2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500

  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2021 Sierra 1500


2020 Sierra 1500
Starts at $32,598


Starts at $32,498

Available Trim Levels


Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Not Available
Standard on SLE Model

SLE Value Package

Standard on Elevation Model

Elevation Value Package

Not Available

2WD Standard Bed Crew Model


The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 has just been released, and if you’re like many other Edmonton truck enthusiasts, you’re no doubt anxious to hear what the newest model has to offer. So, what’s new in the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500? The new Sierra receives many changes and updates, including some new standard features and new colors. Learn more in this 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 comparison from Capital GMC Buick, then explore the available GMC trucks for sale at our dealership in Edmonton today!

What’s New in the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500? 

There are quite a few changes to the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, but one of the first things that you’ll want to know is the new price. You’ll find that the Sierra 1500, like all GMC trucks, remains remarkably affordable. While the 2020 Sierra started at $32,498, the 2021 Sierra is only $100 more at $32,598. Check out the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 upgrades and changes below:


  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Premium floor liners with removable carpet insert now standard on AT4 models
  • SiriusXM Radio is now standard on SLE and Elevation models
  • Dark Walnut/Slate no longer available on Elevation Trim
  • Sunroof no longer available on SLE and AT4 models
  • Front 40/20/40 split-bench with covered armrest storage now standard on base Sierra models
  • Bucket seats now available on all Elevation models


  • Four new exterior colors: Ebony Twilight Metallic, Cayenne Red Tintcoat, Hunter Metallic, Brownstone Metallic
  • AT4 high clearance step
  • Manual tailgate function with lift-assist no longer offered
  • 2WD standard bed crew model no longer available


  • SLE Value Package now standard on all SLE models
  • Elevation Value Package now standard on all Elevation models
  • X31 Off-Road and Protection Package now available on the SLE, Elevation, and SLT models
  • 1SA Safety Package now available on base Sierra models
  • Bed View Camera now only available as part of the Technology Package
  • Denali Premium Package no longer available

What Carries Over from the 2020 Sierra to the 2021 Sierra?

Whether you choose the new 2021 GMC Sierra or the 2020 GMC Sierra, you’ll have five trim levels from which to choose, along with four cab/truck bed configurations and access to the following class-leading features which can enhance your Sherwood Park driving experience:

  • Available World’s First Six-Function MultiPro™ Tailgate
  • Industry-First Available Carbon-Fiber Composite Bed
  • More Cargo Bed Volume than Any Competitor
  • First-in-Class Available Head-Up Display and Rear Camera Mirror
  • Best-in-Class Light Duty Diesel Horsepower

Test Drive the GMC Sierra 1500 at Capital GMC Buick

The new GMC Sierra 1500 is a versatile and well-equipped pickup truck that is just as at home on the job site as it is on a weekend getaway. Now that you know what’s new in the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, review the 2021 Sierra color options and learn more about the available Sierra packages. Don’t forget to check out our new vehicle specials and current GMC Sierra lease offers to take advantage of some of the best deals on GMC trucks in the Leduc area. Ready to get behind the wheel of an exciting new 2021 GMC Sierra 1500? Contact us to schedule a test drive today! If you are looking for an even more budget-friendly option, browse our current used truck inventory. If you want to learn more, check out the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Key Specs!

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