When we talk about pickup trucks, we cannot omit the upcoming 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 model. This pickup truck is one of the stronger contenders on the market. It offers a great look and good towing capacity. Also, we cannot leave out the powerful V8 engine that is lying under the hood of this model.
However, the new 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 will come with minor upgrades but we can expect plenty of modern features. Most of the changes will be happening inside.
2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Platform and Exterior Design
The 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 will continue to sit on the popular GM T1 platform that is also used in the 2020 GMC Sierra HD, 2020 GMC Yukon SUV, Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Tahoe and the others full-size trucks and SUVs from the GMC. However, this year platform will be a little longer than usual.
This change will bring much more space to this pickup. Also, the front end will adore wider grille with plenty of chrome use. The high-tech LED front headlights are also installed as the daytime running lights. The new 2020 Sierra 1500 is also lighter than predecessor thanks to the mixed-material design. This including weight-saving measures in the frame and using aluminum swing panels (hood, doors, tailgate). Denali trim is the headlight of the offer and it will bring more attractive and sportier look.
2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior Offers
The upcoming 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 comes with a new interior look. As we already wrote, thanks to the little extended platform, this pickup offers slightly more cabin space. The comfort is also improved and now we can see many quality materials inside. The seats are more comfortable and are offered with cloth on the standard model, while higher trims will get options of colored leather.
In the technology department, the 2020 GMS Sierra 1500 comes with the latest infotainment system (third generation) and it brings more standard features. This will include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as the standard. Also, safety is improved and we can expect a great rating.
2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Specifications
The new pickup truck 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 will remain to offer four engine options. The standard one is the popular 4.3-liter V6 unit that is capable to deliver 285 horses and 305 lb-ft of torque. This engine is connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
However, if one needs something stronger, he can go for the optional 5.3-liter V8 that cranks out 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the buyers will get the opportunity to choose either the 6-speed or 8-speed automatic gearboxes. The diesel variant 2.7-liter four-cylinder with the turbocharger is also on the offer. The output of this model remains to be the 310 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. On all models above the rear-wheel-drive setup will is standard.
Powerful Denali Model
The famous Denali model will be also offered this year. This attractive and unique trim will get under the hood a 6.2-liter V8 powertrain that is able to make 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Also, if one chooses this model it can expect numerous changes in appearance.
2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Price and Release Date
From some rumors, the price of the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 will be increased. So, we can expect the standard model to cost in range from $35,000 to $37,000. The top of the offer Denali trim will start over $60,000. The forthcoming model may be released sometime at the beginning of 2020.