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2014 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2015 RAM 2500 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 RAM 2500 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 2500.

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 2500. 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 RAM 2500.

Dimensions
The GMC Sierra 1500 is about the same width as the RAM 2500. The GMC Sierra 1500 is slightly shorter than the RAM 2500, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers much less torque than the RAM 2500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 1500 has a larger turning radius than the RAM 2500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 2500 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 2500.

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 RAM 2500. The GMC Sierra 1500 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 2500.

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

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2014 GMC
Sierra 1500

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

2015 RAM
2500

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MSRP*: $30,615 - $54,250
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.39%
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $25,032 - $48,141 $28,569 - $49,842

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