The upcoming 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 is a rugged half-ton pickup that shares a lot of similarities with Chevy Silverado. The trim levels are ranged from basic truck to work truck and of course famous Denali model that offers plenty of luxury. Sierra 1500 is perhaps the most versatile pickup on the market and it offers rugged abilities as well.
It can tow several tons with no problems and is a highly capable pickup. Sierra comes with an endless list of configurations as well, but models equipped without the 6.2-liter V8 are slightly lagging. The exterior looks great and interior now comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Exterior and Colors
The exterior of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 takes a macho stance. Like all GMC’s trucks, Sierra is also a full-size pickup that comes with blocky design and is highlighted by swollen fender flares. The overall styling is bold but practical, and the front grille looks perfect. To the rear, a foothold for bed access is added. Bed lengths are from 5-feet to 8-feet.
There is also a huge number of appearance packages that allow better customization. The overall height is lower than before, but the overall exterior is basically the same as previous model. The new colors of the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 are Deep Mahogany Metallic and Red Quartz Tintcoat.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior is more spacious
The interior of an all-new 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 comes with big controls and knobs buttons. Even if you wearing gloves, the controls are easy to use. Both knobs and controls are rubber and the layout is good too. The cabin is roomy and it is useful for work, but it can be luxurious as well.
The seats are comfortable and steering wheel comes with a heating option. Front seats look massive, something that is expected for a big truck. A regular cab configuration comes with 3-passenger bench, double cab adds seating for five or six, and crew cab configuration is also made for five or six but with the more generous room.
This trim has always given a high level of elegance and sophistication. The newest Denali trim is no exception, this trim will be launch to the new heights. With it, the new model will get better-looking chrome grill and attractive three-bar insert, monochromatic bumper and chromed front skid plate.
It also comes with standard 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, while the 22-inch multidimensional ultra-bright aluminum wheels are optional. As for the interior, this trim will bring premium materials. The highlights like multi-color displays, surround vision, rear camera mirror, front collision alert, lane change alert, low-speed forward automatic braking, side blind zone alert with many others.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Performance
The upcoming 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 comes with three engine choices available. The first option is the base 4.3-liter V6 and is capable of producing up to 285 HP and 305 lb-ft of torque. This V6 powertrain coming with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Second engine option is a 5.3-liter V8 that can burst 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque, and it comes with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. A premium 6.2-liter V8 is the third powertrain option.
This powerful engine is a capable performer and it returns 420 HP and 460 lb-ft of torque and is also coming with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy
When it comes to towing stuff, all three engines are very capable. The first one base model with V6 engine can tow up to 7,600, 6.2-liter scores 11,000 pounds. Premium 6.2-liter V8 is capable of towing up to 12,500. Some features that will make easy trailering are Trailering App, Theft Alert, Hitch Guidance with Hitch View, Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist, Integrated Trailer Brake Controller and Hitch Area Lighting.
These engines come with standard efficient, the first V6 comes with fuel economy in the city/highway of 18/24 mpg for the model with 2WD and 17/22 mpg with 4WD. The next one is 5,3 liter V8 that score 16/23 mpg 2WD and 16/22 mpg 4WD, while 6.2-liter V8 gives 15/21 mpg 2WD and 15/20 mpg for the 4WD.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Price and Release Date
The newest model 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup will cost slightly higher than its outgoing model. It makes perfect sense as a wider range of configurations means a wider range of prices. The base model starts at $31,000.
Top-range Denali model will cost $70,000, maybe even more. Between the base and Denali trim Sierra have various trim levels at its disposal, and we recommend Crew Cab model for $39,000. The model 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 will go on sale later this year.