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Compare GMC Sierra 1500 IV Crew Cab [4.3 4WD AT] vs RAM 1500 IV Crew Cab [3.0 EcoDiesel]

Reviews

Neo score
74%
70%
Pros
  • Superb pushrod engines
  • Lots of interior space
  • Good offroad capabilities
  • Easy to work on
  • Superb offroad capabilities
  • Excellent exterior and interior design
  • Good Hemi V8
Cons
  • High 0.36 drag coefficient
  • Some reliability issues

Price

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Variants

4.3 4WD AT
4.3 AT
5.3 AT
5.3 AWD AT
6.2 AT
6.2 AWD AT
3.0 EcoDiesel
3.0 EcoDiesel 4WD
3.0 EcoDiesel 4WD Long Bed
3.0 EcoDiesel Long Bed
3.6
3.6 4WD
3.6 4WD Long Bed
3.6 Long Bed
4.7 4WD 5AT
4.7 4WD 6AT
4.7 4WD 6AT Long Bed
4.7 5AT
4.7 6AT
4.7 6AT Long Bed
5.7 Hemi 4WD 5AT
5.7 Hemi 4WD 6AT
5.7 Hemi 4WD 6AT Long Bed
5.7 Hemi 5AT
5.7 Hemi 6AT
5.7 Hemi 6AT Long Bed

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
1512 L / 53.4 cu-ft
1424 L / 50.3 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
15.1 L / 16.0 qt
11.4 L / 12.0 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
7.8 L / 8.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
98.0 L / 25.9 gal
98.0 L / 25.9 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
1043 kg / 2299 lbs
691 kg / 1523 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
15.7 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
19.2 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
25.1 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Solid axle
Solid axle
Tire Size
265/70 R17, 265/65 R18, 275/55 R20, 285/45 R22
265/70 R17
Turning Circle
12.0 m / 39.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Pickup
4-door Pickup

Dimensions

Size | Height
1875 mm / 73.8 in
1954 mm / 76.9 in
Size | Length
5829 mm / 229.5 in
5817 mm / 229.0 in
Size | Width
2032 mm / 80.0 in
2017 mm / 79.4 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1728.0 mm / 68.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1715.0 mm / 67.5 in
Weight
2404.0 kg / 5299.9 lbs
2461.0 kg / 5425.6 lbs
Wheel Size
17 in, 18 in, 20 in, 22 in
7.0J x 17
Wheelbase
3645 mm / 143.5 in
3569 mm / 140.5 in

Performance

Coefficient Of Drag
0.36
Fuel Economy
13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 10.6 L/100km / 22.2 MPG (highway)
16.7 L/100km / 14.1 MPG (urban) | 11.4 L/100km / 20.6 MPG (highway)
Towing Capacity
5307 kg / 11700 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
3583 kg / 7899 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine
LV3
Engine | Bore
99.6 mm / 3.9 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
16.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.3 L / 262.4 cu-in / 4300.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.3 cu-in / 2988.0 cc
Engine | Power
285.0 hp / 212.5 kW @ 5300 rpm
240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 3600 rpm
Engine | Redline
4800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
66.3 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
80.3 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
413 Nm / 304.6 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
569 Nm / 419.7 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2014 ~ 2018
2014 ~ 2017
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