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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. 2014 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 3500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD and the GMC Sierra 1500.

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). The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Sierra 1500. 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 3500HD and the GMC Sierra 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is about the same width as the GMC Sierra 1500. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, which is slightly longer than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a larger turning radius than the GMC Sierra 1500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is clearly the choice over the GMC Sierra 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a little more horsepower than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD as you will the GMC Sierra 1500. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD than the GMC Sierra 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 1500.

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2015 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*: $33,265 - $55,665

2014 GMC
Sierra 1500

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MSRP*: $26,075 - $51,765
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: -- 16 - 18
Highway MPG: -- 22 - 24
Engine(s): 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*: $31,269 - $51,768 $25,032 - $48,141

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