2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 | McKinney, TX

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500  - El Dorado Chevrolet in McKinney, Texas

When you want a truck that is as hardworking as you are, turn to the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While competitors like the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 focus on frills and appearances, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 provides best-in-class power and unique trailering features that help you take on the worksite with confidence and ease.


Although both of these competitors offer a wide range of engines and capabilities, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 tops the Sierra 1500 in both towing and payload maximums. When properly equipped and powered with the 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8, the Silverado 1500 can tow the best-in-class maximum of 13,400 pounds.** The GMC Sierra 1500 can only pull up to 12,100 pounds.

When it comes to hauling, the Silverado 1500 is again the better choice. The Chevrolet truck offers a slightly higher payload maximum of 2,250 pounds, versus the 2,140-pound maximum from the GMC Sierra.


Only one of these pickups can get you maximum efficiency when you are driving the highways near McKinney, Texas, and that’s the Silverado 1500. When equipped with the Duramax® 3.0-liter Turbo-Diesel engine, the 2020 Silverado 1500 promises up to 33 mpg on the highway.* That’s the most diesel efficiency in the segment. The GMC Sierra 1500 falls behind with just 30 mpg on the highway for 2WD vehicles with its 3.0-liter Turbo Diesel engine.

Trailering Technology

Both of these full-size pickups offer some trailering technology, but the Silverado 1500 is the only to offer the segment-first available Advanced Training System. This useful amenity lets you make customized trailer profiles, look over a pre-departure checklist, check the lights with trailer lighting diagnostics, and keep an eye on the trailer tire pressure.

Camera Views

When it comes to maneuvering a trailer, camera views are a huge help. The 2020 Silverado 1500 offers more available camera views than any other pickup. Its 15 different angles include a unique transparent trailer option that lets you essentially look through the trailer.

Test drive the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at El Dorado Chevrolet in McKinney, Texas.
*EPA-estimated with available Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel engine.
**Requires Silverado 1500 Double Cab Standard Bed RST 4×4 with available 6.2L V8 engine, Max Trailering Package, and 20-inch wheels. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo, and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

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