2021 GMC Sierra 1500
#5 of 2021 Pickups
#114 of all 2021 vehicles
The Sierra 1500, part of GMC's lineup for decades, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The Sierra 1500 has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. GMC offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0476% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4322%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0476% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4322% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2021 GMC Sierra 1500 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.
Active safety features greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. An active safety system that is standard on the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 is Enhanced Automatic Braking with Front Pedestrian Braking. There is an optional safety feature on the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Side Blind Zone Alert.