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2020 GMC Sierra HD AT4

2020 GMC Sierra HD AT4

A potent pickup truck now with off-roading capabilities!

When we used to talk about pickup trucks a decade ago, the general notion was a barebone truck that only knows how to lift weights. It was also taken for granted that, since they are tough vehicles, even off-roading would be easy. But, like we all know, a pickup truck is not automatically qualified to explore untraveled or non-existent roads. Fast forward to 2019, and GMC has launched a truck called the GMC Sierra HD AT4 that is muscular, can travel off-road without showing its ’jungli-ness’, and has an interior that can put well-loaded sedans and SUVs to shame. We finally have a heavy duty version of the Sierra AT4, so let’s check it out, shall we?

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2020 GMC Sierra HD

2020 GMC Sierra HD

A step-up over the previous model in almost all the departments

GMC trucks are like the school students who don’t top the class, but they don’t fail either. They are never in the spotlight for good or bad reasons, with the exception of when the Sierra debuted with that new MultiPro tailgate. The GMC Sierra HD has been living in the shadow of its competition, the Silverado HD, and despite having a lot of things in common, it has never been able to trump the Chevy. However, it looks like the Sierra is trying to break those shackles with the 2020 model. The Sierra HD looks to have gotten rid of its flaws, and this time, it promises to be a well-packaged truck that can prove to be a serious threat to the competition.

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2019 GMC Sierra Denali

2019 GMC Sierra Denali

The ultima luxury truck?

Just like its predecessor, the Sierra Denali sits at the top of the GMC Sierra lineup, itself a more upscale version of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The fourth-generation pickup truck broke cover in March 2018, a few months after Chevrolet debuted the new-generation Silverado it is based on.

At the forefront of the premium pickup market since 1999, the GMC Sierra Denali steps into a new generation with redesigned everything. Larger and bolder, the truck benefits from new state-of-the-art technology, and a new transmission. It also boasts many industry-first features, including a carbon-fiber box, a multi-function tailgate, and a rear-view camera. Power continues to come from the familiar 5.3- and 6.2-liter V-8s, despite the fact that GMC just introduced a diesel V-6 option for the regular Sierra.

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2019 GMC Sierra Elevation

2019 GMC Sierra Elevation

and it’s available with the 2.7-liter turbo-four

GMC has introduced the Sierra Elevation, a new trim level of the Sierra that will sit between the ALT and AT4 offering customers a rugged pickup with a shot of off-road chops to go with it. The Sierra Elevation will get a host of exclusive digs to complete its status, all of which are being included to infuse the pickup with a commanding look to go with natural truck capabilities and functionality that all Sierra pickups are known for.

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2019 GMC Sierra AT4

2019 GMC Sierra AT4

Two-inch lift and more standard equipment

The pickup truck war is hotter than it’s ever been in the U.S. right now. While Ford has an all-aluminum F-150, GM just launched a brand-new GMC Sierra with an industry-first carbon-fiber bed. Ram is also going strong with a fresh 1500 model. Attracting more and more customers into dealerships is not an easy task, and this is where special models and limited editions come in handy sometimes. With a brand new Sierra 1500 on its way to dealerships, GMC just unveiled a new model. It’s called the Sierra AT4 and combines enhanced off-road ability with extra standard features and more premium appointments.

Designed for the customer "who wants an elevated presence on the road and the capability to venture off life’s beaten path," the Sierra AT4 also marks the debut of a new trim that will be offered on every GMC model in the next two years. Whether specs will be similar, it remains to be seen, but all we know is that the Sierra AT4 rides higher than the standard pickup truck and comes with an extended list of standard features. But despite boasting more luxury and sitting higher above the ground, the AT4 isn’t GMC’s highly anticipated response to the Ford F-150 Raptor. But let’s find out more about this trim in the review below.

