2023 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2023 GMC Sierra 2500

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2023 GMC Sierra 2500
2023 GMC Sierra 1500


2023 GMC Sierra 2500
$37,200 MSRP

Starting Price

$42,200 MSRP

Engine Options

310 to 420 hp

Horsepower Range

401 to 455 hp
420 lb-ft to 460 lb-ft

Torque Range

464 lb-ft to 910 lb-ft
13,000 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

18,500 pounds

The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2500 are titans in the truck world, each boasting unique features and capabilities. For our valued customers in Houston, Channelview, and Crosby, we’ve crafted a detailed comparison between these two formidable models to help guide your decision-making process. By the time you’ve finished reading our GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2500 matchup, you’ll know exactly which pickup truck is the best fit for your needs.



GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2500: Price & Overview

The GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2500 are both celebrated for their remarkable performance. The Sierra 1500, starting at an MSRP of $37,200, is a flexible vehicle, designed to cater to both recreational and work needs.

Conversely, the Sierra 2500, starting at an MSRP of $42,200, raises the bar with enhanced horsepower and towing capacity. It is custom-made for those demanding more power for heavy-duty assignments.

GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2500: Performance

What’s the difference between the GMC Sierra 1500 and 2500? For many Baytown and Channelview drivers, performance and capability are the most important considerations. Here’s what you should know right off the bat:

  • The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 can tow up to 13,000 pounds when properly equipped. That keeps in line with its rivals in the full-size pickup marketplace.
  • The 2023 GMC Sierra 2500 can tow an even more impressive 18,500 pounds with its range-topping engine. Compared to the 1500, the 2500 can also handle more weight in its truck bed.

Both models give you several engine options to consider. Find out which one is right for you by consulting the list below:

2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Options

  • 2.7L Turbo Engine: 310 hp / 420 lb-ft of torque 
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel I6 Engine: 277 hp / 460 lb ft of torque 
  • 5.3L V8 Engine: 355 hp / 383 lb-ft of torque 
  • 6.2L V8 engine: 420 hp / 460 lb-ft of torque 

2023 GMC Sierra 2500 Engine Options

  • 6.2L V8 Engine: 401 hp / 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine: 445 hp / 910 lb-ft of torque

Test Drive Your Favorite Sierra at Big Star Buick GMC!

What will it be: GMC Sierra 1500 or 2500? The choice is up to you. If you’re still on the fence, then you should know that you can experience both pickup trucks at Big Star Buick GMC today! 

No matter which truck you decide to bring home, we here at Big Star Buick GMC are completely dedicated to your satisfaction. Contact us to schedule a test drive at our dealership, or get ahead of the game by browsing through our current new vehicle specials from home. We’re here to help with any questions you have along the way.


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