GMC

GMC Sierra 1500

Price $31,800 – $68,600
Fuel consumption 10.3 – 15.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 79%(view ratings)
The GMC Sierra was treated to a makeover this year and enhanced with numerous innovative features, including the practical MultiPro tailgate. The redesigned Sierra 1500 stands out with a more evolved choice of engines, including a brand new four-cylinder turbo. At the top of the hierarchy, there's still the 420 horsepower, 6.2-litre V8 that helps tow up to 5534 kilograms.

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PreviewsDiesel Pickup Comparison: Who’s the Best at What?
Getting the most bang for your buck, isn’t that what everyone wants when it comes to buying a new car or truck? Full-size pickup owners would certainly say yes, because they use them for all sorts of applications: work, play, family, travel, etc. As you know, three of the four …
First Drives2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation: What, Only Four Cylinders?
While the idea of a turbocharged six-cylinder engine in a full-size pickup would have seemed ludicrous just a few years ago, it is now common practice for manufacturers. GMC even went a step further with a turbo engine that only has four cylinders. It’s the first such application in the …
First Drives2019 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4: Apocalypse Machine
SAN DIEGO (California) – Let’s be honest here, the 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 is not a direct competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor. And the day Ram introduces its Rebel TRX pickup, it’ll apparently be powered by a Hellcat engine, which means it’ll be even meaner. But that doesn’t prevent …
Comparative TestsFull-size Pickup Comparison Test: Battle Royale
In Canada and in the United States, full-size pickup trucks are bread-and-butter vehicles for Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Ford F-Series largely dominates on the sales charts, followed by the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra —when added together—and the Ram Pickup . In our country, these four …
First Drives2019 GMC Sierra 1500: Finally Different
ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland – Alright, so, the 2019 GMC Sierra, how is it? As you may remember, we recently drove its mechanical cousin, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . We were pleased with it, calling it an ingenious truck, even though it deserves a better cabin design and a more …

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RecallsOver 20 Makes Affected by Continental-made Tires That May Explode
Continental Tire has issued a recall covering approximately 100,000 Continental, General and Barum tires in North America due to a manufacturing defect that could cause a blowout. Nearly two dozen vehicle brands are affected including Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Fiat, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, …
NewsChip Shortage Forces GM to Build Dirtier Trucks
The ongoing chip shortage continues to have major repercussions across the auto industry, including in Canada where Ford, Stellantis and General Motors have all had to idle production. GM even said recently that its Ingersoll assembly plant will remain on pause at least until mid-April. Want another example? Consider this: …
NewsChevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra to Drop a Couple of Engines
What kind of changes do the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 have in store for the 2022 model year? General Motors should make some annoucements in the next few months, but you can expect fewer options under the hood. According to a presentation the automaker gave at the …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Full-size pickup sales are extremely strong across the country. The American manufacturers completely dominate the segment, so you’ll see the same names here, except in a different order than last …
Recalls640,000 GM, Ford Vehicles With Faulty Airbags Recalled in Canada
General Motors and Ford announced massive recalls in November 2020 and January of this year, respectively, due to faulty airbags. Over 9 million vehicles were said to be affected. And now we know exactly how many of those are in Canada. According to recall notices posted by Transport Canada, a …
NewsGMC Sierra to Offer Super Cruise Tech by 2022
The GMC Sierra 1500 is our Best Buy for 2021 in the large pickup segment and it doesn’t have many reasons to envy the competition. However, there’s one area where the brand needs to catch up. As we’ve just found out, the Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system that is so …
NewsGM’s Oshawa Plant to Resume Pickup Production in 2022
General Motors’s Oshawa Assembly Plant, which stopped building vehicles in December 2019 and is being converted into a stamping facility, will resume pickup production in 2022. That’s part of the new tentative deal between the automaker and the Unifor auto workers announced on Thursday morning. Members of the union will …
BuzzSome GM Designers Had Way Too Much Fun With the Sierra
The GMC Sierra was completely redesigned two years ago and the next generation is not expected to debut before the second half of the current decade, but that doesn’t mean General Motors designers can’t look to the future, experiment with all sorts of things and have a little fun in …

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2015 GMC Sierra takes on motocross
While the GMC Sierra may not seem like a perfect fit for downtown Toronto, that was the starting point for a bit of a unique adventure for Motoring TV. With the keys to a 2015 GMC Sierra in hand, some of Motoring TV's young guns journeyed north to have a …