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2019 GMC Sierra

2019 GMC Sierra

A next-gen truck with innovative features and a new diesel powerplant

General Motors first launched the GMC Sierra back in 1998, following it up with the upscale Denali trim level a few years later. Now, the latest 2019 model year is bringing with it a generational changeover, debuting in a live event in Detroit and broadcast on the Internet. Previewed in the range-topping Denali and SLT trim levels, the latest Sierra gets a variety of cool new features and technologies, including improved utility for the light-duty half-ton with a MultiPro tailgate and carbon fiber bed, plus new styling to help it stand out a bit more from its mechanically identical cousin, the Chevrolet Silverado.

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2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain Concept

2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain Concept

When 4WD and snow tires just aren’t enough

About the best means of transportation on snow-covered mountain trails is a Snowcat – those machines that cross between a tank and snowmobile. The only problem is luxury or that vast lack thereof. Well, GMC now has an answer for this frigid conundrum. Meet the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain Concept.

This one-off monster is basically a Sierra 2500 with a ton of upgrades, but its foundation is familiar. The truck runs the new-for-2017 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8 with a stump-pulling 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque. The Alison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission and two-speed transfer case are responsible for shifting gears while five people can ride in the leather-lined crew cab. Naturally, GMC started the concept build with a Sierra Denali, meaning nearly every available feature and amenity comes standard. Oh, and of course heated seats and a heated steering wheel are included.

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2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X

2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X

GMC’s Heavy Duty gets off-road chops

The GMC Sierra HD is getting some much-needed powertrain updates for the 2017 model year, but that’s not the only change happening. GMC’s All Terrain X package is now being added as an optional package for the 2500-series pickup. The Sierra HD All Terrain X joins the Sierra 1500 and Canyon All Terrain X to round out GMC’s line of off-road themed trucks.

“The new Sierra HD All Terrain X’s powerful attitude reflects a popular trend in very capable off-road trucks, executed with a range-topping level of refinement — a combination of attributes GMC has cultivated for years,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of GMC Sales and Marketing. “And with the new, available Duramax 6.6-liter, this truck more than matches its bold good looks with true professional-grade capability.”

The All Terrain X basically takes the Z71 off-road package and throws on some cosmetic and parts changes designed to appeal to modern truck buyers who treat their trucks more like a blank canvas than as a work tool. The package does bring several functional updates to the Z71 package, meaning this isn’t just a mere appearance package.

Customers can order the All Terrain X package on the 2017 Sierra 2500 HD with either the 6.0-liter gasoline V-8 or the newly updated 6.6-liter Duramax V-8 turbodiesel. It is only offered in 4WD and in the crew cab configuration. Color choices are limited to Black Onyx and Summit White.

There’s plenty more details found on the 2017 Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X, so keep reading for more.

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2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD

2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD

GMC releases teaser photos… and not much else

GMC released today three photos of the updated 2017 Sierra Denali 2500HD. The new photos show an updated hood design with a functional scoop, bolder lettering for the Duramax turbodiesel engine option, and not much else. Yep, the changes – at lease those on the outside – are very minimal.

Also minimalistic is GMC’s description of the changes, with the entirety of the press release saying, “GMC today released the first photos of the 2017 Sierra Denali 2500HD featuring a functional hood scoop design hinting at what is beneath its bold new appearance.” That’s it.

This sort of teaser isn’t new for GMC. The automaker pulled a similar stunt with the Sierra’s 2016 model year refresh. In that case, we simply got a single photo with nearly no description.

Nevertheless, the photo is official, so we know exactly what 2017 holds for the Sierra 2500HD. We also expect the same functional hood scoop on the 3500HD, or at least those fitted with the optional 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel. News on the Sierra 1500s has not been divulged, meaning it could be a carry-over year with no changes, or GMC could introduce a slight refresh. We’re betting on the carry-over scenario, as the current design is only a year old.

Let’s have a closer look at the 2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD and the changes coming its way.

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2016 GMC Sierra 1500 All Terrain X

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 All Terrain X

GMC has pulled the covers off its latest special edition package for the Sierra 1500 pickup at the 2016 Houston Auto Show in Texas. Called the All Terrain X, the Sierra is built to further the capabilities of the current Sierra All Terrain thanks to additional equipment and looks that separate it from its brethren in the showroom.

