2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 1500 | Edinburg, TX

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 1500 | Bert Ogden Buick GMC in Edinburg, Texas

Pickup trucks serve a wide variety of drivers: They’re great for explorers who regularly haul boats and trailers off on a new adventure; they’re wonderful for manual laborers on farms, construction sites, etc.; and they even make great family vehicles, especially when you go with an extended cab. But with so many pickup trucks on the market, how do you know which is right for you? We looked at two of the top American options, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2021 RAM 1500, and compared them side by side.

Spoiler alert: The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, available now at Bert Ogden Buick GMC, took the top spot as the better pickup truck. Here’s why.

More Engine Options

For the 2021 Sierra 1500, you can choose among six high-power engines, including a diesel option. While the 2021 RAM 1500 has respectable choices, it only gives you five to pick from.


The base model of the GMC Sierra 1500 starts significantly more affordably than the RAM 1500. In fact, the starting price for the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is more than $2,500 lower than that of the 2021 RAM 1500.*

Cargo Space

The 2021 Sierra 1500 offers more cargo bed volume than any competitor, including the 2021 RAM 1500. It also boasts the industry’s first available carbon-fiber composite bed.


The 2021 GMC Sierra offers the world’s first MultiPro Tailgate. While the RAM 1500 has finally caught up with its own multi-function tailgate, it is still not as innovative as the Sierra’s, which has six functions. You can also get up to 15 unique camera views in the Sierra 1500; that’s a best-in-class. Finally, the GMC Sierra is famous for its first-in-class Head-Up Display and Rear Camera Mirror. Far and away, the Sierra demonstrates much greater innovation.

Test drive the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Bert Ogden Buick GMC in Edinburg, Texas.
*The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $30,100 excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees, and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details.

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