The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is right around the corner, with several new engine options and updates all around. If you’re looking for a trusty family vehicle, Crew Cab models offer roomy back seats that will rival SUV’s. With great fuel economy, hefty towing capabilities, and luxury upgrades throughout, you’ll love this vehicle as much as we do. Let’s take a look.
The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 offers 8 trims:
- Sierra Pro: $30,800
- SLE: $42,200
- Elevation: $43,800
- SLT: $49,200
- AT4: $59,300
- Denali: $59,600
- AT4X: $73, 300
- Denali Ultimate: $78,700
The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is not short on power with the ability to tow 13,200 pounds. It also offers both rear-wheel drive and front-wheel drive. Engines vary in their horsepower, torque and fuel economy so let’s break it down.
- 2.7-liter turbocharged inline-4: 310 hp & 420 lb-ft with 19/22 mpg
- 5.3-liter V8: 355 hp & 383 lb-ft with 15/19 mpg
- 3-liter turbo diesel inline-6: 277 hp & 460 lb-ft with 23/30 mpg
- 6.2-liter V8: 420 hp & 460 lb-ft with 14/19 mpg
GMC Pro Safety is offered which includes: forward-collision alert, automatic emergency braking, front-pedestrian braking, lane-change alert, side blind-zone alert, following distance indicator and automatic high beams. Trailer blind-zone alert and adaptive cruise control is also available.
Models with front bucket seats now have the gear-selector lever located on the top of the center console. Available 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, 13.4-inch diagonal color touchscreen and 15-inch head-up display. Leather seats, door panels, instrument panel. The front seats have a massaging feature and the Denali Ultimate brings even more to the table. Including, a 12-speaker Bose sound system, rear camera mirror, power sunroof and a 15-inch head-up display.
The ATX4 is the golden child of the trims with its extra impressive features. It includes leather upholstery and the 6.2-liter V8 engine, multi-matic shocks, increased suspension and a 2-speed transfer case with driving modes make it great for off-roading. Plus e-locking differentials in the front and rear, skid plates and 18-inch alloy wheels.
In terms of exterior, GMC has made a few styling changes like a new grille and headlights, tailored to each trim. Another cool feature is the Multipro tailgate with several options for your needs. A bed step, work table bed extender and basic tailgate are some examples.
The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is the perfect for towing, decent fuel economy, spacious seating for the family and nifty features according to your taste. Whether you're an off-roading fanatic or in need of family-friendly transportation, this could be your perfect match.