This is certainly not the first special edition package we’ve seen on a General Motors truck, however, the first package in recent memory that adds horsepower. Yes, GM has listened to the pleas of consumers and journalist by adding a performance exhaust system. It bumps the 5.3-liter V-8’s horsepower from 355 to 365 – a 10 horsepower gain paired with a more aggressive exhaust rumble. It’s a welcomed addition, to say the least.

Horsepower isn’t the only attractive add-on here; a slew of off-road equipment including mud tires on trim-unique wheels, a roll bar with LED light bars, side step bars for easy access to the cab, and most importantly, the Z71 suspension package.

The GMC Sierra All Terrain X will go on sale in the Spring of 2016. GMC has yet to disclose its selling price.

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2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate

What’s in a name?

According to GMC, the range-topping Denali line wasn’t exclusive or haughty enough, so the automaker debuted something more… ultimate. Yep, the GMC Sierra 1500 can now be had in something called the Denali Ultimate.

You might be asking yourself what else does GMC have in its parts bin that could possibly make the Sierra Denali more upscale. Ponder away, but nothing else exists in the lineup. So what’s the deal?

The new-for-2016 Denali Ultimate package basically makes everything otherwise optional on the truck, standard equipment. Those 22-inch wheels – standard. 4WD – standard. Power-folding moonroof – standard. Driver Alert Package – standard. You get the idea. In fact, the only thing left as an option is the 420-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8.

The Denali Ultimate edition does add some new features not found before, including wireless phone charging and what GMC calls its Tri-Mode Power Steps. Push a button and the running boards slide rearwards, providing a step into the bed. Overly complicated? Sure, but it’s power operated and will attract hordes of onlookers.

Maybe.

Otherwise, the Sierra Denali Ultimate is basically a Sierra Denali. The truck does have the visual updates for the 2016 model year, which boils down to a new front fascia and taillights. Those are certainly welcomed additions to the truck, but the remainder of the bodywork carries over.

Nevertheless, the GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate is expected to rake in big sales and profits for GMC. The automaker says growth in this segment has exploded. GMC has seen its market share jump from zero percent in 2013 to an impressive 15.5-percent hold on the premium full-size truck segment.

GMC says the 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate will arrive in dealers during the first quarter of 2016.

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2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition

2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition

Only nine months after GMC debuted its 2015 Sierra 1500 Elevation Edition, the 2016 version is here to replace it. However, most of the content and cosmetics stay the same. What changes are the new front face and rear end – both of which are revised for 2016 across the Sierra lineup.

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2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition

2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition

Only nine months after GMC debuted its 2015 Sierra 1500 Elevation Edition, the 2016 version is here to replace it. However, most of the content and cosmetics stay the same. What changes are the new front face and rear end – both of which are revised for 2016 across the Sierra lineup.

This mid-cycle refresh for the Sierra – along with its Chevrolet Silverado cousin – is meant to bring new life to the trucks, both of which debuted for the 2014 model year. Now two short years later, the trucks have a new mug and some minor updates to the infotainment system. And that’s about it.

If you clicked the link above to read my review of the 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition, you’d be hard-pressed to finish the review with a smile. To be blunt, I ripped GMC a new one over it calling the Elevation Edition a “sport” truck. See, in my mind, sport trucks should have stupid amounts of horsepower with a tightened suspension and fat, sticky tires. The GMC Syclone and Ford F-150 Lighting are perfect examples. What does the GMC Sierra Elevation come standard with? A V-6 with 285 horsepower. Yawn

While I can’t say my mind has changed, General Motors has debuted several similar “special editions” to its truck lineups, both with the GMC and Chevrolet brands. None of them have powertrain modifications. A few come with more purposeful off-road tires, but otherwise, the modifications are all cosmetic. With that being set as the norm, my expectations for GM’s special editions have (sadly) changed.

Nevertheless, these appearance packages attract customers to showrooms. GM will tell you these dolled-up trucks sell more quickly than standard, run-of-the-mill pickups. I don’t doubt that one bit. Still, It’s hard not to pine for a 580-horsepower, supercharged, 6.2-liter LSA-powered Sierra with the guts to take on a Ford Mustang GT.

