2008 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. Its Competition

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Work Truck
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director


Those who need even more payload or towing capacity than the 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 can provide should look instead at the Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD models.

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Work Truck2008 GMC Sierra 1500
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2008 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" XLT Trunk2008 Ford F-150
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2007 Toyota Tundra 2007 Toyota Tundra
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Quick Specs
7.6
The 2008 GMC Sierra isn’t the most macho-looking of the full-size trucks, but it’s one of the easiest to live with.
7.6
The Ford F-150 is a solid truck that is due for its 2009 model makeover, but it’s good enough that it may be all the truck you need or want.
MSRP From  
$17,590$17,900$22,290
Gas Mileage  
12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy
Engine  
Gas V6Gas V6Gas V6
EPA Class  
N/AN/AN/A
Style Name  
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck2WD Reg Cab 126" XL2WD Reg 126.8" V6 (GS)
Drivetrain  
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
333
Passenger Doors  
N/AN/AN/A
Body Style  
Reg Cab 6.5' WidesideReg Cab 6.5' StylesideReg Cab
Transmission  
Automatic w/ODManual w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2008 Ford F-1502008 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2007 Toyota Tundra