Now that the 2025 Ram 1500 REV has been revealed, together with its most necessary specs, we now have data on all the mainline Massive 3 electrical full-size pickup vans. So it is time to see how the numbers stack up, as a result of vans are all about numbers. We’ll see how the Ram compares to the facility, battery capability, payload, towing and different options of the 2024 Chevy Silverado EV and the 2024 Ford F-150 Lightning.
Energy and torque
The Ram has only one powertrain choice. It options two electrical motors making 654 horsepower and 620 pound-feet. That provides it probably the most highly effective normal powertrain, if not probably the most torque, because the Chevy Silverado EV has 510 horsepower and 615 pound-feet of torque, whereas the F-150 Lighting has 452 horsepower and 775 pound-feet.
However the Chevy and Ford every have upgraded motor combos. The Silverado is probably the most potent with 754 horsepower and 785 pound-feet, and the F-150 has 580 horsepower and 775 pound-feet. The GMC Sierra EV may also be obtainable with this extra highly effective pair of motors, and most of its specs would be the similar because the Silverado. There are a few exceptions which we’ll observe after they come up.
All three vans come normal with twin motors and all-wheel drive, no matter output, battery or trim degree. They’re all obtainable with locking rear differentials, too.
Battery, vary and charging
The Ram is packing some critical packs of batteries. The usual mannequin will get 168 kWh and an estimated vary of 350 miles. And the non-compulsory 229-kWh pack is estimated to ship 500 miles of vary. That is extra capability and vary than the others. It additionally boasts an 800-volt battery system that enables for near 350-kW charging.
The Ford F-150 Lightning has a base battery of 98 kWh with a variety round 230 miles. Elective is a 131-kWh pack with between 300 and 330 miles of vary, relying on different car specs. It is the slowest charger, solely permitting 150-kW charging most.
The Silverado EV’s battery specs are a bit nebulous. At launch, it can solely be obtainable with one battery pack choice that GM claims will present round 400 miles of vary. The corporate did not give a precise capability, although. We’d guess its measurement falls between the Ram’s 168 and 229 kWh packs. A smaller battery pack will likely be provided later, with a shorter however unknown vary. The Silverado can use 350-kW quick charging just like the Ram.
Payload, towing and frunk capability
For now, the Ram is the king of each payload and towing capacities. Payload maxes out at 2,700 kilos and towing at 14,000 kilos. The Ford follows it at 2,000 kilos payload and 10,000 kilos towing. Mentioning the rear is the Silverado with 1,300 kilos of payload and 10,000 kilos of towing. However Chevy has stated that it plans to introduce a model able to 20,000 kilos of towing, which hasn’t been proven but. Additionally value noting is that the GMC Sierra EV’s towing tops out at 9,500 kilos.
A singular characteristic to electrical autos, and notably notable on these vans, is the addition of frunks or entrance trunks. Ram once more has the most important at 15.7 cubic ft, however the F-150 is not far behind at 14.1. The Silverado has simply 10.7 cubic ft.
It is also value noting some fascinating options on every of those vans, as all of them have some high-tech and helpful methods. All of them characteristic totally impartial suspension and obtainable hands-free driving help. All three even have onboard energy, with not less than one 240-volt socket, however most output varies. The Silverado will get a win right here with 10.2-kW of onboard energy, adopted by the F-150 at 9.6 and the REV at 7.2. Although the Chevy and Ford’s most outputs are non-compulsory.
Among the many Ram’s unique options are its RamBox bedside bins. They’re lockable and watertight. They even characteristic 115-volt shops, so you could possibly stow one thing like a software and let it cost in there. It additionally presents a 3rd infotainment display in entrance of the entrance passenger for utilizing navigation and leisure.
The Chevy has a very fascinating Midgate, very similar to the outdated Avalanche. It permits the a part of the mattress behind the rear seats to fold down, extending the mattress space into the cab. Chevy boasts a cargo ground size of greater than 10 ft with the Midgate and tailgate down. The rear tailgate additionally has an built-in fold-down step. 4-wheel-steering is yet one more characteristic, and on the GMC Sierra EV, it will get Crab Stroll from the Hummer.
The Ford has a reasonably plain inside, nevertheless it does have a nifty fold-down shifter. Coupled with a tray that may sit above it, it may present a large work floor for paperwork or a laptop computer. However one in all our favourite options is the trailering app that gives a great deal of useful data, and helps calculate load weight and the place to place a load. Together with varied different cameras and tips, it makes trailering practically foolproof. It even received our Tech of the 12 months award.