2021 GMC Sierra 1500 | Technology & Safety Features | GMC Canada

TECHNOLOGY AND SAFETY

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TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR COMMAND

Our most premium Sierra 1500 pickup truck provides the level of technology you require with cutting-edge trailering innovations, seamless smartphone integrations, driver-centric alerts and more that help you feel in command of your day.

AVAILABLE 15 CAMERA VIEWS

Easily keep tabs on your truck and trailer with up to 15 available different camera views available with HD Surround Vision, Rear Camera Mirror and Bed View Camera to optimize the view around the truck and compatible trailers.

Transparent Trailer View

Hitch View

Bed View

Rear Camera View

Front Camera View

Surround View

Front Top-Down View

Rear Top-Down View

Bowl View

Front Side View

Rear Side View

Rear Trailer View

Inside Trailer View

Picture-in-Picture Side View

Rear Camera Mirror

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AVAILABLE FIRST-IN-CLASS 15” DIAGONAL HEAD-UP DISPLAY

The technologically advanced 15” diagonal multicolour Head-Up Display shows key information that sits low on the windshield, allowing the driver to stay informed while seeing clearly ahead. The information shown includes:

  • Speed
  • Tachometer
  • Audio
  • Navigation
  • Low fuel warning
  • Phone
  • Safety alerts
  • Off-road inclinometer
Available on SLT, AT4 and Denali.

AVAILABLE REAR CAMERA MIRROR

The available Rear Camera Mirror allows you to use either a traditional inside mirror or rear-view camera mirror display that provides a wide, less obstructed field of view to check for traffic.

AVAILABLE PROGRADE TRAILERING SYSTEM

The Sierra 1500 pickup truck is engineered to optimize your trailering experience with the available ProGrade Trailering System. This system of intelligent Trailering technologies helps streamline the hitching and towing process with integrated tools that help you tow with commanding control.

AVAILABLE IN-VEHICLE TRAILERING APP

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To help improve your trailering experience, Sierra’s available in-vehicle Trailering App offers custom trailer profiles, trailer statuses including available tire pressure and temperature monitoring and more. The app is integrated with and accessible through Sierra’s Infotainment System, with features including:

  • Create five custom trailer profiles based on trailer name, trailer type, trailer hitch type
  • Phone Companion App, myGMC® Mobile App adding convenience when outside the truck or trailer
  • Tire pressure monitoring system that measures pressure and temperature (requires an available Trailer Pressure Monitor Sensors)
  • Trailer Light Sequence, which includes automatic lighting test sequence
  • Maintenance reminders
  • Step-by-step pre-departure checklists
  • Track trailer mileage and fuel economy
SMART TRAILER INTEGRATION

Sierra Denali is designed to integrate ASA Electronics iN∙Command® Control System with Global Connect and accessed through the myGMC® Mobile App. The available system allows owners to monitor and control a range of smart systems, such as water tank levels, HVAC controls and even power slide-outs, in recreational trailers equipped with the technology.

ENHANCED TRAILERING ASSIST FEATURES     

BED VIEW WITH ZOOM AND HITCH GUIDANCE

  • Provides a close-up view of the receiver hitch for proper alignment when connecting to a compatible trailer with a conventional hitch
  • The view includes Hitch Guidance Lines to assist when backing the trailer into place and a trailer-angle indicator to show the relationship between the truck and trailer

AVAILABLE JACK-KNIFE ALERT

  • Tracks the position of the compatible trailer in relation to the vehicle and if the front of the trailer approaches the rear of the vehicle, an alert is displayed that you’re in a potential jackknife situation
  • A yellow warning alert will be displayed when truck/trailer angle is 75% into a jackknife scenario
  • A red warning alert will be displayed when truck/trailer angle is 90% into a jackknife scenario (i.e., collision is imminent)
  • Depending on customer settings for alerts and Safety Alert Seat availability, there will be a chime or haptic alerts associated with warnings

REAR TRAILER VIEW

  • Uses an available customer-installed GM auxiliary accessory camera mounted on the rear of the compatible trailer to show vehicles or objects behind the trailer
  • The view now includes guidelines to assist when backing the trailer into
    place and a trailer-angle indicator to show the relationship between the truck
    and trailer

REAR SIDE VIEW

  • Provides a line of sight down either side of the truck. When a compatible trailer is connected, you’ll see a split view of the left and right sides of the truck and trailer
  • While driving forward or backward with a trailer, the view automatically biases based on the trailer’s angle
  • When enabled and driving forward with the turn signal activated, a Trailer Length Indicator† displays a red overlay twice the length of the compatible trailer, showing when other vehicles are present and may interfere with your lane-change maneuver

STAY IN THE KNOW, WHILE ON THE GO 

AVAILABLE GMC INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM WITH NAVIGATION

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  • Simple and easy to use, the available GMC Infotainment System features a multicolour 8" Diagonal touch-screen and Advanced Navigation
  • Compatible with Apple CarPlay®† and Android Auto
  • Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot
  • In-vehicle Trailering App
  • Downloadable in-vehicle apps
  • Connect two devices at once, with storage for up to 10
  • Customizable profiles, saved with each driver’s settings and presets, can be used in another compatible 2019 – 2021 Sierra’s
AVAILABLE 8” DIGITAL DRIVER INFORMATION CENTRE

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Positioned between the vehicle’s gauges, this helpful feature presents important vehicle information including audio, trailer, phone, safety alerts and Traction Select System display screen.  

