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GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup (5th Gen)

MSRP 31195 USDNEX score 77%

Product Overview

The fifth generation Sierra is based on GM's fourth generation Chevrolet Silverado. It is a favorite among drivers who require the capabilities and durability of a work truck but also demand a level of refinement.

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Ratings

What we found**

Pros
  • Superb off-road capability
  • Comfortable cabin
  • Lots of cargo space
Cons
  • Diesel engine is a little overkill

What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 77% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Sleek styling
  • Comfortable to drive
  • Powerful diesel engine
Cons
  • Lack of off-roady tech
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Specifications

Variants:
2.7T
3.0D
4.3L
5.3L
6.2L

Chassis

Brakes | Front
345 mm
Brakes | Rear
360 mm
Suspension | Front
Independent coil-over
Suspension | Rear
Solid axle with leaf springs

Construction

Trim Levels
Sierra, SLE, Elevation, SLT, AT4, Denali

Dimensions

Size | Height
1917 mm Crew, 5'8" box / 1914 mm Crew, 6'6" box / 1921 mm Double / 1993 mm Double, AT4 / 1920 mm Regular
Size | Length
5886 mm Crew, 5'8" box / 6128 mm Crew, 6'6" box / 5886 mm Double / 5832 mm Regular
Size | Width
2063 mm Crew, 5'8" box / 2063 mm Crew, 6'6" box / 2063 mm Double / 2063 mm Regular
Weight
2449 kg Double AT4 / 2050 kg Regular 2WD
Wheel Size
17" x 8" / 18" x 8.5" / 20" x 9"
Wheelbase
3987 mm Crew 6'6" box / 3745 mm Double, Crew 5'8" box / 3545 mm Regular

Performance

Fuel Economy
From 15 / 19 (6.2L) to 23 / 30 (diesel)
Towing Capacity
6600 lbs (2.7T crew 4WD) - 12100 lbs (6.2L double 4WD)

Powertrain

3.0DEngine | Displacement
3.0 L
2.7TEngine | Displacement
2.7 L
4.3LEngine | Displacement
4.3 L
5.3LEngine | Displacement
5.3 L
6.2LEngine | Displacement
6.2 L
3.0DEngine | Power
277 hp @ 3750
2.7TEngine | Power
310 hp @ 5600
4.3LEngine | Power
285 hp @ 5300
5.3LEngine | Power
355 hp @ 5600
6.2LEngine | Power
420 hp @ 5600
3.0DEngine | Torque
623 Nm @ 1500
2.7TEngine | Torque
473 Nm @ 1500-4000
4.3LEngine | Torque
413 Nm @ 3900
5.3LEngine | Torque
519 Nm @ 4100
6.2LEngine | Torque
623 Nm @ 4100
3.0DEngine | Type
LM2 Duramax I6 turbo-diesel
2.7TEngine | Type
L3B Turbo I4
4.3LEngine | Type
LV3 V6
5.3LEngine | Type
L8B V8
6.2LEngine | Type
L87 V8
Final Drive
3.23, 3.42, or 3.73
Fuel Capacity
28.3 gal (regular); 24 gal (double & crew cabs); 22 gal (2WD diesel)
Transmission | Gears
6-, 8-, or 10-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Debut
2018
Made In
USA

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3rd-Party Review Videos

External Reviews

cnet[1]

Sentiment Score 77%
Reviewers from cnet have found the following***:
The Sierra 1500 AT4 comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen running the automaker's latest software. The EPA rates this four-wheel-drive pickup at 22 miles per gallon city and 26 mpg highway. A $1,095 package adds automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Sleek styling
  • Powerful diesel engine
  • Comfortable to drive
Cons
  • Lack of off-roady tech

User Reviews

References

1. ^ 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Diesel review: Silent strongman. [cnet]. https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/reviews/2020-gmc-sierra-1500-review/. 2020-08-19. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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