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2WD Crew Cab 147" Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Custom 20 23 $36,993 $38,900
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" High Country 17 23 $50,719 $53,900
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" LT 20 23 $40,180 $42,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" LTZ 17 23 $46,485 $49,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" RST 20 23 $41,309 $43,900
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Work Truck 16 21 $34,211 $35,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 157" LT 20 23 $40,463 $43,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 157" Work Truck 16 21 $34,499 $35,900
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Custom 20 23 $34,711 $36,500
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" LT 20 23 $37,922 $40,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Work Truck 16 21 $31,905 $33,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck 16 21 $28,157 $29,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Custom 19 22 $40,132 $42,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $41,939 $44,100
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" High Country 16 22 $54,013 $57,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LT Trail Boss 16 21 $48,461 $51,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LT w/1LT 19 22 $43,286 $46,000
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LT w/2FL 19 22 $41,874 $44,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LTZ 16 22 $49,590 $52,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" RST 19 22 $44,415 $47,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Work Truck 15 20 $37,382 $38,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Custom 19 22 $40,417 $42,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $42,224 $44,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" High Country 16 22 $54,295 $57,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" LT 19 22 $43,568 $46,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" LT Trail Boss 16 21 $48,743 $51,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" LTZ 16 22 $49,873 $53,000
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" RST 19 22 $44,697 $47,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Work Truck 15 20 $37,671 $39,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Custom 19 22 $37,849 $39,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $39,656 $41,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" LT w/1LT 19 22 $41,027 $43,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" LT w/2FL 19 22 $39,616 $42,100
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" RST 19 22 $41,968 $44,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Work Truck 15 20 $35,076 $36,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck 15 20 $32,577 $33,900
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2WD Crew Cab 147"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" 16 21 $34,980 $36,400
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Denali 15 22 $52,507 $55,800
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation 20 23 $43,003 $45,700
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLE 20 23 $41,215 $43,800
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLT 15 22 $44,697 $47,500
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" 16 21 $32,674 $34,000
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Elevation 20 23 $40,557 $43,100
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" SLE 20 23 $38,957 $41,400
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140" 16 21 $28,926 $30,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" 15 20 $38,151 $39,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" AT4 16 21 $51,472 $54,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Denali 16 22 $55,801 $59,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation w/3SB 18 21 $46,109 $49,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation w/3VL 18 21 $44,415 $47,200
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLE 18 21 $44,321 $47,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLT 14 20 $47,802 $50,800
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" 15 20 $38,440 $40,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" AT4 22 26 $52,601 $55,900
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Denali 16 22 $56,083 $59,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Elevation 18 21 $46,391 $49,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLE 18 21 $44,603 $47,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLT 14 20 $48,085 $51,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" 15 20 $35,845 $37,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation w/3SB 18 21 $43,662 $46,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation w/3VL 18 21 $41,968 $44,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" SLE 18 21 $42,062 $44,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140" 15 20 $33,346 $34,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,993
$34,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,900
$36,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$607 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevy Silverado offers ample power, cargo volume, and towing capacity, but it lags rivals in safety ratings and interior refinement. The 2021 GMC Sierra has deep beds and big tow ratings, but low crash-test scores.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
61.18 61.18
Second Leg Room (in)
43.4 43.4
Front Head Room (in)
43.03 43.03
Second Hip Room (in)
60.24 60.24
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.02 66.02
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Head Room (in)
40.12 40.12
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.16 65.16
Front Leg Room (in)
44.53 44.53
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
147.43 147.43
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.89 7.89
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
81.24 81.24
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
231.7 231.72
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.89 7.89
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
75.49 75.49
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.63 50.63
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.92 69.92
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
71.4 71.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.4 22.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
62.9 62.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 13.6 x 0.79
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 1.18 13.5 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 24
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.9 46.3
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
QAQ QBR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
275/60R20 255/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QAB QBN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
275/60R20 255/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
255/80R17SL 255/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QAB QBN
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9700 9700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
930 760
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2300 1875
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9300 7600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9200 7500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2713 2713
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 3800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14500 12800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1889 1889
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20" x 9" 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8" 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20" x 9" 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 730
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
- TBD - Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
348 @ 1500 305 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
L3B LV3
Displacement
2.7L/166 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5600 285 @ 5300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.97 2.36
Trans Order Code
MQE MYC
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.66
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.56 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 1.53
Trans Type
8 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 0.85
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code
E63 E63
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab Pickup
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
50.0 50
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3700
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
50.0 50
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 1.30
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3700
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Box Ladder Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 10.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2021 GMC Sierra 1500
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  • Lease: From $319/mo
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