V6 and V8 Battle: 2021 Ram 1500 Classic vs 2021 GMC Sierra in Chilliwack

May 24,2022

Hard work pays off when you have the proper equipment on hand. That's why choosing the best pickup is so crucial. The 2021 Ram 1500 Classic is a top competitor compared to models like the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500. Available right now at O'Connor Chrysler in BC, you can drive home in one today!   The Ram 1500 Classic can be fitted with two engines. The first is the 3.6-litre V6 from Pentastar with Variable Valve Timing. Pushing out 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, it uses a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission with your choice of a 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrain. Meanwhile, the 5.7-litre HEMI V8 option features the same fuel-saving technology and delivers 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.   On the other hand, the GMC Sierra 1500 can be fitted with a much smaller 4.3-litre V6. Generating 285 hp and 30 lb-ft of torque, it comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission and your choice of RWD or 4WD. Next is the 5.3-litre V8 that makes 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. If it is a RWD model, then it uses an 8-speed automatic. However, the 4WD version comes with a 10-speed.   To learn more, contact our experts now!