Although it is one of the best-selling and most popular pickups of the GM company, GMC Sierra only received the highest level of equipment in 2015 (2016 MY). Namely, 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 DENALI is a relatively new model on the market. At 2015 LA Auto Show, GMC did not present any new model. Only some modified versions of existing models are shown. One of them is the Sierra 1500 DENALI Ultimate.
As shown, this model is only available in Crew Cab version. The vehicle is decorated with plenty of chrome details, cabin on the cab, IntelliBeam LED headlights, electronic rear window panel, new threshold design, and new 22-inch alloy wheels.
In addition to its outward appearance, the vehicle adorns the enviable level of luxury inside the cabin. The interior of the vehicle is full of details of aluminum. There’s also a heated steering wheel, electronic pedal adjustment, and exceptional front seats. The front seats have a heating and ventilation system. Also, the front seats have the ability to adjust in 12 directions, all electronically. In addition to an enviable level of luxury, the vehicle will also have a high level of equipment. Among other things, there are the Bose premium sound system, a wireless smartphone charger, an 8-inch color screen, and GPS navigation.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 DENALI Specs
The new version of the model offers two engines. The first is a 5.3-liter V8 engine with 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. The second, more powerful 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque. As standard, 4×4 is available as well as magnetic ride control.
In addition to the new Sierra pickup truck model, a smaller GMC pickup truck model with the highest level of equipment was presented at the same event. It’s the new GMC Canyon DENALI pickup. Both vehicles feature a high level of equipment and a solid dose of luxury. GMC describes it as “the first and only premium midsize truck”. And Canyon DENALI offers a choice of two drive units. The first is a 3.6-liter V6 petrol engine with 305 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft., as well as a 2.8-liter Duramax turbo diesel with 181 horsepower and 368 lb.-ft. torque.
The company did not significantly upgrade this model, so the price of the vehicle will not be changed in comparison to the previous model. That means the price for the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 DENALI, remains at the model level for the 2017 model year.
The Sierra 1500 for 2019 model year comes with the new design. This is a new generation of this GMC full-size pickup truck.