The 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 is a robust and sophisticated full-size truck. It offers buyers at dealerships like the Asheville GMC dealer a diverse range of capabilities to meet the demands of daily driving and heavy-duty tasks. This pickup continues to deliver GMC’s signature blend of premium comfort features and performance, wrapped in a design that commands presence on the road. Whether used for towing, off-roading, or providing a luxurious ride, the Sierra 1500 stands ready to exceed expectations with its advanced technology and durable construction.
For 2024, the GMC Sierra 1500 introduces a few key enhancements. The AT4X trim is now equipped with the Duramax turbodiesel engine, boosting its off-road and utility credentials. Joining the upgrade list are fresh wheel designs and two striking new paint options: Downpour Metallic and Thunderstorm Gray. Additionally, the folks at the Asheville GMC dealership tell us the turbocharged 2.7-liter engine has been rebranded as the TurboMax.
The automotive media has long praised the GMC Sierra 1500. Car and Driver writes:
“The Sierra 1500 finds itself among the best on two important lists. It’s among the bestselling vehicles in the U.S. and it’s one of the strongest pickups in the segment with a max conventional towing capacity of 13,200 pounds.”
The 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 is available in eight trims, catering to a broad range of users with specific needs and preferences. The lineup includes the base Pro, the well-equipped SLE, the stylish Elevation, the sophisticated SLT, the rugged AT4, the adventure-ready AT4X, the refined Denali, and the utra-luxurious Denali Ultimate. The Sierra meets a variety of demands with a trio of cab configurations: regular, double, and crew. There are three bed lengths, depending on the cab style.
For engines are on offer:
Turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine generating 310 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque
Turbodiesel 3.0-liter inline-six producing 305 hp and 495 lb-ft
5.3-liter V8 making 355 hp and 383 lb-ft
6.2-liter V8 putting out 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
The four-cylinder engine and the 5.3-liter V8 with rear-wheel drive are connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The other two engines are mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox. Rear-wheel drive is standard on most trims, and four-wheel drive is available. The turbocharged diesel powerplant can tow up to 13,200 pounds, while the 6.2-liter V8 has a maximum towing rating of 13,000 pounds.
The best fuel economy figures come from the diesel engine, which gets an EPA-estimated rating up to 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway.*
The base Pro trim comes with remote keyless entry, automatic climate control, and a standard 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The other models step up the game with a larger 13.4-inch touchscreen display boasting crisp graphics and responsive controls. They also get wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an audio system with six speakers (Regular Cabs get two speakers), Bluetooth, and a USB port. Other available features include remote start, proximity keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, a console-mounted safe, a sunroof, a universal garage door opener, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and a household-style power outlet.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2023 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.