2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500

The fan-favorite GMC Sierra 1500 is back for the 2021 model year and has brought with it everything Central Texas drivers love, plus a few updates. The Sierra 1500 brings a few bed and trailer updates for 2021, expanding its capabilities for drivers. Those looking at getting behind the wheel of a new 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 here in Waco may be curious to know how this pickup stacks up against the competition.

This 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500 comparison guide from Richard Karr Motors is here to give you a look at how the Sierra 1500 holds its top spot. Continue reading to learn more about the Sierra 1500 or click the link below to view our current lineup of in-stock 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 models in Waco, TX.

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500
4.3-liter V6 engine Base
3.6-liter V6 engine
285 horsepower | 305 pound-feet of torque Base Power
305 horsepower | 269 pound-feet of torque
420 horsepower Maximum
395 horsepower
Available Six-Function
Multi-Pro Tailgate
Not Available

Key Differences – 2021 Sierra 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is available now at Richard Karr Motors in Waco, TX. This pickup not only brings a range of powerful engine options but the latest trailering technology as well. Drivers looking for the ultimate towing partner will be impressed by the new features provided by this GMC pickup that cannot be found in the competing 2021 Ram 1500. The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 can now be equipped with the following advanced trailering technologies:

  • Jack-Knife Alert
  • Trailer Length Indicator
  • Rear Trailer View with Trailer-Angle Indicator
  • Cargo Bed View
  • Bed Hitch Guidance
  • Rear Side View Enhancement

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 comes fitted with a baseline 285-horsepower 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine. The Sierra 1500 lineup offers five additional engine options, including V8 and diesel options. When equipped with the top-tier 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine the Sierra 1500 can manufacture up to 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The competing 2021 Ram 1500 offers a maximum horsepower output of 395 horsepower when properly equipped.

Contact a member of the Richard Karr Motors team today for additional information on the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 or to book a test drive here in Waco, TX. You can get started on your search for a new Sierra 1500 in Central Texas by visiting our online inventory.

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Crossing a River
2020 GMC Sierra 1500 on the Road
2020 GMC Sierra 1500 in the Woods


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