2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD | NewCars.com

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2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD Review

New 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2020 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

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New 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD

2020 GMC
Sierra 3500HD

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MSRP*
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$35,800 to $64,500
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$37,000 to $66,900
Invoice* $33,867 to $60,372 $35,002 to $62,618
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
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 GMC Sierra 2500HD offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Sierra 3500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Sierra 2500HD will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Sierra 3500HD. 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 GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 2500HD is much slimmer than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the GMC Sierra 2500HD takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 2500HD has a similar turning radius to the GMC Sierra 3500HD, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 3500HD is clearly the choice over the GMC Sierra 2500HD for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the GMC Sierra 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 2500HD as you will the GMC Sierra 3500HD. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the GMC Sierra 2500HD as you will with the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Warranty
The GMC Sierra 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 3500HD.