A Look at 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Trim Levels

August 19th, 2021 by
2021 GMC Sierra 1500


With five unique GMC Sierra 1500 trim levels to choose from in the 2021 model year, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in a Sierra 1500. Determining which one is right for you can be a fun process, especially when you’re working with our team! You can read our guide below to discover the different Sierra trims and features available in them – or, if you prefer a hands-on approach, you can test each one for yourself here at Bob Luegers Buick GMC, just a short drive from Huntingburg.



GMC Sierra 1500 SLE

Although technically the base model, the GMC Sierra SLE (or Special Luxury Edition) retains its title due to superior craftsmanship and attention to detail. This Sierra trim level demonstrates luxury in simplicity. There are a number of configurations for the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE, creating a price range of $41,400* to $49,790*. Within this range, the following can be attained: 

  • Up to 11,800 pounds towing capability
  • Up to 23 city / 30 highway miles per gallon
  • Up to 355 horsepower
  • Up to 79.2-inch bed

GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation

In addition to the features available to the SLE model, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation also includes soft touch dashboard and door trim materials, brushed aluminum trim accents, power heated rear view mirrors, as well as a remote locking tailgate.

GMC Sierra 1500 SLT

The SLT (or Special Luxury Touring) model of the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 provides a perfect middle ground between the top-of-the line Denali edition and the SLE model. It has the potential to enhance every Loogootee job with the following available features

  • LED headlamps with unique C-shape lighting
  • Premium heated, leather-appointed front outboard seating on the SLT
  • Available World’s First Six-Function MultiPro Tailgate
  • Available 3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel engine with 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Available ProGrade™ Trailering System with in-vehicle Trailering App

GMC Sierra 1500 AT4

On top of the performance stats and features highlighted so far, the AT4 model features a host of goodies specifically geared toward offroad functionality. (And looking good while functioning offroad.) With this model you can expect the following features:

  • 2-inch factory-installed suspension lift
  • Distinct exterior design with black chrome accents
  • Exclusive premium interior design and materials
  • Available mud terrain-rated Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac® tires
  • Available class-leading 15 Camera Views
  • Available 3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel engine with 10-speed automatic transmission or available 6.1L V8 engine
  • Available CarbonPro™ Edition with industry-first carbon-fiber composite bed

Sierra 1500 Denali

As with a number of other GMC models, the Denali edition is the highest available GMC Sierra configuration for the 2021 model year. This trim level starts at an MSRP of $55,800 and includes a host of performance and comfort enhancing features to make your Evansville commute as smooth as possible, such as:

  • Segment Exclusive Standard Continuous Damping Adaptive Ride Control
  • Available first-in-class 15″ diagonal Head-Up Display and Rear Camera Mirror
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Available 3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel engine with 10-speed automatic transmission or available 6.2L V8 engine
  • Available CarbonPro™ Edition with industry-first carbon-fiber composite bed

Find Your Sierra 1500 Configuration at Bob Luegers Buick GMC

We hope that this article has helped you decide on a 2021 GMC Sierra trim level. If you feel like it’s time to test drive one for yourself, be sure to visit us here at Bob Luegers Buick GMC in Jasper so our knowledgeable sales staff can help guide you through the buying process once you’re ready to make a decision. Our finance team has made it easy for you to apply for financing online, reducing your time spent waiting!


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