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2018 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2019 RAM 1500 Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the RAM 1500 than in the GMC Sierra 1500. The GMC Sierra 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Sierra 1500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the RAM 1500. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 1500.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 1500 is much slimmer than the RAM 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the GMC Sierra 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 1500.

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

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

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

Utility
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the RAM 1500, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the GMC Sierra 1500 as you will with the RAM 1500.

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

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2018 GMC
Sierra 1500

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MSRP*: $29,000 - $56,300

2019 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $31,695 - $56,495
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City MPG: 15 - 18 15
Highway MPG: 20 - 24 21 - 22
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 5 - 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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $27,695 - $52,641 $30,408 - $51,496

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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*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.