2020 Ram 3500 vs 2020 GMC Sierra 3500 

2020 Ram 3500 vs 2020 GMC Sierra 3500

Trucks have long been the go-to for automotive strength and capability, but when you need a pickup that can handle your heavy workload across the Twin Cities and the surrounding area, you’ll want to choose from the heavy duty segment. And some of the most powerful options on the market can be found at the 3500 level.

So, what happens when we pit the 2020 Ram 3500 against the 2020 GMC Sierra 3500 in a battle of heavy-duty trucks? Which option packs the best overall value for your investment? You’ll find the answer in this model comparison. 

2020 Ram 3500 


2020 GMC Sierra 3500 

$35,195  Starting MSRP  $36,800 
1 Gas, 2 Diesel  Engine Options  1 Gas, 1 Diesel 
7,680 lbs.  Max Payload Capacity  7,442 lbs. 
35,100 lbs.  Max Towing Capacity  35,500 lbs. 

Which Heavy Duty Truck Packs the Best Value? 

The standard engine of the 2020 Ram 3500 is a 6.4-liter V8 that’s rated for 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. If you’re looking for a diesel powerplant, you'll also be able to choose from a 6.7-liter turbodiesel (370 hp, 850 lb-ft) or a High-Output 6.7-liter turbodiesel (400 hp, 1,000 lb-ft). The 2020 GMC Sierra 3500 offers either a standard 6.6-liter V8 (401 hp, 464 lb-ft) or a 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 (445 hp, 910 lb-ft).

Usually you’d be able to see which truck packs more muscle with a glance into the towing and payload capacities, but for the most part the 2020 Ram 3500 and 2020 GMC Sierra 3500 heavy-duty truck are pretty evenly matched. If you want to find which model holds the advantage, you’ll have to take a closer look at what additional feature options are available.

While most work trucks take a minimalistic approach, the 2020 Ram 3500 takes the high road with plenty of productivity-boosting technology and luxury features inherited from the classic Ram 1500 midsize truck and more! You’ll be able to opt for impressive options like the 360° Surround View Camera, a Cargo View Camera, Ram’s Largest-In-Class 12-inch touchscreen, the RamBox® Cargo Management System, a myriad of driver assists and so much more! For more information on the Ram Heavy Duty lineup, Twin Cities shoppers can reach out to the Fury Ram Truck Center dealership next-door in Lake Elmo, MN for further assistance.

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