2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

Exterior view comparing the 2021 GMC Sierra vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado
2021 GMC Sierra 1500


2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
4.3L V6

Base Engine

4.3L V6
285 hp

Standard V6 Horsepower

285 hp
305 lb-ft

Standard V6 Torque

305 lb-ft
420 hp, 6.2L V8

Top Engine

420 hp, 6.2L V8
Up to 5,352 kilograms

Max Towing Capacity

Up to 6,033 kilograms

Trying to decide between the Silverado or Sierra? These are both strong and capable pickup trucks, and since both are manufactured by GM, they offer similar specs and features. But there are some key differences between the two that you should take into consideration before deciding which will best serve your Regina-area driving needs. In this GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado comparison from Standard Motors we’ll take a look at how these top-rated trucks match up in terms of performance, features, and safety.

Silverado or Sierra: Performance & Capabilities

Comparing the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado performance shows that both trucks offer a range of powerful engines across their respective lineups. Starting with a base 285-hp V6 engine and a top-of-the-line 420-hp V8, you’ll be able to choose just how much power you want on the roads in and around Saskatoon.

There are some differences when it comes to towing, as the Sierra 1500 can provide a maximum towing capacity of 5,352 kilograms, while the Silverado 1500 towing capacity maxes out at 6,033 kilograms.

Silverado or Sierra: Features

Some of the features you’ll enjoy with either the Silverado or Sierra include:

  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Under-seat storage

The upper trims of both pickups come with upscale features, such as leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a premium audio system.

As for convenience and functionality, the new GMC Sierra 1500 offers a Multi-Pro™ Tailgate, while the new Silverado 1500 can be equipped with a Multi-Flex Tailgate.

Silverado or Sierra: Safety Technology

A similar set of advanced safety technologies are available with both of these GM trucks. You’ll enjoy an extra level of peace of mind on Kyle roads with the likes of:

  • OnStar® Safety & Security
  • Teen Driver tech
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • And more!

Compare the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado at Standard Motors

The choice between the Silverado or Sierra will come down to your personal preference, as both trucks have a lot to offer. You’ll find the Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 in stock today at our dealership in Swift Current, and our friendly sales team will be happy to help you pick out the one that is the best fit with your lifestyle. Make sure to explore our current new vehicle specials, and contact us today to schedule a test drive.

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