GMC Sierra 1500 vs Ram 1500 Comparison

The most technologically advanced Sierra yet, the iteration of the legendary GMC pickup truck is the ultimate truck for drivers in Ontario who work and play hard. The Sierra 1500 offers the most well-rounded package of luxury, performance, capability, and amenities of its class, which has made it one of the most popular and best-selling pickup trucks for drivers who need to tow/haul in style. When compared against the competition like the Ram 1500, the Sierra offers several advantages in categories such as capability, technology, and overall comfort. Explore our comparison of these two pickup trucks below, and visit Gus Brown Buick GMC for your next new truck in Whitby, Ontario.

Standard Performance & Capability

When compared side-by-side the base level Sierra 1500 overpowers the base level Ram 1500 model. The Sierra at its standard model offers a 2.7L Turbocharged high-output engine that provides 310 horsepower, 430 lb-ft of torque, and 8999lbs of max towing capacity. The Ram 1500 offers 305hp, 269 lb-ft of torque (plus a boost of +90), and only 7689 lbs of towing. Additionally, the Sierra offers best-in-class short cargo bed space with 1809L of bed volume, exceeding the Ram once again when comparing the short box body. While the various model and engine options can alter the performance of both trucks, it’s clear to see that the Sierra at its core is the stronger option.


Truck Horsepower Torque Max Towing
Sierra 1500 (Base) 310 hp 430 lb-ft 8999 lbs
Ram (Base) 305hp 269 + 90 lb-ft 7689 lbs


Technology & Comfort

The most significant upgrade for the Sierra 1500 has been the technology feature array available to drivers. Handle the roads through Whitby, and the rest of the Toronto area thanks to features such as a Prograde Trailering system, a 13.4” infotainment system (exceeding the Ram’s 12” display), and an overall 40-inches of display screens throughout the driver clusters for maximum information display. Thanks to its array of both standard and available technology, the Sierra 1500 once again comes out on top.

Find Your Sierra 1500 in Whitby, Ontario at Gus Brown

As you can see, the Sierra 1500 is the more advanced and capable pickup truck on the roads when compared to the Ram 1500. You can find your next Sierra 1500 at Gus Brown Buick GMC in Whitby, Ontario. Click below to explore more details about the impressive pickup that is GMC Sierra 1500, and visit our dealership today to get started.


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