2022 GMC Sierra packs a high-end punch

When the current-generation GMC Sierra launched for 2019, it was an underwhelming redo, notably when it got here to the inside. Primarily, it sported a lightweight evolution of the earlier mannequin’s cabin, which regarded dated from the get-go from a design and supplies standpoint in comparison with the Ram 1500s of the world. Fortunately, GMC is rolling out an up to date Sierra pickup for 2022 that includes two new high-end trim ranges and lightweight outdoors styling updates, however most significantly, a very revamped inside with new tech.

To lift the Sierra’s premium road cred, GMC is rolling out two new trim ranges for 2022. On the high of the meals chain now’s the Denali Final representing an extra step past the standard Denali. Whereas the whole Sierra 1500 lineup will get new bumpers, headlights and wider grilles up entrance, the Final units itself aside with an unique Vader chrome grille, 22-inch low-gloss black wheels with machined accents and entrance fender badges.

Transfer inside and you may uncover the place the actually substantial Sierra updates occur. All Sierras get a wholly revamped sprint that appears so significantly better than the outgoing one with a format that appears correctly recent. After which within the Final, it is now legitimately luxurious with a lot nicer supplies resembling full grain, stitched leather-based on the seats, door panels and huge swaths of the sprint, actual wooden accents, aluminum trim, a micro-suede headliner and massaging entrance seats.

And in case you like screens, the revamped Sierra has received screens. On all fashions in addition to the bottom truck, a customizable 13.4-inch middle touchscreen handles infotainment and packs wi-fi Apple CarPlayAndroid Auto and Amazon Alexa — and now has Google built-in, which is handy to have issues like Google Maps and Google Assistant proper there contained in the truck. And on the highest Sierra trims, there is a new 12-speaker Bose audio setup.

The gauge cluster is now additionally a display measuring 12.3-inches and provides a number of views to select from. On high of that, a 15-inch shade head-up show is accessible, which additionally occurs to be customizable. Add all these screens collectively and you may have greater than 40 inches of customizable digital actual property within the 2022 GMC Sierra.

Smooth leathers, actual wooden and aluminum trim make the Sierra Denali Final’s inside really feel excessive finish.


In the case of lively security goodies, GMC equips each Sierra with ahead collision warning with automated emergency braking, lane-keeping help, pedestrian detection, auto excessive beams and a HD backup digicam. Extra fascinating is the arrival of GM’s Super Cruise system that’ll be customary on Denali Final and accessible on the Denali, offering hands-free, trailering-capable operation on sure premapped highways.

For off-road fanatics who additionally benefit from the finer issues in life, GMC is debuting a brand new AT4X Sierra trim that will get improved off-road chops over the usual AT4, in addition to a extra plush cockpit. Upping efficiency are Multimatic DSSV dampers and unique springs that contribute to a 2-inch elevate, elevated wheel journey over the regular AT4, a two-way switch case and a few larger underbody shields. On the within, it will get the Denali Final format executed up in barely totally different supplies however no Tremendous Cruise. Which means, it is fairly darn good inside as nicely, with fancy stitched leather-based, actual wooden trim, a suede headliner, massaging entrance seats, rocking Bose audio setup and plenty of customizable screens.

The Denali Final and AT4X be part of the Sierra lineup for 2022.


On the powertrain entrance, the two.7-liter turbo 4 places out the identical 310 horsepower as earlier than, however torque climbs to 420 pound-feet from 348. The remainder of the fuel lineup together with 4.6-liter V6 and 5.3-liter and 6.2-liter V8s carry over. The 3.0-liter I6 turbodiesel continues as nicely, however it will probably now be had with a max towing package deal to tug 13,200 kilos, which is a rise of 4,000 kilos on two-wheel-drive vehicles. The four-wheel-drive diesel is rated to tow 13,000 kilos.

The up to date 2022 GMC Sierra will hit sellers in the course of the first quarter subsequent 12 months, however prospects can reserve their vehicles now on-line at GMC.com or by means of their native supplier. Pricing begins at $32,495 for the Sierra Professional base truck, $74,995 for the AT4X and $80,395 for the massive unhealthy Denali Final. All costs embrace $1,695 for vacation spot.

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Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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