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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Sierra 1500 than in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will with the GMC Sierra 1500, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 or the GMC Sierra 1500, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is about the same width as the GMC Sierra 1500. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Sierra 1500.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a similar turning radius to the GMC Sierra 1500, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the GMC Sierra 1500, due to its slightly better towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will the GMC Sierra 1500. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 1500.

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2016 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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MSRP*: $27,195 - $53,415

2016 GMC
Sierra 1500

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MSRP*: $27,815 - $54,640
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.63% As low as 1.63%
City MPG: 15 - 18 15 - 18
Highway MPG: 21 - 24 21 - 24
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,107 - $49,676 $26,702 - $50,815

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.