2021 GMC Canyon vs. Sierra 1500

2021 GMC Canyon vs. 2021 GMC Sierra
2021 GMC Canyon

vs.

2021 GMC Sierra 1500
$26,800

Starting MSRP

$30,100
5 passengers

Max Seating Capacity

6 passengers
2.5L I4

Base Engine

4.3L V6
20 city / 30 highway mpg

Max Gas Mileage

20 city / 23 highway mpg
200 hp

Base Horsepower

285 hp
191 hp

Torque

305 hp
7,700 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

11,800 pounds
1,580 pounds

Maximum Payload Capacity

2,200 pounds

GMC makes some awesome pickup trucks. It’s no wonder they’re so popular with Rome drivers. But which one is right for you? To help you choose, we’ve put together the detailed, side-by-side 2021 GMC Canyon vs. Sierra comparison below.

 

 

2021 GMC Canyon vs. Sierra 1500 – Cost

We think both trucks are bargains for what they have to offer. But the MSRP for the GMC Canyon comes in a little lower than the GMC Sierra 1500. This is to be expected since the GMC Sierra is the bigger pickup with more features and a more powerful engine. Another way the GMC Canyon comes out a little less expensive is its slightly better gas mileage. Of course, you should check out our new vehicle specials for the best deals.

GMC Canyon vs. Sierra – Starting MSRP

  • 2021 GMC Canyon – $26,800
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 – $30,100

GMC Canyon vs. Sierra– Combined EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

  • 2021 GMC Canyon – 20 city / 30 highway mpg
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 – 20 city / 23 highway mpg

2021 GMC Canyon vs. Sierra 1500 – Power and Performance

Either truck delivers enough power to dominate any Acworth job site. The GMC Sierra comes standard with a standard V6 engine, while the GMC Canyon starts off with a 4-cylinder as its base engine, making the Sierra the more powerful option. Here are the specs:

2021 GMC Canyon – Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 200 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Torque – 191 hp @ 4400 rpm

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 – Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 285 hp @ 5300 rpm
  • Torque – 305 hp @ 3900 rpm

2021 GMC Canyon vs. Sierra 1500– Towing and Payload

These trucks are built to tow and haul. They each have impressive trailering and payload capacities for their respective classes. Here are the capacities for each:

GMC Canyonvs. Sierra– Maximum Towing Capacity / Maximum Payload

  • 2021 GMC Canyon – 7,700 pounds / 1,580 pounds
  • 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 – 11,800 pounds / 2,200 pounds

Check Out the GMC Canyon and Sierra at Riverside Buick GMC

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of your next pickup? Riverside Buick GMC has helped lots of customers just like you from Canton and beyond to find the truck or car that’s just right for them. You can start right now by filling out our online finance application. Feel free to contact us online or stop in at our Cartersville dealership today!

 

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