2023 Chevy Silverado vs. GMC Sierra

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
2023 Chevy Silverado 1500


2023 GMC Sierra 1500




2.7L Turbo High-Output / 310 hp / 430 lb-ft

Standard Engine

2.7L Turbo High-Output / 310 hp / 430 lb-ft

Engine Options

13,300 lbs

Towing Capacity

11,800 lbs

If you’re looking to upgrade to the latest and greatest pickup truck in the Cabot area, Gwatney Chevrolet Company has got the perfect model for you: the new Chevy Silverado! This iconic full-size pickup truck offers powerhouse performance specs, next-generation technology, and tough capabilities over all types of terrain. Whether you’re hauling heavy cargo, running local errands, or heading out on an off-road adventure, the Silverado can do it all with ease! But how does it compare to other full-size pickups like the new GMC Sierra? If you’re on the fence deciding between these trucks, check out the comparison guide below.



Silverado vs. Sierra: Price & Trims

Price is often the first thing that drivers consider when shopping for a new vehicle, and right off the bat you’ll see that the Silverado is the more affordable option of these two pickup trucks. While the starting prices are only about $2,000 apart, the top-level Silverado trim costs over $20,000 less than its Sierra counterpart! Check out the full price list:

2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Levels

  • Work Truck: MSRP from $35,600
  • Custom: MSRP from $42,900
  • LT: MSRP from $47,000
  • RST: MSRP from $51,200
  • LTZ: MSRP from $56,000
  • LT Trail Boss: MSRP from $56,300
  • Custom Trail Boss: MSRP from $56,600
  • High Country: MSRP from $61,100
  • ZR2: MSRP from $70,100

2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Trim Levels

  • Pro: MSRP from $37,200
  • SLE: MSRP from $50,300
  • Elevation: MSRP from $52,000
  • SLT: MSRP from $56,000
  • AT4: MSRP from $66,800
  • Denali: MSRP from $65,800
  • AT4X: MSRP from $81,700
  • Denali Ultimate: MSRP from $82,200

Silverado vs. Sierra: Performance Specs

You might think that the Silverado’s lower price tag comes at the cost of performance, but it actually offers identical engine choices to the Sierra! This is because the Silverado and Sierra are built on the same truck platform, similar to other General Motors “twins” like the GMC Canyon and Chevy Colorado. Not only does the Silverado keep up with the Sierra under the hood, it actually offers a stronger towing capacity by about 1,500 pounds! Here’s the full list of engines:

  • 2.7L Turbo High-Output: 310 hp / 430 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8: 355 hp / 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8: 420 hp / 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel: 277 hp / 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Chevy Silverado maximum towing capacity: 13,300 pounds
  • GMC Sierra maximum towing capacity: 11,800 pounds

Find Your Next Pickup Truck at Gwatney Chevrolet Company!

We’ve compared the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado on paper, and now you might want to see how the Silverado handles on the road for yourself! Contact our office to see what we have available, then head to our dealership to set up a test drive around the Sherwood or Little Rock area. Be sure to check out our model research if you want to learn more about the other vehicles in our current lineup!


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