Compare 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Ram 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 RAM 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500


2021 RAM 1500

4.3L 6cyl


3.6L 6cyl
285 HP


305 HP
16 city / 21 hwy*

Fuel Economy

20 city / 25 hwy*

Serving Pensacola, FL

If you want a capable large pickup truck, the GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola is an exceptional choice. The GMC Sierra stands out for its sheer strength and power, including top tow ratings and multiple strong engines to choose from. The GMC Sierra 1500 has some updates that add to its appeal and versatility. The GMC is now equipped with more technology, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. A spacious and comfortable cabin with generous legroom is another highlight of the GMC Sierra 1500. You can find out more about what the truck offers through Buick GMC Pensacola, which also gives you the opportunity to book a 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive right from home. Our staff can also provide you with more details about what separates the Sierra from competitors, including the 2021 RAM 1500. The GMC has more power options than the RAM, which gives it more capability, and it also has a leg up in the areas of comfort and technology.


Performance is an area where the GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola excels, which you can see with an online test drive. The GMC Sierra can be equipped with up to five engines, including a diesel. The base gasoline engine is a 4.3L V6 that has a power output of 285 HP and a maximum of 305 LB-FT in torque. You can also get a separate turbo engine with four cylinders capable of 310 HP and about 350 LB-FT of torque. There are also two V8 engines available for the GMC, including a 5.3L with a power rating of 355 HP and 383 LB-FT in torque, and a 6.2L V8 capable of 420 HP and up to 460 LB-FT in torque. A diesel engine can also be ordered with a total power rating of 277 HP. The diesel engine’s top torque reaches 460 LB-FT. The RAM 1500 has a choice of four engines. You can also get a diesel engine with the RAM, but it has a lower total power output than the diesel available with the GMC Sierra 1500.

Interior Layout and Design

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 has a comfortable and spacious interior with top-rated legroom in its class. The GMC Sierra 1500 has a long list of standard features that includes wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which are not available on the RAM. The GMC also has a larger seven-inch touchscreen to start, compared to a five-inch infotainment display that comes with the RAM 1500.

Style and Exterior

Even from the base level, the GMC Sierra 1500 has more style and premium exterior features. LED headlights are standard, along with chrome-accented bumpers. The second trim adds LED lighting in the truck bed. The RAM 1500 doesn’t get chrome touches at the base level, and LED lights are not standard. It also lacks the option for truck bed lighting. The GMC also has an exclusive power liftgate.

If you want more details on the GMC Sierra 1500, don’t hesitate to contact Buick GMC Pensacola. We can help you set up a convenient 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive from home with your own smartphone or personal computer. You’ll be able to virtually try any trim of the Sierra 1500 that interests you the most, ranging from the most basic but still practical and powerful base trim level to the most luxurious top trim. As you drive along in the GMC, you can get a feel for its power and performance, and you’ll have a chance to try out various engines if you want more power. During the online test drive, a helpful staff member from Buick GMC Pensacola will be on hand to point out the truck’s top features and explain the advantages of its various amenities.

Contact us today for more information on the newest GMC Sierra 1500 and to schedule a convenient 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive from home.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.