2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn vs Chevy Silverado LT Orlando FL

2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab
Features & Specs
2021 Chevrolet Silverado LT Double Cab
8-speed automatic
8-speed automatic
Front LED Fog Lamps
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Rear Cross Traffic Alert
18-Inch Wheels

2021 Ram 1500 Quad Cab vs. 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Double Cab

Shopping for a new truck can leave you wondering if your current truck is good enough so you can put off the task of deciding which new truck to buy a little longer. We here at Airport Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram want you to have a positive buying experience, and not one filled with dread at the task of deciding which new truck to take home. This is why we have compared the 2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab with the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado LT Quad Cab. Below we’re going to look at the power and design of both trucks so you can decide which one is right for you.

2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab Power & Handling

The Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab is big on power and capability, so big in fact the truck boasts a maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds and a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds. The powertrain lineup of the Big Horn consists of a 5.7L Hemi V8 with eTorque that has a towing capacity of 12,750 pounds and the same V8 engine without eTorque that can tow up to 11,610 pounds. Both variants of the engine make 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. An available EcoDiesel engine can tow up to 12,560 pounds. The standard 3.6L V6 engine for the Big Horn can tow up to 7,730 pounds.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado LT Double Cab Power & Handling

The Chevrolet Silverado LT Quad Cab puts up a good fight with three available engines, but the towing capability just isn’t there. The max you can tow with the LT is 11,600 pounds, more than a thousand pounds less than the Big Horn, with a 5.3L V8 with DFM and a Max Trailering Package. The LT can tow up to 9,300 pounds when equipped with the 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel engine, which is far less than the Big Horn models diesel engine option. The standard engine for the LT can only tow up to 6,800 pounds with the help of 310 horsepower and 348 lb-ft of torque.

2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab Features & Design

Shiny and striking chrome accents appear on the exterior of the Big Horn along with a Class IV hitch receiver, 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, and heated side mirrors. The interior comes with premium cloth upholstery, floor carpet, a class-exclusive reconfigurable center console, and several optional features. The Big Horn can be outfitted with a heated steering wheel, a massive 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system, remote start, a universal garage door opener, and side steps.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado LT Double Cab Features & Design

The LT Quad Cab rides on a set of 17-inch Bright Silver-painted aluminum wheels which pair with chrome mirror caps, bumpers, and center bar. The LT also comes with heated mirrors, LED headlights, and a tailgate damper. Inside the LT you will find a 12-volt auxiliary front power outlet, a 4-way manual driver seat, a 4.2-inch diagonal driver information center, assist handles, and a six-speaker sound system. Optional features of the LT include remote start and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.


If you’re looking to tow big pieces of equipment during the week and a camper on the weekend you’re going to need the 2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab. The Big Horn simply out tows the Chevrolet Silverado LT at every single turn. We here at Airport Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have an extensive selection of 2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab models for you to choose from so you can get the model that comes with all the bells and whistles you are looking for. You can start your search right now by checking out our online inventory which hosts our entire selection of the “MOTOR TREND TRUCK OF THE YEAR” Ram 1500 models we have in stock.