2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs GMC Sierra 1500
If you’re shopping for a full-size pickup, it’s because you’re looking for a tough vehicle that can handle any job you need. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 are two capable trucks, both with some additional perks that make them a great choice.
Drivers in Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte can find out more about the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. GMC Sierra 1500 with our side-by-side comparison put together by our team here at The Lakes Dealership.
Engine Options and Performance
The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 comes with a 4.3L V6 rated for 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. Other options include an available 5.3L V8 rated for 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque and an available 6.2L V8 rated for 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Depending on which engine you choose, it can be mated to either a 6-speed or 8-speed automatic transmission. The Silverado is available in rear-wheel or 4-wheel drive.
The GMC Sierra 1500 has a similar range of engines to choose from, including a 285 horsepower 4.3L V6, an available 355 horsepower 5.3L V8, and an available 420 horsepower 6.2L V8. These engines are well-matched to the Silverado.
Hauling Your Gear and Equipment
Although both trucks have the exact same engine output, it’s the 2020 Silverado 1500 that’ll be able to handle more weight when it comes time to bring heavy cargo along with you.
The Chevy Silverado 1500 can be configured to tow up to 13,400 pounds. At its best, the GMC Sierra 1500 can pull along 12,100 pounds.
Although both trucks have up to 89.1 cubic feet of cargo volume, the bed of the Silverado 1500 will be able to hold slightly more weight. This truck has a maximum payload capacity of 2,250 pounds. The payload capacity of the 2020 Sierra 1500 reaches 2,240 pounds.
When it comes to finding the exact truck built to your specifications, you’ll have more options with the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. Both cars have three cabin and three box configurations you can choose from that have similar amounts of passenger and cargo space.
The main difference when choosing the truck you want is the amount of trim levels they each have. With the 2020 Sierra 1500, there are six trims you can choose from. The 2020 Silverado 1500 has eight different trim levels. This means you’ll have an easier time finding the truck that has the capability, features, and design you personally want within the budget you have set with the Chevy Silverado 1500.
Test Drive the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 at The Lake Dealerships
Now that you’ve seen our 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. GMC Sierra 1500 comparison, you may have a better feel for which vehicle is right for you. Though they may seem similar, especially when it comes to size and features, the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 has stronger capabilities when it comes to towing, and gives you more customizable options with additional trim levels.
Drivers in Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte can experience the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 for themselves when they visit The Lake Dealerships. Stop by our dealership today to learn more about this capable truck and schedule your 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 test drive!