AVAILABLE SIRIUSXM® 360L

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SiriusXM® with 360L is the newest, most advanced SiriusXM® entertainment experience ever offered in a GM vehicle. You get a variety of premium content including 200+ channels of commercial-free music, plus On Demand shows, performances, talk, entertainment, original programming, artist-dedicated channels and much more.  

CONNECTIVITY

AVAILABLE AMAZON ALEXA BUILT-IN

Connect to Amazon Alexa Built-In for instant, hands-free access to music, directions, calls, news, weather and more.  

AVAILABLE BUILT-IN 4G LTE WI-FI® HOTSPOT

Keep your passengers connected and entertained with the available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot that allows you to connect up to seven devices.

APPLE CARPLAY®† COMPATIBILITY

With Apple CarPlay®† compatibility you have access to iPhone features such as hands-free phone calls and messaging, Apple Music™, Apple Maps and more.

ANDROID AUTO COMPATIBILITY

Android Auto seamlessly connects your compatible smartphone so you can get
directions using Google Maps, listen to music via Google Play Music and more.

ADVANCED SAFETY AND DRIVER ASSISTANCE TECHNOLOGY

Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.

AVAILABLE ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL – CAMERA

Available Adaptive Cruise Control can automatically maintain a driver-selected gap time from the detected vehicle you’re following while you steer.  This feature reduces the need to frequently brake and accelerate when you’re driving.

AVAILABLE FRONT AND REAR PARK ASSIST

Available Front and Rear Park Assist can provide distance alerts to nearby detected objects in front of or behind your vehicle to help you park and avoid collisions at low speeds.

SAFETY ASSIST HIGHLIGHTS

AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT
AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT
AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT
AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT
AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT
AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT
AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT
AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT
 AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING  AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING
AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING
AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING
AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING
 AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT  AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT
AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT
AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT
AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT
AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING

AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT

Available Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert can provide side-mirror visual alerts when a detected moving vehicle is quickly approaching or is in your side blind zone.

AVAILABLE LANE CHANGE ALERT WITH SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT

Available Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert can provide side-mirror visual alerts when a detected moving vehicle is quickly approaching or is in your side blind zone.

AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT

Forward Collision Alert can warn you if it detects a potential front-end collision with a vehicle you’re following so you can quickly take action. The system can also provide a tailgating alert if you are following a vehicle much too closely.

AVAILABLE FORWARD COLLISION ALERT

Forward Collision Alert can warn you if it detects a potential front-end collision with a vehicle you’re following so you can quickly take action. The system can also provide a tailgating alert if you are following a vehicle much too closely.

AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING

Available Front Pedestrian Braking can help you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a pedestrian it detects directly ahead of you.  It provides pedestrian alerts and can even automatically provide hard emergency braking or enhance the driver’s hard braking.  The system works at speeds below 80 km/h during the daytime. It has limited nighttime and low visibility performance.

AVAILABLE FRONT PEDESTRIAN BRAKING

Available Front Pedestrian Braking can help you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a pedestrian it detects directly ahead of you.  It provides pedestrian alerts and can even automatically provide hard emergency braking or enhance the driver’s hard braking.  The system works at speeds below 80 km/h during the daytime. It has limited nighttime and low visibility performance.

AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT

Available Rear Cross Traffic Alert can warn you of detected left- or right-cross traffic behind your vehicle when you’re in Reverse.

AVAILABLE REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT

Available Rear Cross Traffic Alert can warn you of detected left- or right-cross traffic behind your vehicle when you’re in Reverse.

AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING

Available Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning uses a brief, gentle steering wheel turn to alert you when you may be unintentionally drifting out of detected lane lines, so you can steer to stay safely in your lane. If needed, you may receive additional Lane Departure Warning alerts. System alerts do not occur if you’re using your turn signal or it detects that you are intentionally leaving your lane.

AVAILABLE LANE KEEP ASSIST WITH LANE DEPARTURE WARNING

Available Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning uses a brief, gentle steering wheel turn to alert you when you may be unintentionally drifting out of detected lane lines, so you can steer to stay safely in your lane. If needed, you may receive additional Lane Departure Warning alerts. System alerts do not occur if you’re using your turn signal or it detects that you are intentionally leaving your lane.

AVAILABLE FOLLOWING DISTANCE INDICATOR

Available Following Distance Indicator displays the gap time in seconds between your vehicle and a detected vehicle you’re following. This can help you decide if you are following much too closely.

AVAILABLE AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING

Available Automatic Emergency Braking works with Forward Collision Alert to help you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a detected vehicle you are following. This feature works at speeds below 80 km/h. Camera technology is used to automatically provide hard emergency braking or enhance the driver’s hard braking.

