A Mid-Size Truck Comparison in Blue Springs, MO

2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Comparison in Blue Springs, MO

Blue Springs, MO drivers researching new mid-size pickups have likely come across both the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 GMC Sierra. To help area drivers differentiate between the two, the team at Blue Springs Ford has compared them across four different categories. Read through our truck comparison to see how they stack up against each other, and then call us at (866) 379-5712 or fill out our contact form to talk to a Blue Springs Ford representative and learn more about these reliable truck.

Engine & Performance

GMC offers three different engines with the Sierra, and the F-150 can be equipped with any one of six options. Regardless of your needs, you'll be able to find the right engine to power your new truck. We'll look at just the base configurations for this comparison, but you can find a full breakdown of the expansive F-150 engine lineup by visiting our model hub page

GMC Sierra 1500


Ford F-150

4.3L EcoTec3 V6


3.3L Ti-VCT V6

285 HP


290 HP

305 lb.-ft.


265 lb.-ft.

Up to 7,600 lbs.

Max Towing Capacity

Up to 7,700 lbs.

18 city / 24 highway

Fuel Economy

19 city / 25 highway

2018 Ford F-150 Towing vs. 2018 GMC Seirra 1500 Towing Capacity in Blue Springs, MO


Whether you're planning to use your new pickup as a work truck or as your go-to for family trips to the lake, you'll want a powerful and dependable engine under the hood. While the GMC truck offers an impressive option for high-end power, it can't top the F-150's best-in-class towing and payload capacities.

GMC Sierra 1500


Ford F-150

6.2L EcoTec3 V8


3.5L EcoBoost® Twin-Turbocharged V6

Up to 12,500 lbs.

Max Towing Capacity

Up to 13,200 lbs.

Up to 2,230 lbs.

Max Payload Capacity

Up to 3,230 lbs.


Both the 2018 F-150 and GMC Sierra offer luxurious interiors. However, the F-150 has more legroom in the rear-seat and several available features designed to maximize comfort for the driver and passengers that unavailable in the Sierra.

  • The Ford F-150 has 43.6-in. of rear legroom, compared to 40.9-in. in the Sierra
  • Only the 2018 F-150 has an optional twin-panel moonroof
  • Both trucks are available with power-adjustable pedals, but only Ford has a memory feature

2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior in Blue Springs, MO


Both of these trucks can be equipped with the features you expect from a new mid-size pickup, but if you're looking for the latest technology, you will only find it in the new F-150.

  • The F-150 has an optional class-exclusive Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ not available with the Sierra
  • Only the 2018 F-150 is available with BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
  • With class-exclusive quad-beam LED headlamps and LED side-mirror spotlights, the F-150 offers more impressive lighting options
  • The F-150 can be equipped with a 360-degree camera, unlike the Sierra
  • The 2018 Ford F-150 can include useful safety features like pre-collision assist, adaptive cruise control, and a lane-keeping system that can't come equipped on the Sierra

Test Drive the 2018 Ford F-150 in Blue Springs, MO

The 2018 Ford F-150 is the clear choice for Blue Springs, MO drivers. If you're ready to experience this impressive truck for yourself, find your favorite model in our online inventory and schedule a test drive at Blue Springs Ford by filling out our contact form. If you have any questions, give our dealership a call at (866) 379-5712.

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