As with the previous Sierra, General Motors will not make any significant changes to the upcoming 2024 model of the half-ton truck. However, the exterior will get a bit of a refresh, and the interior will also get an upgrade to remain competitive in the heavy-duty pickup market. Of course, the 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 is offering some cool trim levels and packages.
Check out what are the best options the new truck is going to bring.
Changes For the New Season
It is easy to notice changes from the outside of the new 2024 GMC Sierra 1500, especially if you look at it from the front. To follow last year’s redesign of the headlights, the grille will get a more aggressive look. There will be a new animation for the headlights when turning and switching on and off the truck. They will also be slightly redesigned to match the whole new look of the face of the new Sierra 1500. It is expected that the upcoming model will maintain the same engine lineup with a minor upgrade to both V8 powertrains.
Due to the new more efficient turbo, both V8 powertrains will get a slight boost in power. There will be a 380 horsepower upgrade for the smaller 5.3 V8 and a 430 horsepower upgrade for the larger 6.2 V8. GMC will also introduce a new trim package that will be called Denali Ultimate. It will be the new flagship trim. Inside the new 2024 GMC Sierra 1500, the most noticeable difference will be a slightly revised and more modern dashboard. Also, the more luxurious leather seats with new color and stitching options. A 12.7-inch screen will also be included in the more luxurious equipment packages for the info entertainment system.
2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Specs and Towing Capacity
The 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 towing capacity will mostly depend on powertrain configuration. It will come with 4 options and it will start from a turbo gasoline with 4 cylinders and 2.7 liters displacement, 300 horsepower with 450 pound-feet of torque that can tow up to 10,000 pounds. The next two options are 2 upgraded V8 powertrains. One is a 5.3-liter engine with 380 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque that can pull up to 11,500 pounds, and the more powerful one is also a 6.2L V8 with 430 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque that can pull up to 13,300 pounds. There will also be a diesel, a 3.0L with 280 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque that can tow up to 13,000 pounds.
2024 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4x
2024 The GMC Sierra 1500 AT4x is a special trim level that is intended for offroad driving. It is characterized by a special offroad suspension. Drive on all 4 wheels. Rear locking differential. Reinforcements under the body, as well as on the sides. Also, the whole body of the truck will be raised 3 inches from the ground.
2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali and Denali Ultimate
This is the most luxurious trim level and it will come in a standard package with all blacked exterior and a 22-inch aluminum wheel with midnight black paint. Inside the pickup also as standard equipment, will be a new audio system by Kicker with 12 speakers producing 1200Watt. Head-up Display will also be a part of Denali equipment. 10-way power seats on the front row. Power Sunroof will come as an option. Denali Trim level should come with 2 powertrain options. Strongest Turbo Diesel 3.0 engine and also the strongest gasoline option 6.2L V8. Both options will come with 10-speed automatic transmission.
Sierra EV Truck
With a few additional safety and tech features, Sierra EV will be a more luxurious alternative to the Silverado EV. In the center console of this EV, you’ll find a 16-inch touch screen that controls all electronics and info entertainment system. Only one trim package will be available for the 2024 Sierra, and that will be Denali. With two motors producing 700 horsepower and the same amount of torque, it will go from zero to 60 in less than five seconds. This model will come with an all-wheel drive as standard. It will be capable of towing 11.000 pounds.
According to GM, highway autonomy is up to 450 miles but rumors said that will be multiple options for battery packs.
The exterior will be dominated by a modern high-tech look. Massive 24-inch alloy wheels. The front of the pickup will have a sealed grille and headlight that have a new animation when taking turns. Based on the additional equipment that customers can choose, the price starts at $95,000 and goes up to $105,000. The 2024 Sierra EV is expected to be released by the end of 2023.
2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Price and Release Date
According to recent rumors, the new Sierra 1500 will go into mass production in late July 2023. And it will be available at a dealer last quartal of 2023. The price of the 2024 Sierra 1500 will remain almost the same as the previous 2023 Sierra 1500 and will start at $38,000 for the base model and go up to $85,000 for the new flagship trim level. The new Sierra 1500 will compete against tough competition consisting of the Chevy Silverado 1500, Dodge RAM 1500, Nisan Titan, and Ford F150.