2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2021 Ford F-150: Which is Better?

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs Ford F-150

Experience supreme capability when you drive either the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 or the 2021 Ford F-150. These trucks are equipped with features that make work effortless. To help you decide which model best suits your lifestyle, Reed Buick GMC in Kansas City, MO, crafted the following GMC Sierra 1500 vs. Ford F-150 comparison guide for your convenience. After reading, browse through our inventory to see which models we have available.

For the sake of this comparison, we will be viewing the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE, starting at $43,095 MSRP, and the 2021 Ford F-150 Lariat, starting at $47,385 MSRP.
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Drive with an engine that’s powerful enough to get the job done. The 2021 Ford F-150 comes with a ten-speed transmission, while the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Sierra 1500 trumps the 2021 Ford F-150 in terms of horsepower, which is essential in a truck’s performance. View additional information about each powertrain below.

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2.7L Turbo Engine 2.7L EcoBoost V6®
420 HP Horsepower 325 HP
460 lb.-ft. Torque 400 lb.-ft.
11,800 lbs. Max. Towing Capability 11,300 lbs.
2,250 lbs. Max. Payload Capacity 2,238 lbs.


Stay secure with a tire pressure monitoring system as well as a rearview camera offered by the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2021 Ford F-150. The Sierra 1500 takes a few extra steps to ensure your safety with advanced features.

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 towing


Safety Features

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

  • HD rear vision camera
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Available Front & Rear Park Assist
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Six airbags
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Alert Zone
  • Teen driver technology

2021 Ford F-150

  • MyKey®
  • Perimeter Anti-Theft Alarm
  • Remote Keyless Entry System
  • Remote Start System
  • SecuriCode Keyless Entry Keypad, Driver’s Side


The 2021 GMC Sierra and 2021 Ford F-150 both value progress and are equipped with technology to keep you connected on the road. These models include tech-savvy features, such as cruise control and SiriusXM®Satellite Radio. The Sierra 1500 includes additional technology features.

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Dashboard Screen


Technology Features

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

  • In-Vehicle Trailering App
  • Jackknife Alert
  • GMC Infotainment System with Navigation
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® Compatibility

2021 Ford F-150

  • SiriusXM® with 360L
  • SYNC® 4 with Enhanced Voice Recognition
  • 12-Inch Center-Stack Screen
  • FordPass™ Connect with Wi-Fi Hotspot


Relax into a ten-way power driver’s seat with memory function in both the 2021 GMC Sierra and 2021 Ford F-150. The Sierra 1500 keeps you comfortable for longer with the additional feature of lumbar support. View more interior features in the Sierra 1500 below.

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior


Interior Features

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Keyless Open & Start
  • SiriusXM® 3-Month All Access Trial Subscription
  • 6 Speaker Audio System

2021 Ford F-150

  • Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control Open image overlay for Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
  • 12-Inch Digital Productivity Screen Open image overlay for 12-Inch Digital Productivity Screen
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Post-Collision Braking
  • Ambient Lighting