Why is there such a large difference in max towing potential between GM and Dodge for vehicles both in the 14,000 pound range?

Asked by Jan 31, 2017 at 10:48 PM about the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500HD SLT Double Cab DRW 4WD

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GMC's Max towing is rated in the 23K range.  Dodge goes to 32K.  GVWR's are within 1000 pounds, horsepower very close, torque numbers, both 6 speed transmissions.  trailer safety equipment similar

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Its just how each of the car was produced...

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