2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 GMC Sierra 1500
The Ford F-150 is the unrivaled king of the pickup truck segment. There is no other truck brand on the market that sells more vehicles than the Ford F-150 and with good reason. In fact, the Ford F-150 has been the best-selling pickup truck in America for two decades now, which is totally unprecedented. It is still the only truck in its class to come with a military grade aluminum body and now it has been upgraded ever further for the new 2017 model year. In fact, the 2017 Ford F-150 was just named a “Best Buy” by Kelley Blue Book for the third consecutive year.
The Ford F-150 may be the best-selling pickup truck in America but there are plenty of competitors that challenge it for market share every year. One of the vehicles that competes against the F-150 is GMC’s Sierra 1500 model. Therefore, we have decided to match up the new 2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 in order to find out which vehicle is best in the new model year. Continue reading to learn more.
|2017 Ford F-150||vs||2017 GMC Sierra 1500|
|25 MPG||Highway Fuel Economy||24 MPG|
|5,000 to 10,400 lbs||Max Tow Capacity||5,400 lbs to 7,600 lbs|
|282 @ 6250 RPM||Horsepower||285 @ 5300 RPM|
2017 Ford F-150: Tough and Capable
One of the things that consumers are most excited about with the new 2017 Ford F-150 are the new technology upgrades that have been implemented into the truck for the new model year. Some of the great features that are offered on the 2017 Ford F-150 include: a new engine and transmission, Pro Trailer Backup Assist, the return of the Raptor model, SYNC 3 infotainment, STX appearance package and much more. On the other hand, the features of the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 do not even come close to matching up to the F-150.
Another area where the new 2017 Ford F-150 is far superior to the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is with its overall capability. The F-150 boasts a superior tow capacity and cargo rating, which are major selling points to prospective truck customers. Anyone interested in learning more about the new 2017 Ford F-150 is encouraged to stop in and see us here at Mike Castrucci Ford. We would be more than happy to answer any questions that you might have and set you up with a test drive.