2024 GMC Sierra 1500 & 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Comparison

2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Vs. 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

When it comes to shopping for a light-duty pickup truck, experts across the automotive industry recommend getting either the GMC Sierra 1500 or the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Both these trucks top the truck segment with their comprehensive list of intuitive, rugged and performance-focused features. Below, the experienced product specialists at Terra Nova Motors have compared both these trucks side-by-side to help you make an informed decision while shopping for either one of these light-duty trucks. Take a look and find out for yourself which one best serves your needs.

Powertrain Systems

Both GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have diverse engine configurations with four different engines, including the 3.0-litre Duramax Turbo Diesel engine option. All these engines deliver robust power to ensure you conquer even the toughest terrains with great confidence and ease. The Sierra 1500 can easily tow up to 5,942 kg (13,100 lb), whereas the Silverado 1500 can pull up to 6,032 kg (13,300 lb). Moreover, these full-size trucks come with a wide range of performance features to elevate your driving experience. Some of these performance features include:

  • Active Thermal Management
  • Sport Mode Enabled Active Dual Exhaust
  • Automatic Locking Rear Differential
  • StabiliTrak, Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control

2024 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Engine Specifications:

Engine 2.7L TurboMax V6 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel
Horsepower 310 355 420 305
Torque (lb-ft) 430 383 469 495
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Maximum Towing Capacity – lb ( Sierra / Silverado) 9,500 / 9,500 11,300 / 11,300 13,000 / 13,300 13,000 / 13,300
Maximum Payload Capacity – lb (Sierra / Silverado) 2,260 / 2,240 2,240 / 2,180 1,820 / 1,980 1,890 / 1970

Off-Road Trim Option

To give you the utmost confidence on challenging roads, the GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 come with off-road-exclusive trim options, the Sierra 1500 AT4X and the Silverado 1500 ZR2, respectively. When it comes to off-road, both these trims deliver exhilarating performance with their future-forward capability and performance features, which include:

Sierra 1500 ATX4

  • American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) stamped-steel front and rear bumpers with front winch capability
  • Five AEV hot-stamped boron steel skid plates
  • Off-road rocker panel protectors

Silverado 1500 ZR2

  • Multimatic DSSV dampers
  • Off-road cut front bumper
  • Off-road chassis and suspension calibrations

Comfort and Versatility

As much as a pickup truck should provide outstanding performance, it should also promise top-tier comfort and convenience to everyone inside. The GMC Sierra 1500 and the Silverado 1500 are both extremely spacious and comfortable on the inside. Their front seats are supportive, well-cushioned, and made of high-quality material to ensure you feel at home on all your rides. The overall cabin quality and craftsmanship of the Sierra 1500 outshines the Silverado 1500 because of its comfortable styling and added convenience features, which include heated/ventilated seats, leather upholstery, large centre console bins and double glove compartments.

Technology and Safety Features


Both trucks have similar features in the technology department, with the Sierra 1500 having slightly more standard features than the Silverado 1500. To protect you against different on-road hazards, the Sierra 1500 has GMC Pro Safety, and the Silverado 1500 comes with Chevrolet Safety Assist, featuring standard safety features and driver-assist technology.




The Final Takeaway

If you’re looking for more power in your rides, then the 2024 Silverado 1500 makes the ideal choice for you. But if you want more ruggedness combined with power and comfort, you should look no further than the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500. The Sierra 1500 is slightly more expensive than the Silverado 1500, but when you pay a little extra, you will get a little extra, and this is exactly what you can expect from the Sierra 1500. Moreover, it comes with more standard features than the Chevy option.

Order the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 at Terra Nova Motors

Shop the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 at Terra Nova Buick GMC, a trusted dealership in St.Johns, NB. You can also get in touch with our experienced product specialists at 800-463-4130, if you have any questions regarding this full-size GMC truck or any other vehicle from GMC and/or Buick.