Make work and fun effortless in either the 2023 GMC Sierra or 2023 Toyota Tundra. These two pickup trucks offer dynamic capabilities like a 13,000-pound towing capacity with the GMC Sierra 1500 and a 12,000-pound towing capacity with the Toyota Tundra. Learn more about these two trucks by reading through this 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra comparison crafted by the Fox Valley Buick GMC team.
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The 2023 GMC Sierra has a starting MSRP of $38,995, while the 2023 Toyota Tundra starts at $37,865 MSRP.
Whether you choose a 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 or Toyota Tundra, you’ll discover an engine lineup filled with powerful performance and surprisingly fuel-efficient engines. Both trucks can equip a ten-speed automatic transmission through their respective engine lineups, with the exception of the standard 2.7L turbo high-output engine on the Sierra 1500, which comes paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Both trucks can be matched with two-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), depending on the model you select. View 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra engine specs in the accompanying charts.
|i-FORCE 3.4L twin turbo V6||Engine||i-FORCE MAX 3.4L twin turbo V6 Hybrid|
|389 HP||Max. Horsepower||437 HP|
|479 lb.-ft.||Max. Torque||583 lb.-ft.|
|12,000 lbs.||Towing Capacity||11,450 lbs.|
|Engine||Max. Horsepower||Max. Torque||MPG (city/hwy)||Towing Capacity|
|2.7L turbo high-output||310 HP||430 lb.-ft.||19/22||9,400 lbs.|
|5.3L EcoTec3 V8||355 HP||383 lb.-ft.||16/21||11,200 lbs.|
|3.0L Duramax® turbo diesel V6||305 HP||495 lb.-ft.||24/29||13,000 lbs.|
|6.2L EcoTec3 V8||420 HP||460 lb.-ft.||15/19||13,000 lbs.|
Both the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra are boldly designed pickup trucks with stylish silhouettes. You can pair the GMC Sierra 1500 with wheels that are 17 to 22 inches in size, while the Toyota Tundra can be equipped with 18- to 22-inch wheels. Light up the road ahead with the LED headlamps, daytime running lamps, tail lamps, and fog lamps on both trucks. Other available 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 exterior features include:
Are you looking for a comfortable cabin? Either the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 or Toyota Tundra can deliver. Both truck cabins boast ten-way power adjustable front seats with driver’s seat memory settings. Head bop to your favorite tunes with the 12-speaker sound systems on both models — a Bose® Premium Series system on the Sierra 1500 and a JBL® system on the Tundra. Other available 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 interior and technology features include:
The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra both offer a variety of cab and bed styles. Whether you need a long bed for particularly large pieces of lumber or a spacious cab for your crew, you’ll find what you need in one of these trucks. You’ll also find a unique console-mounted safe in the GMC Sierra 1500 which is great for storing valuables. View interior dimensions for both the Sierra 1500 and Tundra in the following tables.
|Cab Style||Regular Cab||Double Cab||Crew Cab|
|First-Row Headroom||43.1 in.||43 in.||43 in.|
|Second-Row Headroom||N/A||39.9 in.||40.1 in.|
|First-Row Legroom||44.5 in.||44.5 in.||44.5 in.|
|Second-Row Legroom||N/A||35.2 in.||43.4 in.|
|Bed Length||79.4 or 98.2 in.||79.4 in.||69.9 or 79.4 in.|
|Double Cab||Cab Style||CrewMax|
|41 in.||First-Row Headroom||41 in.|
|38.5 in.||Second-Row Headroom||38.5 in.|
|41.2 in.||First-Row Legroom||41.2 in.|
|33.3 in.||Second-Row Legroom||41.6 in.|
|77.6 or 96.5 in.||Bed Length||65.6 in. or 77.6 in.|
Protect yourself, your crew, and your cargo in either the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 or Toyota Tundra. Both offer a variety of advanced and supportive driver assistance features, including a 15-inch head-up display on the GMC Sierra 1500 and a 10-inch head-up display on the Toyota Tundra. Other available 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 driver assist features include:
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If you’re searching for an ultra-durable pickup truck that doesn’t compromise on style and comfort, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2021 Toyota Tundra are two popular options to consider. But which pickup truck is right for you? Our team at Fox Valley Buick GMC in St. Charles, IL, compared the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 versus the 2021 Toyota Tundra for your research. For the purpose of this comparison, we look at the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation, starting at $52,020 MSRP, and the 2021 Toyota Tundra Platinum, starting at $52,295 MSRP.
Explore our 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 inventory to find a model that fits your lifestyle needs, then browse our current finance and lease offers for savings opportunities. If you have any questions, our team is available to assist when you contact us online or by phone at (630) 338-0202.
The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra feature rugged good looks to complement the durability they provide. Both trucks are equipped with stylish 20-inch aluminum wheels, LED headlights, heated power-adjustable outside mirrors, and an easy-lift tailgate system. LED cargo bed lighting is equipped on the Sierra 1500, but unavailable on the Tundra. Alternatively, the Tundra includes power-folding outside mirrors, which are unavailable for the Sierra 1500. Additional exterior features exclusive to the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation include:
Kick back and relax when you’re inside the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra. Both trucks provide heated power-adjustable front seats, color driver information displays, dual-zone automatic climate controls, and an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen display. The Sierra 1500 offers durable cloth seat trim, while the Tundra includes perforated leather seat trim. Additional interior and technology features exclusive to the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation include:
The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra provide performance and towing capabilities to help you take on the toughest jobs. The Sierra 1500 stands out with higher towing capacities across its three available engines in the trim we looked at, while the Tundra offers a single engine. Four-wheel drive (4WD) is standard on the Tundra, but the Sierra 1500 can be configured with rear-wheel drive (RWD) or 4WD. Compare the engine specifications and fuel economy of the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation and Toyota Tundra Platinum below.
|Model||GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation||Toyota Tundra Platinum|
|Engine||2.7L turbo I4||5.3L EcoTec3 V8||3.0L Duramax® turbo diesel I6||5.7L V8|
|Horsepower||310 HP||355 HP||277 HP||381 HP|
|Torque||348 lb.-ft.||383 lb.-ft.||460 lb.-ft.||401 lb.-ft.|
|Drivetrain||2WD / 4WD||2WD / 4WD||2WD / 4WD||4WD|
|Fuel Economy (city/hwy)||20 / 23 MPG||17 / 23 MPG||23 / 30 MPG||13 / 17 MPG|
|Towing Capacity||9,100 lbs.||9,700 lbs.||9,200 lbs.||8,800 lbs.|
The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra offer plenty of room for your cargo and your passengers. The GMC Sierra 1500 stands out with the power of choice. Configure your Sierra 1500 Elevation with a double or crew cab with seating for five or six people, plus a short or standard bed. The Tundra Platinum features a CrewMax cab and short bed.
Whether you’re heading out for a long journey or taking on a heavy haul, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Toyota Tundra provide safety options to keep you alert and confident. The Tundra has the edge with more standard safety features when compared to the Sierra 1500. However, the Sierra 1500 offers a larger variety of available safety features. Safety features available on the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation include:
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