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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs. 2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

MSRP*: $35,300 to $63,300
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Picture of the 2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2021 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

MSRP*: $36,200 to $65,700
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Invoice* $33,394 to $59,249 $34,245 to $61,495
MPG - City Info not available Info not available
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 69.5 - 83.6 ft3
Engine V-8 V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 445 hp 445 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 18,500 lbs 14,500 - 18,500 lbs
Exterior Length 235.5 - 266.0 in 235.5 - 266.1 in
Exterior Width 81.8 in 81.8 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Head Room Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Sierra 2500HD. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Sierra 2500HD. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 2500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is about the same width as the GMC Sierra 2500HD. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD has a similar turning radius to the GMC Sierra 2500HD, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD will do just as well as the GMC Sierra 2500HD, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the GMC Sierra 2500HD are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD as you will the GMC Sierra 2500HD. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD as you will with the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 2500HD.