2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD Spied Testing

The 2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD will hit the markets next year. The lighter Sierra 1500 was confirmed, which means we can soon expect heavy-duty variants and even the famous Denali trim. Moreover, this pickup truck was spotted under the camouflage, along with its rival Silverado 2500 HD. Sierra Denali 2500 HD will arrive in various body styles, it will bring astonishing power and great fuel economy.

Now when the photos of this luxury trim are available, we can spot a couple of upgrades from the outside. Unlike the previous version, the 2020 Sierra Denali 2500 HD will not only focus on performance but also on the interior and exterior design.

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD front

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD will sport a much bolder design

Unlike the more conservative Silverado, the 2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD comes with a strong and bold design. A couple of updates are clearly visible. For the start, the front grille looks bolder and larger and it sports more chrome. To the sides, 20-inch wheels are looking very unique and the running boards are squared-off now.

Additionally, all-black rims are available as well. On top of that, the new Sierra Denali 2500 will bring more aluminum materials. The headlights will remain in the C-shape and the fog lights are still vertical. Wider air vents are completing the package of upgrades.

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD side

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD interior

Just as every Denali trim, this one will also sport a more luxurious cabin than the base model. The approaching 2020 Sierra Denali 2500 HD offers a really elegant interior with upscale materials-as per updates. A fine leather upholstery is standard, along with the real wood trims. Literally, everything is standard on this model and that includes heating and cooling seats. Furthermore, the leather-wrapped steering wheel adds the same feature. The seats are finished in nuance leather and the comfort is astonishing. Tech-wise, Sierra Denali 2500 HD offers great amenities and even a technology package is available.

This package adds a high-mounted display for the infotainment system, navigation, satellite radio, Bluetooth and much more. An 8-inch touchscreen is very responsive and user-friendly. The interface of the touchscreen is modern and it supports swiping and voice controlling. Of course, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard on the Denali trim. Premium Bose audio system is in the offer, Wi-Fi as well. Towing cameras are the latest innovation and are mounted on the mirrors.

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD rear

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD powertrain

Unlike the previous models, the 2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD will ditch smaller units and opt for larger V8 powertrains. Under the hood of the pickup truck, we can find a 6.6-liter V8 Duramax diesel. This engine will receive a significant upgrade in order to pump up additional power. Unfortunately, we don’t know the exact figures, but this engine will be optional.

A standard unit is a 6.0-liter V8 gasoline powertrain that delivers 420 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. This pickup truck will use a 6-speed automatic gearbox. According to the latest rumors, GM could introduce new 10-speed Hydra-Matic transmission.

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD rear view

2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD price and release date

The forthcoming 2020 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD will debut next year at the Detroit or Chicago auto show. After the debut, this heavy-duty pickup truck will go on sale later in 2019. The price is unavailable at the moment, but we predict the price in a range between the $50,000 and $55,000.

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