2017 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2017 Ram 1500
Full-size pickup trucks have always been a great choice for the everyday working man but now its appeal has spread and they have turned into alternative options for families and buyers that just want the strength of a pickup. If you are in the market for a new truck but don't know where to start take a look at our 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2017 Ram 1500 comparison to see how the Sierra matches up to its competition.
The 2017 GMC Sierra is available in four trim levels base, SLE, SLT and Denali and they are all available in various cab and bed configurations. The standard engine for the Sierra is a 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine with 280 horsepower though a 5.3-liter V8 engine is also available on certain models and standard on SLT and Denali models. Lastly, a 6.2-liter V8 engine is optional at the SLT level and this engine is the most powerful gas V8 in the segment with 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
|2017 GMC Sierra 1500||VS||2017 Ram 1500|
|4.3-Liter EcoTec3 V6 Engine||Standard Engine||3.6-Liter V6 Engine|
|12,500 lbs.||Max Towing Capacity||10,620 lbs.|
|Yes||Trailer Sway Control||Yes|
|Available||Wireless Charging Pad||Not Available|
2017 Sierra 1500 Towing Features and Capability
One thing you can count on with pickup trucks is its ability to tow large loads. The 2017 Sierra has a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 pounds which is almost 2,000 more pounds than the Ram's maximum towing capacity. To increase its productivity, GMC offers many trailering and hauling technologies to make it easier and safer for drivers to tow their campers, boats, or whatever else. The technologies available on the 2017 Sierra include trailer sway control, hill start assist, tow/haul mode with cruise and powertrain grade braking, and trailer brake controller.
The 2017 GMC Sierra is commended on its power and fuel economy combination as well as its comfortable, quiet and functional interior. The ride quality gives the Sierra an interior that boarders luxury and sophistication. The 2017 GMC Sierra is available now at Davenport Autopark, if you are interested please contact us today to talk with a team member. Take a look at our website to browse our available Sierra inventory or to schedule a test drive.