The GMC Sierra 2500HD offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 1500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the RAM 1500.
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 2500HD 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 2500HD costs less to deliver to the dealership than the RAM 1500.
The GMC Sierra 2500HD is about the same width as the RAM 1500. If you go with the GMC Sierra 2500HD, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM 1500.
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Sierra 2500HD doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 1500.
The GMC Sierra 2500HD has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500HD is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the RAM 1500.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 2500HD as you will the RAM 1500. You'll be able to haul more material in the GMC Sierra 2500HD than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.
The GMC Sierra 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.
Compare the 2014 GMC Sierra 2500HD and the 2014 RAM 1500.
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MSRP*: $31,310 - $52,245
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MSRP*: $24,385 - $49,405
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $1,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 3.64%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 5.95%|
|City MPG:||--||13 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||--||19 - 25|
|Seating Capacity:||3 - 6||2 - 6|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$29,431 - $48,588||$22,846 - $45,283|
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