2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 GMC Sierra 1500


2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
4.3L V6

Base Engine

4.3L V6
285 hp


285 hp
305 lb-ft


305 lb-ft
8-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
420 hp, 6.2L V8

Top Engine

420 hp, 6.2L V8
Up to 12,100 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

Up to 13,300 pounds


Looking for a pickup truck to either enhance your daily commute or tough Bartow job sites? When you want a rugged truck, you will likely want to compare the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado. We don’t blame you! Both are excellent trucks with premium performance specs and interior technologies. Silverado or Sierra? Which will earn the top spot on your driveway? Compare these exciting trucks with the team at Kelley Automotive Group! Then, peruse our virtual inventory to find the pickup truck that’s right for your driving needs and budget. Get the car-buying process started and get pre-approved for financing.

Silverado or Sierra: Interior Features

The new GMC Sierra 1500 interior offers Winter Haven drivers with premium materials like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome trim accents, and purposeful interior lighting. You also have the option of adding on heated front seats and leather-appointed upholstery with perforated inserts for extra comfort and luxury.

The main difference in the Silverado interior is that it offers extra storage space inside the rear seats instead of behind them. Also, the Sierra interior is more refined than the Silverado’s interior.

Silverado or Sierra: Safety Technology

When it comes to safety technology, Auburndale-area drivers can expect to find Teen Driver tech, OnStar® Safety & Security, and the Pro Grade Warranty on the new GMC Sierra. There’s also the available:

  • HD Rear Vision Camera
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • And more!

The Silverado comes equipped with similar features to the Sierra, but they come at an additional cost. These features include the Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and more.

Compare the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado in Lakeland!

The new GMC Sierra offers more standard safety technology, luxurious design, and is equipped to provide the driving experience you want. Check out the GMC Sierra interior features, towing capabilities and more when you visit your local Kelley Automotive Group location for a test drive. Contact us with any questions in the meantime.


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