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2014 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2014 Toyota Tacoma Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Sierra 1500 than the Toyota Tacoma. The GMC Sierra 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Toyota Tacoma.

Convenience
With the GMC Sierra 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Tacoma, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Sierra 1500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota Tacoma, 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. The Destination Charge for the GMC Sierra 1500 is much higher than that of the Toyota Tacoma.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 1500 is much wider than the Toyota Tacoma, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Sierra 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Tacoma.

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

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the GMC Sierra 1500 will do just as well as the Toyota Tacoma, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Sierra 1500 greatly outmuscles the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tacoma, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

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

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2014 GMC
Sierra 1500

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

2014 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*: $18,125 - $28,385
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 18 16 - 21
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 19 - 25
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 5
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 $17,162 - $26,297

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