Pickup owners tend to have more loyalty than those of other vehicle types, and GMC owners are by far among the most traditional and dedicated.
The Chevrolet Silverado, which also comes from GM and is nearly identical to the Sierra, offers most of the same features, sometimes at a slightly lower price.
The Ford F-150 has more infotainment and luxury features than the Denali Sierras, but not by much; and with new powertrains last year it now beats many of the non-Hybrid versions of the Silverado and Sierra in power and fuel economy.
The Ram has received an extensive refresh for 2013, keeping its brash exterior but softening the cabin appointments to luxury-car standard (in some trims).
The Ram also has a superior ride and HEMI power on tap—plus its fuel economy is much-improved this year with the introduction of a new eight-speed automatic transmission and stop-start.
The Toyota Tundra tends to be the standout from a styling standpoint from many paces back, but it's awkward and gargantuan up close—even next to the Nissan Titan.
Meanwhile the Nissan Titan is aimed at personal truck shoppers—and it makes a whole lot of sense, with things like its sprayed-in bedliner and storage solutions—but its raucous V-8 is about as thirsty as they get today.
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|2013 GMC Sierra 1500Browse Used Listings||2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500Browse Used Listings||2013 Ford F-150Browse Used Listings||2013 Nissan TitanBrowse Used Listings||2013 Toyota TundraBrowse Used Listings||2013 Ram 1500Browse Used Listings|
|12 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||11 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas/Ethanol V6||Gas V8||Gas V6||Gas/Ethanol V8|
|2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck||2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck||2WD Reg Cab 126" XL||2WD King Cab SWB S||Reg Cab 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT (Natl)||2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Reg Cab Pickup||Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside||Regular Cab Pickup||King Cab||Reg Cab||Regular Cab Pickup|
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|2013 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500||2013 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2013 Ford F-150||2013 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2013 Nissan Titan||2013 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2013 Toyota Tundra||2013 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2013 Ram 1500|