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2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD vs. 2021 Jeep Gladiator Review

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2021 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

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2021 Jeep
Gladiator

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MSRP*
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$36,200 to $65,700
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$34,040 to $44,320
Invoice* $34,245 to $61,495 $33,427 to $42,308
MPG - City N/A 16
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5
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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Sierra 2500HD than the Jeep Gladiator. The GMC Sierra 2500HD 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 2500HD is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Gladiator. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Sierra 2500HD is much higher than that of the Jeep Gladiator.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 2500HD 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 2500HD, 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 2500HD does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Jeep Gladiator.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 2500HD 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 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Jeep Gladiator for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Sierra 2500HD greatly outmuscles the Jeep Gladiator.

Utility
The GMC Sierra 2500HD 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 2500HD than the Jeep Gladiator, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

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