AVAILABLE SAFETY ALERT SEAT

Available Safety Alert Seat uses left, right, or both-side driver seat vibration pulses to help you identify the direction of potential crashes so you can quickly take action. You can also switch to beeping crash avoidance alerts.

AVAILABLE INTELLIBEAM® -- AUTO HIGH BEAMS

When driving conditions are dark, available IntelliBeam® -- Auto High Beams can automatically turn the vehicle’s high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions.

TEEN DRIVER

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Teen Driver helps encourage safe driving habits for new drivers. It automatically activates certain available safety systems and allows parents to set limits on other features. There is even an in-vehicle report card that parents can access to help with coaching their teen driver.

NEXT STEPS

  • Some camera views require available accessory camera and installation. Not compatible with all trailers. See your dealer for details.

  • Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • Comparison based on wardsauto.com 2020 Large Light-Duty Pickup segment and latest competitive information available at time of posting. Excludes other GM vehicles.

  • Read the vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

  • At time of posting, detailed map coverage is available for most major urban areas of the United States and for certain metropolitan areas of Canada (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Windsor, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax). Coverage is significantly limited outside these areas.

  • If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel you must call us at 1-866-635-2349. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change. ©2017 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM, SiriusXM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. All rights reserved.

  • Device data connection required. Available on select Apple and Android devices. Some features require connected vehicle services trial or active plan and working electrical system. Service availability, features and functionality vary by model and/or vehicle configuration. Visit onstar.ca for details and limitations.

  • Available on properly equipped vehicles. Does not monitor spare tire. Mobile app feature requires paid plan.

  • Functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. Data plan rates may apply.

  • Service availability, features and functionality are subject to limitations and vary by vehicle. In-Vehicle app functionality and features vary with vehicle equipment and trim level, and the connected vehicle services plan you are enrolled in. myGMC Mobile App available on select Apple® and Android devices. Device data connection required. See onstar.com for details and limitations.

  • Available on select Apple and Android devices. Service availability, features and functionality are subject to limitations and vary by model and/or vehicle configuration, device and the plan in which you are enrolled. Device data connection required. Visit onstar.ca for more details.

  • iN-Command is provided by ASA Electronics and is designed to operate within 9 metres of the trailer. Works with trailers equipped with iN•Command® Control System with Global Connect™ via Bluetooth® connection. Control and monitoring functionality varies by trailer manufacturer, model, and installed options. Use of the iN-Command® Control System feature through the myChevrolet or myGMC mobile app requires an active service plan. User terms apply.

     

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. Siri, iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android™ 6.0 or higher. Data plan rates apply. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.

  • Service varies with conditions and location. The vehicle must be on or Accessory power must be active to use the Wi-Fi Hotspot. Requires active service plan that includes data or paid data plan from AT&T or its local service provider.

  • App functionality and feature availability vary with vehicle equipment and trim level. Data connection may be required and data charges may apply. Requires an active service plan and working electrical system. Terms and limitations apply.

  • Available in 10 Canadian provinces, 3 territories and the 48 contiguous United States. Subscription sold separately after trial period. If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-888-539-7474 to cancel. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change. See the Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.ca/terms. ©2019 Sirius XM Canada Inc. “SiriusXM,” the SiriusXM logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and are used under license. SiriusXM Canada products, programming, services are subject to change.

  • Functionality is subject to limitations and varies by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Alexa Skills require account linking to use. Amazon, Alexa and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. See onstar.ca for additional details.

  • Safety or driver assistance features are no substitute for the driver's responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather, and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle's owner's manual for more important feature limitations and information.

  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, air conditioning charge or tire fee (if applicable). License, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA, administration fees, duties and taxes extra. U.S. model shown. Image may not show the configurable options selected or available on the vehicle. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See dealer for details.

  • Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price, includes freight, $100 air conditioning tax and dealer fees. License, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA, administration fees, duties and taxes extra. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Image may not show the configurable options selected or available on the vehicle U.S. model shown. See dealer for details.

  • Requires 2WD Canyon Elevation Crew Cab short bed model with available Duramax 2.8L I4 Diesel engine, Driver Alert Package and Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual.  The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires 4WD SLT Crew Cab Standard Bed with available 6.2L V8 engine and Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Sierra 3500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, Max Trailering Package and gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires available Duramax® 2.8L I4 Diesel engine (late availability). Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Crew Cab short box with 5.3L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires properly equipped Sierra 3500HD Crew Cab Long Box 4WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine and fifth wheel or gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • For comparison purposes only. See the Owner’s Manual and the label on the vehicle door jamb for the carrying capacity of a specific vehicle.

  • Savana’s 4536 kg (10,000 lb.) rating requires the available 6.0L V8 engine and trailering package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana’s 4354 kg (9,600lb.) rating requires a Regular Wheelbase model, available 6.0L V8 engine and trailering package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • When properly equipped, includes weight of vehicle and trailer combination, including the weight of driver, passengers, fuel, optional equipment and cargo in the vehicle and trailer.

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