Compare 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2011 Toyota Tundra

2011 GMC Sierra 1500
2011 Toyota Tundra
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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
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CrewMax 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $27,515 $29,745
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $28,666 $30,990
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 14 18 $36,903 $39,895
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $24,768 $26,775
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $24,900 $26,920
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $26,052 $28,165
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 14 18 $34,558 $37,360
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $26,969 $29,155
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $22,726 $24,435
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 15 20 $23,841 $25,635
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg LB 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 16 20 $23,031 $24,765
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $25,026 $26,910
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 14 19 $30,336 $32,795
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $31,487 $34,040
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $39,734 $42,955
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $31,487 $34,040
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD N/A N/A $39,734 $42,955
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 4.6L V8 6-Speed AT 14 19 $27,722 $29,970
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,874 $31,215
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $37,388 $40,420
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $28,873 $31,215
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD N/A N/A $37,388 $40,420
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,789 $32,205
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,789 $32,205
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,557 $29,630
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,556 $29,630
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,863 $29,960
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,863 $29,960

Pricing

Invoice Price

$40,808
$27,515

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$43,880
$29,745

Monthly Payment Estimate

$731 / month
$496 / 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

13 mpg 15 mpg

Highway

18 mpg 20 mpg

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

65.4 63.0

Front Shoulder Room (in)

65.2 66.6

Second Head Room (in)

40.5 38.7

Second Shoulder Room (in)

65.1 65.4

Front Leg Room (in)

41.3 42.5

Passenger Capacity

5 6

Front Hip Room (in)

62.5 63.0

Second Leg Room (in)

38.7 44.5

Front Head Room (in)

41.2 40.2

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Front (in)

39.4 - TBD -

Frame Width, Rear (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)

148.9 - TBD -

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)

230.2 228.7

Ground Clearance, Rear (in)

12.3 - TBD -

Cab to End of Frame (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Height, Overall (in)

73.8 75.6

Ground to Top of Frame (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)

47.2 - TBD -

Wheelbase (in)

143.5 145.7

Ground Clearance, Front (in)

9.0 - TBD -

Cab to Axle (in)

32.0 - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

80.0 79.9

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)

32.9 - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)

62.4 - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

21.0 22.2

Cargo Volume (ft³)

53.2 - 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)

69.3 66.7

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 )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- TBD - 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)

47.2 44.0

Tires

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

- TBD - - TBD -

Front Tire Capacity (lbs)

2044 - TBD -

Rear Tire Order Code

QSS NA

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

- TBD - - TBD -

Front Tire Size

P275/55R20 P255/70R18

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

- TBD - - TBD -

Spare Tire Size

- TBD - P255/70R18

Front Tire Order Code

QSS NA

Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)

2044 - TBD -

Spare Tire Order Code

ZRS NA

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front

- TBD - - TBD -

Rear Tire Size

P275/55R20 P255/70R18

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 700

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

6600 7000

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 7000

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

6600 -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

990 700

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

6800 6800

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)

3650 3900

Curb Weight - Front (lbs)

2972 2888

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)

12000 13500

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)

3950 4050

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)

2213 2363

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -

Front Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -

Spare Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - 18 x - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - 12.9

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

NA - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

145 - TBD -

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

600 - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Watts

NA - TBD -

Engine

Engine Oil Cooler

NA 9.8

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

417 @ 4300 327 @ 3400

Engine Order Code

L9H NA

Displacement

6.2L/378 4.6L/285

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

403 @ 5700 310 @ 5600

Engine Type

Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V8

Fuel System

Electronic Fuel Injection EFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

13 15

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

14 17

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

18 20

Transmission

Transfer Case Model

NA NA

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA 0.59

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

6 6

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

Crew Cab 5.8' Wideside CrewMax Cab

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

1.81 - 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)

3950 - TBD -

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)

3650 NA

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

3.42 3.91

Axle Type - Front

Independent - TBD -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

1.81 - TBD -

Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)

- TBD - - 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)

3950 NA

Frame

Frame Type

Hydroformed - TBD -

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- TBD - 2

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

13.3 11.0

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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