Compare 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2021 Ram 1500

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2WD Crew Cab 147" Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Denali N/A N/A $56,083 $59,600
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation N/A N/A $45,073 $47,900
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Pro N/A N/A $36,518 $38,000
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLE N/A N/A $43,380 $46,100
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLT N/A N/A $46,297 $49,200
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Elevation N/A N/A $42,627 $45,300
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Pro N/A N/A $34,211 $35,600
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" SLE N/A N/A $41,121 $43,700
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 126" Pro N/A N/A $31,040 $32,300
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140" Pro N/A N/A $31,232 $32,500
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" AT4 N/A N/A $55,801 $59,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" AT4X N/A N/A $68,975 $73,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Denali N/A N/A $59,188 $62,900
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Denali Ultimate N/A N/A $74,056 $78,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation w/3SB N/A N/A $48,179 $51,200
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation w/3VL N/A N/A $46,767 $49,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Pro N/A N/A $39,689 $41,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLE N/A N/A $46,485 $49,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLT N/A N/A $49,214 $52,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" AT4 N/A N/A $56,083 $59,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Denali N/A N/A $59,659 $63,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Elevation N/A N/A $48,461 $51,500
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Pro N/A N/A $39,977 $41,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLE N/A N/A $46,767 $49,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLT N/A N/A $49,684 $52,800
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation w/3SB N/A N/A $45,732 $48,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation w/3VL N/A N/A $44,321 $47,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Pro N/A N/A $37,382 $38,900
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" SLE N/A N/A $44,227 $47,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 126" Pro N/A N/A $35,460 $36,900
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140" Pro N/A N/A $35,653 $37,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Crew Cab 147" Denali 16 21 $53,448 $56,800
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation 19 22 $43,944 $46,700
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Crew Cab 147" Pro 19 22 $36,037 $37,500
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLE 19 22 $42,156 $44,800
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLT 16 21 $45,638 $48,500
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Double Cab 147" Elevation 19 22 $41,498 $44,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Double Cab 147" Pro 19 22 $33,731 $35,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Double Cab 147" SLE 19 22 $39,898 $42,400
Sierra 1500 Limited 2WD Reg Cab 140" Pro 19 22 $29,983 $31,200
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" AT4 20 23 $53,448 $56,800
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" Denali 15 19 $56,554 $60,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation w/3SB 17 20 $47,050 $50,000
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation w/3VL 17 20 $45,168 $48,000
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" Pro 17 20 $39,208 $40,800
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLE 17 20 $45,262 $48,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLT 15 19 $48,743 $51,800
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 157" AT4 20 23 $53,637 $57,000
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 157" Denali 15 19 $56,836 $60,400
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 157" Elevation 17 20 $47,332 $50,300
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 157" Pro 17 20 $39,497 $41,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLE 17 20 $45,544 $48,400
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLT 15 19 $49,026 $52,100
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation w/3SB 17 20 $44,603 $47,400
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation w/3VL 17 20 $42,721 $45,400
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Double Cab 147" Pro 17 20 $36,902 $38,400
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Double Cab 147" SLE 17 20 $43,003 $45,700
Sierra 1500 Limited 4WD Reg Cab 140" Pro 17 20 $34,403 $35,800
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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 20 25 $37,729 $39,965
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,002 $40,265
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $35,169 $37,290
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $40,994 $43,465
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,267 $43,765
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $38,434 $40,790
1500 HFE 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 23 33 $40,095 $42,240
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 26 $33,107 $34,645
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $41,414 $45,005
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $41,681 $45,305
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,597 $41,980
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $44,609 $48,505
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $44,876 $48,805
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,792 $45,480
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $52,225 $57,150
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $52,047 $56,950
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $55,420 $60,650
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $55,687 $60,950
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $37,729 $39,965
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,002 $40,265
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $35,169 $37,290
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $40,994 $43,465
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,267 $43,765
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $38,434 $40,790
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $47,889 $52,280
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $48,156 $52,580
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $51,084 $55,780
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $51,351 $56,080
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $43,329 $46,120
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $46,594 $49,620
1500 Rebel 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $43,785 $46,670
1500 TRX 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 10 14 $65,436 $70,325
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $34,152 $35,645
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $34,428 $35,945
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $31,407 $32,795
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $37,452 $39,145
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $37,728 $39,445
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $34,707 $36,295
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $35,050 $36,690
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $32,516 $33,990
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $28,264 $29,510
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $38,270 $40,190
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $35,736 $37,490
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,811 $34,450
1500 Classic SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,406 $38,640
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $35,050 $36,690
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $35,326 $36,990
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $32,516 $33,990
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $28,264 $29,510
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $28,540 $29,810
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $38,270 $40,190
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $38,795 $40,760
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $35,736 $37,490
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $32,811 $34,450
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $32,811 $34,450
1500 Classic Warlock 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $38,913 $41,340
1500 Classic Warlock 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $36,406 $38,640
1500 Classic Warlock 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $42,098 $44,840
1500 Classic Warlock 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $39,591 $42,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,083
$37,729
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,600
$39,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$993 / month
$666 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 GMC Sierra boasts some innovative technology and high-end models that offer luxury and capability but not value. The 2021 Ram 1500 full-size pickup is heading in the right direction with just a couple of small detours.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon 20 mpg
Highway
Coming Soon 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
60.8 63.4
Second Leg Room (in)
43.4 45.2
Front Head Room (in)
43 40.9
Second Hip Room (in)
59.3 63.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.5 66
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Head Room (in)
40.1 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
147.43 144.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.9 NA
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
81.2 82.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
231.9 232.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.9 NA
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
75.5 77.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 51
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 60
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 67.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 21.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 53.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 14.8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 1.18 14.9
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 46.2
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3800 -
Spare Tire Order Code
QAQ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
275/60R20 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3700 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QAB TUM
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
275/60R20 P275/65SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
255/80R17SL Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QAB TUM
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 6630
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 663
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 6630
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2756
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6900 6900
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 4100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 11900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2150
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4906
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 730
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Electric V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Regular Duty
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
383 @ 4100 269 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
L84 ERG
Displacement
5.3L/325 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5600 305 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.14
Trans Order Code
MHS DFT
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.71
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.11
Trans Type
10 8
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Ram 1500
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.21
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Short And Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.21
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 8.0
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
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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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