For truck lovers the General Motors and the Ford company are at it again. These two models 2014 GMC Sierra Denali vs Ford F150 Platinum are indeed the manifestation of power, performance, reliability and efficiency. However, performing a 2014 GMC Sierra Denali vs Ford F150 Platinum is certainly very interesting.
2014 GMC Sierra Denali vs Ford F150 Platinum Performance and Engine
The 2014 Sierra Denali runs on the new EcoTec3 V8 engines. A standard 5.3L V8 engine delivers up to 355 horsepower and can run 16/23m city/highway in EPA-rated MPG fuel. An advanced 6.2L V8 engine can produce a 425 horsepower. The Ford-150 premium on the other hand features a standard V6 engine with advanced V8 engines. It is an automatic transmission-engine with a fuel economy of an EPA-rated 17/23 mpg city/highway. The technological features on the Sierra like sierra active fuel management, variable valve timing and the direct fuel injection capabilities makes the 2014 GMC Sierra Denali Superior. As far as fuel consumption is concerned the two vehicles make a tie.
The Sierra can transmit more power to the wheels than the Ford-150. Hence, one is able to get a superior performance in terms of pulling heavier loads. The advanced engine produces a superior torque, hence giving a better towing capacity.
The GMC offers a wider and extended body than the Ford-150 platinum. As such, the Sierra provides more comfort. Additionally, the Ford-150 is slightly shorter and narrower compared to the GMC Sierra Denali. However the Ford provides a smaller turning radius than the Sierra which makes it easier to navigate.
The interior features of both vehicles are almost the same as they fitted with superior technological gadgets that makes navigation easier and fun. The standard reconfigurable display provides an amazing way to reconfigure and customize the media. The Ford on the other hand is well designed with satin finish on the exterior. The chrome feature makes it look adorable.
When purchasing a car, one has to consider a number of factors. The most important is usually the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. The two vehicles will be priced almost the same. Past trend analysis of the number of sales and the number of days on the lots is quite revealing in terms of which vehicle has made lots of sales. The figures suggest that the Sierra stayed on the lot for much lesser days than the Ford. While this may not be the real feedback from the market, it actually shows which car is well received out there. The comparison above may not be convincing enough. It is better to walk in a dealer shop or the actual sites and test drive these machines.