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2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra Review

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2021 GMC
Sierra 1500

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2021 Toyota
Tundra

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MSRP*
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$30,100 to $59,600
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$34,025 to $53,400
Invoice* $28,926 to $56,084 $31,473 to $49,395
MPG - City 14 - 22 13
MPG - Hwy 20 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6, V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

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

Convenience
The Toyota Tundra requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the GMC Sierra 1500, 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 Toyota Tundra. 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 Toyota Tundra.

Dimensions
The GMC Sierra 1500 is a little wider than the Toyota Tundra, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the GMC Sierra 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Tundra.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Sierra 1500 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Toyota Tundra.

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

Performance
With the GMC Sierra 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota Tundra, due to its slightly better towing capacity. The GMC Sierra 1500 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Tundra.

Utility
The GMC Sierra 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tundra, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

Warranty
The GMC Sierra 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tundra.