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What are the Most Popular 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Packages?

Most Popular Packages header imageWe can forgive you if you fall in love with your 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 as it comes, but why not enjoy even more style, functionality, utility, safety and more by adding on one of the many packages available! Each trim level comes with a wide variety of features, and GM has fine-tuned these packages to satisfy customer needs by packaging all of the most popular and requested options into the packages you see below. Here at Ernie Dean, we’ve collected together some of the most popular packages you can equip on your Sierra, over each of their trims, so read on below and find the perfect one for your pickup!

*Please note that some packages may be available on a higher or lower trim level, and that the listed pricing below may change without notice. All listed prices are not inclusive of requisite provincial and federal taxes.

Front side view of GMC Sierra 1500 Base Crew Cab in Onyx Black

Sierra (Base)

Just because you’re driving the base level Sierra 1500 trim doesn’t mean you can’t add on a little more convenience and safety features, helping round out all that the pickup is capable of, upgraded on its introductory trim level.

Convenience Package (PCI): RPO Codes:
Remote Keyless Entry AQQ
EZ Lift Power Lock & Release Tailgate QT5
Tinted Glass AKO
LED Cargo Box Lighting UF2
Rear-Window Defogger C49
Cruise Control K34
Outside Power Mirrors DLF
  • Cost: $1,545.00
  • When the pickup bed delete is ordered, the EZ lift power lock, release tailgate and LED cargo bed lighting is not available.
  • Included with Sierra Value Package (PEB).
  • Available to upgrade to the GMC Multi-Pro Tailgate (QK2) with pickup bed delete (ZW9).
1SA Safety Confidence Package (RGE): RPO Codes:
Automatic Emergency Braking UHY
Forward Collision Alert UEU
Front Pedestrian Braking UKJ
Cruise Control K34
Steering Wheel Audio Controls UK3
Drive Information Centre UDD
  • Cost: $750.00
  • Not available with pickup bed delete (ZW9).

SLE & Elevation

Whether you want a little more technology or connectivity, improved off-road capabilities or your SLE or Elevation to be incredibly primed for towing, there’s a selection of packages, highlighted by these popular options, to satisfy your needs.

Preferred Package (PDQ): RPO Codes:
Universal Home Remote UG1
Rear Sliding Power Window A48
120-volt Power Outlet KI4
120-volt Bed-Mounted Power Outlet KC9
8” Diagonal Premium GMC Infotainment System IOS
SiriusXM with 360L
HD Rear Vision Camera UVB
HD Radio U2L
  • Cost: $1,185.00
  • Requires trailer brake controller (JL1).
  • Crew Cab models include Cloth Rear Seat Storage Package (R7O). 
  • Includes USB Ports (Instrument Panel with bench seat) (MCR).
X31 Off-Road Package (X31): RPO Codes:
Off-Road Suspension
Hill Descent Control JHD
Skid Plates NZZ
Heavy-Duty Air Filter K47
  • Cost: $1,400.00
  • Requires 4WD model and AT tires.
  • Includes 18″ 6-spoke machined aluminum wheels (UHN) with Dark Grey Metallic accents, 265/65R18SL all-terrain, blackwall tires (XCK) and 2-speed Auto-Trac transfer case (NQH).
  • Includes dual exhaust (N10).
  • Included with X31 Off-Road and Protection Package (RFX). 
  • Not available with 2.7L Turbo engine (L3B), Max Trailering Package (NHT) or 22″ LPO wheels. 
  • Upgradeable to 265/65R18SL all-terrain, white outlined letter tires (QDS) or 20″ Polished aluminum wheels (NZM) with 275/60R20SL all-terrain, blackwall tires (QAE).
Max Trailering Package (NHT): RPO Codes:
9.76” Rear Axle GU6
3.42 Axle Ratio
Enhanced Cooling Radiator
Revised Shock Tuning for Increased Control
Heavier Duty Rear Springs
Increased RGAWR
220-amp Alternator KW5
  • Cost: $1,295.00
  • 220-amp alternator requires the 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine (L84) and 18” or 20” wheels and tires.
  • Includes trailer brake controller (JL1).
  • Not available with 22” LPO wheels or the X31 Off-Road Package.

