2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500
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Toyota Care X
Toyota Safety Sense X
310 hp, 327 lb-ft. Power Ratings 285 hp, 305 lb-ft.
Standard Bluetooth Available
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control N/A
6 Seating Capacity 3


There is no substitute for a great truck. A good truck is worth a look, but a great truck is the one that you won't be able to stop staring at. The Toyota Tundra has consistently earned itself a spot at the top of its segment for many years now, and the 2018 model is no different.

In this comparison, one of the Tundra's most persistent competitors—the GMC Sierra 1500—has returned once again and aims to knock the Tundra down a few pegs. We have a play-by-play breakdown of the action, so keep on reading and check out the chart above.

Key Differences – Toyota Tundra vs GMC Sierra 1500


What's a great truck without a powerful engine? The base model of the 2018 Toyota Tundra is brought to life by the roar of its mighty V8 engine, which pumps out 310 horsepower and 327 pound-feet of torque. The Sierra 1500, meanwhile, falls a bit flat in both of these regards, as it can only muster 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque.

As for the technology in each truck, the Tundra is practically a generation ahead of the Sierra 1500. With standard Bluetooth capability in every single model, the 2018 Tundra can connect to compatible smartphones and mobile devices with ease. For those who aim to do the same in a 2018 Sierra 1500, that'll cost extra. Unfortunately for GMC customers, Bluetooth capability is only available on higher trim levels of the 2018 Sierra 1500. On the bright side, at least it's available at all.

Adaptive cruise control, on the other hand, is not available on any models of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. As a result, the 2018 Toyota Tundra provides its drivers with a behind-the-wheel experience that simply can't be matched. Moreover, its standard adaptive cruise control goes unrivaled by the Sierra 1500. Therefore, it's only natural that the Tundra offers the much smoother driving experience of the two.

Lastly, the Tundra offers twice as much seating as the Sierra 1500. In other words, you'll have twice as much room for you, your family, and friends! Where will the open road lead you and your crew? No matter where you may end up, we hope that you'll take the insights of our 2018 Toyota Tundra vs 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 comparison with you.


 

2018 Toyota Tundra Steering Wheel
2018 Toyota Tundra Front View of Dark Gray Exterior
2018 Toyota Tundra Rear View of Light Blue Gray Exterior with 2x4s in the Bed
2018 Toyota Tundra Passenger Side View of Front Cabin with Driver Door Open

 

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