2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 GMC Sierra
When it comes to finding the right truck for day-to-day challenges, there are plenty of options on the road. Both of the models in this 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 GMC Sierra comparison can hold their own and deliver impressive value, but which one is the best for busy drivers?
The 2019 Ram 1500 has a higher starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, but drivers will also get significantly more truck right out of the gate. The base Tradesman model of the 2019 Ram 1500 comes only in four-door Quad Cab and Crew Cab body styles, while the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 is available in two-door Regular Cab body style. If drivers look at the starting four-door model of the Sierra 1500, the 2019 Ram 1500 becomes significantly more affordable. The Ram’s base 3.6-liter V-6 engine with light eTorque electrification also offers more horsepower than the base 4.3-liter V-6 on the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500.
|2019 Ram 1500||vs||2019 GMC Sierra|
|Quad Cab||Base Body Style||Regular Cab|
|3.6-L eTorque V-6 (305 hp)||Base Engine||4.3-L V-6 (285 hp)|
|12,750 pounds||Max. Towing||12,200 pounds|
|20/25 mpg (V-6 eTorque)||Top Fuel Economy||20/23 mpg (2.7-L Turbo)|
Towing and Fuel Economy on the 2019 Ram 1500
While the base engine and body style of the 2019 Ram 1500 can offer significant value to drivers, advanced options can also satisfy many towing and performance cravings. In this 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 comparison, the Ram model offers both the best maximum towing capability and the best fuel economy, depending on the engine chosen.
When equipped with its top V-8 engine, the 2019 Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds, which is both an increase from the previous year, and more than its GMC rival. When it comes to fuel economy, the new Ram truck can also deliver premium value. When equipped with its 3.6-liter eTorque V-6 powertrain, the Ram offers 20 mpg in city driving and up to 25 mpg on the highway. While the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 can also match 20 mpg in city driving it tops out at 23 mpg on the highway when equipped with its 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
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