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2014 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2015 GMC Sierra 2500HD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Sierra 2500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra 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. The GMC Sierra 1500 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Dimensions
The GMC Sierra 1500 is about the same width as the GMC Sierra 2500HD. If you go with the GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra 1500 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 1500 has a similar turning radius to the GMC Sierra 2500HD, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500HD is clearly the choice over the GMC Sierra 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Sierra 1500 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 1500 as you will the GMC Sierra 2500HD. The GMC Sierra 2500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the GMC Sierra 1500.

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

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2014 GMC
Sierra 1500

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MSRP*: $26,075 - $51,765

2015 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

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MSRP*: $32,420 - $55,125
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 18 --
Highway MPG: 22 - 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
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $25,032 - $48,141 $30,475 - $51,266

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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