Luxury Comparison: 2019 Ram 1500 Limited v. 2018 GMC 1500 Sierra Denali

March 1st, 2018 by

Ram recently unveiled the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 and it’s upgrades and changes have revolutionized the truck industry The Ram 1500 is available with a number of best-in-class features, and some of the most advanced tech and most luxurious features in the truck segment, but sometimes it’s hard for people to grasp how nice or advanced a vehicle is until it’s compared to something else. So to put the new Ram 1500’s qualities into perspective, here’s a comparison of the interior cabins of two luxury light-duty truck trims, the 2019 Ram 1500 Limited and the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali.


2019 Ram 1500 Limited Highlights

Rear Legroom: 45.1 inches

12-inch color touchscreen display, dual-split screen function

Apple CarPlay / Android Auto / Bluetooth

SiriusXM 360

Audio System: Harman Kardon 19 speakers with subwoofer, active noise cancellation and 900-watt surround sound amplifier

Type-C USB high-speed charging ports + wireless charging pad

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Highlights

Rear Legroom: 40.9 inches

8-inch color touchscreen display

Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto / Bluetooth

SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Audio System: Bose 7 speakers with subwoofer when ordered with bucket seats

USB Ports


Rear Legroom + Interior Cargo

The cabin of the Ram 1500 is a leading-class truck cabin. The new Ram 1500 crew cab offers best-in-class rear legroom of 45.1 inches, which is 4.2 inches more (a pretty significant difference in legroom) than the 40.9 inches of rear legroom available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali crew cab.

Touchscreen + Entertainment Tech

The tech and entertainment features on the 2019 Ram 1500 Limited are substantially more advanced than the tech and entertainment features on any other truck in the class. The all-new Ram 1500 Limited (also standard on other 2019 1500 trims) comes standard with a 12-inch touchscreen, which is the biggest touchscreen available on any light-duty truck. The new screen has a unique split-screen display, which makes it easy for users to reconfigure the screen to suit their needs as well as use more than one feature or app at a time. The vehicle’s touchscreen provides users with access to the advanced Uconnect screen, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the all-new SiriusXM with 360L provides users with access to more shows and audio content than SiriusXM satellite radio.

The GMC Sierra 1500 Denali comes standard with an 8-inch digital color touchscreen display and it provides access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Audio System

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited also has the most powerful audio system available on a truck. The audio system is a 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system that includes a subwoofer, active noise cancellation and a 900-watt surround sound amplifier. When the GMC Sierra 1500 Denali is fitted with bucket seats, the truck is equipped with a 7-speaker Bose audio system that includes a subwoofer.

Luxury Winner

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited and the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali are both extremely nice light-duty pickup trucks, but the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Limited definitely has an edge  when it comes to luxury features. Offering more interior space for backseat passengers, as well as storage room,  the 2019 Ram 1500 also has advanced entertainment and tech options like the segment’s most powerful audio system and largest touchscreen.

The 2019 Ram 1500 is heading to University Dodge Ram in the 2018 model year and we can’t wait for inventory to be available at our dealership. In the meantime you can shop and browse the current 2018 Ram 1500 lineup online or visit us in Davie.

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