2016 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2016 Ford F-150

Full size pickup trucks emanate a lot of power and utilitarian style, and because of this, they have been a long-time favorite vehicle for American drivers. If you are looking for a pickup, you want the most stylish and most powerful model available. Two of the most popular models that drivers consider are the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2016 Ford F-150. Let’s help you decide which of these trucks is right for you with our comparison!

The 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 (by parent company General Motors) and 2016 Ford F-150 have been longtime rivals in the truck market and are pretty similar in overall size and availability of cab styles and box length variations. GMC’s Sierra 1500 is offered in either a single, double/extended, or crew cab variation, along with a short, regular, or long box to meet your needs.

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2016 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2016 Ford F-150

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 VS 2016 Ford F-150
$27,815 MSRP $26,540

4.3L EcoTec3 V6

5.3L EcoTec3 V8

6.2L EcoTec3 V8
Engine Options

2.7L EcoBoost V6

3.5L EcoBoost V6

3.5L Ti-VCT V6

5.0L Ti-VCT V8
420 Max. Horsepower 385
18 mpg city, 24 mpg highway Standard Fuel Economy 18 mpg city, 25 mpg highway

2016 GMC Sierra Engine Power

Most of the differences can be found under the hood of the two full size pickup trucks. The 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 has three engine choices: a 285 horsepower 4.3L EcoTec3 V6, a 355 horsepower 5.3L EcoTec3 V8, or a 420 horsepower 6.2L EcoTec3 V8. These engines allow for a powerful maximum towing capacity that can range between 5,900 and 11,800+ pounds when properly equipped! Even with all of the heavy towing power, the 2016 GMC Sierra can typically attain 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway!

Trucks are always fun to drive, and the 2016 GMC Sierra makes it even more fun with available interior options like the IntelliLink infotainment system. With IntelliLink, passengers can listen to their favorite audio preferences, find their destination with ease (when the system is outfitted with navigation capabilities), and enjoy hands-free communication—all by simply using the easy-tap touchscreen on the dash!

For more information regarding the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2016 Ford F-150 comparison, please contact a sales professional at Davenport Autopark.

2016 GMC Sierra at construction site
2016 GMC Sierra 1500 with ladder
Interior of 2016 GMC Sierra 1500
Front dash of 2016 GMC Sierra 1500