Compare 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500


2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2020 GMC Sierra 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

vs.

2020 GMC Sierra 1500

4.3L 6cyl

Engine

4.3L 6cyl
285 HP

Horsepower

285 HP
16 city / 21 hwy*

Fuel Economy

16 city / 21 hwy*

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

The GMC Sierra 1500 is one of the most popular large trucks around. The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach gets some updates for 2021 that add to its appeal, including Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in wireless form. Although the GMC got some new technology for 2021, it remains largely the same in appearance as the 2020 model, and it has the same performance capabilities. The 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 received more comprehensive updates, including adding a new 3.0L turbo diesel engine and 10-speed transmission to the lineup. In 2020, the 1500 also added some more safety technology, including adaptive cruise control and several available trailer cameras. You can explore the differences between the two GMC model years through a GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive with Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach to see which model year and trim works best for you.

Performance

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach has a number of different options for power. The truck has a total of five engines in both years following the addition of more engines to the lineup in 2020. However, the engine and drivetrain that you get varies by trim level, so be sure to schedule a GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive for the precise trim that you want to try out based on performance. The base engine for the Sierra 1500 is a V6 with a 4.3L displacement. The truck’s base engine reaches up to 285 HP in power and over 300 LB-FT of torque. More speed and power are available with the turbo 2.7L engine that follows, which gives the GMC a greater power capacity of 310 HP and about 350 LB-FT in torque. Two V8 engines are available as well, including a 5.3L V8 that increases power to 355 HP, and a top 6.2L V8 engine with a greater power output of 420 HP matched with up to 460 LB-FT in torque. A turbo diesel engine is also available with an impressive fuel economy and 460 LB-FT in torque. The diesel and top V8 engine are connected to the new 10-speed transmission added in 2020. Four-wheel drive is available on all GMC 1500 trims.

Interior and Amenities

Along with testing out the GMC 1500’s performance capabilities at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach, you can also see all of its interior features through your custom GMC Sierra 1500 online test drive. Our staff will gladly accompany you on your test drive and show you all the latest and most impressive features of the GMC based on the trim that you get. They’ll show you how to use the new wireless versions of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay added to the 1500 in 2021, along with other helpful amenities such as the USB charging ports that come standard at the base level and a user-friendly seven-inch touchscreen interface. If you want more features, simply request a test drive for a higher-end trim with added creature comforts such as a larger touchscreen, heated seats, and more USB ports. You’ll get these conveniences on the SLE trim level and above. Leather seats come with the SLT in 2021 and 2020 for an even more comfortable ride.

Style

An online test drive is also a convenient and realistic way to preview the style and exterior design of the 1500 at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach. The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2020 truck have the same appearance, with some trim-specific differences to note. All trims have LED headlights and chrome-accented front bumpers for style. LED lights are added to the truck bed on the higher-level 1500 trims, and LED fog lights come with the Elevation trim level and higher. Starting with the SLT, the 1500 upgrades to 18-inch wheels and gets more chrome accents.

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*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.