2020 GMC Sierra 1500 vs Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Which is Better?

2020 GMC Sierra 1500

Drive confidently knowing that your full-size truck has the build and endurance to get the job done. The 2020
GMC Sierra 1500
and 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 are two of the most capable models the market has to offer. To help you learn more about each truck, the team at Reed Buick GMC crafted the following 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 guide highlighting important information. At Reed Buick GMC located in Kansas City, MO, we keep our inventory stocked with the hardy GMC Sierra 1500 and similar models. Browse through to see which configurations interest you.

For the sake of comparison, we will be viewing the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT, starting at $45,895 MSRP, and the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss, starting at $50,095 MSRP.

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The GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 are equipped with the same hardy 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine with DFM and a ten-speed transmission. This powertrain provides 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. The different build of these trucks slightly alters the MPG of each model. The Sierra 1500 provides 17 city/23 hwy MPG and the Silverado 1500 provides 16 city/21 hwy MPG.

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior


The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 offers convenient interior amenities, such as a four-way manual driver’s seat and single-zone semi-automatic climate control. The 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 takes its cabin design a step further with impressive interior amenities, such as:

  • Heated front seats
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
  • Keyless open and start
  • Remote start
  • 40/20/40 split-bench front seat with under-seat storage
  • Carpeted floor covering

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 infotainment display


Expect advanced technology features like an 8-in. infotainment system as well as Apple CarPlay® and Android
Auto™ in both the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. The Sierra 1500 keeps you a little more connected with advanced, tech-savvy features, such as:

  • HD Radio™
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with 360L
  • USB ports
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Six-speaker audio system

2020 GMC Sierra 1500


Both the GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 value your safety to the fullest, with daytime running lights and hitch guidance. However, the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 takes the extra steps for your security with preventative safety features, such as:

  • StabiliTrak®
  • Teen driver technology
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • HD rear vision camera
  • Rear seat reminder