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Compare 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2018 GMC Sierra 1500
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Custom 18 24 $35,048 $36,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 16 22 $48,620 $52,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $34,953 $36,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $37,119 $39,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $41,794 $44,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $33,234 $34,800
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Custom 16 23 $36,385 $38,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 16 22 $48,900 $52,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 16 23 $36,290 $38,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 16 23 $38,428 $41,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $42,075 $45,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 16 23 $34,571 $36,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Custom 18 24 $32,661 $34,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $32,565 $34,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $34,782 $37,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $39,550 $42,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $30,942 $32,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 18 24 $29,032 $30,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $32,351 $34,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 18 24 $27,026 $28,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 18 24 $29,318 $30,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $32,444 $34,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 18 24 $27,408 $28,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Custom 17 22 $38,104 $39,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 15 20 $51,705 $55,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $38,009 $39,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $40,485 $43,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $42,262 $45,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $44,786 $47,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 15 20 $46,189 $49,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $36,290 $38,000
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Custom 16 22 $39,441 $41,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 15 20 $51,986 $55,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 16 22 $39,346 $41,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 16 22 $41,701 $44,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/2LT 16 22 $43,571 $46,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $45,067 $48,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/2LZ 15 20 $46,469 $49,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 16 22 $37,627 $39,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Custom 17 22 $36,481 $38,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $36,385 $38,100
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $38,054 $40,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $40,018 $42,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $42,542 $45,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 22 $43,851 $46,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $34,666 $36,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 17 22 $32,756 $34,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,623 $38,100
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,400 $40,000
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 17 22 $30,846 $32,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 17 22 $33,043 $34,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,904 $38,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,680 $40,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 17 22 $31,133 $32,600
Select style
2WD Crew Cab 143.5"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" 18 24 $33,902 $35,500
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 16 22 $49,461 $52,900
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 18 24 $38,054 $40,700
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 16 23 $42,262 $45,200
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" 18 24 $31,515 $33,000
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" SLE 18 24 $35,810 $38,300
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" SLT 16 23 $40,018 $42,800
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" 18 24 $27,695 $29,000
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 18 24 $33,379 $35,700
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" 18 24 $27,981 $29,300
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 18 24 $33,473 $35,800
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" 17 22 $36,958 $38,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 15 20 $52,360 $56,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 17 22 $41,794 $44,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 16 22 $45,254 $48,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" 16 22 $38,295 $40,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Denali 15 20 $52,640 $56,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" SLE 16 22 $43,103 $46,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" SLT 16 22 $45,534 $48,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" 17 22 $35,335 $37,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" SLE 17 22 $39,363 $42,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" SLT 16 22 $43,010 $46,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" 17 22 $31,419 $32,900
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 17 22 $37,026 $39,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" 17 22 $31,706 $33,200
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 17 22 $37,306 $39,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,048
$33,902
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,700
$35,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$612 / month
$592 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The suave 2018 Chevrolet Silverado does nearly all things well, even if it’s not a huge standout in one way or another. The 2018 GMC Sierra is a rugged, handsome full-size pickup certainly worthy of your attention.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
40.93 40.93
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 42.80
Second Hip Room (in)
60.27 60.27
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.03 66.03
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Head Room (in)
40.50 40.50
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.73 65.73
Front Leg Room (in)
45.27 45.27
Front Hip Room (in)
60.73 60.73
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.9 34.9
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
150.90 150.40
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
230.03 229.30
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.81 8.73
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.17 74.17
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 143.50
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.81 8.73
Cab to Axle (in)
31.97 31.97
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.0 80.00
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
62.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.33 69.33
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
64.6 64.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.10 21.10
Cargo Volume (ft³)
53.4 53.40
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.03 51.03
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.18 13.00 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 13.60 x 0.79
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.2 47.2
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.3 - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P275/55R20 P255/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QT0 RBZ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P275/55R20 P255/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QT0 RBZ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
RC4 ZBZ
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (N/A)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (N/A)
- TBD - NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
11100 9400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
550 550
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2900
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6900 6900
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 3950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 11000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2137
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3650
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
305 @ 3900 305 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
LV3 LV3
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5300 285 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.20
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.50
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.90
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.40
Trans Order Code
MYC MYC
Summary
Body Code
E63 E63
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 GMC Sierra 1500
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 3950
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 46.00
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.35 1.35
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 3950
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 3850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.23
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35.00
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 3850
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 8.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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