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Are you looking for a good deal on a new truck in a sea of bad deals? The new 2021 Ram 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 trucks are both on sale right now. Edmunds compiled a list of trucks on sale in early June, and both of the popular Ram and Chevrolet trucks are on the list.

Are 2021 Ram 1500 trucks available?

A red 2021 Ram 1500
The RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab is on sale, so is the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 | Raymond Boyd/Getty Images

Yes, these trucks are ready and available if you can find one. The 2021 Ram 1500 truck has a ton of trims to choose from. These trims include the Limited, Limited Longhorn, Rebel, Laramie, Big Horn, and Tradesmen trims.

Edmunds says the average Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is $54,351 right now. The sale is about 8% off, which leads to a discount of around $4,018. That brings the price down to just over $50,000. Depending on where you live, some of the trim levels might be on sale.

The Big Horn, Laramie, and Longhorn trim levels seem to be the most on sale locally. Edmunds has a tool that can help locate a Ram 1500 that might be on sale in your area. There are also many used Ram trucks for sale, but the used car market is a little harder to navigate right now.

When can I order a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

You can order a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 right now. There might even be one waiting on a local car dealership lot nearby. The Silverado 1500 has a huge amount of trims. Work Truck, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, and LT. Then it also has RST, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, and High Country. The brand also offers various engines: a 6.2L V8, 5.3L V8, 4.3L V6, and a 2.7L Turbo.

It appears the Work Truck trim is the one most heavily on sale. The average MSRP for this vehicle is $50,680, but the Work Truck trim is on sale around 8%. That’s a savings of $4,021, bringing the price down to $46,660. If you locate one at a local dealership, it might already have some upgrades.

If you aren’t too particular about what your new truck has, you might be able to get a good deal by picking up one that has been sitting around. This will ultimately depend on the deals being offered.

Which is better, the RAM or Silverado truck?

Choosing between the RAM 1500 or Silverado 1500 comes down to personal preference. Some buyers are brand loyal, and some are looking for a good deal. It is a good idea to check local dealerships so you can anticipate the price ahead of time. Certain dealerships might have more inventory to move, which might mean a better deal is available.

The Chevrolet Silverado was redesigned in 2020, which means better fuel economy, a roomy cabin, and upgraded styling for the 2021 version. There are also enough trim options to choose from. The Ram 1500 has a smooth ride and an upscale interior, even if it does have fewer trim options.

Edmunds has a tool on the website that allows buyers to search local dealerships. Type in a zip code to compare prices nearby. These trucks are a good buy but don’t wait too long to check on these deals.


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