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2012 GMC Sierra 1500

2012 Ram 1500

  2012 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Ram 1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$22,195
$22,570
Invoice $21,307 $21,080
MPG
City/Highway
12/22 13/20
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2012 GMC Sierra has one of the greenest pickup trucks in its lineup, but some of its early spec-sheet triumphs have been bested by the latest F-150 and Ram. Read Full Review The 2012 Ram 1500 is big and burly yet very detail-oriented; and for those who want a good ride and refined interior, it's one of the best bets. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Great handling, for the class
  • A wide lineup of engines
  • Nicely trimmed interior--either one
  • Class-leading gas mileage in the Hybrid

Dislikes:

  • Plain-looking, even compared to the Silverado
  • Seats don't have much lateral support
  • Rear seat back is too vertical
  • Sierra Hybrid loses back-seat storage to batteries
  • Hybrid's pricetag is high, goes higher

Likes:

  • Best-looking of the big trucks
  • Powerful, relatively efficient HEMI V-8
  • Ride and roadholding
  • Innovative storage systems
  • Serious hauling capability

Dislikes:

  • Coarse, weak base V-6
  • Blemished safety scores
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