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2022 GMC Sierra 2500 vs. 2021 Jeep Gladiator Review

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2022 GMC
Sierra 2500

MSRP*: $37,200 to $66,700
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Picture of the 2021 Jeep Gladiator

2021 Jeep
Gladiator

MSRP*: $34,960 to $45,240
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MPG - City Info not available 16 - 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 35.5 ft3
Engine 445-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 401 hp 285 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 18,500 lbs 4,000 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 235.5 - 266.1 in 218.0 in
Exterior Width 81.8 - 81.9 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.3 in
Head Room Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Front 40.8 - 42.8 in
Rear 40.8 - 42.8 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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Sierra 2500 than the Jeep Gladiator. The GMC Sierra 2500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Jeep Gladiator.

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 2500 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Gladiator.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 2500 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 2500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Gladiator.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 2500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Jeep Gladiator, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500 is clearly the choice over the Jeep Gladiator for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Sierra 2500 greatly outmuscles the Jeep Gladiator.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Sierra 2500 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Jeep Gladiator.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 2500 as you will the Jeep Gladiator. You'll be able to haul more material in the GMC Sierra 2500 than the Jeep Gladiator, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.