The GMC presented its all-new Sierra 1500 model, a pickup truck that drives and acts like one. The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 will hit the markets with the goal to beat the Chevrolet Colorado model.It has become clear as day that the General Motors are slowly moving focus to the full-size pickup segment and the upcoming Sierra 1500 is a perfect example. This pickup will arrive with plenty of changes which includes a new infotainment system and additional off-road equipment. 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 is now bigger and lighter and it offers a carbon-fiber bed, the first in this segment.
2023 GMC Sierra 1500 exterior design looks sharper
Not only the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 is bigger and lighter but it also looks bolder. The grille is also larger than before and most of the features are enlarged generally.The headlights are still done in a C-shape but the front fascia that houses the headlights is completely different. It stands taller and the new design looks sharper.At the back, the taillights get a new design as well, and LED technology is implemented into the fog lamps, headlights, taillights and even the daytime running lights. A MultiPro tailgate is all-new, just like the carbon fiber bed. The rest of the truck is unchanged.
2023 GMC Sierra 1500 brings more legroom and headroom
Larger dimensions of the vehicle mean bigger interior. There is three inches more rear legroom than on the previous model. The GMC claims that the upcoming model 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 will come with the best-in-class legroom and headroom.The driver’s seat is higher and the steering wheel is slightly moved to the inside so it is finally in line with the driver.
Of course, all of the materials are optional on all of the models except the Denali trim. The base model will get a smaller multi-color heads-up display and more safety feature.The newest model 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 will be a very safe truck. It comes with plenty of options and with Driver Alert Package the buyers will get features like lane-departure warning, lane-keep assist, low-speed automatic braking, IntelliBeam headlights, forward-collision alert and rear/front park-assist. There is also a rearview camera and child lock system.
2023 GMC Sierra 1500 engine
The forthcoming 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 will arrive with the four powertrain options. A 6.2-liter V8 is producing 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque, while the 5.3-liter V8 can generate 420 HP and 460 lb-ft of torque.Diesel powertrain will get a 10-speed automatic transmission, just like the 6.2-liter V8. The 5.3-liter V8 engine comes with an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Towing capacity and fuel economy
All engine comes with great towing capacity. The first one 4.3-liter V6 is capable to maximum tow of 7,600 pounds and it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 18/24 mpg for the 2WD and 17/22 mpg for the model with 4WD.The next one is 5.3-liter V8 with the fuel economy of 16/23 mpg/2WD and 16/22 mpg/4WD. The last one is the strongest 6.2-liter V8 that pull out up to 12,000 pounds.
2023 GMC Sierra 1500 price and release date
The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 will go out next fall while the pricing data will become available closer to the launch date. We believe that this pickup truck will cost around $32,500 and Sierra Denali could cost up to $70,000.