The forthcoming 2021 GMC Sierra 3500 is a full-size pickup that is a great off-roader and it offers a stunning tow rating. The cabin is very sharp and luxurious, and moreover, this truck is family-friendly. There are four trim levels and three cab sizes with two-bed lengths.The base regular cab is a two-door model that offers room for only three passengers. Regular cab comes with four doors and up to five passengers, and crew cab offers the same passenger configuration but this cab is roomier. A rear-wheel drive is standard, and generally, Sierra is a truck that is easy to configure thanks to a lot of offered options.
2021 GMC Sierra 3500 Exterior looks refreshed
The exterior of an all-new 2021 GMC Sierra 3500 looks fantastic. The front part is perhaps the best-in-class thanks to a huge chrome grille and refreshed hood scoop. Just like Sierra’s light-duty lineup, the 3500 model features HID headlights and LED running lights that are also present in 2021 GMC Sierra 2500 model.At the rear, the new CornerStep feature is optional, just like the 8-foot bed. Crew cab model offers the same bed as a standard, while on the all other models a 6-foot bed is standard. 18-inch wheel is standard as well, while the 19-inch wheel is available as an option. Speaking of optional equipment, an EZ-Lift tailgate is available and even a snowplow prep package is included.
2021 GMC Sierra 3500 Interior with a plenty of options
The base model of the 2021 GMC Sierra 3500 is well-equipped and stuff such as front-split-bench, power windows, and air conditioning are all standard. Leather seats are available on higher trim levels, and luxurious Denali trim is a real luxury model that offers a premium interior that is hard to compete with.On top of that, Denali includes a contrast stitching, a heated steering wheel that is wrapped in leather and more aluminum materials.The base model offers cloth seats that are surprisingly comfortable. The controls and buttons are placed in a perfect layout and everything is in a driver’s reach. Visibility is also good, and crew cab offers plenty of legroom and headroom. Amenities such as Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto are there as an optional.
2021 GMC Sierra 3500 Engine Output and Details
There are three V8 engine options available. The base engine of the 2021 GMC Sierra 3500 is a 6.0-liter CNG. This engine is able to produce up to 301 hp and 333 lb-ft of torque. Second drivetrain option is another 6.0-liter V8 but it runs on gasoline. This unit is capable of producing 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque.The last option is a very powerful 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V8. This powertrain is a beast and it returns 445 hp and amazing 910 lb-ft of torque.
Transmission System and Towing Capacity
All engines are equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission and the diesel option will benefit from an Allison 6-speed automatic gearbox, the latest shift-technology.Moreover, with the diesel engine, trailer-towing capacity is 23,200 pounds and it`s able to maximum payload 7153 pounds. Fuel economy numbers are unknown at this moment.
2021 GMC Sierra 3500 Price and Release Date
The base model starts at $36,000 while top-range Denali crew cab model will cost $66,000. The 2021 GMC Sierra 3500 will go on sale in the last quarter of this year.