Many Salinas GMC and Seaside Chevrolet shoppers will be looking to buy a new full-size pickup truck. Both the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 bring many great qualities to the table. Although these trucks are built on the same platform, there are some key differences between them. Let’s take a closer look at how the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 compares to the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 give you the same powertrain options to choose from. This means you can look forward to experiencing a similar performance and fuel efficiency. However, only the new Sierra 1500 offers adaptive suspension dampers. By instantly adjusting to the changing road conditions, GMC’s Adaptive Ride Control system is able to deliver optimum shock absorption.
Drivers seeking extreme adventure will be interested in the all-new GMC Sierra 1500 AT4. This trail-ready trim comes equipped with a number of rugged upgrades, including a two-inch suspension lift and off-road-tuned shocks. You’ll find the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss to be just as rugged. However, only the GMC Sierra AT4 can be upgraded with a 6.2-liter V8. With the larger engine, total output increases to 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
Like the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a fresh new look. While both of these pickup trucks command attention on the road, you’ll notice the Sierra 1500’s more upscale styling. Unique headlights and a signature grille help distinguish the Sierra 1500. MultiPro power assist steps come standard on the Sierra 1500’s luxurious Denali trim.
As you can see, the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have a lot in common. However, the new Sierra 1500 is engineered to provide a greater sense of luxury.