Anyway, let’s jump into the details of the 2016 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition.

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2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali - Driven

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali - Driven

GMC’s popular Denali trim level has been the brand’s opulence trim since the introduction of the 1999 Yukon . Extra features, added luxury, and a distinct grille design have made the range-topping trim level a popular choice among affluent buyers who want something extra.

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2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali - Driven

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali - Driven

GMC’s popular Denali trim level has been the brand’s opulence trim since the introduction of the 1999 Yukon. Extra features, added luxury, and a distinct grille design have made the range-topping trim level a popular choice among affluent buyers who want something extra. Think of the Denali trim as the halfway point between the average pickup and a Cadillac Escalade.

Added to a 2015 Sierra 1500, the Denali package brings a special flair to the truck that’s happily free of cowboy influences and saddle-colored leather brought on by the popularity of the 2013 Ford F-150 King Ranch. In fact, the Sierra Denali was distinctly non-cowboy before it was cool. Now both Ford and Ram offer range-topping trim levels that gives city folks an opportunity to have all the bells and whistles without the Texas theme.

When the Sierra Denali first arrived, I was excited to compare it to its corporate cousin, the Chevrolet Silverado High Country, which I had tested the previous year. Both trucks came equipped with nearly the same options, including the mighty 6.2-liter V-8 and 4WD. The only mechanical difference between the trucks is the GMC’s eight-speed automatic transmission, new for this model year.

The GMC also sports a much larger TFT display in its gauge cluster, and the 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot – both of which came in handy.

Besides a $6,000 difference in price and one model year’s difference, the two trucks proved to be very similar. However, the GMC felt more special – more high-class and high-brow – simply thanks to its more urban approach. There’s still plenty to dive into, so continue reading for the full driven review.

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2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition

2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition

GMC announced its reentry back into the sport truck game. However, its submission to the competition is decidedly drab. Now before you run for the pitchforks, let me explain. GMC has some history in the sport truck market, namely the 1991 Syclone and 1992 through 1993 Typhoon. Both the Sonoma-based Syclone and Jimmy-based Typhoon used a turbocharged and highly modified version of the 4.3-liter V-6, sported lowered suspensions, bigger brakes, and an all-wheel-drive setup. The Syclone was capable of hitting 60 in a blistering 4.3 seconds on its way to a quarter-mile run of 13.6 seconds. Impressive times still today.

So what’s the Sierra Elevation Edition got beneath its murdered-out bodywork? The 580-horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter LSA V-8 borrowed from the Camaro ZL1? Perhaps the naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT1 from the Corvette Stingray? No and nope.

This "sport truck" sports a bone-stock, 285-horsepower, 4.3-liter, EcoTec3 V-6 found in the base Sierra. Of course, for some extra scratch, customers can upgrade to the 355-horsepower, 5.3-liter, EcoTec3 V-8. The story continues throughout the rest of the truck. Stock brakes, stock tires, and stock suspension.

GMC has included plenty of upgrades in the Elevation Edition, though they consist of purely cosmetic changes. Body-colored grille, bumpers, door handles, mirror caps, side moldings, and wheels replace the chrome bits normally found on the Sierra. Does it look good? Yes. Does its bite match its bark? Sadly, no.

While I hate to dog on GMC for its newest offering, it seems a bit half-hearted. The General Motors’ parts bin is a seemingly limitless supply of go-fast goodies just ready to be bolted on. In fact, Chevy already teases up with the Cheyenne concept at the 2013 SEMA show. If GM wanted to set the bar far above the upcoming Ford F-150 and already-award-winning Ram 1500, it could easily do it. Why the trigger isn’t getting pulled, perhaps we’ll never know.

UPDATE 01/21/2015: GMC announced prices for the special edition Sierra Elevation which goes on sale this month. Prices will range from $34,865 for a 2WD model equipped with the standard 4.3L V-6 and up to $39,890 for the 4WD version equipped with the 5.3L V-8 engine.

