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2023 Ford F-150 vs. 2023 GMC Sierra 2500 Review

Picture of the 2023 Ford F-150

2023 Ford
F-150

MSRP*: $34,585 to $84,910
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Picture of the 2023 GMC Sierra 2500

2023 GMC
Sierra 2500

MSRP*: $42,200 to $73,300
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MPG - City 14 - 23 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 16 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 5 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 52.8 - 77.4 ft3 69.5 - 83.5 ft3
Engine
  • 290-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
  • 325-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
  • 430-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 450-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 445-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 290 - 450 hp 401 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 11,300 lbs 14,500 - 18,500 lbs
Exterior Length 209.1 - 250.3 in 235.5 - 266.1 in
Exterior Width 79.9 - 86.6 in 81.8 - 81.9 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Head Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford F-150 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Sierra 2500. The GMC Sierra 2500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford F-150.

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 Ford F-150 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Sierra 2500.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-150 is much slimmer than the GMC Sierra 2500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Ford F-150 is slightly shorter than the GMC Sierra 2500, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Sierra 2500, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-150 and the GMC Sierra 2500.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford F-150 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the GMC Sierra 2500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-150 as you will the GMC Sierra 2500. The Ford F-150 has a little less cargo capacity than the GMC Sierra 2500 for hauling material.