2016 Ram 1500 vs. 2016 GMC Sierra 1500

Looking for a truck that can handle work and play? Then you're probably trying to decide between the Ram 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500. Both are great vehicles and have a lot to offer, but how do they match up head to head? And which one would be best to drive around Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan? Let's take a look.

Trim Levels and Body Styles

�Both the�2016 Ram 1500�and the Sierra 1500 are full-size pickup trucks available in a wide variety of trims and body styles.

The Ram 1500 comes with three body styles: regular cab, extended cab, and crew cab. The regular cab can seat three and comes with choice of a 6-foot-4 or 8-foot cargo bed. The extended cab can seat six and comes only with the 6-foot-4 bed. The crew cab gives more rear seat leg room for six and comes with either a 5-foot-7 or 6-foot-4 bed.

You can match 11 trim levels with these body styles: Laramie Longhorn, Limited, Sport, Outdoorsman, Rebel, Big Horn/Lone Star, SLT, HFE, Tradesman, and Express.

The Sierra 1500 comes in three body styles as well: regular cab, crew cab, and double cab. The regular cab can seat three and comes with choice of a 6-foot-6 bed or an 8-foot bed. The crew cab seats up to six with bed options of 5-foot-8 or 6-foot-6 inches. The double cab offers more passenger and cab room but is only available with the 6-foot-6 bed.

Powertrain

The heart of a truck is its engine, and both the�2016 Ram 1500�and the GMC Sierra have plenty to offer under the hood.

The Ram's base engine is a 3.6-liter gasoline six-cylinder engine that can put out 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission controlled by a rotary knob on the console. It comes in either rear-wheel or two 4-wheel drive options.

If that isn't enough power for you, then why not upgrade to the 5.7-liter V8 that puts out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque? It can be paired with either a six-speed auto or an eight-speed auto transmission as an option. The same two- and four-wheel drive options exist for this engine.

�However, if you're looking for a diesel engine, then check out the Ram's 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 that puts out 240 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque.

The Sierra comes standard with a 4.3-liter gasoline V6 that can put out 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes paired with a six-speed automatic transmission available in rear-wheel or four-wheel drive.

Upgrade options for the Sierra include a 5.3-liter V8 that puts out 355 horsepower or the 6.2-liter V8 that can put out 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

Test Drive the Ram 1500 at DCJ Manhattan

If you're in Queens, the Bronx, or Manhattan, stop by DCJ Manhattan and test drive the 2016 Ram 1500 to see for yourself everything the vehicle has to offer!

We're conveniently located at 678 Eleventh Avenue, New York, NY. Our team of helpful and friendly sales associates is here to assist you daily Monday through Friday from 9 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.

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