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2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2013 Ram 1500 2014 GMC Sierra 1500
   
Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LS
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive LS
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive LT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LS
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Xtra Fuel Economy
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LS
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LT
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive LTZ
2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box HFE
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box R/T
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.4 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.4 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie Longhorn Edition
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie Longhorn Edition
Double Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive
  • Double Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Double Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive
  • Double Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Double Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Double Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Double Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Denali
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Denali
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive Denali
  • Crew Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Denali

Prices

MSRP $23,590 $23,100 $30,100
Invoice $22,646 $21,654 $28,595
Avg. Paid N/A N/A $30,553

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.8 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.4 9.4 8.6
Performance 8.1 8.5 8.2
Interior 7.7 8.5 8.6
Safety 8.3 8.5 9.4
Reliability 4.0 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong V8 engine options
  • Straightforward, intuitive controls
  • Comfortable ride 
  • Powerful Hemi V8 option
  • Thrifty and reasonably-powered new base V6
  • Optional 8-speed auto
  • Refined, comfortable ride
  • High-quality interior
Cons
  • Underpowered base V6
  • Aging design 
  • No fuel economy benefit of 4.7 V8 over larger 5.7 V8
  • Slightly higher price than key rivals

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 4.3L/262 Gas/Ethanol V8 4.7L/287 Gas/Ethanol V6 4.3L/262
MPG 15 City / 20 Hwy 14 City / 20 Hwy 18 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Regular Cab Pickup Double Cab Pickup

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 119.00 120.500 143.50
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.90 79.400 80.00
Height, Overall (in) 73.60 74.600 73.87

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Optional Optional
Privacy Glass Optional Optional
Sliding Rear Window Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional Standard

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Optional Standard Optional
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover Optional Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front All-Terrain Optional Optional
Tires - Front On/Off Road Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain Optional Optional
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Standard Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9100 9900

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Navigation from Telematics Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Optional Optional Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 3 3 6
Front Head Room (in) 41.50 40.300 42.80
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 41.000 45.27
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 66.000 65.93
Front Hip Room (in) 62.50 62.900 60.73
Second Head Room (in) 38.67
Second Leg Room (in) 34.63
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.80
Second Hip Room (in) 60.23
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 60.70 57.500 61.00
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD -

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Optional Optional
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Optional Optional Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Optional
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional Optional
Front Tow Hooks Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional Optional Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Optional Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Optional Standard Optional
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V6
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.7L/287 4.3L/262
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 195 @ 4600 310 @ 5650 285 @ 5300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 2800 330 @ 3950 305 @ 3900
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 39.7 39.500 46.9

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Optional
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 20 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26.000 26

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear 2-stage multi-leaf Multi-Link Coil 2-Stage Multi-Leaf

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Optional
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard