The full-size pickup segment has long been very competitive, and the GMC Sierra 1500 has been a standout among its rivals. The 2021 Sierra 1500 continues this truck’s status as one of the leading vehicles in its class, thanks to its diverse selection of engines, outstanding curb appeal, and innovative cargo bed features. Buyers at the Watsonville GMC dealer also appreciate the luxurious Denali trim, which provides the power of a pickup and all the creature comforts of a great daily driver.
According to the GMC dealership near Watsonville, the 2021 GMC Sierra’s versatility is another feather in its cap. Buyers can get the Sierra 1500 as a basic work truck, a capable off-roader or a comfortable pickup for commuting or taking on trips. Truck buyers looking for a powerful full-size pickup that comes in several configurations should place the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 at the top of their shopping list.
The automotive experts at Motor Trend wrote: “[T]here's plenty to appreciate about the Sierra 1500. A slick multi-function tailgate, adaptive ride control, and an available lightweight carbon fiber bed should impress buyers. We like the styling, too, and the big GMC performed well and inspired confidence in our tow testing.”The Base trim comes with 17-inch painted silver wheels, a four-way manual-adjust seat, manual windows, a stereo system, an infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a USB port and Bluetooth.
GMC's ProGrade trailering system utilizes an arrangement of cameras, available tow mirrors, an integrated trailer brake controller, and parking brake assist, which make it easy to pull a trailer. The system can pull up 15 different camera angles on the center touchscreen. There's even an available camera that displays the inside of the trailer. The MultiPro tailgate can be used as a one-piece or separately to create a step.
The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is available in six trim levels: Base, SLE, Elevation, SLT, AT4 and Denali. Buyers can choose from three cab configurations and three cargo box sizes. All models get either a six- eight- or 10-speed automatic gearbox, depending on the engine and trim level. Some of the engines utilize a fuel-saving stop-start system. Here’s a rundown of the engines on offer: