Compare 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 Toyota Tundra

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

vs.

2021 Toyota Tundra

4.3L 6cyl

Engine

5.7L 8cyl
285 HP

Horsepower

381 HP
16 city / 21 hwy*

Fuel Economy

13 city / 18 hwy*

Serving Pensacola, FL

With five engines available, including a diesel, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola is one of the most capable and industrious work trucks available. While the GMC Sierra can easily get you through the work day, its premium cabin makes daily driving just as comfortable. The GMC even gets some new technology this year, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which are not available with the Toyota Tundra. The GMC Sierra 1500 also has comfortable seats, and it has some of the best legroom in the class. The Sierra 1500 gives rivals stiff competition, including the 2021 Toyota Tundra. While the GMC Sierra 1500 takes the #3 spot in its class, the Toyota Tundra comes in at #6. When you contact Buick GMC Pensacola to learn more about the GMC Sierra 1500, you can set up a 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive to find out more about the Sierra 1500 and what makes it a superior choice against the Toyota Tundra.

Performance and Handling

If performance is important for your next truck, the GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Pensacola is an optimal choice. There are five different engines that you can select for the 1500, including four gasoline and a diesel. Standard for the GMC is a V6 engine with a power output that reaches 285 HP. This engine gets up to 305 LB-FT in torque. You can also get a turbo 2.7L engine with a power output of 310 HP and nearly 350 LB-FT in torque. Two V8 gasoline engines are also available. The first, which is a 5.3L V8, delivers 355 HP, while the second V8 reaches 420 HP and has a top torque output of 460 LB-FT. The diesel engine has the same amount of torque. Only one engine is available for the Toyota Tundra, in contrast, which is a gasoline V8. The Toyota’s power output is limited to 381 HP, which is less than the maximum power than you can get with the GMC. The GMC has an eight-speed transmission, while the Toyota has a six-speed.

Interior and Features

The GMC Sierra 1500 has a comfortable cabin at the base level with a seven-inch touchscreen, two USB charging ports, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay with smartphone pairing. A larger eight-inch touchscreen and more USB ports are added to the second trim level. The SLE trim, which is the second trim for the Sierra 1500, gets tinted rear windows, heated seats, and a heated steering wheel. Keyless entry is also standard, and the GMC has keyless ignition. A 120V power outlet comes with the next trim, along with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are not offered with the Toyota. Keyless ignition and entry are only available with packages, and it doesn’t offer a 120V charging outlet.

Style

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 also has a more stylish exterior. LED lighting is standard with the GMC Sierra 1500, but not the Toyota Tundra. The GMC also has LED lights in the truck bed, which the Toyota doesn’t include. Larger wheels are only offered on the higher-end trim levels of the Toyota Tundra.

If you don’t have time to make it down to Buick GMC Pensacola in person to try out the GMC Sierra 1500, you have the convenient option of scheduling a 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive remotely. You can quickly set up your online test drive through our website on your computer or smartphone. Just as with a traditional test drive, your preferred trim level will be waiting for you to take on a test drive whenever you’re ready. You can try the truck’s new power liftgate, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and explore its power capabilities with an extensive list of engines. You can ask our helpful staff how to use the truck’s features and ask questions about its performance, handling, comfort, and more.

Contact Buick GMC Pensacola today to learn more about the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and book an online test drive through our website.


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