2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Its Competition

2021 Chevrolet Silverado
Robert Duffer Robert Duffer Senior Editor

The Silverado is a solid, capable pickup truck with more powertrain options than the aging Toyota Tundra and the streamlined Nissan Titan.

Despite the LTZ and High Country trims, it pales to the more refined finish of its GM sibling, the GMC Sierra.

The Ford F-150 is the bestselling vehicle decades over for a reason, and for 2021 comes with hybrid powertrains in advance of a forthcoming all-electric version.

The Ram 1500 might be the best of the bunch, with a ride quality like a crossover SUV and even more towing capacity than the Silverado.

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2021 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Angular Front Exterior View2021 GMC Sierra 1500
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Quick Specs
5.3
The 2021 Chevy Silverado offers ample power, cargo volume, and towing capacity, but it lags rivals in safety ratings and interior refinement.
The 2021 Ford F-150 full-size pickup is equally exciting for what’s available and what’s to come.
4.8
The 2021 Toyota Tundra leans hard into its brand name and its reputation for durability.
6.0
The 2021 Ram 1500 full-size pickup is heading in the right direction with just a couple of small detours.
MSRP From     
$28,600$28,940$29,700$36,550$33,675$32,245
Gas Mileage     
14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 17 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas V6Regular Unleaded V-6Gas V6Premium Unleaded V-8Regular Unleaded V-8Regular Unleaded V-6
EPA Class     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Style Name     
2WD Reg Cab 140" Work TruckXL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box2WD Reg Cab 140"4x2 King Cab SSR Double Cab 6.5' Bed 5.7L (Natl)Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box
Drivetrain     
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
333663
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Regular Cab PickupRegular Cab StylesideRegular Cab PickupKing CabDouble CabRegular Cab
Transmission     
AutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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