The market for a half ton, also known as light-duty, trucks is a hard-nosed, bitter, and crowded fight with every automaker vying to make their mark known. With capable options from nearly every company, there is some hard work that needs to be done on the buyer's end to make sure they choose the right truck. We are here to help make this search easier and are ready to show you the differences between the 2017 RAM 1500 and the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500!

2017 RAM 1500

  1. Firstly the 2017 RAM 1500 has a lower starting price, nearly $2,000 lower. This allows you to get more features and options that you want for a better price.
  2. The 2017 RAM 1500 comes with an air suspension system that has five different settings to give you more control over your ride comfort no matter what you are currently doing.
  3. There are nine different trim levels for the 2017 RAM 1500 as opposed to the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 which only has five trims. More trims mean more individuality and the ability to make this truck your own.
  4. The 2017 RAM 1500 benefits from the UConnect® Infotainment system that gives you access to your music, phone, select apps, and navigation! The infotainment system on the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500's infotainment system does not run as smooth.
  5. There are three different engine options for the 2017 RAM 1500, including a 3.0L Ecodiesel V6 engine!

2017 GMC Sierra 1500

  1. While there is also three different engine options for the 2017 GMC Sierra, there is no diesel option to maximize towing capacity and fuel efficiency.
  2. The suspension for the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 does not have an adjustability feature with the truck handling all of the possible load through standard rear leaf springs.
  3. The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 only offers an eight-speed automatic transmission as an option instead of standard. The eight-speed transmission allows for more fuel efficiency.
  4. While there is a premium audio option available on the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500, it is only seven-speakers including a subwoofer. The 2017 RAM 1500 has an available Alpine® audio system with nine-speakers plus a subwoofer.
  5. The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 does not have as much of a ground clearance as the 2017 RAM 1500.

  6. These two trucks are both viable options for the majority of buyers, but if you want something that stands out for its capability and styling, then take a look at the 2017 RAM 1500. Come on over to Kernersville Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Kernersville, NC, where our staff can help drivers in Kernersville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and Charlotte NC. See you soon!


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