SLT

With a selection of packages designed specifically for the SLT, from convenience to connectivity to safety, explore these highlighted popular packages and outfit your GMC Sierra 1500!

Technology Package (CWM): RPO Codes:
HD Surround Vision UVS
Rear Camera Mirror DRZ
Bed View Camera UVN
Multicolour 15” Diagonal Head-Up Display UV6
  • Cost: $2,520.00
  • Requires outside power adjustable vertical trailering mirrors (DQS), Driver Alert Package II (PDJ) and SLT Preferred Package (PDY).
  • Includes 8” Digital Driver Information Centre (UHS).
  • Available on AT4 and Denali.
SLT Premium Plus Package (PDT): RPO Codes:
SLT Convenience Package PCY
Driver Alert Package I PQB
Drive Alert Package II PDJ
20” Polished Aluminum Wheels NZM
Chrome Assist Steps BVT
Spray-On Bedliner CGN
  • Cost: $8,570.00
  • Requires Crew Cab model.
  • No substitutions besides for LPO wheels.
  • Not available with SLT Premium Package (PDB).
  • 20” polished aluminum wheels are able to be upgraded to 22” LPO wheels.
  • X31 Off-Road Package (X31) and Max Trailering Package (NHT) are not available with the 22” LPO wheels.
SLT Convenience Package (PCY): RPO Codes:
Bucket Seats A50
Centre Console D07
Ventilated Front Seats KQV
Rear Sliding Power Window A48
Universal Home Remote UG1
2 USB Ports with Auxiliary Input (IP Mounted) MCZ
2 USB Ports/SD Card/Aux Jack (inside console with bucket seats) MCR
Rear Heated Seats KA6
  • Cost: $1,895.00
  • Included with SLT Premium Package (PBD) or SLT Premium Plus Package (PDT).
SLT Preferred Package (PDY): RPO Codes:
8” Diagonal Premium GMC Infotainment with Navigation IOT
Bose Premium Audio System UQA
Wireless Charging K4C
  • Cost: $1,595.00
  • Requires SLT Convenience Package (PCY).
  • Included with SLT Premium Plus Package (PDT).
  • Not available with SLT Premium Package (PDB).
Driver Alert Package II (PDJ): RPO Codes:
Forward Collision Alert UEU
Lane Keep Assist/Lane Departure Warning UHX
Automatic Emergency Braking UHY
Front Pedestrian Braking UKJ
Intellibeam TQ5
Adaptive Cruise Control KSG
Following Distance Indicator UE4
  • Cost: $1,260.00
  • Requires Driver Alert Package I (PQB).
  • Includes Safety Alert Seat (HS1).
  • Included with SLT Premium Plus Package (PDT).
  • Not available with LST Premium Package (PDB).

AT4

The AT4 trim of the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 comes ready for the off-road already, but that’s not the extent of its capability thanks to these add-on packages that upgrade the pickup even more to excel in rough terrain!

