Trucks are a great option for a new vehicle because they can serve such a variety of purposes. Some include towing and hauling heavy items, having space for family, and sitting up higher on the road. If you have been thinking about purchasing a new truck, now would be the perfect time to do so. With so many options, how do you know which one will be the best for you and your family? In this 2021 Toyota Tundra vs 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comparison, we narrowed down the field to two options. We highlight a few features about both trucks below.
2021 Toyota Tundra
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
|10,100 pounds||Maximum Towing Capacity||7,900 pounds|
|Standard||Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection||Not Available on Base Trim|
Let’s take a closer look at what powers both vehicles. The 2021 Toyota Tundra features a 5.7-liter Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC engine that produces 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a 4.3-liter EcoTec V6 engine that produces 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque.
Having access to wi-fi in your vehicle is great because it will help you stay connected. You can do this whether you are going across town or across the state. This feature is standard in the 2021 Toyota Tundra but is only available in the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
If you have some projects coming up where you need to tow some heavy items, the 2021 Toyota Tundra will be the better truck option for you. It can tow up to 10,100 pounds while the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is only able to tow up to 7,900 pounds.
Finally, sometimes people seemingly come out of nowhere and suddenly, are in front of your vehicle. A Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection would help keep you and the pedestrian safer. This comes standard on the 2021 Toyota Tundra, and it is not available on the base trim level of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
The 2021 Toyota Tundra clearly outperforms the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and would be the better option as your next truck. Are you interested in learning more, see this truck in person, or taking it for a test drive? Please contact us today!