can see performance levels of: 

  • Engine: The base-level Silverado 1500 comes with a 2.7L Turbo High-Output engine that brings 310 horsepower and 420lb-ft of torque. The Silverado 1500’s other engines range from 277 hp to 420 hp. The RAM 1500 comes standard with a 305-hp 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine rated at 269 lb-ft of torque. Its other engines range from 260 hp to 395 hp. A 702-hp supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 engine is also available, but only for the 2022 RAM 1500 TRX. 
  • Torque: The Silverado 1500 produces more torque than the RAM 1500. With its base engine, the Chevy generates 305 lb-ft of torque, while the RAM offers 269 lb-ft. 
  • Transmission: The Silverado 1500 comes standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission, which can be swapped for an 8-speed automatic on higher trims. The RAM 1500 gets an 8-speed transmission on its base trim. 
  • Trailering Capacity: The RAM 1500 has a maximum trailer weight of 12,750 pounds, while the Silverado 1500 maximum towing capacity is 13,300 pounds with the 6.2L EcoTec V8 engine. 

2022 Silverado 1500 vs. 2022 RAM 1500: Pricing 

While the prices for the 2022 RAM 1500 are available, the only available price for the 2022 Silverado 1500 is its base price. What is known is that the 2022 Silverado 1500 will have a starting price of $30,400 vs the RAM 1500 and its starting price point of $35,670. We do know that with the Silverado 1500 is the return of fan favorite trim levels such as the Custom, Custom Trail Boss, RST, LTZ, and High Country to name a few, but also comes with the brand new off-road oriented ZR2 trim level that fits between the LTZ and High Country in terms of price. We know that the RAM 1500’s highest trim level, the Limited, is going to have a starting price of $60,655. Overall, drivers will find they get better performance at a lower price with the Chevy Silverado over the RAM 1500.

Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500: Warranty 

Before you bring home a new truck on Saratoga roads, you want to ensure your pickup is protected for years to come. While you’ll have similar bumper-to-bumper, powertrain, and roadside assistance warranty options, only the Silverado offers additional coverage when your vehicle starts to show some wear. See the warranty coverages of the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. RAM 1500 below: 

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Warranty 

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty 
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Corrosion: 72-month/100,000-mile warranty 

2021 RAM 1500 Warranty 

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36-month/36,000-mile warranty 
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty 
  • Roadside Assistance: 60-month/60,000-mile warranty
  • Corrosion: 60-month/unlimited-mile warranty 

Find Your Chevy Silverado Today at Mohawk Chevrolet

Now that you’ve compared the 2022 Silverado vs 2022 RAM, the next step is to take one home with the help of our finance department! We’ll work with you throughout the car buying process to make sure that you’re going to get the best deal possible starting with our new vehicle specials.

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