2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

If you are in the market for a new truck, you know that just looking at them on the surface isn't going to tell you much about which one fits your needs. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because they allow you to put two truck models up side by side to examine their differences and determine which one offers more of the features and capabilities that you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. While the GMC Sierra has a slightly lower price point, the Ram 1500 offers more power capabilities and convenience features, making it the better option overall for most consumers. Both of these truck models have sleek, stylish designs that show off their durability and performance abilities. Let's take a closer look at some of the key features and differences between these two models!

2019 Ram 1500


2018 GMC Sierra 1500

$31,695 Starting MSRP $29,000
3.6-liter V6/5.7-liter V8 Engine Options 4.3-liter V6/5.4-liter V8
305 HP/395 HP Horsepower 285 HP/355 HP
8-Speed Auto w/Over-Drive and Auto-Manual Transmission 6-Speed Auto w/Over-Drive and Auto-Manual

Get the 2019 Ram 1500 at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM of Racine

The 2019 Ram 1500 has more power capabilities available for drivers to choose from. The 3.6-liter V6 engine offers up to 305 horsepower, while the Ram 1500's 5.7-liter V8 engine produces up to 395 horsepower. The GMC Sierra, however, only produces up to 285 horsepower on its V6 engine option and 355 horsepower on its V8 engine. The Ram 1500 also has an 8-speed automatic transmission, offering a smoother ride than the GMC Sierra's 6-speed auto can provide. The Ram 1500 has a variety of features that are not available on the base trim of the GMC Sierra. The Ram 1500 comes standard with features like a compass, USB ports, a proximity key, remote keyless entry and a keyless access system. It also features available front fog lights and available parking assist technology. Of these features, the GMC Sierra only offers a remote keyless entry as an available upgrade and does not have any of the other listed features available on its base trim. The 2019 Ram 1500 is available now at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM of Racine. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!
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