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2015 GMC Sierra Carbon Edition

2015 GMC Sierra Carbon Edition

It’s not exactly as extravagant as the Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition, but GMC’s own interpretation of a Carbon Edition for the Sierra still has some appeal. Meet the Sierra Carbon Edition, a stylish interpretation of the popular and recently overhauled Sierra 1500 pickup. It comes in three different versions, allowing customers to choose the trim that’s best suited for their needs and whims.

The most dressed of the three is the Sierra Carbon 22 Edition that GMC offers on the double- and crew cab versions of the Sierra SLE. This version comes with a pair of carbon-fiber appearance graphics on the hood and the tailgate. It’s not the real material, but I still give GMC props for at least trying. This version also has a plethora of additional features, all of which you can find after the jump.

Meanwhile, the Carbon 20 Edition, which buyers can get with the Sierra SLE double cab, also has the same carbon-fiber graphics as the Carbon 22 Edition. The most obvious difference here is that it features a set of 20-inch, aluminium-alloy wheels.

Then there’s the standard Carbon Edition that’s available on the base Sierra 1500 double cab. It’s not as comprehensively detailed as the Carbon 22 and 20 Editions, but it still has a lot of unique options, including remote keyless entry, a 110-volt power outlet and LED cargo box lighting.

All of GMC’s Sierra Carbon Edition models come standard with a 4.3-liter, EcoTec3, V-6 engine that produces 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. Customers do have the option of upgrading to a 5.3-liter, EcoTec3 V-8 that produces 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The models are also available with either two- or four-wheel-drive systems.

The base model of the Sierra Carbon Edition retails for $33,075. If you want the upper-tier Carbon Edition models, the Carbon 20 Edition starts at $38,275 while the Carbon 22 Edition goes for $42,270. Orders for the double-cab versions of the Sierra Carbon Edition are already being accepted with crew-cab models set to follow suit in October.

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2015 GMC Sierra All Terrain HD

2015 GMC Sierra All Terrain HD

General Motors has been making trucks since the dawn of the twentieth century and while the trucks have greatly evolved over the last 100 years, they have continued to be strong, purpose-built workhorses. Though the Sierra name has long been associated with GMC’s trucks as a trim level, the name finally became the truck’s model name in 1999 with the introduction of the GMT800 platform. Starting in 2014 (2015 for the HD versions), the GMC Sierra and its corporate twin, the Chevrolet Silverado, have become near luxurious with rich interiors while their capabilities have increased thanks to the new high-tech versions of the familiar 4.3-liter V-6, 5.3-liter V-8, and 6.2-liter V-8. The 2015 GMC Sierra All Terrain HD is ready to do battle with the Ford F-Series Super Duty FX4 and the Ram 2500 Power Wagon with its V-8 Duramax engine, 4G WiFi connectivity and Allison transmission.

GMC announced today the new All Terrain trim package for the HD 2500 and 3500 trucks that will match the capabilities of the Chevrolet Silverado’s Z71 off-road package. Rancho twin-tube shocks, thick coil springs, and wide leaf spring packs help the GMC All Terrain HD to both hit the mud and haul extreme loads either in its bed or hooked to a trailer.

The truck gets the same two engine and transmission options as the rest of GM’s HD lineup: the standard mill is the do-it-all 6.0-liter V-8 or the available 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8. The big gas burner mates to the Hydra-Matic 6L90 six-speed auto while the Duramax gets the respected Allison 1000 six-speed automatic.

Besides the additional greasy bits under the skin to help with off-road performance, the All Terrain also comes with a laundry list of upgrades that make it a premium contender. GMC bathed it’s body in chrome bits like running boards and 20-inch alloy wheels while its interior gets a host of techno upgrades like 4G LTE connectivity for Wi-Fi hotspotting, GMC’s IntelliLink infotainment system, and Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users.

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2015 GMC Sierra HD

2015 GMC Sierra HD

GMC released the official details on its 2015 Sierra HD lineup, which so happens to align perfectly with Ford revealing its competitor: the 2015 F-Series Super Duty. The model comes with a choice of two engines, two automatic transmission, an updated exterior look and an all-new, more comfortable and technology-infused interior — carried over from the 2014 Sierra 1500.

