How the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 & 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Compare

How the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 & 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Compare

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If you are shopping for a powerful and dependable new truck for sale near the Round Rock, Texas, area, then you likely have your sight set on a full-size pickup. Chevrolet's Silverado lineup includes versatile trucks, but how do they stack up against the competition?

If you're considering the 2021 Silverado 1500 as your next pickup, then you're liking comparing it to its rivals, including such models as the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500. To help with your new truck search, we've put together a detailed comparison of these pickups.

Chevy's Silverado lineup of hard-working trucks boasts a favorite among the light-duty class: the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. This stellar model boasts six available powertrain options, paired with standard two-wheel drive (2WD) or available four-wheel drive (4WD). The new Silverado 1500 also offers trailering technologies and advanced all-terrain packages that help you make the most of your towing duties as well as your off-road adventuring.

Now, let's take a closer look at where the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 distinguishes itself from competitors like the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500.

Our Austin, Texas, Chevrolet dealer invites you to learn more about how the new Silverado 1500 stacks up to the GMC Sierra 1500 with the comparison table below:


2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500


Chevrolet Silverado 1500

GMC Sierra 1500


4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine
285 hp @ 5300

4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine
285 hp @ 5300

Available Fuel Economy

23 / 33

23 / 30

Maximum Tow Rating



Maximum Payload



Cargo Space

Cubic Feet

Cubic Feet

Available Transmission

10-Speed Automatic

10-Speed Automatic

Android Auto™ Integration



Apple CarPlay® Integration



  • Available Features On The Silverado 1500
  • 7" diagonal color touchscreen
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming for 2 active devices for compatible phones
  • Voice command pass-through to phone for compatible phones
  • 3.5" diagonal monochromatic Driver Information Center
  • 170-amp alternator
  • Durabed
  • External engine oil cooler
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Available Features On The GMC Sierra 1500
  • LED headlamps
  • Wireless phone connectivity
  • Seating for up to six
  • Driver heated mirror
  • Rear bumper step
  • Driver front-impact airbag
  • Leather seating
  • Heated front seats

Silverado Performance & Value

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 offer a range of powertrain options, but one model comes out on top when it comes to efficient performance. If you're looking to get the most miles-per-gallon out of a dependable and work-ready pickup, the Chevy model delivers!

While both of these full-size trucks are offered with a powerful 3.0-liter turbo-diesel six-cylinder engine, the Silverado 1500 comes out on top in fuel economy in this configuration. In fact, whether you select 2WD or 4WD with the 3.0-liter turbo-diesel inline-six, the Chevy returns better overall MPG than GMC's Sierra 1500. Why sacrifice fuel economy if you can enjoy a similar level of performance at the same time?

When we compare the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 to the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 on price, we see that the Chevy tops the GMC when it comes to starting price and overall value for your money. You see, whether you opt for a base model, fully loaded edition or any comparable trim and configuration in between, the Silverado 1500 boasts a lower MSRP. While the price margin may not be huge, it's still significant, especially when you consider that the Chevy model more than holds its own when it comes to performance, capability and features!

Chevy Truck Financing & Lease Offers In Austin, TX

Chevrolet's 2021 Silverado 1500 outperforms the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 on many fronts, so why wouldn't you want to make this powerful Chevy your next truck? Now, the toughest decision will be determining which version of the 2021 Silverado 1500 to choose! With six powertrains, multiple cab styles and drivetrains available, plus an array of trims and special editions, you'll surely want to get started on your new Chevy truck search today. Whichever variant you decide on, you can apply for Chevrolet financing via our website today.

Our sales and finance specialists are standing by to assist you in your acquisition of a rugged and powerful new Silverado 1500 pickup, so don't put off your visit any longer. You can get behind the wheel of your preferred new Chevy truck soon when you follow these directions to Henna Chevrolet in Austin, Texas.

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