2019 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. Its Competition

2019 GMC Sierra 1500
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Full-size pickups drive huge profits and intense competition.

Nissan and Toyota come up a little short in this segment, but the Titan’s optional turbodiesel and the Tundra’s all-around buttery smooth feel mean they shouldn’t be ignored.

The new Ram 1500 moves more into the styling mainstream, but its plush cabin has big touchscreens and big connectivity, and it sports a mild-hybrid powertrain to save fuel.

Ford’s F-150 is the segment’s sales leader and it belongs on any shopping list: it has the widest variety of model lines and powertrains, including the fearsome Raptor off-road specialist.

The Chevy Silverado mirrors the Sierra’s body style; while GMC gets some of the latest technology, the new 2019 Silverado comes with more powertrain choice out of the gate.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 GMC Sierra steers out of the max-tow race; instead, it puts its marker down on smart and easy-to-use technology.
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado is more refined and useful for cargo, though it isn’t as polished inside as the new Ram 1500.
The 2019 Ford F-150 hangs on to its best-selling truck title with a bevy of powertrains, thousands of build possibilities, and a seemingly endless reserve of truck bona fides.
The 2019 Nissan Titan is out of step with far more advanced rivals that don’t cost much more.
The 2019 Toyota Tundra has its virtues, but it’s a dated pickup truck ripe for redesign.
The 2019 Ram 1500 sets the bar high for full-size pickup trucks.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Gas V6Gas V6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-8Regular Unleaded V-8Regular Unleaded V-6
EPA Class     
Style Name     
2WD Reg Cab 140"2WD Reg Cab 140" Work TruckXL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box4x2 Single Cab SSR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 4.6L (SE)Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Reg Cab PickupRegular Cab PickupRegular Cab StylesideSingle CabDouble CabRegular Cab
AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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