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2023 Ram 1500 Classic vs 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2023 Ram 1500 Classic Comparison

2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Comparison

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2023 Ram 1500 Classic vs 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Is it a toss-up between the Ram 1500 Classic and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for 2023? Read on to compare their performance, exterior, interior, technology, and available trims.


The Ram 1500’s standard 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine offers 305 horsepower, 269 lb-ft of torque, and a combined fuel economy of 11.7L/100km. If you upgrade to the 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine, you’ll enjoy 395 horsepower, 410 lb-ft of torque, and a combined fuel economy of 13.8L/100 km. Both engines have an eight-speed transmission. The Ram can tow up to 4,813kg.

The 2.7-litre turbo-four is the Chevrolet Silverado’s standard engine. With an eight-speed transmission, it offers 310 horsepower and 348 lb-ft of torque. The 5.3-litre V8 is a pricier option with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Enjoy 4WD with the 6.2-litre V8 engine, offering 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The turbodiesel engine is 3.0-litre in capacity, with a maximum of 305 horsepower and 495 lb-ft of torque.


The Ram 1500 has five options available. The Tradesman has 17-inch steel wheels, a Uconnect 5.0-inch touchscreen, and a ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera. The stylish SLT includes bright bumpers, a grille, remote keyless entry, and USB port charging. The Express is made with 17-inch aluminum wheels, rear grille and bumper, and includes a SiriusXM subscription. The Night Edition includes a Uconnect multimedia system and automatic quad halogen headlamps. The Warlock has a 7-inch customizable in-cluster display, and LED fog lamps.

Choose between nine different 2WD and 4WD Chevrolet Silverado trims: High Country, ZR2, LTZ, LT Trail Boss, RST, LT, Custom Trail Boss, Custom Trail, and WT. Four different types of engines are available, including the 2.7L TurboMax, the 5.3L EcoTec3 V8, the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8, and the 3.0L Duramax turbodiesel.  

2023 Ram 1500 Classic Exterior Comparison


The Ram 1500 Classic is striking in design, regardless of trim choice. Enjoy the eye-catching fascia and grille, recognizable badging, LED headlamps and taillights, and range of quality colours.


The Chevrolet Silverado has improved its overall shape with a more sculpted design for 2023. It’s available in an array of nine colours, including black, Sterling Grey, Northsky Blue, Summit White, and Harvest Bronze.

2023 Ram 1500 Classic Interior Comparison


Inside the Ram 1500, you can experience Dual-Zone automatic temperature control, USB ports and power outlets, heated seating and steering wheel options, and bucket seats with multiple settings for the driver. The spacious centre console includes a charging station and ample storage. This console can be folded flat to provide an additional seat.


The Silverado’s bucket seating is available in perforated leather trim. All seating is heated and ventilated. The front centre console includes charging outlets and storage facilities. Dual-zone automatic climate control and multiple power outlets can also be found in the interior.


The Ram 1500 Classic includes a customizable seven-inch display, Passive Entry System, Keyless Entry System, and the Uconnect multimedia centre. Enjoy the high-quality integration for mobile devices, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto, and Apple Carplay features.Visit us at Lindsay Dodge in Ontario, Canada. We’ll offer you expertise on all RAM models. Test drive the 2023 Ram 1500 Classic and see if it’s your new favourite!

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