The 2021 Ram 1500 vs 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Which Has a Better Diesel Engine in St. Paul, AB?

May 12,2022

The 2021 Ram 1500 and 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 each bring five different engine choices to Alberta drivers. Both have a diesel option that provides a high level of torque for towing and superior fuel efficiency. Which of the two pickups performs better in this niche?   2021 Ram 1500 Diesel Engine: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Torque: 480 lb.-ft Towing: 5,697 kg 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel Engine: 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I-6 Torque: 460 lb.-ft Towing: 4,309 kg The Ram 1500 3.0L V6 provides more torque and a significantly higher towing capacity when compared to the Chevrolet Silverado's  diesel. Thanks to features such as Active Grille Shutters, the pickup also offers excellent fuel efficiency and low carbon emissions. The engine, which produces 260 horsepower, gets a sedan-like 7.3 L/100 km on the highway and 10.7 in the city.   To find out more about the 2021 Ram 1500's engine options, contact our St. Paul, AB dealership today.