2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty vs 2018 GMC Sierra 3500
Ford trucks are once again making life miserable for the competition, this time by offering best-in-class power and best-in-class capability across the 2018 Ford truck lineup. That includes the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup – which offers power and capability ratings that the competition simply can’t match.
As you’ll quickly learn in this 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty versus 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 head-to-head heavy-duty truck comparison, Ford continues to make sure its trucks have what you need where it counts – especially in terms of horsepower, torque, towing and hauling, the four categories that are most important to truck customers.
2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty
2018 GMC Sierra 3500
|385 HP & 430 lb-ft.||Horsepower & Torque (Regular Gas Engine)||360 HP & 380 lb-ft.|
|450 HP & 935 lb-ft.||Horsepower & Torque (Diesel Engine)||445 HP & 910 lb-ft.|
|21000/34000 Pounds||Max Conventional Towing/Max Gooseneck Towing||20000/23300 Pounds|
|7630 Pounds||Max Payload Rating||7153 Pounds|
Comparing the Horsepower, Torque, Towing and Payload Ratings of the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lineup and the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 Lineup
Now that we’ve outlined what we’re going to be taking a look at in this 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty versus 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 comparison, let’s get right down to it.
No matter how close the new GMC Sierra 3500 lineup might come to matching the new Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup in some categories, it never does reach the bar set by the 2018 F-350 Super Duty lineup. That’s because the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup offers 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque with its regular gas engine, 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque with its diesel engine, a maximum conventional towing rating of 21,000 pounds, a maximum gooseneck towing rating of 34,000 pounds, and a maximum payload rating of 7,630 pounds, whereas the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 lineup offers only 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque with its regular gas engine, 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque with its diesel engine, a maximum conventional towing rating of 20,000 pounds, a maximum gooseneck towing rating of 23,300 pounds, and a maximum payload rating of 7,153 pounds.
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