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2020 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2020 Jeep Gladiator Review

New 2020 GMC Sierra 1500

2020 GMC
Sierra 1500

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New 2020 Jeep Gladiator

2020 Jeep
Gladiator

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MSRP*
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$29,600 to $58,900
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$33,545 to $43,875
Invoice* $28,446 to $55,425 $32,928 to $41,864
MPG - City 15 - 20 16
MPG - Hwy 20 - 24 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5
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 Jeep Gladiator than in the GMC Sierra 1500. The GMC Sierra 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Jeep Gladiator.

Convenience
The GMC Sierra 1500 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Gladiator, making it more convenient to drive.

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 GMC Sierra 1500 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Gladiator. The destination charge is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Sierra 1500 will cost more in transportation costs than the Jeep Gladiator.

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Sierra 1500 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Jeep Gladiator.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 1500 has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Gladiator, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 1500 is clearly the choice over the Jeep Gladiator for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Sierra 1500 has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Gladiator.

Utility
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Jeep Gladiator, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the GMC Sierra 1500 than the Jeep Gladiator, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The GMC Sierra 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Gladiator.