When you're in the market for a pickup truck, it can be tough to decide between a smaller and less expensive option or a full-size pickup with the power and capability to handle whatever the road throws your way. We're comparing the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2016 Toyota Tacoma to show you the benefits of choosing the power and versatility of the full-size Sierra pickup, in comparison with the smaller and less capable Tacoma. We want to give you all the information you need to pick the perfect fit for you and your driving needs.
If you are interested in taking a test drive inside the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500, give our experienced sales team a call or schedule your test drive appointment online. At Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac, we are happy to answer any of your questions or concerns for financing a new car or truck. Take a minute to utilize the free financing tools available here on our dealership site. You can apply to be pre-approved for a vehicle loan or even receive an estimate on the value of a potential trade-in vehicle. At Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac, we love helping our customers find the perfect car, for a great price. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
|2016 GMC Sierra 1500||VS||2016 Toyota Tacoma|
|4.3-Liter V6||Base Engine||2.7-Liter I-4|
|285 HP||Horsepower||159 HP|
|6,000 lbs.||Towing Capacity||3,500 lbs.|
|1,960 lbs.||Payload||1,620 lbs.|
Looking at the outside of the GMC Sierra 1500 and the Toyota Tacoma, the difference in size and appearance is obvious. The smaller Tacoma features less eye-catching detail and a less aggressive appearance than the GMC Sierra. It's 2.7-liter inline-four-cylinder engine puts down 159 horsepower and can only tow up to 1,500lbs. The more detailed and confident exterior of the GMC Sierra has chrome and black detailing and modern-looking headlights. Under the hood, this impressive full-size pickup features a 4.3-liter V-6 engine that offers up to 285 horsepower and can tow up to 6,000lbs. When it comes time to choose a pickup that is ready to handle the tough jobs with ease and great looks, you're going to want to be behind the wheel of the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500.
Looking to the interior, the GMC Sierra and Toyota Tacoma both offer a first-row LCD screen and standard auxiliary jack for easy media player use while behind the wheel. Optional features include a voice-activated navigation system and rear-view camera. Standard seating inside the Tacoma is for 4 passengers in cloth seating, while the base trim of the Sierra only offers seating for 3. With the optional crew cab, drivers of the Sierra can have space for up to 6 passengers. Other safety features that come standard on the 2016 Sierra 1500 include: daytime running headlights, power locks, and two interior power outlets to keep phones charged and ready for emergency situations. Whether you love the style, or you need the extra power, the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 is definitely a great value in full-size pickup for 2016.