GMC Sierra 1500 vs. Ram 1500

2023 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV
2023 GMC Sierra 1500


2023 RAM 1500

Starting MSRP


Engine Options

305 hp

Diesel Engine Horsepower

260 hp
2.7L Tubro High Output

Standard Engine

3.6L V6 Engine
430 lb-ft of torque

Standard Torque

273 lb-ft of torque

Both the GMC Sierra 1500 and RAM 1500 are legendary light-duty pickup trucks, and for good reason. They’re both incredible trucks, offering drivers plenty of choices. But if you can only take one home, which will it be? At first glance, both trucks are available in 8 trims and 4 engine options. However, the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 shines the most when it comes to the pricing as well as standard and diesel performance. Find out more below in the following new RAM 1500 vs. GMC Sierra 1500 guide! But don’t believe us. Contact us to schedule a test drive and get on the road near Houston today.



GMC Sierra 1500 vs. Ram 1500: Pricing 

Whether you’re shopping for a work truck or an off-road-ready truck in Porter, price is likely a factor that you’ll consider. As you know, both the RAM 1500 vs. GMC Sierra 1500 are available in 8 trims, but their starting MSRPs aren’t the same. While they are similar, the RAM 1500’s entry and top-tier trims cost more than those of the GMC Sierra:

Entry-Level Trim Cost: 

  • 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Pro: MSRP from $37,200 
  • 2023 RAM 1500 Tradesman: MSRP from $37,410

Highest Trim Cost: 

  • 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate: MSRP from $82,200 
  • 2023 RAM 1500 TRX: MSRP from $84,555

This is even more shocking as the GMC Sierra 1500 is a premium truck that offers upscale features right from the get-go, whereas you will need to upgrade to higher trims to enjoy them in the RAM 1500. Plus, the Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate is the most advanced and luxurious pickup in its class, and you can get the keys to one for less than the top-tier RAM 1500 model! Shop the GMC truck at Texan GMC Buick, and you can even enjoy our specials on your purchase near New Caney.

GMC Sierra 1500 vs. RAM 1500: Performance

Beyond the cost, performance is a crucial factor of the next truck you’ll lease or finance between the RAM 1500 vs. GMC Sierra 1500. There’s no denying that both of these pickup trucks deliver outstanding performance for your needs in Houston. However, the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 knocks it out of the park when it comes to standard and diesel performance. For a lower price, you can already enjoy better horsepower and torque with the standard engine on the Sierra 1500. If you want diesel performance specifically, the Sierra 1500 offers best-in-class diesel horsepower and torque as well as best-in-class 4WD diesel towing capacity! Look at the specs here: 

Sierra 1500 vs. RAM 1500 Standard Engines: 

  • GMC Sierra 1500’s 2.7L Turbo High Output Engine: 310 hp / 430 lb-ft of torque 
  • RAM 1500’s 3.6L PENTASTAR V6 Engine with eTorque: 305 hp / 273 lb-ft of torque 

Sierra 1500 vs. RAM 1500 Diesel Engines: 

  • GMC Sierra 1500’s Enhanced 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel Engine: 305 hp (best-in-class diesel horsepower) / 460 lb-ft of torque (best-in-class torque) / up to 13,000 pounds of towing capacity (best-in-class 4WD diesel towing capacity)
  • RAM 1500’s 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 Engine: 260 hp / 480 lb-ft of torque / up to 9,600 pounds of towing capacity

Experience the Sierra 1500 For Yourself at Texan GMC Buick 

Does the GMC Sierra 1500 sound like the better fit for you? Can’t wait to get your hands on it? Then apply for financing online, so that you can take it home sooner rather than later. And don’t forget to take advantage of our new vehicle specials, as they can offer you additional savings.


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