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2015 GMC Savana 3500 vs. 2014 GMC Savana 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Savana 3500 and the GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 3500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the GMC Savana 1500, 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 3500 and the GMC Savana 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The GMC Savana 3500 is about the same width as the GMC Savana 1500. When looking at overall length, the GMC Savana 3500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Savana 1500.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Savana 3500 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Savana 1500.

Handling
The GMC Savana 3500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the GMC Savana 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Savana 3500 is clearly the choice over the GMC Savana 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Savana 3500 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Savana 1500.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the GMC Savana 3500 more than the GMC Savana 1500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the GMC Savana 3500 as you will in the GMC Savana 1500.

Warranty
The GMC Savana 3500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Savana 1500.

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2015 GMC
Savana 3500

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MSRP*: $32,875 - $49,295

2014 GMC
Savana 1500

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MSRP*: $27,710 - $35,345
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 11 13 - 15
Highway MPG: 17 17 - 20
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 15 1 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $30,574 - $45,844 $25,770 - $32,871

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