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2022 GMC SIERRA 1500 DENALI ULTIMATE TEASED AHEAD OF OCTOBER 21 REVEAL

Customers Will Be Able To Reserve The New Pickup Truck The Day Of Its Debut

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate
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GMC plans to announce the 2022 Sierra refresh in a big way, with the confirmation of the new Denali Ultimate package. Teased this week, the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate is set to debut on October 21, along with the rest of the updated half-ton truck family. How much did Big Red otherwise disclose? Well, if you’re interested, you can reserve one as soon as the debut concludes, not unlike what we saw with the Hummer EV.

Update: the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 has been revealed!

2022 GMC Sierra 1500: The Details

MC&T will be on-hand to get a first look at the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500, which is expected to have the similar updates as the recently revealed 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. That means the base engine is now a 2.7L turbocharged four cylinder with V8 levels of torque, replacing a beloved pushrod 4.3L V6. Meanwhile, a 20 percent towing improvement for its 3.0L LM2 Duramax diesel engine is expected.

The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is also expected to feature a major interior overhaul, highlighted by a digital instrument cluster, a larger infotainment screen, and improved materials on higher end SLT and Denali models. As a capstone, the new Sierra is confirmed to have Super Cruise. However, with the recent omission of the feature in the 2022 model year Cadillac Escalade due to supply constraints, it’s unclear what will happen at this time. Perhaps it will be exclusive to the Sierra Denali Ultimate as a result.

Finally, the new GMC Sierra 1500 is expected to elevate its off-road capabilities with the introduction of a new AT4X trim level. Expected to have the same hardware as the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2, the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4X could be a more refined take on off-roading, with a more buttoned-down exterior design. We were first to report on the upcoming AT4X last July.

Stay tuned for all the details on the 2022 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate, and the rest of the new Sierra 1500 lineup in the coming days.

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Written by Manoli Katakis

Detroit Region SCCA Member and founder of MC&T. Automotive Media Jedi Knight. Not yet the rank of Master.

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