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Updated: 03/26/18
GMC Sierra 1500

Segment: Full-sized Pickup

Drivetrain option(s): RWD

Powertrain(s): Gasoline


Redesign 2018

To help differentiate the 2019 GMC Sierra from rivals and from its Chevrolet Silverado sibling, General Motors has created the Swiss army knife of tailgates along with a carbon fiber pickup bed. The dual tailgate, which GMC calls the MultiPro Tailgate, will be standard on the high-end SLT and Denali trims. It offers an inner tailgate as part of the main gate that can fold vertically down for easier loading or turn into a step, among other uses. Both gates, which have six functions and positions, are released by two buttons in the tailgate handle. Later in the model year, the 2019 Sierra Denali will be available with a carbon fiber composite bed that GM calls the "CarbonPro." It replaces the standard steel inner panels and floor with a lightweight carbon fiber composite that is 62 pounds lighter than the steel version. The Sierra SLT and Denali trims will come standard with a 5.3-liter, V-8 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission. As with the Silverado, available 6.2-liter V-8 and 3.0-liter inline-six turbodiesel engines will be paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Addition 2018

GMC is launching a new off-road brand -- AT4 -- with the redesigned Sierra pickup.The 2019 Sierra AT4 -- available in Fall 2018 -- will come standard with a 5.3-liter V-8 engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission. AT4 features darker exterior elements of the redesigned pickup with several off-road features. They include a 2-inch factory-installed suspension lift, standard four-wheel drive with a two-speed transfer case, locking rear differential and skid plates.


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Brand Product Timeline: GMC

GMC

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Savana Freshen
Yukon Re-engineering
Yukon XL Re-engineering
Terrain Redesign
Sierra 1500 Redesign
Canyon Freshen
Sierra 2500 and 3500 Redesign
Savana Redesign
Acadia Freshen
Compact SUV Possible
Yukon Redesign
Yukon XL Redesign
Terrain Freshen


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