Compare the RAM 1500 in Freeport, IL

Compare the 2016 Ram 1500 to the Competition here at Sawicki Motor Sales

It can be tough choosing the right pickup in Freeport, IL. This is especially true since there are plenty of models available that provide impressive towing capabilities, luxurious cabs, and robust highway performance. Here at Sawikci Motor Sales we understand the importance of finding the right pickup for the right job. If you're in the market for a fantastic new pickup truck, we encourage you to do to your research! You will find that some of the top contenders are the Ram 1500, Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, and Toyota Tundra. Each of these pickup models comes with durable engineering to power through your workday, but we at Sawicki Motor Sales believe that the Ram 1500 has what it takes to get the job done right-the first time. Take a look at our side-by-side comparison of your favorite models below, which will help you make the right choice!


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Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado

  • The first thing you will notice when comparing the Ram 1500 and the Chevy Silverado is the base price. The Ram 1500 offers similar or better features for a lower price!
  • If you're looking for power, the Ram 1500 is in the lead. This model provides 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, as opposed to the Chevy's 285 and 305 respectively while maintaining 1 mile per gallon more on average on the highway.
  • The Ram 1500 provides a larger wheel base and overall height than the competition.
  • This model offers great features, including power door locks, keyless entry, power driver side mirror,

Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150

  • The Ram 1500 provides plenty of punch with its massive amounts of horsepower and torque. The Ford F-150 only provides 385 horsepower and 387 pound-feet of torque.
  • The Ram 1500 offers powerful features like Hill Start Assist, Active-Level™ Four-Corner Air suspension, Torqueflite™ 8-speed transmission, making it the more capable vehicle. 
  • The Ram 1500 provides more fuel tank capacity with up to 26 gallons as opposed to 23 for the Ford F 1-50.

Ram 1500 vs. Toyota Tundra

  • The Ram 1500 maintains better fuel economy than the Toyota Tundra, along with better fuel tank capacity. The 1500 holds up to 32 gallons while the Tundra holds up to 26.4.
  • The Ram 1500 maximizes its power once again, and the Toyota Tundra falls short with only 381 horsepower.
  • If you're looking for diverse engine options, the Ram 1500 has what you are looking for! The Toyota Tundra provides two i-FORCE V8 engines, while the Ram 1500 has the 3.6L V6, 5.7L Hemi, and the 3.0L EcoDiesel (which also provides superior efficiency).

The Ram 1500 is a well-rounded vehicle that easily takes on the competition. The interior offers top-notch materials, the infotainment system is intuitive, and the handling stands out in the crowd. The max towing loud of 10,650 pounds and max payload of 1,880 pounds makes this model key for your biggest jobs. While other models offer a great selection of power and convenience, the Ram 1500 offers everything you need in one neat package. If you're interested in learning more, we encourage you to drop by our Ram dealership in Freeport as soon as you can, and you can test out all 8 trims of the 2016 Ram 1500. We look forward to seeing you soon!



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