The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is competitively priced and is a great addition to the full sized pickup trucks that are out on the market. This truck is attractive and it has a carbon fiber cargo bed. There is also a multi function tailgate to handle everything you would need. There is also a 420 liter 6.2 V8 engine that will make the truck powerful and it will be able to stand up to other models. Some will be released with the Danali that will be ready to go off roading and will have an AT4 trim. The interior is not exactly luxurious but it will be tough. The Sierra 1500 has everything that a person could want. It has style and refinement. There are some features that it has that similar models do not offer.
New Features for 2021
In 2021, GMC has decided to release the Sierra 1500 with some new features. There is an alert for jackknifing which is helpful for the trailer. This will allow the driver to know when there are dangerous conditions such as traffic so they can take steps to prepare to be safe. The tailgate is also wider and will allow for a higher clearance. There is an option to change the engine to diesel and it is not much more expensive. A person can get this diesel can be added to the car for only $996.
Pricing and Options
Sierra 1500: $29,795
The Sierra Elevations is said to be in the middle ground when it comes to price. There is a cool look to this truck. There are some options when it comes to cab style and bed length. This will be based on what you are looking for. This truck does have an all wheel drive option but it is going to cost a little more.
Performance and Under the Hood
There are five different engine options for the Sierra. This truck has three different options when it comes to transmission. You can also select the rear or all-wheel drive. The base model comes with a 285 hp V6 engine and it is a 6 speed automatic. Another option is the 355 hp with the V8 engine. This model comes in a six speed or an eight speed automatic. There are yet another options for a 420 hp V8 and torque diesel engine that is a six cylinder. This model has a specially designed ten speed automatic. There can be some other features added on too. There is an adaptive damper and this will allow it to compare with other models. This car is strong enough to go off roading and the AT 4 model is rugged just for this purpose. There is a 2.0-inch suspension that will have everything lifted. This will offer a bit of a rough ride but it is tough. It will be able to handle everything that is thrown at it and then some.
This GMC sierra 1500 on 2021 can tow up to 12,200 pounds. It was also designed to support a payload of 2,240 pounds when it has the proper equipment.
The 2021 Sierra 1500 has different options when it comes to powertrain issues. The fuel economy ratings will vary based on the model that you select. If you are looking to get the best gas mileage you are going to want to look at the diesel engine. This model can get 23 miles to the gallon in the city and 30 miles to the gallon on the highway based on information from the EPA. You need to keep in mind that there will be a 6.2 liter, V8 engine that will come standard on the Denali model. This will only get an estimate of 16 miles to the gallon on city driving and 20 miles to the gallon on the highway. This is with the all wheel drive feature. In a real world situation, the vehicle was able to get 18 miles to the gallon on the highway.
Interior and Cargo
The GMC sierra 1500 cabin was designed to be functions and there is plenty of room. Some of the models have a crew cab and every version will be user friendly. All of the buttons make sense and they are functions. Some may say that the interior is not as luxurious as other models but it is functional. There is an above head display and there are heated and ventilated seats. This is an additional feature many like to have. There is plenty of storage room inside. The Sierra 1500 can be used with a trick tailgate so that it can fit in more items and things can be moved around as needed. There is a top class carbon fiber reinforced cargo bed. This material is said to be both lighter and stronger than the steel models.