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Compare GMC Sierra 1500 & Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in Galesburg, IL

When you're shopping for a new truck in Galesburg, IL, only a GM vehicle will do! Here at our GMC and Chevrolet dealership in Galesburg, IL, we have a wide variety of pickups to appeal to every type of driver. Whether you're looking for a tough truck to add something extra to your daily drives or you need a road warrior that will go from job site to job site with ease, we have the right truck for you at Yemm Auto Group. Here you'll find plenty of new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups. While both are outstanding pickups with many similarities, you'll find plenty of differences between the two trucks, too. Learn more about how GMC compares to Chevy when it comes to pickups! 

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Silverado vs. Sierra: Engine Options

Get started comparing the new 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 to the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500, and you'll quickly see that they offer similar engine options. Both the Silverado and Sierra come with a standard 4.3-liter V6 engine and allow you to upgrade to either a 5.3-liter V8 or a 6.2-liter V8. The full specs for all three engines are as follows:

4.3-liter V6

  • 285 horsepower
  • 305 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 18/24 city/hwy. fuel economy

5.3-liter V8

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • Best-in-class V8 fuel economy 18/24 city/hwy. fuel economy

6.2-liter V8

  • 420 horsepower
  • 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 12,500 lbs. towing capability
  • EPA-estimated 15/21 city/hwy. fuel economy
Performance Comparison

Chevy vs. GMC: Performance Features

No matter which of the trucks you pick, you'll get a host of performance perks that will enhance your experience on the road. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 use fuel-saving technologies including Active Fuel Management™, Direct Injection, and Continuously Variable Valve Timing to provide a more eco-friendly performance. Both pickups also include Tow/Haul Mode, StabiliTrak® with Trailer Sway Control and Hill Start Assist.

Tech Comparison

Sierra vs. Silverado: Tech Features

Whether you ultimately choose the new GMC Sierra 1500 or the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you'll find your truck to be well connected. Each truck can be equipped with an available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot, which will give you an integrated in-car experience. If you buy the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you'll be able to use an available Chevrolet MyLink display to sync up your smartphone and listen to your favorite music, make phone calls and more. If you buy the new GMC Sierra 1500, you'll get similar services through the available 8-inch diagonal Color Touch Radio with Infotainment. Both systems can use Bluetooth® wireless technology.

Continue learning about how the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 compares to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado with our handy chart. If you want to see these two outstanding pickups in person, visit our Chevy and GMC dealership in Galesburg, IL, today!

Features 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2018 GMC Sierra 1500
Starting MSRP $28,285 $29,000
Max. Towing 12,500 lbs 12,500 lbs
Max. Payload 2,250 lbs 2,250 lbs
Max. Horsepower 420 420
Fuel Economy (City/Hwy) 18/24 mpg 18/24 mpg