Compare 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD vs 2017 Ram 2500

2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD
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2WD Crew Cab 153.7"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" N/A N/A $35,696 $37,975
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" Denali N/A N/A $51,703 $55,595
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLE N/A N/A $41,417 $44,535
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLT N/A N/A $46,007 $49,470
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 167.7" N/A N/A $35,879 $38,170
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLE N/A N/A $41,598 $44,730
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLT N/A N/A $46,183 $49,660
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Double Cab 144.2" N/A N/A $34,187 $36,370
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Double Cab 144.2" SLE N/A N/A $39,301 $42,260
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Double Cab 144.2" SLT N/A N/A $43,696 $46,985
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Double Cab 158.1" N/A N/A $34,371 $36,565
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Double Cab 158.1" SLE N/A N/A $39,483 $42,455
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Double Cab 158.1" SLT N/A N/A $43,877 $47,180
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Reg Cab 133.6" N/A N/A $32,138 $34,190
Sierra 2500HD 2WD Reg Cab 133.6" SLE N/A N/A $37,004 $39,790
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" N/A N/A $38,474 $40,930
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" Denali N/A N/A $54,679 $58,795
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLE N/A N/A $44,449 $47,795
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 153.7" SLT N/A N/A $48,908 $52,590
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 167.7" N/A N/A $38,657 $41,125
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLE N/A N/A $44,630 $47,990
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Crew Cab 167.7" SLT N/A N/A $49,090 $52,785
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Double Cab 144.2" N/A N/A $36,965 $39,325
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Double Cab 144.2" SLE N/A N/A $42,459 $45,655
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Double Cab 144.2" SLT N/A N/A $46,625 $50,135
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Double Cab 158.1" N/A N/A $37,148 $39,520
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Double Cab 158.1" SLE N/A N/A $42,640 $45,850
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Double Cab 158.1" SLT N/A N/A $46,806 $50,330
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Reg Cab 133.6" N/A N/A $34,916 $37,145
Sierra 2500HD 4WD Reg Cab 133.6" SLE N/A N/A $39,915 $42,920
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Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $38,235 $40,845
2500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $38,414 $41,045
2500 Big Horn 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $39,843 $42,345
2500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $40,866 $43,645
2500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,045 $43,845
2500 Big Horn 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $42,349 $45,145
2500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $44,321 $47,645
2500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $44,500 $47,845
2500 Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $45,929 $49,145
2500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $47,310 $50,845
2500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $47,489 $51,045
2500 Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $48,793 $52,345
2500 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $50,346 $54,375
2500 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $50,525 $54,575
2500 Laramie Power Wagon 4x4 Crew 6'4" Box N/A N/A $47,310 $50,845
2500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $50,346 $54,375
2500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $50,525 $54,575
2500 Limited 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $51,953 $55,875
2500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $53,335 $57,575
2500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $53,514 $57,775
2500 Limited 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $54,817 $59,075
2500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $38,235 $40,845
2500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $38,414 $41,045
2500 Lone Star 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $39,843 $42,345
2500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $40,866 $43,645
2500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,045 $43,845
2500 Lone Star 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $42,349 $45,145
2500 Longhorn 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $51,953 $55,875
2500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $53,335 $57,575
2500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $53,514 $57,775
2500 Longhorn 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $54,817 $59,075
2500 Power Wagon 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $48,072 $51,695
2500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $38,235 $40,845
2500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $38,414 $41,045
2500 SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $39,843 $42,345
2500 SLT 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $34,128 $36,345
2500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $40,866 $43,645
2500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,045 $43,845
2500 SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $42,349 $45,145
2500 SLT 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,634 $39,145
2500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $33,671 $35,745
2500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $33,850 $35,945
2500 Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $30,369 $32,145
2500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $36,302 $38,545
2500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,481 $38,745
2500 Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $32,875 $34,945
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,696
$38,235
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,975
$40,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$681 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The GMC Sierra HD might be our favorite large trailer hauler, but at this price it should be. The 2017 Ram 2500 is a heavy duty masterpiece for work-minded buyers focused on capability.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
60.73 63.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.93 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
42.80 41
Second Hip Room (in)
60.24 63.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.84 66
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Head Room (in)
40.50 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.33 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.27 41
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 48.4
Wheelbase (in)
153.70 149
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.68 7.2
Cab to Axle (in)
41.26 36.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.51 79.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 37.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 39.5
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
150.10 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
239.50 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.68 7.2
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
78.27 78
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
- 237.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.02 51
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.86 76.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.10 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
61.0 57.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.17 x - TBD - 14.1
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)
13.98 x - TBD - 14.2
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
36.0 31
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
51.5 47.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
6200 7280
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 628
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT275/70SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
5200 7280
Rear Tire Order Code
QHQ TCN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT275/70SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 628
Spare Tire Size
NA Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QHQ TCN
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
13000 11400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1300 1140
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
3575 2805
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
13000 11400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
14300 11220
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4400 5000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3559 3580
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9500 9000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6200 6000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
21100 18300
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2684 2861
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Steel 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)
150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 730
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 4200 400 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L96 EZC
Displacement
6.0L/366 5.7 L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
360 @ 5400 383 @ 5600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA -
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 4.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 1.84
Trans Order Code
MYD DFP
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.62
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 3.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.41
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 2500HD Ram 2500
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
51.0 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 5000
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.73
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
51.0 -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi Floating Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.31 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4400 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Non-Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - -
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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