Ford F-250 vs GMC Sierra 2500 in Corning CA

Compare the Ford F-250 to the GMC Sierra 2500

Both the 2021 Ford F-250 and the GMC Sierra 2500 stand tall among their peers, but which one comes out on top? Here at Corning Ford we're ready to help you find the best heavy-duty truck for your needs. Whether for professional purposes or simply adding a more rugged and capable pickup truck to your driveway, Corning Ford is ready ton help you find the best truck, so take a look below at our side-by-side comparison.



The 2021 Ford F-250 brings many powerful engines to the table around Tehama County. The base 6.2-liter flex-fuel gas V8 already works well enough to get the job done, but with the available 7.3-liter OHV PFI gas V8 engine, you can go above and beyond. 430 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque lead full-size pickup class, offering the most powerful engine setup. Add on a best conventional towing rating of 21,000 pounds and a best-in-class payload rating of 7,850 pounds, and you've got yourself a winner. And, finally, tow huge loads with a gooseneck tow rating of 37,000 pounds.

Sierra 2500

The 2021 GMC Sierra 2500 rivals the F-250's horsepower and torque but falls significantly short in the towing and payload department near Corning. The Sierra 2500 features two engine options, a 6.6-liter V8 gas engine, and a 6.6-liter V8 Turbo diesel engine. The gas engine pumps out 401 horsepower and 464 pound-feet of torque, while the Turbodiesel brings 445 horsepower and a whopping 910 pound-feet of torque. However, the Sierra 2500's gas engine only tows 18,500 pounds both conventionally and for gooseneck towing. The max payload only comes up to 3,597 pounds. The diesel engine's conventional towing is even lower at a rating of 14,500 pounds, while the max gooseneck rating comes up to 16,520 pounds. The max payload adds some pounds, coming out at 3,862 pounds.



The 2021 Ford F-250 is an attractive full-size pickup truck near Red Bluff. The materials on the interior cabin are very high-quality. Road noise is minimal, allowing drivers to be able to focus during a relaxing drive. The seats support adults and are comfortable for long rides.

Sierra 2500

The inside of the Sierra 2500 is athletic and compares well to the F-250. Removable carpet inserts help to keep the cabin clean from mud, dust, and crumbs. With the AT4 trim, drivers can receive the exclusive Jet Black with Kalahari interior color palette, which bathes the cabin in a sophisticated feel.

Safety & Tech


The 2021 Ford F-250 is filled to the brim with safety and technology to keep drivers going all day long. Ford Co-Pilot360™ is a suite of driver-assist technologies that will always give a helping hand. Having trouble backing up your trailer? Back up like a pro with Pro Trailer Backup Assist™, which lets you turn a knob to rotate your trailer in the direction you want it to go. Lane-Keeping Alerts chime when you begin to drift over the edge of your lane. Tackle steep hills with ease with Hill Descent Control ™, which maintains a set speed when driving down an incline and automatically applies the brakes.

Sierra 2500

The 2021 GMC Sierra attempts to catch up to the F-250 with its heavy-duty highlights. Power-adjustable trailering mirrors are standard in all heavy-duty models and can extend, fold and retract. The side-bed step makes it that much easier to reach into your truck bed. Draw dense, cool air through the front of your truck with the Dual Path Air Induction System. A highlight for the Sierra 2500 is the GMC MultiPro Tailgate, which offers six distinct functions. Each function gives drivers various means to access the truck bed and the cargo inside.

The Winner

While the 2021 GMC Sierra 2500 put up a good fight near Chico, CA, the 2021 Ford F-250 reigns supreme. With its limitless power, capability, and versatility, there is almost too much to love about the F-250. Test drive the F-250 today.

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