Compare 2011 Ford F-150 vs 2011 GMC Sierra 1500

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2WD Reg Cab 126" STX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 17 23 $24,368 $26,630
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 17 23 $21,427 $22,790
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 17 23 $24,918 $27,250
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 17 23 $21,699 $23,095
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $21,699 $23,095
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 17 23 $25,187 $27,555
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,187 $27,555
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 15 21 $30,413 $33,460
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 15 21 $31,329 $34,495
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" STX 17 23 $26,833 $29,415
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $24,888 $26,615
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $27,209 $29,840
F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $25,160 $26,915
F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $27,474 $30,140
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2 15 21 $32,610 $35,945
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 13 18 $43,726 $48,505
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $38,235 $42,300
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 15 21 $33,526 $36,980
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 13 18 $43,018 $47,705
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $39,836 $44,110
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $28,200 $30,275
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $29,403 $32,320
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" FX2 15 21 $32,875 $36,245
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $38,500 $42,600
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $33,791 $37,280
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $40,101 $44,410
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $29,301 $31,490
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $30,500 $33,560
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 16 21 $27,261 $29,900
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 16 21 $25,491 $27,285
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 16 21 $27,809 $30,520
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 16 21 $25,761 $27,580
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $25,761 $27,580
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 16 21 $28,075 $30,820
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,075 $30,820
F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor 11 14 $38,022 $42,060
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 14 19 $33,664 $37,135
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 14 19 $34,221 $37,765
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" STX 16 21 $29,726 $32,685
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" XL 16 21 $27,843 $29,880
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $30,100 $33,110
F-150 4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $28,114 $30,180
F-150 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 14 19 $31,194 $34,345
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4 14 19 $35,860 $39,615
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 14 19 $41,126 $45,565
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 14 19 $36,417 $40,245
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 14 19 $42,728 $47,375
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor 11 14 $40,577 $44,945
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 14 19 $31,979 $34,450
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 14 19 $33,126 $36,525
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4 14 19 $36,125 $39,915
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 14 19 $41,392 $45,865
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 14 19 $36,683 $40,545
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 14 19 $42,993 $47,675
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 14 19 $32,252 $34,755
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 14 19 $33,392 $36,825
F-150 AWD SuperCrew 145" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $46,618 $51,770
F-150 AWD SuperCrew 145" Lariat Limited 12 16 $45,909 $50,970
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 13 18 $40,808 $43,880
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $28,783 $30,950
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $29,964 $32,220
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,744 $39,510
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,272 $29,760
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $31,601 $33,980
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 18 $26,714 $28,725
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 18 $27,881 $29,980
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $33,633 $36,165
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 18 $24,491 $25,780
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $28,857 $31,030
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $33,912 $36,465
Sierra 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $26,429 $27,820
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 18 $25,319 $27,225
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 18 $20,385 $21,235
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 18 $25,430 $27,345
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,760 $21,625
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $31,713 $34,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $32,931 $35,410
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $39,673 $42,660
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $31,264 $32,910
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $29,643 $31,875
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $30,397 $32,685
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $36,562 $39,315
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $28,367 $29,860
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $31,429 $33,795
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $36,841 $39,615
Sierra 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $29,421 $30,970
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 13 18 $28,439 $30,580
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,496 $24,475
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 13 18 $28,718 $30,880
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $23,784 $24,775
Sierra 1500 AWD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 12 18 $43,737 $47,030
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,368
$40,808
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,630
$43,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$444 / month
$731 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
All-new engines across the 2011 Ford F-150 model line finally give these full-size trucks strong (yet efficient) performance to match their macho looks. The 2011 GMC Sierra covers all the essential pickup-truck bases, even the green one.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
60.5 62.5
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.6 65.2
Passenger Capacity
3 5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 65.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 40.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 32.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.2 80.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.1 32.9
Overhang, Front (in)
38.3 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
134.4 148.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
213.2 230.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 12.3
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.8 73.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 47.2
Wheelbase (in)
125.9 143.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.6
Tailgate Width (in)
60.3 61.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.8 69.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
17.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60.3 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.4 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
65.5 53.2
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
60.3 61.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 9.0 - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.61 x 2.36
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 9.1 12.99 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Driver Side
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
20.0 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.0 16.73
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 47.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P255/65R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
T73 QSS
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2044
Spare Tire Order Code
T73 ZRS
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P255/65R17 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2044
Rear Tire Order Code
T73 QSS
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P255/65R17 P275/55R20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
825 990
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1375 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 6600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 6600
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2010 2213
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6450 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3150 3650
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2675 2972
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10400 12000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 3950
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 600
Maximum Alternator Watts
2100 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
155 145
Engine
Displacement
3.7/227 6.2L/378
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 6500 403 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
278 @ 4000 417 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
99M L9H
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 14
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.63
Trans Order Code
446 M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford F-150 GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code
126" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab Pickup Crew Cab 5.8' Wideside
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 3950
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3150 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 3.42
Axle Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32.0 1.81
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3750 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 3950
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36.1 1.81
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.42
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 - 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
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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