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2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD vs. 2021 Nissan Titan Review

Picture of the 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD

2020 GMC
Sierra 3500HD

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2021 Nissan
Titan

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MSRP*
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$37,000 to $66,900
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$36,950 to $59,680
Invoice* $35,002 to $62,618 $35,493 to $56,020
MPG - City N/A 15 - 16
MPG - Hwy N/A 20 - 21
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/100,000 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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Sierra 3500HD than the Nissan Titan. The GMC Sierra 3500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Nissan Titan.

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 3500HD is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Titan. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Sierra 3500HD costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Titan.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Sierra 3500HD is much wider than the Nissan Titan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Sierra 3500HD, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Titan.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the GMC Sierra 3500HD transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Titan.

Handling
The GMC Sierra 3500HD has a significantly larger turning radius than the Nissan Titan, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 3500HD is clearly the choice over the Nissan Titan for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Sierra 3500HD has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Titan.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Sierra 3500HD as you will the Nissan Titan.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Sierra 3500HD is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Nissan Titan.