Ram 1500 vs. GMC Sierra
Ram 1500
GMC Sierra
At a Glance: 1500 vs. Sierra
Ram 1500

When truckers in Great Falls, Whitefish, and Butte are looking for a new set of wheels, the 2023 Ram 1500 and the 2023 GMC Sierra are always at the top of their list.

Our team at Lithia CDJR of Great Falls is here to help you find out which one is best for you with this showdown between the Ram 1500 vs. the GMC Sierra.

Let’s see which one comes out on top!



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702 HP | 420 HP
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20 city/25 hwy | 18 city/20 hwy
1500 vs. Sierra
See the Difference for Yourself
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Ram 1500

When you think about trucks, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Tailgating? Good point. In that case, what’s the second thing that comes to mind? Power? You know it! The best trucks come with tough towing capabilities and roaring engines that are ready to work as hard as you do.

Which Pickup Has More Powerful Engines?

Both the Ram 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 offer several engines. You can choose from V6, V8, and even diesel engines. You’re sure to find the combination of power and efficiency that fits your line of work.

The Ram 1500 offers the following engines:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6
  • 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8

The 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 engine produces an incredible 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The Supercharger generates almost instantaneous torque, bringing sportscar-like acceleration to your truck.

In comparison, the GMC Sierra also offers four engines. You’ll find its most powerful 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine falls short of the Ram with just 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

Take the Road Less Traveled

You work hard. When it’s time for a day off, it’s nice to have a truck by your side that’s ready to have some fun. Both the Ram 1500 and the GMC Sierra offer off-road tuned trim levels.

You’ll find the Ram 1500 TRX comes with a bevy of exclusive all-terrain performance features like the Bilstein® Black Hawk® e² shock system. Its proprietary control algorithm helps evenly distribute all the power of this truck and adjusts to changing conditions to give you a smooth ride regardless of the path ahead.

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When a truck manages to be both efficient and powerful, it’s certainly a feat to behold. Whether you choose their diesel engines or go with the traditional gas-powered options, both the Ram 1500 and the GMC Sierra will help you go the distance.

Skip the Gas Station with Impressive Fuel Efficiency

If you’re looking for the more efficient truck, you’ll want to choose the Ram 1500. It's base trim level boasts an EPA-estimated 20 city/25 highway MPG, while the base GMC Sierra can only manage an EPA-estimated 19 city/22 highway MPG.

Both models are also available with a diesel engine, which prioritizes long-range efficiency. The 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel of the Sierra achieves an impressive EPA-estimated 24 city/29 highway MPG. The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine of the Ram 1500, however, does even better on the highway with an EPA-estimated 23 city/33 highway MPG.

What is the eTorque Mild Hybrid System?

You’ll only get the eTorque Mild Hybrid Technology System with the Ram 1500. It’s available with either the 3.6L V6 or the 5.7L V8. It replaces the traditional alternator with a battery-powered generator. This helps boost power and efficiency, so you can make the most of both work and play.

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Life is easier when you have tons of innovative technology features at your side. Both the 2023 Ram 1500 and GMC Sierra come with a litany of systems that help you get the job done and stay connected to the world around you while you do it.

Seeing Is Believing with Trailering Tech

In either truck, you’ll have complete command of your haul with trailering technologies like:

  • Trailer Sway Control and Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Trailer detection
  • Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Trailer Light Check

Trailer Reverse Steering Control, however, is one feature that’s only available with the Ram 1500. It makes backing up your trailer as simple as turning a dial. Choose the direction you want the trailer to go and your truck will handle the steering.

Infotainment Setups

The Ram 1500 and GMC Sierra also bring innovative infotainment systems to the table. Both offer expansive touchscreens that stretch over 12 inches. They give you control of shared connectivity features like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

Take on Today with the Ram 1500
Ram 1500

Both the Ram 1500 and the GMC Sierra have a lot to offer drivers in the Great Falls, Whitefish, and Butte areas. If you’re looking for a more powerful and more efficient truck, the Ram 1500 is the clear winner.

To get a feel for yourself, reach out to the team at Lithia CDJR of Great Falls and schedule a test drive!

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2023 1500 for yourself are conveniently available right here online.