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2005 GMC Sierra vs. 2010 Dodge Journey

To start off, 2010 Dodge Journey is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 GMC Sierra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 GMC Sierra would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 GMC Sierra (321 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 86 more horse power than 2010 Dodge Journey. (235 HP @ 6400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2010 Dodge Journey. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 GMC Sierra weights approximately 427 kg more than 2010 Dodge Journey. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 GMC Sierra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Dodge Journey. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 GMC Sierra (370 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 56 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Dodge Journey. (314 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Dodge Journey.

Compare all specifications:

2005 GMC Sierra 2010 Dodge Journey
Make GMC Dodge
Model Sierra Journey
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type Pickup Crossover
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 321 HP 235 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 314 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 6 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2270 kg 1843 kg
Vehicle Length 5790 mm 4887 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1834 mm
Wheelbase Size 3650 mm 2891 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 78 L


 

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