Do you want to compare the Tesla Cybertruck to the Dodge Ram 1500?
This article goes makes an attempt to compare these two monster trucks.
Choosing the perfect car is not a one-size-fits-all task. The choice of a vehicle depends on a variety of factors, including the kind of work you do and the kind of lifestyle you have.
That's why there are so many options on the market to choose from. While the Tesla truck might be the future of automobiles, it is not necessarily the best truck out there.
With the Tesla truck set to debut in the middle of 2023, the world is set to witness the dawn of a new era of trucking. Tesla has been announcing many impressive updates lately, and the industry has gone crazy. But, here is a question that few people have asked—how will the Tesla Semi fare against the competition? This article will analyze the Tesla Cybertruck vs. Dodge Ram 1500.
Tesla Cybertruck Horsepower
Let's get this one out of the way and what better place to make a statement and differentiation than with the Tesla Cybertruck horsepower? With 800 HP, the Tesla Cybertruck is the horsepower category champion! The Ram 1500's top engine produces 395 horsepower. The Cybertruck is undoubtedly extremely amazing, with 800 HP.
Price comparison: Tesla Cybertruck vs. Dodge Ram 1500
When compared to the top trim of the RAM 1500, the Limited edition, the beginning price of the Cybertruck Tri-motor is around $16,000 more expensive. However, after accounting for all the fuel savings (and improved performance), you might end up making savings in a few years.
The Tradesman variant has the lowest price at $33,440, and the single-motor Cybertruck has the lowest price at $39,900. Here is a broader breakdown of the price comparison between the Tesla Cybertruck vs. Dodge Ram 1500:
Tesla Cybertruck Models:
- Single Motor: $39,900.
- Dual Motor: $49,900
- Tri-Motor: $69,900
Dodge Ram 1500 models include:
- Tradesman: $33,500
- Tradesman HFE: $34,500
- Big Horn/Lone Star: $36,500
- Laramie: $40,500
- Rebel: $44,500
- Longhorn: $51,000
- Limited: $53,500
These two trucks are almost on the same page in terms of price. Although the Tesla pickup is going to be the first electric truck and the Dodge Ram 1500 has a long history.
0-60 mph: Tesla Cybertruck vs. Dodge ram 1500
In under 2.9 seconds, the Cybertruck Tri-Motor achieves 60 mph. However, the 5.7L model of RAM evaluated by Motor Trend can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds.
Dimensions: Tesla Cybertruck vs. Dodge ram 1500
- Tesla's storage box measures 78 inches, while the Ram 1500's is 76.3 inches long.
- Vehicle length: The overall length of the Tesla is shorter than the Ram 1500 Crew Cab 6'4" version.
- Vehicle width: The Ram 1500 is 2 inches broader overall than the Tesla.
- Ground clearance: The Ram 1500's ground clearance is 8.7 inches, compared to a maximum of 16 inches for the Tesla thanks to its adjustable air suspension.
- The angle of approach: The Ram 1500 ranges from 18 to 19 degrees, depending on the model, compared to 35 degrees for the Tesla.
- The angle of departure: The Ram 1500 has a 25-degree angle of departure, compared to a 28-degree angle for the Tesla.
Towing capacity: Tesla Cybertruck vs. Dodge Ram 1500
When it comes to towing, the Cybertruck Tri-Motor excels a lot—14,000 pounds. The Cybertruck Single Motor can only tow 7,500 pounds, which is the least amount. With a 12,750-pound towing capability, the RAM 1500 5.7L e-Torque Quad Cab ranks second among the vehicles in the comparison.
Although it is clear that there is a winner here, if you are a fan of Dodge, the Ram 1500 will not disappoint you either. The Tesla Cybertruck is an electric car and thus is more environmentally friendly. The stainless steel body, 500 miles of range, 800 horsepower and a top speed that will put any sports car to shame, sets the Tesla Cybertruck apart for any pickup truck on the market today. However, the only downside is that it will not be released until mid-2023 while the Dodge RAM 1500 is available today.