10 Biggest Pickup Truck Stories: Chevy Silverado, Ram HD Rivalry Reigns

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By Matt Schmitz

If you're shopping for a heavy-duty pickup truck for hauling or towing, the truck gods are smiling down on you in 2019, as Chevrolet, GMC, Ford and Ram all updated their big boys this year. To start to help you tip the heavy-duty scales in favor of one or another, our editors did a specs comparison of the monster V-8 engines of two of those trucks: the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500, and the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 — and the article more than pulled its weight, landing at No. 1 among our 10 most popular stories in February.

Related: Auto Show Face-Off: 2019 Ram 2500 Vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

The Silverado (and GMC Sierra HD) boasts a direct-injected 6.6-liter V-8 making 401 horsepower and 464 pounds-feet of torque, while the Ram rocks a 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 that puts out 410 hp and 429 pounds-feet of torque. Did one of the pickup's power plants overpower the other in our comparo? Follow the link to the story below and find out for yourself.

While Detroit trucks took the top spot, Toyota dominated the top half of February's biggest-stories roster, snapping up three of the top five spots. At No. 2 was our coverage of the 2019 Chicago Auto Show reveal of the refreshed-for-2020 Toyota Tundra. At No. 3 was our list of recommendations for how the new Tacoma — also bowing at the Chicago show last month — could improve even more beyond its refresh for the 2020 model year. And at No. 4 was our on-the-spot video review of the new Tundra in Chicago. Rounding out the top five, meanwhile, was our video taking you "Inside, Outside and Under the Hood" of the 2020 Ford F-250, F-350 and F-450.

Still not overloaded? Check out the full top 10 list of the news stories PickupTrucks.com readers couldn't get enough of in February:

  1. Monster V-8 Showdown: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Vs. 2019 Ram HD
  2. 2020 Toyota Tundra Gets Light Refresh and Upgrades
  3. 5 Fixes for the 2020 Toyota Tacoma
  4. Toyota Serves Up Small Upgrades for 2020 Tundra TRD Pro: Video
  5. 2020 Ford F-250, F-350 and F-450 Video: Inside, Outside and Under the Hood
  6. 2019 Honda Ridgeline Nabs Top NHTSA Safety Rating
  7. What to Expect at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show
  8. Heavy-Duty Trucks Reign at 2019 Chicago Auto Show
  9. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500: New Look, New Abilities
  10. 2020 Ford Super Duty: Did the Blue Oval Go Far Enough?

 

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