2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 GMC Sierra

2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 GMC Sierra

The Ford F-150 became America’s favorite truck by being the most powerful, most capable, most efficient and most dependable truck around. That’s the way it’s always been, but that has probably never been more accurate than when looking at the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup. That’s because multiple upgrades, updates and enhancements have been made to the entire new Ford F-150 lineup to make what was already otherworldly capability even better.

There are a lot of trucks out there for you to choose from. But no matter how many choices there are out there, there’s only one right choice, and that’s the 2018 F-150. To see what we mean, check out this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2018 GMC Sierra head-to-head model comparison. Thanks to its best-in-class capabilities and features, you’ll see the new Ford F-150 is the only choice for anyone that depends on their truck day in and day out.

2018 Ford F-150


2018 GMC Sierra

6 Engine Options 3
450 HP & 510 lb-ft. Max Horsepower & Torque 420 HP & 460 lb-ft.
20/26 MPG Max City/Highway Gas Mileage 18/24 MPG
3270 lbs. & 13200 lbs. Max Hauling & Towing 2250 lbs. & 12500 lbs.

2018 Ford F-150 Lineup: More Engine Choices, More Power, More Capability and Better Gas Mileage than the 2018 GMC Sierra Lineup

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup completely outmatches, outclasses and outperforms the 2018 GMC Sierra lineup. And, as it usually does with pickup trucks, it all starts under the hood, where the new Ford F-150 lineup lets you choose from a total of six engines while the new GMC Sierra lineup has only three engines to choose from. You’re also getting more power and more capability with those 2018 F-150 engines. That’s because the new F-150 lineup tops out at 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, whereas the new Sierra lineup tops out at only 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. That additional power also means additional capability, as the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds, while the 2018 GMC Sierra lineup can tow up to only 12,500 pounds and haul up to only 2,250 pounds.

Given the new Ford F-150 lineup’s impressive power and capability offerings, you might think the 2018 Sierra lineup gets better gas mileage. But you’d be wrong. In fact, the 2018 F-150 lineup can get up to 20 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway, whereas the 2018 Sierra lineup can only get up to 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

For more on the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup, please contact our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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