2013 Ram 3500 vs. 2013 Chevy Silverado 3500HD

2013 Ram 3500The 2013 Ram 3500 is now available at Crestview Chrysler, and it comes redesigned this year with a stronger frame, a more sophisticated suspension, and an unprecedented maximum payload and towing capacity. While there’s no doubt that the newest Ram 3500 has made a name for itself as the best in the business, the 2013 Chevy Silverado is another North American pickup that may peak your interest. Let’s put the 2013 Ram 3500 ST Crew Cab and the comparable 2013 Chevy Silverado 3500HD WT side by side and see how these rigs match up.

Engine Output

If you’re going to own a heavy-duty pickup truck, you want to make sure it has the power to handle what you throw at it. The Chevy Silverado 3500HD WT and the Ram 3500 ST Crew Cab have a lot of power, but the new Ram 3500 beats out the competition quite easily. The 6.0L V8 engine under the Silverado gets 322 kW of horsepower and 380 N-m of torque, while the Ram 3500 ST’s standard 5.7L V8 puts out an uncompromised 383 kW of horsepower and 400 N-m of torque. When you need benchmark power, the 2013 Ram 3500 has you covered.

Towing and Payload

Anyone in the market for a big rig needs a truck that can carry a significant amount of heavy cargo with complete confidence. The 2013 Chevy Silverado manages well enough, but the Ram’s superior power, stronger frame, and updated suspension help it to easily surpass the Silverado. Check out the towing and payload specs on these heavy-duty pickups:

  • 2013 Chevy Silverado 3500HD WT: maximum payload of 1864 kilograms; maximum towing capacity of 4173 kilograms
  • 2013 Ram 3500 ST Crew Cab: maximum payload of 1923 kilograms; maximum towing capacity of 5157 kilograms

Step Inside the 2013 Ram 3500

Buying a heavy-duty pickup truck is an investment in your business. Do your research and stop into your local Ram dealer, Crestview Chrysler at 601 Albert Street in Regina to get started. We’ll give you the rundown on all the Ram specs and have you meet our finance team to talk about affordably financing the 2013 Ram 3500. For all of your big rig needs, Crestview Chrysler has you covered.