Compare 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 RAM 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 RAM 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500


2021 RAM 1500

4.3L 6cyl


3.6L 6cyl
285 HP


305 HP
16 city / 21 hwy*

Fuel Economy

20 city / 25 hwy*

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

Light-duty pickups are in high demand and for good reasons. These vehicles are some of the most capable and advanced trucks that money can buy. The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2021 RAM 1500 are among two of the best options. Each pickup is packed with advanced technology as well as storage compartments. You and your passengers will be sitting on premium upholstery that’s very comfortable. A range of trims are also on the menu, so make sure to choose wisely at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach. Here’s a better breakdown for what buyers can expect.

Exterior Appearance

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach has devastating good-looks, and it’s aesthetically pleasing from all angles. You’ll love this truck’s massive front grille, which will come blacked-out or wrapped in a layer of chrome. Some of the smoothest of contours are found throughout the exterior on the hood and door panels. Various wheel designs are also available, including 17-inch silver-painted and 20-inch polished-aluminum wheels.

The RAM 1500 has a head-turning design as well as with glass-like surfaces and illuminating LEDs. Soft body lines are visibly flowing from end to end without any breaks in motion. The RAM 1500’s husky stature is well balanced. There are a number of wheel designs/sizes, such as 22-inch two-tone wheels and 22-inch black-aluminum wheels. Overall, this exterior is quite pleasing, but it falls short against its competitor’s unmistakable beauty.


Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach offers the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, and this truck is a beast. Up to 12 tie-downs are available as well as a maximum of 89.1 cubic-feet of bed volume. Tow hooks are even built into the frame, which can come in handy in sticky situations. The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 offers various powertrains, including a 2.7-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 310 ponies and 348 pound-feet. The available 3.0-liter turbo-diesel engine produces 277 ponies and 460 pound-feet. There’s also a 6.2-liter V8 that distributes 420 ponies and 460 pound-feet. GMC has equipped these advanced powertrains with six-speed, eight-speed and 10-speed automatic transmissions. Four-wheel drive is also on the menu.

The new RAM 1500 is also highly capable in a range of activities. This pickup has power for the long haul while towing a maximum of 12,750 pounds. Its multifunctional tailgate has 60/40 swing-away doors. The truck’s maximum payload is listed at an estimated 2,300 pounds. RAM has constructed a number of powertrains to meet your performance needs, including a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that delivers 305 ponies and 269 pound-feet. There are two versions of RAM’s 3.5-liter engine, but one of them is equipped with a Mild Hybrid System. There’s also a 6.2-liter V8 that’s supercharged to produce 702 ponies.


The GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach tops its competitors in more ways than one. This popular pickup can seat five people in its masterful cabin. The cabin’s sound-absorbing technology will create a serene drive. Class-leading legroom is available for the front and rear seats. Of course, premium materials are built in, including leather-appointed upholstery. Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach has Sierra 1500s that offer all-weather features and under-seat storage. Advanced technology is also in abundance. This includes wireless charging, Bose audio, multiple USB ports and Remote Start. This truck has no weaknesses.

The RAM 1500 will come equipped with numerous safety features, including Rear Cross-Path Detection and Blind Spot Monitoring. There’s also a tire pressure monitoring system. Two and four-door models are available, and it’s cabin can seat five people. This truck’s 12-inch touchscreen display has pinch-and-zoom technology. Smartphone integration and SiriusXM radio are on deck. Consumers can also expect 4G LTE Wi-Fi and Harman/Kardon audio.

Check out the GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach to take a test drive today!

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.