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2014 GMC Savana 1500 vs. 2015 RAM Cargo Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Savana 1500 and the RAM Cargo.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Savana 1500 as you will with the RAM Cargo, as they are both able to travel similar distances 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). The GMC Savana 1500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM Cargo, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 GMC Savana 1500 and the RAM Cargo have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The GMC Savana 1500 is about the same width as the RAM Cargo. If you go with the GMC Savana 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM Cargo.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Savana 1500 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the RAM Cargo.

Handling
The GMC Savana 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM Cargo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Savana 1500 is clearly the choice over the RAM Cargo for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Savana 1500 has a little more horsepower than the RAM Cargo.

Utility
The GMC Savana 1500 has less seating than the RAM Cargo, making the RAM Cargo the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the GMC Savana 1500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the RAM Cargo.

Warranty
The GMC Savana 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM Cargo.

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2014 GMC
Savana 1500

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MSRP*: $27,710 - $35,345

2015 RAM
Cargo

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MSRP*: $22,500
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 - 14 18
Highway MPG: 17 - 19 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 1 - 8 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $25,770 - $32,871 $21,745

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