Newly designed for 2019, the GMC Sierra 1500 is a large-sized pickup that comes with spacious cabin space and plenty of hauling and towing capacity. The most notable thing is that this GMC truck has unique features which help differentiate it against other trucks. The variety is the best spice for truck owners and the Sierra is equipped with a variety of cargo bed, cab along with powertrain alternatives. It’s an appealing option for buyers seeking a new large-sized pickup.
Pickup trucks were once able to provide an extremely limited selection of features, but in 2019, the GMC Sierra 1500 makes it evident that the days of limited feature content are over. This model comes with an additional equipment that makes the process of trailering much easier. There are also driver assistance options that help to ensure safe travel. Buyers of trucks expect to have an array of different engines to choose from and the Sierra 1500 doesn’t disappoint in this category.
Trims and Pricing
It is available with a Sierra 1500 is available with the standard cabin, a double cab or an executive cab. The cargo bed is available in 3 sizes, including 8-foot 6-foot-7 inches, and 5-foot-9 inches. Six trim levels are available available: base SLE, Elevation SLT AT4 as well as Denali.
The base models include highlights like LED taillamps and headlamps, the grille is black with chrome accents and 12 cargo tie-downs fixed to the back corner bumper steps and an infotainment system featuring a 7-inch LCD screen. The cabin provides passengers with air conditioning that is standard, and the driver is able to use the tilt-only steering column to determine the most comfortable place behind the steering wheel. Bluetooth connectivity as well as automatic xenon headlamps, and the integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphones are all standard. Prices start at about $30,000.
The SLE trim comes with chrome accents on the exterior and an 8.2-inch LCD screen. It prices start at about $38,000. When you purchase the Elevation trim includes options like a gloss-black grille, matching gloss black 20-inch wheels with LED fog lamps, along with LED light fixtures for the bed. The price starts approximately $40,000.
The next option comes The Sierra 1500 SLT, which is priced at approximately $50,000. The trim comes with an adjustable tailgate. It’s referred to as The MultiPro Tailgate, and it includes six functions and six positions that improve second-tier loading and load-stopping solutions. This SLT trim level is also equipped with a unique trailering application that is connected via a specific trailer brake controller. The SLT trim level also comes with heated steering wheel as well as heated seats in the front.
This AT4 trim is designed for off-roading. It features a 2 inch suspension lifting, gearing with a low-range skid plates, and a locking rear differential. The trim also comes with the traction control system which can be customized to fit the terrain you’re driving on. Prices start at $51,000.
With the top-of-the-line Denali price, the starting point is at around $58,000. The Denali trim is loaded with interior accents made of ash wood with integrated navigation, wireless charging for devices and an adjustable suspension. Spray-on bedliners are included as well.
The Sierra is offered with optional features like blind-spot tracking as well as rear cross-traffic warning parking sensors forward collision mitigation and lane-keeping assist. The Convenience package includes features like a remote locking tailgate as well as keys-less remote entry. The package also comes with heated, power-adjustable side mirrors as well as lights that use LEDs for lighting the cargo box.
Engine and Performance
For the base Sierra the power comes from the 4.3-liter V6. It produces 285 horsepower as well as 305 pounds-feet of torque. Turbocharged versions of the 2.7-liter engine is also available, and it produces 348 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.
SLT models are equipped with the 5.3-liter V8 engine that generates 355 horsepower as well as 383 pounds of torque. There’s also an option for a 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces an impressive 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
GMC Sierra GMC Sierra can tow up to 12,200 pounds. Rear-wheel drive as well as four-wheel drive are also available. Six-speed 10-speed, eight-speed, and 10-speed automatic transmissions are also available.
Based on EPA estimates according to EPA estimates, the Sierra is able to achieve fuel economy as high as 20/23 mpg highway/city.
With respect to the style of its cabin The Sierra can accommodate up to six guests. Its cabin is distinguished by having a spacious rear legroom. The interior is attentive to the finer details. Denali models feature extravagant aesthetics. The cab comes in a variety of colours and upholstery.