Compare 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2018 Ram 1500

2018 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 $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
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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 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $33,125 $35,145
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,666 $31,395
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,936 $31,695
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,550 $38,845
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,801 $35,895
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $34,071 $36,195
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $32,116 $33,495
1500 Express 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,753 $34,195
1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Express 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 15 22 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,573 $37,195
1500 Express 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $36,119 $37,795
1500 Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,163 $34,695
1500 Express 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
1500 Express 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 27 $35,980 $37,895
1500 Harvest 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Harvest 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Harvest 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $33,125 $35,145
1500 Harvest 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Harvest 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Harvest 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,550 $38,845
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,898 $42,345
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $40,570 $44,245
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,998 $40,345
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $42,068 $45,845
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 27 $43,828 $47,845
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $40,173 $43,845
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,719 $50,095
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,983 $50,395
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,889 $53,595
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $49,241 $53,995
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $33,125 $35,145
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,666 $31,395
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $29,936 $31,695
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $36,550 $38,845
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,801 $35,895
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $34,071 $36,195
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,651 $37,795
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $37,451 $39,795
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,981 $41,395
1500 Lone Star Silver 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $40,781 $43,395
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $45,719 $50,095
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $45,983 $50,395
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $48,889 $53,595
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $49,241 $53,995
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,711 $40,995
1500 Night 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,471 $42,995
1500 Night 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,635 $38,795
1500 Night 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $34,054 $37,095
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,969 $44,595
1500 Night 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,729 $46,595
1500 Night 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,898 $42,395
1500 Night 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,899 $39,095
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $42,581 $45,495
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $44,561 $47,595
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $37,711 $40,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $39,471 $42,995
1500 Sport 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $35,635 $38,795
1500 Sport 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $34,054 $37,095
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,969 $44,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $42,729 $46,595
1500 Sport 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $38,898 $42,395
1500 Sport 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,899 $39,095
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $32,116 $33,495
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $32,753 $34,195
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $29,792 $31,095
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $26,249 $27,295
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $35,573 $37,195
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $36,119 $37,795
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $33,163 $34,695
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $30,520 $31,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,902
$35,651
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,500
$37,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$592 / month
$630 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 GMC Sierra is a rugged, handsome full-size pickup certainly worthy of your attention. The swagger-heavy 2018 Ram 1500 is the coolest pickup around, even if competitors have eclipsed it in some ways.
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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
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.9 34.6
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)
229.30 229
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.33 67.4
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
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.2 45.1
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 - -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 4728
Rear Tire Order Code
RBZ TUB
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 TUB
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 4510
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 4510
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9400 4510
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 451
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
550 451
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6900 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2900 2760
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 9850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2137 2264
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
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
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
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
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.21
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 -
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 -
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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