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2021 GMC Sierra 1500
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2WD Crew Cab 147"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" 16 21 $34,596 $36,000
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Denali 17 23 $51,943 $55,200
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation 20 23 $42,062 $44,700
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLE 20 23 $40,274 $42,800
Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" SLT 17 23 $44,227 $47,000
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" 16 21 $32,289 $33,600
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Elevation 20 23 $39,616 $42,100
Sierra 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" SLE 20 23 $38,016 $40,400
Sierra 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140" 16 21 $28,541 $29,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" 15 20 $37,767 $39,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" AT4 16 21 $50,625 $53,800
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Denali 16 22 $55,236 $58,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Elevation 18 21 $45,168 $48,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLE 18 21 $43,380 $46,100
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" SLT 16 22 $47,520 $50,500
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" 15 20 $38,055 $39,600
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" AT4 22 26 $51,755 $55,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Denali 16 22 $55,519 $59,000
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Elevation 18 21 $45,450 $48,300
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLE 18 21 $43,662 $46,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" SLT 16 22 $47,802 $50,800
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" 15 20 $35,460 $36,900
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Elevation 18 21 $42,721 $45,400
Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" SLE 18 21 $41,121 $43,700
Sierra 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140" 15 20 $32,962 $34,300
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1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tundra 2WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $45,227 $48,895
Tundra 2WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $40,936 $44,255
Tundra 2WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $39,211 $42,390
Tundra 2WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $45,227 $48,895
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $31,150 $33,675
Tundra 2WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $31,454 $34,005
Tundra 2WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $35,123 $37,970
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $32,713 $35,365
Tundra 2WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L N/A N/A $33,017 $35,695
Tundra 4WD 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $48,049 $51,945
Tundra 4WD Limited CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $43,758 $47,305
Tundra 4WD Limited Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $42,032 $45,440
Tundra 4WD Platinum CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $48,049 $51,945
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $33,971 $36,725
Tundra 4WD SR Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $34,276 $37,055
Tundra 4WD SR5 CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $37,943 $41,020
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $35,533 $38,415
Tundra 4WD SR5 Double Cab 8.1' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $35,839 $38,745
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro CrewMax 5.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $49,072 $53,050
Tundra 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L 13 17 $45,117 $48,775
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,596
$45,227
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,000
$48,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$600 / month
$815 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Toyota Tundra leans hard into its brand name and its reputation for durability.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg -
Highway
21 mpg -
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.02 65.7
Second Head Room (in)
40.12 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.16 65.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.53 42.5
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Hip Room (in)
61.18 62.6
Second Leg Room (in)
43.4 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
43.03 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
60.24 60.4
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
231.72 228.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.89 10.4
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
75.49 75.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 47.9
Wheelbase (in)
147.43 145.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.89 10.4
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 27
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
81.24 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 33.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
71.4 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.4 22.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
62.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.63 50
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.92 66.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 1.18 13.9
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 13.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 38
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.3 44
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QBN NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
255/70R17 P275/55HR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
255/70R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QBN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
QBR NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
255/70R17 P275/55HR20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7600 9400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7500 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9700 9400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
760 940
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1875 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3900
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2723 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12800 16000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 4150
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1899 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 20 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 710
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 710
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
305 @ 3900 401 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
LV3 NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 5.7 L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5300 381 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes Regular Duty
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 3.33
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.35
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Tenth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 1.96
Trans Order Code
MYC NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Sierra 1500 Toyota Tundra 2WD
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup CrewMax
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
50 -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 4.30
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
50 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 4.30
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3850 -
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 11.9
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
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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