Powerful, dependable, and advanced, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2021 Chevy Silverado are two impressive truck models from the GM family. But which one is right for you? While the 2021 Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 are similar in many ways, there are several key differences that lead the team at Buick GMC of Rochester to prefer the Sierra 1500. We created the following comparison to help you decide which model is right for you.
If you also prefer the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, browse the new Sierra inventory at our Rochester, MN, dealership to find your desired model. Contact our friendly sales team online or at (507) 288-1811 with any questions.
Under the hood, the 2021 Sierra 1500 and 2021 Silverado 1500 share the same six engine options. Whether you prefer a burly V8, efficient turbo-diesel, or energetic turbo gas engine, both the Sierra and Silverado deliver. Engine options include:
The Sierra 1500 Denali trim includes a premium suspension with continuous damping adaptive ride control. Adaptive ride control is available on the Silverado 1500 High Country. See the following table for performance specs.
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Take one look at the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 and you’ll see distinctive exterior differences that go beyond the badging. The GMC features an inward-curving grille opening, C-shaped headlights, and sculpted tailgate lines, while the Chevy comes with a squared grille design.
Unique 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 exterior features include:
Find the ideal blend of comfort and practicality in either the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 or Chevy Silverado 1500. Depending on the trim, you’ll find varying levels of luxury ranging from cloth or leather seating surfaces to ten-way power front seats with a heated and ventilated function, and more. However, if you’re looking for an off-road model, the GMC commitment to Professional Grade luxury shines through in the distinctive leather seats, bold interior badging, and exclusive darkened trim of the Sierra AT4 or the elevated luxury of the Sierra Denali.
The Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 are both available in the same cab and bed options with identical specs. Find seating for up to six people in the various crew cab configurations, or opt for the long bed configuration with up to 89.1 cubic-feet of cargo volume.
Whether you choose the 2021 GMC Sierra or 2021 Silverado 1500, you’ll be getting a truck that prioritizes modern connectivity. While both models share a host of similar tech and entertainment options, you’ll find certain features standard in more Sierra models, including:
The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 can be equipped with top-tier safety tech like an available 15-in. heads-up display and up to 15 camera views for towing. Select additional safety features in both the Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 include: