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2012 GMC Sierra 1500

2012 Toyota Tundra

  2012 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Platinum
MSRP
$22,195
$25,155
Invoice $21,307 $23,394
MPG
City/Highway
12/22 13/20
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
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 Just as tough as the competition, the 2012 Toyota Tundra isn't quite as rugged-looking, as fuel-efficient, or as strong in the towing department. 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:

  • V-8 powertrains are smooth, strong
  • Standard features abound
  • Off-road edition for big dirty fun
  • Leg room is exception in CrewMax

Dislikes:

  • Gas mileage lags behind the best
  • Gimmicky, un-truck-like styling details
  • Huge, and can be hard to maneuver
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