Compare 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2011 Toyota Tundra

2011 GMC Sierra 1500
2011 Toyota Tundra
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2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 18 $20,385 $21,235
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,760 $21,625
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,496 $24,475
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,784 $24,775
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 18 $24,491 $25,780
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 18 $25,319 $27,225
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 18 $25,430 $27,345
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,429 $27,820
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $26,714 $28,725
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,272 $29,760
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,367 $29,860
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $27,881 $29,980
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 13 18 $28,439 $30,580
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 13 18 $28,718 $30,880
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $28,783 $30,950
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,421 $30,970
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $28,857 $31,030
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $29,643 $31,875
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $29,964 $32,220
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $30,397 $32,685
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $31,264 $32,910
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $31,429 $33,795
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $31,601 $33,980
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $31,713 $34,100
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $32,931 $35,410
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $33,633 $36,165
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $33,912 $36,465
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,562 $39,315
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,744 $39,510
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $36,841 $39,615
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $39,673 $42,660
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 13 18 $40,808 $43,880
AWD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 12 18 $43,737 $47,030
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Reg 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $22,726 $24,435
Reg LB 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $23,031 $24,765
Reg 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $23,841 $25,635
Dbl 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $24,768 $26,775
Reg LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $25,026 $26,910
Dbl 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $24,900 $26,920
Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $26,052 $28,165
Dbl LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $26,969 $29,155
Reg 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,557 $29,630
Reg 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,556 $29,630
CrewMax 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $27,515 $29,745
Reg LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,863 $29,960
CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $28,666 $30,990
Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,874 $31,215
Dbl LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,789 $32,205
CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $31,487 $34,040
Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 14 18 $34,558 $37,360
CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 14 18 $36,903 $39,895
Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $37,388 $40,420
CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $39,734 $42,955
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,385
$22,726
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,235
$24,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$354 / month
$407 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 GMC Sierra covers all the essential pickup-truck bases, even the green one. The interior may be a letdown in quality, but the 2011 Toyota Tundra is every bit as big and tough as the other full-size trucks.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 66.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.5
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 63.0
Front Head Room (in)
41.5 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
119.0 126.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
116.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
205.6 209.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
13.4 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.6 75.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
60.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.5 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
61.5 66.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.7 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 22.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.99 x 1.18 13.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.61 x 2.36 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
Driver Side NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3 3.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.73 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 39.2
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QU1 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P255/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R17 P255/70R18
Front Tire Order Code
QU1 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2304 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P255/70R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4800 5200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 5200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
480 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
720 520
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 520
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4800 5000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6400 6200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 3900
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2584 2519
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 10000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3750 3700
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1879 2061
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.4 10.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 2800 266 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LU3 NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
195 @ 4600 236 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection EFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA 6.3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.52
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.40
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Toyota Tundra 2WD Truck
Body Code
E63 - TBD -
Body Style
Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Reg Cab
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.38 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.91
Axle Type - Front
Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.38 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-stage multi-leaf Trapezoidal
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 NA
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 10.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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