Compare 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Chevrolet Silverado

2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 Chevrolet Silverado

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Chevrolet Silverado
4.3L 6cyl Engine 2.7L 4cyl Turbo
285 HP Horsepower 310 HP
16 city / 21 hwy* Fuel Economy 19 city / 22 hwy*

Serving Pensacola, FL

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola ranks #3 in its class. The Sierra earns its high marks for its solid power output, impressive towing and handling, and rugged good looks. The Sierra 1500, which you can schedule for an online test drive through Buick GMC Pensacola, is also a comfortable truck filled with amenities and conveniences. When you want to try out the 1500 for yourself, just contact us for a 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive to let us know which version of the 1500 is most appealing. You’re also welcome to try out multiple trims. During the test drive our knowledgeable staff can tell you all about the 1500’s greatest features and its notable updates for 2021, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This new technology adds to the truck’s comfortable cabin, which already has a larger, user-friendly touchscreen. The GMC Sierra 1500 gets a leading edge over other trucks, including the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500. The Chevy’s touch screen is smaller and less intuitive in comparison, and its interior has an overall dated look compared to the GMC’s cabin.

Performance and Handling

If you’re looking for a truck that can perform, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola will get the job done. The GMC Sierra 1500 has multiple engine and powertrain configurations designed to meet your precise towing and performance needs. An impressive range of engines are available with the truck, starting with a 4.3L V6 engine capable of 285 HP and 305 LB-FT in torque. You can also get two turbo engines after that. The turbo gasoline engine delivers 310 HP and 348 LB-FT of torque, while the turbo diesel engine produces 277 HP and a maximum of 460 LB-FT of torque. If you want even more power, you can select the 5.3L V8 with a power output of 355 HP. This engine cranks out 383 LB-FT of torque. The top engine is a 6.2L V8 with up to 420 HP in power and 460 LB-FT of torque. Rear-wheel drive is the standard drivetrain on most trim levels, while four-wheel drive is optional on most. Power is more limited for the Chevy, which starts off with a V6 that produces 285 HP. The most power you’ll get with an engine for the Chevy is 355 HP. While a 10-speed transmission comes with the GMC, an eight-speed transmission is standard on the Silverado.

Interior and Amenities

When you try the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola, be sure to ask the staff about the latest features added to the truck this year. The Sierra now gets wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which makes it one of the most innovative vehicles in its class. The GMC also has a large and intuitive touchscreen interface. A 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive is an ideal way to see the truck’s features trim-by-trim. The base level has a seven-inch touchscreen and dual USB ports for device charging. Automatic climate control, which you can test out with an online test drive, comes with the second trim. Heated seats, keyless entry, and a heated steering wheel are other features added as you move up the GMC lineup. Leather seats and a 120V power outlet are added to the SLT trim level. Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay don’t come with the Chevy, and its touchscreen is less user-friendly. USB ports are not standard, either.

Style and Design

The GMC has a striking appearance with LED headlights, LED lights in the truck bed, and multiple cab lengths. Larger 20-inch wheels on select trims and LED fog lights are equally stylish and functional. The Chevy Silverado has a more basic exterior design that only has 18-inch wheels at most, and LED fog lights are not an option until the top trim level.

Contact Buick GMC Pensacola today for an online test drive of the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.