Compare 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2017 Ram 1500

2017 GMC Sierra 1500
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" 18 24 $35,258 $36,920
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 16 22 $49,092 $52,505
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 18 24 $37,750 $40,375
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 16 23 $41,972 $44,890
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" 18 24 $30,970 $32,430
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" SLE 18 24 $35,445 $37,910
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" SLT 16 23 $39,672 $42,430
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" 18 24 $27,126 $28,405
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 18 24 $33,010 $35,305
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" 18 24 $27,499 $28,795
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 18 24 $33,127 $35,430
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" 17 22 $38,266 $40,070
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 15 20 $52,037 $55,655
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 17 22 $41,462 $44,345
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 16 22 $44,917 $48,040
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" 16 22 $39,599 $41,465
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Denali 15 20 $52,317 $55,955
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" SLE 16 22 $42,766 $45,740
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" SLT 16 22 $45,197 $48,340
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" 17 22 $34,771 $36,410
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" SLE 17 22 $39,040 $41,755
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" SLT 16 22 $42,710 $45,680
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" 17 22 $30,889 $32,345
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 17 22 $36,661 $39,210
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" 17 22 $31,175 $32,645
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 17 22 $36,941 $39,510
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Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $31,656 $32,995
1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,337 $30,595
1500 Express 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,118 $36,695
1500 Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,708 $34,195
1500 Express 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 21 29 $35,980 $37,895
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,674 $42,095
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $40,346 $43,995
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,691 $39,995
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $41,849 $45,595
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $43,609 $47,595
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $39,866 $43,495
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,344 $49,675
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,608 $49,975
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,519 $53,175
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $48,871 $53,575
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,344 $49,675
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,608 $49,975
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,519 $53,175
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $48,871 $53,575
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,266 $40,495
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,026 $42,495
1500 Night 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,195 $38,295
1500 Night 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $33,614 $36,595
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,529 $44,095
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,289 $46,095
1500 Night 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,458 $41,895
1500 Night 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,459 $38,595
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $42,216 $45,095
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $44,201 $47,195
1500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,466 $37,595
1500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,266 $39,595
1500 SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,811 $34,795
1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,486 $31,195
1500 SLT 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,756 $31,495
1500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,801 $41,195
1500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,601 $43,195
1500 SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,236 $38,495
1500 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,621 $35,695
1500 SLT 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $33,891 $35,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,266 $40,495
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,026 $42,495
1500 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,195 $38,295
1500 Sport 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $33,614 $36,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,529 $44,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,289 $46,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,458 $41,895
1500 Sport 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,459 $38,595
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $31,656 $32,995
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,293 $33,695
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,337 $30,595
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box 17 25 $25,521 $26,495
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,118 $36,695
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $35,664 $37,295
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,708 $34,195
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Regular Cab 8' Box 16 23 $29,792 $31,095

2017 GMC Sierra vs. 2017 Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

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Pricing

Invoice Price

$35,258
$35,466

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$36,920
$37,595

Monthly Payment Estimate

$615 / month
$627 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.0
6.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

Ruggedly handsome, the 2017 GMC Sierra gains some nice safety tech for 2017 and remains one of the most desirable big pickups. The 2017 Ram 1500 can hold its own among the Detroit Three thanks to a good powertrain lineup and smart lineup additions.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

18 mpg 17 mpg

Highway

24 mpg 25 mpg

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

60.27 63.2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

66.03 66

Second Head Room (in)

40.50 39.9

Second Shoulder Room (in)

65.73 65.7

Front Leg Room (in)

45.27 41

Passenger Capacity

6 6

Front Hip Room (in)

60.73 63.2

Second Leg Room (in)

40.93 40.3

Front Head Room (in)

42.80 41

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Front (in)

- TBD - 40

Frame Width, Rear (in)

- TBD - -

Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)

150.40 -

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)

229.50 -

Ground Clearance, Rear (in)

8.73 7.6

Cab to End of Frame (in)

- TBD - -

Height, Overall (in)

74.17 76.9

Ground to Top of Frame (in)

- TBD - -

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)

- TBD - 48.4

Wheelbase (in)

143.50 140

Ground Clearance, Front (in)

8.73 7.6

Cab to Axle (in)

31.97 28

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

80.00 79.4

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)

34.9 34.6

Length, Overall (in)

- 229

Cargo Area Dimensions

Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)

- TBD - -

Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)

64.6 66.4

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

21.10 20

Cargo Volume (ft³)

53.40 50.3

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)

- TBD - 66.4

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

51.03 51

Tailgate Width (in)

- TBD - 60.4

Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)

69.33 67.4

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.00 x 1.18 13.2

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

NA 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.60 x 0.79 13.8

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

NA -

Aux Fuel Tank Location

NA -

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

26 26

Fuel Tank Location

- TBD - -

Steering

Steering Type

Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - -

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

47.2 45.1

Tires

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

- TBD - -

Front Tire Capacity (lbs)

- TBD - 4728

Rear Tire Order Code

RBZ TTN

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

- TBD - -

Front Tire Size

P255/70R17 P275/60SR20

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

- TBD - 636

Spare Tire Size

P255/70R17 Full-Size

Front Tire Order Code

RBZ TTN

Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)

- TBD - 4728

Spare Tire Order Code

ZBZ NA

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front

- TBD - 636

Rear Tire Size

P255/70R17 P275/60SR20

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 4550

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5500 4550

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA -

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

9400 4550

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 455

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

550 455

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

6900 6800

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)

3850 3700

Curb Weight - Front (lbs)

2971 2766

Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)

11000 9850

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)

3950 3900

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)

2065 2262

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

- 5027

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x 8.0 20 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Steel Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

- TBD - Aluminum

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x 8.0 20 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - Full-Size

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

NA 730

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 160

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

730 730

Maximum Alternator Watts

- TBD - -

Engine

Engine Oil Cooler

Yes Regular Duty

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

305 @ 3900 269 @ 4175

Engine Order Code

LV3 ERB

Displacement

4.3L/262 3.6 L/220

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

285 @ 5300 305 @ 6400

Engine Type

Gas/Ethanol V6 Regular Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Direct Injection Sequential MPI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

18 17

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

20 20

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

24 25

Transmission

Transfer Case Model

NA None

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.70 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.00 4.71

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

NA -

Clutch Size (in)

NA -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.50 2.11

Trans Type

6 8

Trans PTO Access

NA No

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.90 1.28

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA -

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.10 3.29

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.40 3.14

Trans Order Code

MYC DFL

Transfer Case Power Take Off

NA No

Trans Power Take Off

NA -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.20 1.67

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic w/OD

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.67

Summary

Vehicle Name

GMC Sierra 1500 Ram 1500

Body Code

E63 T

Body Style

Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

46.00 -

Axle Type - Rear

Semi-floating Rigid Axle

Suspension Type - Front

Independent Short And Long Arm

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

1.35 -

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)

3950 3900

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)

3850 -

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

3.23 3.21

Axle Type - Front

Independent Independent

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

35.00 -

Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)

3850 3700

Suspension Type - Rear

2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA -

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

NA 3.21

Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)

3950 -

Frame

Frame Type

Hydroformed -

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- TBD - -

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

8.8 8.8

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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