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2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

For 2020, the Sierra 1500 features a number of upgrades to keep it at the forefront of the full-size light-duty pickup truck market. Shoppers can choose from a range of engines, incl...

2020 Ram 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

Full-size light-duty pickups, like the Ram 1500, are among the most competitive group of vehicles on the new-car market. The 2020 Ram 1500 gets several updates. Engine choices include...

Specs

2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD
2020 Ram 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
--
--
--
15 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
--
--
21 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 24 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
--
277 hp @ 3,750 RPM
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
395 hp @ 5,600 RPM
305 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
--
460 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
269 lb-ft @ 4,175 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
--
11:1
10.5:1
11.3:1
Displacement
6,200 cc
3,000 cc
5,300 cc
5,700 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.06 in x 3.62 in
--
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.92 in x 3.58 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 44.5 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 43.4 in 45.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload -- 1,670 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 9,400 lbs 6,280 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 11,290 lbs
Exterior
Length 231.7 in 232.9 in
Width 81.2 in 82.1 in
Height 78.4 in 77.6 in
Wheelbase 147.5 in 144.6 in
Bed Length 69.9 in 67.4 in

Available Options

2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Sky Metallic
  • Onyx Black
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Smokey Quartz Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 6.2L Ecotec3 V8
  • Engine, Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I6
  • AT4 CARBONPRO Edition
  • AT4 Preferred Package
  • AT4 Premium Package
  • Driver Alert Package I
  • Driver Alert Package II
  • LPO, Accessory Assist Step, Off-Road, Black
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Package
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black Tubular, 6" Rectangular Wheel To Wheel
  • LPO, Auxiliary Trailer Camera, Wired, One Camera And Hardware
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 4" Round
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Body Color Wheel Arch Moldings
  • LPO, Cargo Convenience Package
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
  • LPO, Front Brake Kit-Performance
  • LPO, Performance Air Intake System
  • LPO, Performance Upgrade Package
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • MULTIPRO Audio System By Kicker
  • Off-Road Performance Package
  • Sunroof, Power
  • Technology Package
  • Wheels, 20" X 9" (50.8 CM X 22.9 CM) Machined Aluminum With Carbon Grey Metallic Accents
2020 Ram 1500
Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Patriot Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 12 W/Navigation
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • 4-Corner Air Suspension
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT ETORQUE
  • Black Tubular Side Steps
  • 9 Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
  • Bed Utility Group
  • Big Horn Level 1 Equipment Group
  • Big Horn Level 2 Equipment Group
  • Black Tubular Side Steps
  • Blind Spot & Cross Path Detection
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • E-Locker Rear Axle
  • Multi-Function Tailgate
  • Night Edition
  • North Edition
  • Off Road Group
  • Premium Lighting Group
  • RAMBOX Cargo Management System
  • Ram Telematics
  • Ram Telematics 3 Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 3-Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 5 Year Subscription
  • Ram Telematics 5-Year Subscription
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Wheel To Wheel Side Steps
  • Wheels: 20" X 9" Aluminum Chrome Clad (WRK)
  • Wheels: 20" x 9" Aluminum Chrome Clad

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