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2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD Review

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2022 Ford
Maverick

MSRP*: $19,995 to $25,490
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Picture of the 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD

2020 GMC
Sierra 3500HD

MSRP*: $38,200 to $66,900
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Invoice* $19,595 to $24,980 $36,137 to $62,618
MPG - City 22 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 33.3 ft3 83.5 ft3
Engine 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid), 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) V-8
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 191 - 250 hp 445 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 20,000 lbs
Exterior Length 199.7 in 235.5 - 266.0 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 96.6 in
Leg Room Front 42.8 in
Rear 35.9 - 36.9 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Maverick offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Sierra 3500HD. The GMC Sierra 3500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford Maverick.

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). Clearly, the Ford Maverick is a better financial choice over the GMC Sierra 3500HD, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Maverick costs less to deliver to the dealership than the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Maverick 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 Ford Maverick, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Handling
The Ford Maverick has a significantly larger turning radius than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 3500HD is clearly the choice over the Ford Maverick for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Maverick is clearly outclassed by the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Maverick does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Utility
The Ford Maverick has less seating than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, making the GMC Sierra 3500HD the better choice if you often have passengers. The GMC Sierra 3500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Ford Maverick.

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