AT4 CarbonPro Edition (PCP): RPO Codes:
Unique Grille Surround, with Black Chrome Finish
AT4 Carbon Hard Badge
Carbon Composite Bed
Gloss Black Dual Exhaust Tips
  • Cost: $5,240.00
  • Not available with spray-on bedliner (CGN).
  • Not available with and deletes rear wheelhouse liners (B1J).
  • Includes AT4 Premium Package (PDG) or AT4 Value Package (RFV).
  • Wheels can be upgraded to 20″ 6-spoke Carbon Grey painted aluminum wheels (NZQ).
  • Requires Crew Cab short bed TK10543 model and 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine (L87) or Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I6 engine (LM2). 
  • Requires one of the following exterior colours: Onyx Black (GBA), Summit White (GAZ), Satin Steel Metallic (G9K) or Ebony Twilight Metallic (GB8).
  • Not available with 20″ machined aluminum with Carbon Grey Metallic accents wheels (NZH). 
  • AT4 high clearance step (VXW) is able to be substituted with Sport Step (S6L), Black, LPO, no other assist steps are available.
  • If AT4 Value Package (RFV) is ordered there will be no assist steps available.
AT4 Premium Package (PDG): RPO Codes:
LT275/65R18C MT Blackwall Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac Tires R3O
Driver Alert Alert Package I PQB
AT4 High Clearance Step VXW
  • Cost: $4,725.00
  • Includes AT4 Preferred Package.
  • Included with AT4 CarbonPro Edition (PCP).
  • Can upgrade to 275/60R20SL all-terrain, blackwall tires (QAE) or LT265/60R20 MT blackwall Goodyear Wrangler Territory tires (QFV) with 20″ machined aluminum with Carbon Grey Metallic accents wheels (NZH).
  • AT4 high clearance step (VXW) can be substituted with Sport Step (S6L), Black, LPO but no other assist steps are available.
AT4 Preferred Package (PDO): RPO Codes:
Universal Home Remote UG1
Rear Sliding Power WIndow A48
8” Diagonal Premium GMC Infotainment with Navigation IOT
Bose Premium Audio System UQA
Wireless Charging K4C
  • Cost: $1,995.00
  • Included with AT4 Value Package (RFV) and AT4 Premium Package (PDG).
LPO, Performance Upgrade Package (PDM): RPO Codes:
Performance air Intake System 5W7
LPO
Cat-Back Performance Exhaust WBC
2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali parked on a rocky beach with a dirt bike in the box

Denali

The top level Sierra 1500 trim, the Denali, comes with a host of high quality features and elegant touches even without packages, but there’s a world of possibility to make your Denali even more epic. Explore these popular Denali packages below!

Denali Ultimate Package (PEC): RPO Codes:
Technology Package CWM
Drive Alert Package II PDJ
Sunroof CF5
GMC MultiPro Power Steps BRS
Wheel Locks SFE
LPO & 22” Multi-Dimensional Polished Aluminum Wheels SMF
  • Cost: $7,665.00
  • Requires 4WD model, 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine (L87) or Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I6 engine (LM2) and (XCE) 275/50R22SL all-season, blackwall tires (XCE).
  • 22″ multi-dimensional polished aluminum wheels (SMF) are able to be upgraded to 22″ LPO wheels.
22-inch multi-dimensional polished aluminum wheel
Denali CarbonPro Edition (PDM): RPO Codes:
CarbonPro Composite Bed
  • Cost: $10,550.00
  • Wheel locks (SFE), LPO will be deleted, LPO 22” wheels include wheel locks without a RPO Code.
  • Not available with and deletes spray-on bedliner (CGN).
  • Not available with and deletes rear wheelhouse liners (B1J).
  • Requires TK10543 model, Denali Ultimate Package (PEC) and 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine (L87) or Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I6 engine (LM2) and 22″ high gloss black wheels, LPO (SGM).
  • 22″ high gloss black, LPO wheels (SGM), can be substituted for 22″ (55.9cm) Bright Chrome, LPO wheels (SF0).
  • Not available with any other LPO wheels.
Drive Alert Package II (PDJ): RPO Codes:
Forward Collision Alert UEU
Lane Keep Assist/Lane Departure Warning UHX
Automatic Emergency Braking UHY
Front Pedestrian Braking UKJ
IntelliBeam TQ5
Adaptive Cruise Control KSG
Following Distance Indicator UE4
  • Cost: $1,200.00
  • Included if the Ultimate Package (PEC) is selected.

If any of these packages piques your interest, or you have any questions at all about their features or the illustrious Sierra truck they come on, we’re more than happy to assist, so please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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