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2021 Ford F-350 vs. 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Review

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2021 Ford
F-350

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2021 GMC
Sierra 1500

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MSRP*
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$35,745 to $87,375
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$30,100 to $59,600
Invoice* $33,958 to $82,691 $28,926 to $56,084
MPG - City N/A 14 - 22
MPG - Hwy N/A 20 - 26
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4, Inline-6, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Sierra 1500 than in the Ford F-350. The GMC Sierra 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford F-350.

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 Ford F-350 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Sierra 1500. 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 Ford F-350 and the GMC Sierra 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-350 is much wider than the GMC Sierra 1500, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford F-350, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Sierra 1500.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford F-350 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Handling
The Ford F-350 has a significantly larger turning radius than the GMC Sierra 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Ford F-350, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the GMC Sierra 1500, due to its slightly better towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford F-350 greatly outmuscles the GMC Sierra 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-350 as you will the GMC Sierra 1500. The Ford F-350 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the GMC Sierra 1500.

Warranty
The Ford F-350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 1500.