GMC specially designed the all-new exterior in the wind tunnel to reduce wind noise and enhance powertrain cooling for more consistent performance. GMC also worked hard on the interior to make it quieter and more comfortable, with ample storage for work or travel and the intuitive connectivity of IntelliLink.

The 2015 GMC Sierra HD will be put on sale in the first quarter of 2014. Customers can choose from three models — 2500HD, 3500HD models and Denali HD — 18 different assemblies and more than 150 possible vehicle configurations. This should give customers plenty of freedom to build a Sierra HD that fits their needs perfectly.

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2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

GMC expanded today the Sierra lineup with the addition of a new 1500 Denali version. The new model will join the previously launched Sierra 1500 and Sierra Regular Cab and will be put on sale this fall.

When compared to the standard Sierra 1500 the new Devali version will add a signature Denali chrome grille, body-colored front and rear bumpers, a new set of unique 20-inch chrome wheels and a polished stainless steel exhaust outlet. For the interior it received a few additional Denali-specific details, like a script on the bright door sills and embossed into the front seats and real aluminum trim.

The new 1500 Denali will be offered with a standard 5.3 liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine with 355 horsepower or an optional 6.2 liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine that will produce an estimated 420 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque.

As standard features the model is offering an eight-inch Color Touch navigation radio with Intellilink, projector-style headlamps with LED signature daytime running lights, a Bose audio system, heated and cooled leather front bucket seats, a heated steering wheel, front and rear park assist and a power sliding rear window with defogger.

Customers can further customize their Denali models with two additional packages: a Z71 Off-Road Package that adds monotube Rancho shocks, Hill Descent Control and transfer case shield, and a Driver Alert Package that includes Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and patented Safety Alert Seat Technology.

UPDATE: 6/27/2014 GMC announced Magnetic Ride Control will become standard equipment on the 2015 Sierra Denali. This marks the first time GM has used Magnetic Ride Control on a pickup truck application. More details are below the jump.

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2014 GMC Sierra Regular Cab

2014 GMC Sierra Regular Cab

Earlier this year GMC started to uncover the 2014 Sierra lineup with the unveiling of the 1500 version. Now, the company unveiled the first images on the Regular Cab version. In fact, the images have been revealed press release discussing the aerodynamics of the new truck and the images show the Sierra Regular Cab testing in the wind tunnel.

The most impressive feature of the 2014 Sierra is the addition of a new air dam placed below the front bumper. This new air dam helps reducing drag because it directs air toward the ground and away from the truck’s rough underbody.

Other features of the 2014 Sierra include specially designed tailgate and the center high-mounted stop light are optimized to guide air cleanly around the truck, bug deflectors on the hood, wider tires and aftermarket bumpers that can raise the drag coefficient.

The new GMC Sierra Regular Cab will be put on sale this summer.

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2014 GMC Sierra 1500

2014 GMC Sierra 1500

After being teased for a few weeks now, the 2014 GMC Sierra finally made its online debut via Facebook. The model receives a new exterior look, improved interior and three “all-new” EcoTec3 engines. GMC also promised that the 2014 Sierra will be offered with the longest list of standard features ever offered on a full-size GMC pickup.

On the exterior the 2014 Sierra has been made more aerodynamic and, thanks to the addition of new features like the aluminum hood, it is now lighter than its predecessor. The interior has also been highly updated and it has been designed to offer a better driving experience.

Under the hood GMC has placed three “new” engines — a V-6 and two V-8s — with the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 version delivering best-in-class fuel economy. The company did not reveal any specifications yet, but confirmed each engine will deliver improved output and better fuel economy.

Still, we are wondering if these updates will be enough to deliver the same performance figures as its key competitors: the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500. Hit the jump to find out.

Updated 04/02/2013: GMC announced today that the 2014 Sierra will arrive at dealerships this summer. Also revealed were the official specifications for the 5.3-liter V-8.

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