2021 Chevy Silverado vs. GMC Sierra

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


2021 GMC Sierra 1500
$28,600 MSRP

Starting Price

$30,000 MSRP
13,300 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

11,800 pounds

Engine Options

20/23 mpg

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage city/highway

16/21 mpg

Are you in the market for the new Chevy Silverado? We don’t blame you. This truck would make a fine addition to any Livingston driveway or work site. But how does it stack up against the competition, like the GMC Sierra? We think the Silverado dominates the competition. To prove it, we’ve put together the detailed, side-by-side 2021 GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado comparison below.

2021 GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado – Price

The MSRP of the 2021 Chevy Silverado comes in lower than the 2021 GMC Sierra, which is surprising, considering the Silverado is the better value. Of course, the lower MSRP isn’t the only way you save when buying a Chevy Silverado. You can also take advantage of our new vehicle specials. Here are the starting prices for each truck:

2021 Chevy Silverado Starting MSRP

  • 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Work Truck (Entry-Level): $28,600 MSRP
  • 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country (Top Tier): $58,595 MSRP

2021 GMC Sierra Starting MSRP

  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Base (Entry-Level): $30,000 MSRP
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali (Top Tier): $63,495 MSRP

2021 GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado – Gas Mileage

If you’re like most of our Sparta customers, you don’t want to have to empty your bank account just to keep your gas tank full. You won’t have to worry about that with the new Silverado. It offers best in class gas mileage. When you opt for the Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel engine, you can get up to an EPA-estimated 33 miles per gallon. Even the standard engine delivers better gas mileage than the GMC Sierra. Here are the EPA estimates for each truck:

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage (city/highway)

  • 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 – 20/23 mpg
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 – 16/21 mpg

2021 GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado – Maximum Towing Capacity

The new Silverado is a beast that can tow up to a massive 13,000 pounds when properly equipped. That’s more than the GMC Sierra can tow, even when equipped with GMC’s tow package. Here are the maximum towing capacities (when properly equipped) for each pickup:

Maximum Towing Capacity

  • 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 – 13,000 pounds
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 – 11,800 pounds

Check Out the New Chevy Silverado at Carlen Motors, Inc.

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. We’re just a short drive away from Crossville. So drop by or contact us today!

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