Getting to Know the Capable 2021 GMC Sierra 1500

June 30th, 2021 by

Serra Buick GMC

Serra Buick GMC of Champaign is your one-stop-shop when you’re on the hunt for GMC parts or GMC service. Similarly, our coordinates should be programmed into your GPS whenever you’re shopping for a new vehicle.

If you want a truck that’s as capable as it is refined and well-mannered, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 should occupy the top spot on your list of must-see vehicles.

Engine Choices

Drivers who contact our GMC dealership near Champaign, IL often ask about engine options that come with the new GMC Sierra 1500. This versatile truck offers five different engines, including a 4.3-liter V6 that generates 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque.

The remaining engine choices and their respective outputs are as follows:

  • 7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine: 310 horsepower and 348 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-liter turbodiesel six-cylinder engine: 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 3-liter V8 engine: 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 2-liter V8 engine: 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque

Boasting a starting price of $30,100, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is equipped to deliver a lot of power for an affordable price, no matter which engine is under its hood.

Tow Rating and Payload Capacity

As you’ll see when you visit our location, the GMC Sierra 1500 is available with various cab/bed configurations. The configuration you pick will impact the truck’s max tow rating and payload capacity.

For example, only trucks with a crew cab can tow 11,800 pounds. A truck with a crew cab and eight-foot-long bed is necessary to hit the max payload capacity of 2,250 pounds.

Standard Equipment

Like the other GMC models in our new car inventory, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 comes with a bevy of sought-after standard equipment, including:

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity
  • Teen Driver system
  • USB port
  • Rearview camera
  • Bluetooth® integration

While all those features are standard on the base trim, higher trims have even more. Additional USB ports, HD and satellite radio, voice recognition, power outlets, and parking sensors are examples of some of the other features you’ll encounter as you explore this truck’s lineup.

If you want to experience the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, head over to Serra Buick GMC of Champaign to take it for a test drive. You can also get in touch with our GMC finance center to ask about our GMC lease and finance offers!

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