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2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD vs. 2015 GMC Sierra 3500HD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The GMC Sierra 2500HD offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Sierra 3500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

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 2500HD will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Sierra 3500HD. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 2500HD is much slimmer than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the GMC Sierra 2500HD, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 2500HD has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the GMC Sierra 3500HD, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the GMC Sierra 2500HD due to its slightly better towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 2500HD as you will the GMC Sierra 3500HD. The GMC Sierra 3500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Warranty
The GMC Sierra 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

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Compare the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD and the 2015 GMC Sierra 3500HD.

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2016 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

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MSRP*: $33,535 - $57,790

2015 GMC
Sierra 3500HD

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MSRP*: $34,645 - $56,885
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
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Engine(s): 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
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $31,523 - $53,745 $32,566 - $52,903

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.