2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 GMC Sierra 1500

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

Trim Options

285-hp 4.3L V6

Base Engine

285-hp 4.3L V6
13,400 pounds

Max Towing

11,800 pounds

There’s a big world of tough full-size trucks out there. When you’re shopping for one in the Gretna area, you might consider narrowing the search down to two powerhouse trucks from GM— the Chevy Silverado vs. GMC Sierra. How much do these trucks differ when they’re in the same class and from the same parent company? You’ll be surprised, especially by how the Silverado tops the Sierra in price, towing, and options. Take a closer look at Silverado vs. Sierra with Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc., and then take a look at our Chevy Silverado 1500 inventory

GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado: Starting MSRP

When Marrero drivers make the investment in a full-size truck, they want what’s good for their budget, especially when you’re shopping for a truck that can go from the work site to the streets of Belle Chasse for both errands and fun. The Silverado is a more affordable option across all the trim levels with over $5,000 separating the top trim levels. See below.

Base Trim Level Prices:

  • 2021 Silverado 1500 Work Truck (Entry-Level): $28,600 MSRP
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Base (Entry-Level): $30,000 MSRP

Top Trim Level Prices:

  • 2021 Silverado 1500 High Country (Top Tier): $58,595 MSRP
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali (Top Tier): $63,495 MSRP

Silverado vs. Sierra: Trim Levels

Speaking of trim levels, you get more choices with the Chevy Silverado 1500, since it has seven trim levels as opposed to the Sierra’s six. No matter which make you choose you’ll have the options of cabs: Regular, Double, or Crew. Here’s a look at the trim levels of the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado by name: 

2021 Silverado 1500 Trim Levels

  • Custom
  • Custom Trail Boss
  • LT
  • RST
  • LT Trail Boss
  • LTZ
  • High Country

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Trim Levels

  • Sierra Base
  • SLE
  • Elevation
  • SLT
  • AT4
  • Denali

Silverado vs. Sierra: Performance and Capabilities

We know capability and performance are at the heart of every truck choice. The base level engine in both the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado is a 4.3L V6, generating 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. Although the engine power is the same, the Chevy Silverado has a higher towing capacity by almost 2,000 pounds. And once again, you have more options when you choose the Chevy Silverado, which offers five engine choices compared to the Sierra’s four engine options. 

Silverado vs. Sierra: Standard Features

This is the area where the GMC Sierra vs. Chevy Silverado are most alike. Both are exceptionally well-equipped with features that include: 

  • Infotainment system with color touchscreen
  • Rear vision camera
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • And more!

Select a Winner at Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc.! 

With the perks of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in mind, are you ready to get one for yourself? Just contact Leson Chevrolet Company, Inc. and we’ll get you started on the buying process in Harvey. Still not sure? Take a look at how the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 compares to the 2021 Ford F-150.

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