2019 GMC Sierra

The light-duty pickup truck segment in the USA is one of the most popular classes of vehicles. So, competition is tough. The Ford F-150 might have supremacy at the moment, but other carmakers are always a threat. Ione of the major competitors is 2019 GMC Sierra. The new vehicle will again have few options, and everything starts with 1500 model. For an upcoming truck, we can expect diesel drivetrain. Once again, the most attention will be on Denali version. For more towing, there are heavy-duty pickups, 2500 and 3500. All in all, the offer is good enough and it is hard not to find a suitable model.

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2019 GMC Sierra drivetrains

There will be three engine options for 2019 GMC Sierra 1500. Drivetrain for entry-level model is a 4.3-l V-6 unit. More power comes from a 5.3-l V-8 mill. Top of the class, Denali version, gets energy from a 6.2-l V-8 EcoTec3. All these drivetrains are mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The carmaker is making a heavy-duty version of Sierra. Model 2500 has a 6.0-l VVT Vortec V-8 diesel engine. Also, custom transmission box is 6-speed Allison 1000. Power range goes from 285 hp for a Regular cab, to 420 hp coming from Denali. Sierra 2500 is producing 450 horses.

2019 GMC Sierra grille

2019 GMC Sierra specs

Turbocharger on the 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 will help truck achieve 910 lb-ft of torque. This is the class-leading result. Also, big numbers are coming for towing capacity. The heavy-duty truck can tow 23,500 pounds. It is almost double score compared to regular 1500. Nevertheless, base model can make a good performance for its class. With a towing capacity of 12,500 lbs, it is among the better pickups. Denali truck is excellent for off-road work with its 460 lb-ft of torque. The standard offer is 305 lb-ft, while 5.3-l engine can make 385 pound-feet.

2019 GMC Sierra interior

2019 GMC Sierra prices

The base model of 2019 GMC Sierra with the smallest engine will cost around $31,000. A V-8 engine raises the price to $33,000 without extras. Denali version of 1500 light-duty truck costs $50,000. The heavy-duty model will cost between $37,000 and $40,000, depending on equipment. Also, a Duramax diesel powertrain is possible, but the price is not going to affect overall price.

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