Get ready to work harder, travel farther, and venture beyond where the road ends in the new 2023 GMC Sierra 1500. GMC's half-ton truck just received a major refresh for 2022 and is getting even more updates for 2023. The Sierra 1500 is known as one of the toughest light-duty trucks on the market, offering truck drivers the best of the best. That includes best-in-class diesel horsepower and torque, more cargo bed volume than its competitors, the most trailering-assistance technologies in its class, and more.
With a generous eight Sierra 1500 trims to choose from, drivers can personalize their trucks to fit their needs. Looking for a daily ride? Sure! What about an off-roading beast? No problem! Luxury and comfort? The Sierra 1500 is on it! Drivers who don't want to settle for less than the best know they can depend on GMC to deliver when it counts. The Sierra 1500 stands out among its competition, with its practical and user-friendly technology, professional-grade durability, and incredible efficiency, which can be tough to find all in one place.
One thing the 2023 Sierra 1500 is not is subtle. This road beast stands out among other light-duty trucks as the ultimate workhorse and adventurer. Whether you're heading to a job site or getting away, far away, for a weekend of off-roading fun, the Sierra 1500 doesn't disappoint when it comes to performance and power.
The GMC 2023 Sierra is available with four engine options, allowing drivers to pick just the right amount of power for their needs. The 2.7L Turbo High Output comes standard on the Pro, SLE, and Elevation trim levels. This enhanced turbocharged engine brings along 310 ponies and 430 lb-ft of torque, giving it far more torque than previous 2.7L models.
The available 5.3L V8 engine also isn't lacking power, giving drivers the confidence they need behind the wheel when they hit the road. With 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, drivers get a maximum available tow rating of 11,200 lbs. The 5.3L engine comes standard on the SLT and Denali trim levels.
Powerful Available Engines
If diesel is what you're after, GMC has you covered with an enhanced 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel engine. This engine has been redesigned for 2023 to deliver the ultimate performance with best-in-class diesel ratings of 305 hp and 495 lb-ft. Not enough? How about a best-in-class diesel towing capacity of 13,000 lbs! This diesel beast comes standard on the AT4 trim level but can also be had on the SLE, Elevation, SLT, Denali, and Denali Ultimate trim levels.
Still not enough? GMC has one more engine for you: the 6.2L V8. This engine doesn't mess around when it comes to tough work, with 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Drivers get a max trailering rating of 13,000 lbs. With the engine's Dynamic Fuel Management system, drivers can expect a fuel economy rating of 17 MPG combined. The 6.2L V8 comes standard on the AT4X and Denali Ultimate trim levels but can be added to the SLT, AT4, and Denali trims.
The 2023 Sierra 1500 doesn't comprise, not when it comes to performance and power and certainly not when it comes to comfort and convenience. The Sierra was designed to help drivers make the most of their time, making work easier and off time more fun. This truck may be tough, but the inside is all about luxury. The Sierra 1500 features unbeatable comfort, the latest user friendly-tech, and high-end crafted materials for beautiful aesthetics that drivers and passengers can enjoy.
GMC doesn't skimp when it comes to space inside or out. The spacious cabin lets drivers stretch out at the end of a long day. If you are looking for a little something extra, level up to the Denali trim for an unforgettable experience, including a Bose Premium Sound System and authentic open-pore wood trim for a modern but understated feel that allows drivers to relax and enjoy the drive.
Check out the pickup bed to take advantage of the Sierra's best-in-class cargo volume. The available GMC Carbon Pro bed provides protection against scratching, denting, and rust. If you find yourself working more in the field than the office, the available MultiPro Tailgate has up to six functions to make loading, unloading, and gaining access to the cargo area quicker than ever. With less strain and more convenience, the Sierra 1500 was created to make your workday a little easier.
Depending on the trim you choose, the 2023 Sierra 1500 has a whole host of interior features that can take your driving experience to the next level. If luxury for you and your family is what you're after, the Denali Ultimate says it all. Enjoy full-grain leather seats, real wood detailing, and chrome accents.
If you're looking for a little more durability, the AT4 trim level makes it easy for your truck to keep up with your active lifestyle. Perforated leather seating and additional small storage compartments are available to keep things organized and accessible on the go. Level up one to the AT4X for full-grain leather upholstery and a combination of leather, ceramic, and real ash wood accents in addition to extra off-road features.
The possibilities are endless, but one thing is for sure, whether you're searching for comfort, convenience, or a rugged good time, the Sierra has a trim level to suit your wants and needs. The only trouble you'll find is picking just one.
The technology in the 2023 Sierra 1500 was designed to make it easier to stay connected on the road and take some of the stress out of work. When it comes to trailering, the Sierra is ready to help. The available in-vehicle Trailering App allows drivers to have custom trailer profiles that keep track of stats like available tire pressure and temperature. Drivers also get maintenance reminders and step-by-step departure checklists to ensure everything goes smoothly. It's easy to access the app through the infotainment system inside the vehicle or on your phone using the myGMC App when you're outside of the vehicle.
You can also use the myGMC App to access the available ASE Electronics iN-Command Control System. This feature is a game changer for truck owners who have campers, allowing them to monitor and control a wide range of smart systems on their trailers, from HVAC controls to water tank levels.
If that's not enough, the available Prograde Trailering System is here to help. This system helps streamline the trailering process, taking some of the stress out of your day and making towing and hauling easier than ever. The additional Trailer Blind Side Alert has you covered on both sides, giving you an extra set of eyes when you need them. Adding the GCW Alert can keep you aware of the estimated combined weight of your truck and trailer.
While the Sierra makes trailering more convenient than ever, its tech doesn't stop there. During long trips or at the end of a long day, enjoy Super Cruise. This driver-assist technology lets you drive hands-free on more than 400,000 miles of roads in the USA and Canada. The system allows you to change lanes, maintain your set speed, and even pull your trailer hands-free.
The 40 inches of enhanced combined screens make the Sierra technology-friendly and easy to access. The 2023 Sierra 1500 offers more screens than any other light-duty truck. The 13.4-inch touchscreen, 12.3-inch customizable Driver Information Center, and 15-inch Head-Up Display make it simple to access apps, stay up to date on your vehicle's condition, and keep your eyes on the road ahead. Plus, with up to 14 different camera views, you can keep an eye on what's going on around you so that there are no surprises.
The Sierra 1500 seamlessly connects with your smartphone, so it's simple to stay connected. Take advantage of extras like the myGMC mobile app to get maintenance reminders, connect with Google Built-In for real-time navigation, or streamline your busy day with Alexa Built-In. If that's not enough, the Sierra helps everyone stay connected with a Wi-Fi hotspot. With all of these features and more, the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 is truly the truck of the future.