2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn
Features & Specs
2020 Chevy Silverado LT
Standard
18-Inch Wheels
Available
Optional
12" Touchscreen w/Navigation
Not Available
Optional
Power sunroof
Not Available
5 Years/60,000 Miles
Powertrain Warranty
5 Years/60,000 Miles

Pickup Truck Faceoff: Ram Big Horn vs Silverado LT

If you are in the market for a new pickup, it's likely that you have considered two of the top truck brands, Ram and Chevrolet. With so many powertrain options, features, and advanced technologies found in trucks these days, choosing which one is best for you isn't an easy task! So, today Advantage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is pleased to present a faceoff of the two brand's popular models - the 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab and the Silverado LT Double Cab. Read on to learn which truck comes out on top!

2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Power & Handling

Ram offers some impressive powertrain options for the 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab. The standard engine is a Pentastar 3.6-liter V6 that offers up 269 pound-feet of torque and 305 hp. This engine is boosted with eTorque mild-hybrid technology for enhanced fuel economy and torque when needed. The second engine offered, a new edition to the 2020 powertrain lineup, is a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 that generates 480 pound-feet of torque and 260 hp. The final engine option offered is a 5.7-liter V8 that kicks out 410 pound-feet of torque and 395 hp. All engines are paired with an 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission and standard rear-wheel-drive. All engines can be configured with the available four-wheel-drive configuration. The Big Horn has a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds when outfitted with the 5.7L HEMI V8 engine with eTorque!

2020 Chevy Silverado LT Power & Handling

For the LT model of the 2020 Silverado, there are three engines to choose from. Standard on the LT is the 2.7L Turbo with active fuel management. It offers 310 horsepower and 348 lb.-ft. of torque. For those looking for V8 power in their pickup, you can opt for Chevy's 5.3L EcoTec3 V8. It puts out 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. Both of these engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Then, there is the diesel option. It's a DURAMAX 3.0L Turbo-diesel I-6. This engine, which is both powerful and quiet, is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It has a 9,300-lb. maximum towing capability and gives you. 277 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque

2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn Features & Design

There are many great features to be found in the Big Horn! Step inside and drivers will find features like keyless entry and ignition, a six-speaker sound system, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, a six-speaker sound system, trailer sway damping, and second-row in-floor storage. Standard features include front bucket seats, side steps, cargo tie-down hooks, a tonneau cover, a rear seat with 60/40 split-folding, smartphone integration, fog lights, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. There are multiple packages you can customize your Big Horn with. These include two that are new for 2020. The Built to Serve Edition comes in a distinctive Gator Green or Black Diamond exterior with American Armed Forces-inspired interior and exterior details. The Night Edition Appearance Package pairs all-black exterior details with your choice of exterior color.

2020 Chevy Silverado LT Features & Design

The Silverado LT comes with a nice list of standard features, as well as plenty of add-ons. Features for the LT include air conditioning, steel wheels, Bluetooth, smartphone integration, tow hooks, an 8-inch touchscreen, a tailgate damper, cruise control, and heated mirrors. On the exterior, it features a chrome center bar, LED headlamps with LED signature daytime running lamps, and 17-inch Bright Silver-painted aluminum wheels. There are a handful of stand-alone features and packages available for the LT. The All-Star Edition, for example, adds Keyless Open and Start, Remote Start, and under-seat storage. The Safety Package adds Front and Rear park assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Black recovery hooks, and more.

Conclusion:

Chevy and Ram have long been top contenders in the pickup truck segment. When you compare two of their top models - the Big Horn and the LT, both have some great features and offerings. But, when it comes down to it Chevy doesn't match the Ram in two big areas - towing capacity and tech features. And for truck buyers, those are important aspects. The Big Horn's 12,750 max towing capacity and 12" touchscreen simply can't be matched. Are you interested in taking the "MOTOR TREND TRUCK OF THE YEAR" for a test drive? If you live in the greater Mount Dora area, Advantage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram invites you to come down and see all that we have to offer! Visit us today.


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