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2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid vs. 2014 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab may find themselves a little more squished in the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid than the RAM 1500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid and the RAM 1500.

Convenience
The RAM 1500 requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Hybrid is somewhat more expensive 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 Hybrid carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 1500.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 1500.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid as you will the RAM 1500. The GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid has a little less cargo capacity than the RAM 1500 for hauling material.

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

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2013 GMC
Sierra 1500 Hybrid

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MSRP*: $41,555 - $51,935
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2014 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $24,610 - $49,630
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.12%
City MPG: 20 13 - 18
Highway MPG: 23 19 - 25
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 6 2 - 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*: $39,269 - $49,079 $23,045 - $45,482

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