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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Sierra 2500HD. 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 2500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is about the same width as the GMC Sierra 2500HD. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the GMC Sierra 2500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is clearly outclassed by the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Utility
You'll be able to bring along a larger crew with the GMC Sierra 2500HD than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the GMC Sierra 2500HD, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

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2017 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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MSRP*: $27,585 - $55,075

2017 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

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MSRP*: $33,990 - $58,595
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City MPG: 15 - 18 --
Highway MPG: 20 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,344 - $51,495 $31,951 - $54,493

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.