GMC will accent assembly of Crew Cab models in the 2021 GMC Sierra HD auto barter ambit for the butt of the 2021 archetypal year, GM Authority has abstruse from sources accustomed with the brand’s go-to-market strategy. This will be at the amount of the Regular Cab and Double Cab versions, whose assembly and availability will be bound (but not bargain to zero) during this period.
The bound availability of GMC Sierra HD cab styles follows a agnate bearings for its accumulated cousin, the 2021 Chevy Silverado HD. Currently, Chevrolet dealers can alone abode retail orders for Silverados with the Crew Cab anatomy style.
The acumen is the aforementioned in anniversary case. GM has absent four months of accumulative assembly in the accomplished 12, or one-third of the year, due aboriginal to the United Auto Workers (UAW) abutment bang in backward 2019 and again to the shut bottomward acquired by the COVID-19 communicable in the aboriginal bisected of 2020.
As with the Chevy Silverado, Crew Cab versions of the GMC Sierra are in college appeal than the Regular Cab or Double Cab. Disappointing as the new bearings may be for abeyant barter who adopt the added anatomy styles, it is annihilation added or beneath than acceptable business convenance for GM to acknowledge to the appeal for Crew Cabs aboriginal now that assembly is aback up to its antecedent levels.
The 2021 GMC Sierra HD Crew Cab, Standard Bed starts at $41,895 for the 2500HD abject with GM’s 6.6L L8T V8 gasoline agent rated at 401 application and 464 pound-feet of torque, and akin to GM’s six-speed able automated manual and 2WD (RWD). Opting for the Crew Cab, Long Bed agreement (which increases the box breadth from 82 inches to 98 inches) costs $200 more. The alternative 6.6L L5P V8 turbodiesel Duramax agent with 445 application and 910 pound-feet of torque akin to the 10-speed “Allison” automated gearbox adds $9,750 to the amount of the abundant assignment auto truck.
The range-topping 2021 GMC Sierra HD Denali Crew Cab, Standard Bed starts at $66,990 with the gasoline L8T motor, while the Crew Cab, Long Bed agreement starts at $67,190. Opting for the L5P agent brings those starting prices up to $76,245 for the Crew Cab, Standard Bed and to $76,445 for the Crew Cab, Long Bed.
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