2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4, 2021 RAM 1500 Rebel, Comparison
2021 GMC Sierra 1500


2021 RAM 1500

Starting MSRP


Engine Options

277 to 420

Horsepower Range

260 to 395 (702 for the TRX)
305 to 460

Torque Range

269 to 480 (650 for the TRX)
Up to 6

Seating Capacity

Up to 6

Looking for a light-duty pickup truck that can handle your jobs in Rome? Consider the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 or the RAM 1500. The RAM 1500 is a staple in its segment, but here at Riverside Buick GMC, we think the GMC Sierra matches or surpasses the RAM 1500 in many categories. Learn more below!


GMC Sierra vs. RAM 1500: Pricing & Warranty 

These two trucks are in a similar price bracket, but you can expect a better warranty with the GMC Sierra. Both of these trucks offer a 36-month/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, but the GMC Sierra also offers a 72-month/100,000-mile rush-through protection warranty. You can compare the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 against the RAM 1500 in terms of price across the different trim levels below: 

GMC Sierra: 

  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Base (2WD, Crew Cab, Short Box): $30,100
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali (4WD, Crew Cab, Standard Box): $55,800

RAM 1500: 

  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman (4×2, Crew Cab, 5’7″ Box): $35,645
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Limited (4×2, Crew Cab, 6’4″ Box): $57,350
  • 2021 RAM 1500 TRX (4×4, Crew Cab, 5’7″ Box): $70,425

GMC Sierra vs. RAM 1500: Performance Specs 

Both the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and RAM 1500 offer an array of powerful engine options for Acworth drivers to choose from: 

GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Options:

  • 310-hp 2.7L turbo engine rated at 348 lb-ft of torque 
  • 277-hp 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel I6 engine rated at 460 lb-ft of torque 
  • 285-hp 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine rated at 305 lb-ft of torque 
  • 355-hp 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine rated at 383 lb-ft of torque 
  • 420-hp 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine rated at 460 lb-ft of torque 

RAM 1500 Engine Options

  • 260-hp 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine rated at 480 lb-ft of torque 
  • 305-hp 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with eTorque rated at 269 lb-ft of torque 
  • 395-hp 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine rated at 410 lb-ft of torque 
  • 395-hp 5.7L HEMI V8® engine with eTorque rated at 410 lb-ft of torque 
  • 702-hp 6.2L Supercharged HEMI V8 engine rated at 650 lb-ft of torque (RAM 1500 TRX only) 

GMC Sierra vs. RAM 1500: Highlighted Features 

When Canton drivers upgrade to the higher trim-levels of the Sierra and RAM 1500 you gain access to upscale features like cruise control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth®, and a six-speaker sound system. However, the Sierra SLE comes with a few features you won’t get on the RAM 1500 Big Horn. They include:

  • Driver and passenger illuminated vanity mirrors 
  • Two 12-volt DC power outlets 
  • Rear window defogger 
  • Heated driver and front passenger seats 
  • 8-way power driver seat 
  • Driver lumbar support 
  • Dual-zone front automatic climate control 
  • LED low/high beam headlights
  • LED brake lights 
  • GMC MultiPro Tailgate (six-function tailgate) 

Try the New Sierra 1500 For Yourself at Riverside Buick GMC! 

Interested in the GMC Sierra 1500? Take one for a test drive at our dealership in Cartersville. Just contact us online to schedule one! Browse our new vehicle specials as well to find great offers.


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