The truck competition has been fiercer than ever before. As many truck owners debate which options are better than others, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 offers one of the more well-rounded experiences in the class.
However, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 shares many similarities between it and the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While both brands are owned by General Motors, there are distinct differences between the two. At Palmen GM, we provide a comparison of two similar, yet quite distinct models. To provide some context, Palmen GM provides a comparison below:
2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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While both models share many features, several options are slightly different. One major difference between Work Truck trim levels comes in the slightly longer 2021 GMC Sierra. Meanwhile, the front seats offer just a hint of extra space - likely only due to minor upholstery or feature adjustments between both models. Otherwise, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is most known for its focus on its upper six trim levels compared to Chevrolet’s focus on mid-tier trims. Such options in the GMC Sierra include the Denali trim level, which offers the world’s first Six-Function MultiPro Tailgate and a segment-exclusive Continuous Damping Adaptive Ride Control.
While the differences between 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado make for endless debate, both options share a similar powerful engine. A standard 4.3-liter V6 engine, which outputs up to 285 horsepower and 305 ft-lbs of torque. With it, the combination provides an estimated 16 City, 21 Highway MPG rating. Beyond that, the GMC Sierra 1500 offers an additional five powertrains. One such focus is on the impressive 6.2-Liter EcoTec®3 V-8 engine, of which many models are paired with. The impressive upper-trim engine provides upwards of 420 horsepower and 460 ft-lbs of torque.
Beyond the many small differences between the two models, the 2021 GMC Sierra is geared towards more luxury options at higher trims. If you’re interested in a model near the Kenosha, WI area, stop into Palmen GM today.