When you are in the market for a new vehicle, it can be difficult to determine which model is right for you when there are so many different models on the market. That is why doing comparisons can be helpful, because it allows you to take two models that appear similar on the surface and dive into the details of each one side by side so that you can decide which one offers more of the features and capabilities you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500.
While both of these models are capable and reliable, the Ram 1500 has a lower price point and offers more power, comfort and convenience features, making it the better option overall. Both the Ram 1500 and Sierra 1500 have fuel economy estimates of 21 combined mpg and auxiliary ports in the cabin to help you connect your devices. Let's take a closer look at some of the key differences between these two models!
2018 Ram 1500
2018 GMC Sierra 1500
|5.7-liter V8||Engine||5.3-liter V8|
|395 Horsepower||Horsepower||355 Horsepower|
|8-Speed Auto w/OD and Auto-Manual||Transmission||6-Speed Auto w/OD and Auto-Manual|
The 2018 Ram 1500 is powerful and reliable. It offers comfortable seating for passengers, a durable truck bed and towing power, and plenty of interior amenities for passengers to enjoy. The Ram 1500 offers available features like a CD Player, compass, parking assist technology, a remote start system and an intercooled turbocharger. None of these features are offered on the base trim of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500.
The Ram 1500 features an available RamBox® Cargo Management System that utilizes more space in the truck bed and allows you to have more storage options without taking space away from the cabin or the truck bed. The factory-installed bedliner gives the Ram 1500 a durable finish so you don't have to worry about scuffing your truck bed. A high-strength steel frame, dynamic crumple zones, side-impact door beams and more are all built into the Ram 1500 to keep you safe.
The 2018 Ram 1500 is available now at Palmen Motors. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!