2020 RAM 1500 vs 2020 GMC Sierra 1500

2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 comparison image

A lot of people love trucks. Some people just want to use a truck for dirty, rough, ugly work, and others want a powerful, comfortable, luxurious ride that makes them feel like they dominate the road, and there’s plenty of people in between. The RAM line of trucks is made to cover the interests of all those people, while the Sierra family of trucks focuses on pickup owners with a higher sense of class or exclusivity.

Both the 2020 RAM 1500 and the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 are made for carrying heavy loads, pulling massive trailers, mobile homes, or boats, going off-road, and offering a quality ride. Deciding which truck is a better fit for you comes from doing research and discovering which one has the features and aesthetics that better match you and your lifestyle. Refer to the following comparison chart to see some of the biggest differences between the RAM 1500 and the Sierra 1500.

2020 RAM 1500


2020 GMC Sierra 1500

Starting MSRP of Highest Trim Level
5.7L V8 HEMI® eTorque
Largest Gasoline Engine Option
5.3 EcoTec3 V8
480 lb-ft of Torque
Maximum Torque
460 lb-ft of Torque
11,620 lbs.
Maximum Towing Capacity
9,800 lbs.

Model Comparison Analysis

Both of these trucks have their advantages and disadvantages. Some might look at RAM trucks as being far too pedestrian, but most will view it as simply a truck, and won’t mind. Both do have premium luxury trims and have powerful engines to back their reputations, but the 2020 RAM 1500 can outdo the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 in torque and towing when you get the right trim level with the right options. If diesel is your thing, either truck has a diesel option, but most will prefer the engine in the 2020 RAM 1500. In the ever-competitive half-ton pickup category, the 2020 RAM 1500 accomplishes so much more than the competition.

Other Features Available on the 2020 RAM 1500 Limited Trim

  • Largest-In-Class 12-Inch Vertical Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Premium Leather Interior with Limited Branded Center Console
  • Automatic Powered Running Boards for Easy Access
  • Intelligent Towing with Active-Level™ Four Corner Air Suspension
  • Available 900-Watt Harman/Kardon® Premium audio System with 19-Speakers
  • And More!