2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 | A Pickup Truck Comparison

Your new truck needs to be able to handle whatever you throw at it, and the 2019 Ford F-150 and GMC Sierra 1500 have the capability and technology you need to be more productive. The Blue Springs Ford team has developed this Ford F-150 vs. GMC Sierra 1500 guide to highlight the similarities and differences between these two full-sized trucks.

For this pickup comparison, we're focusing on the 2019 Ford F-150 LARIAT, starting at $41,700 MSRP, and the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE, which starts at $39,395 MSRP. After reading, we encourage you to visit our dedicated F-150 hubto learn more about this Ford truck, or reach out to our Blue Springs, MO dealership at (877) 376-9684 or through our contact form.

Engine Options

Work trucks need a tough, durable powertrain, and the F-150 and Sierra 1500 deliver. The GMC truck is paired with a hard-working turbocharged I4 configuration, but the V6 engine found under the hood of the 2019 F-150 boasts higher performance outputs and highway MPG estimates. Specs for these engine options are as follows:

2019 Ford F-150 Lariat - Race Red

Ford F-150 Lariat

2.7L EcoBoost® V6
325 HP
400 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy
19 city/25 hwy MPG
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE

GMC Sierra 1500 SLE

2.7L Turbo 4-cylinder
310 HP
348 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy
20 city/23 hwy MPG

2019 Ford F-150 at construction site with heavy payload on crane


The 2019 Sierra 1500 can't measure up to the capability of the F-150. The high strength, military grade frame of the F-150 delivers greater towing and payload capacities than the Sierra can offer. Learn exactly what you can expect from these engines below:

Ford F-150

Towing Capacity
Up to 9,000 lbs.
Payload Capacity
2,470 lbs.
GMC Sierra 1500

Towing Capacity
Up to 7,000 lbs.
Payload Capacity
2,100 lbs.

2019 Ford F-150 Exterior wide open view of interior


Whether you're driving between worksites or on a longer trip, the cabins of these pickups will keep you relaxed for every mile of the journey. The Sierra 1500 has several upgrades, such as a touchscreen infotainment system, Wi-Fi® hotspot, and rearview camera. However, the 2019 F-150 ups the ante with numerous amenities that aren't included in comparable Sierra models. Some of those features include:

  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • 8-in. productivity screen
  • Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • Power-adjustable pedals
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Heated & ventilated leather-trimmed front seats
  • Driver memory settings

Cab & Bed Sizes

Depending on your needs, you may want to configure your new truck to maximize passenger space, bed length, or some combination of the two. The 2019 Sierra 1500 is available in three cab and bed combinations, but the F-150 more than doubles the options. The seven unique configurations will let you build your new truck to fit your lifestyle. F-150 cab and bed sizes include:

  • Regular Cab with 6' 6" Box
  • Regular Cab with 8' Box
  • SuperCab with 5' 6" Box
  • SuperCab with 6' 6" Box
  • SuperCrew® Cab with 5' 6" Box
  • SuperCrew® Cab with 6' 6" Box
2019 Ford F-150 Exterior night at pier with tailgate down and lit empty bed

Test Drive 2019 Ford F-150 Models in Blue Springs, MO

Blue Springs Ford has the 2019 Ford F-150 you've been looking for! Take a look at our current selection in our F-150 inventory, and schedule a test drive appointment of your favorite through our online form. To speak with a Blue Springs Ford representative, call (877) 376-9684.


A Mid-Size Truck 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


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


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

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