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 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 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 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
Second Hip Room (in)
65.4 63.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 66.6
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
Driver Side NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
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
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
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
Trailering
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
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
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 13500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 4050
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2213 2363
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3900
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2972 2888
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 - TBD -
Engine
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
Engine Oil Cooler
NA 9.8
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
417 @ 4300 327 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
L9H NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
Transmission
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 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
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
Summary
Body Style
Crew Cab 5.8' Wideside CrewMax Cab
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Toyota Tundra 2WD Truck
Body Code
E63 - TBD -
Suspension
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
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 -
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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