How Many Engine Options are Available in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup Truck?
2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Options
If you’re in the market for a new full-size pickup truck and want to get behind the wheel of one that can give you the horsepower and torque you need to handle tough jobs while also getting the efficiency you desire, you’re in the right place. The new 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is available with a choice of four available engine options, so you’ll be able to get the horsepower and torque you require. Keep reading to learn more about the engine specifications of each available engine option, and after you’re done, you’ll know which one you’ll want in your new 2022 GMC Sierra 1500.
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2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Specifications and Tow Ratings
The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is a powerful and highly capable pickup truck that is available with your choice of four engine options that offer a variety of horsepower and torque ratings. With four engine options to choose from, you’ll have no problem finding one that will meet your specific needs. Below, you’ll find all four engine options you can pick from and their engine specifications.
- 2.7L Turbo High-Output I4: This highly capable engine comes standard in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation, SLE and Pro trim levels. It pushes out an impressive 310 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque through an 8-speed automatic transmission and offers a maximum tow rating of up to 4,264 kg (9,400 lbs.).
- 5.3L V8: This engine, standard in SLT and Denali trims, and available in the Elevation, SLE and Pro trim levels, delivers an incredible 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque through a 10-speed automatic transmission. With this much horsepower and torque, it is capable of offering a powerful tow rating of up to 5,080 kg (11,200 lbs.).
- 3.0L Duramax Turbo Diesel: This powerful engine option comes standard with the AT4 trim and is available in the Denali Ultimate, Denali, SLT, Elevation and SLE trim levels. It gives you a best-in-class diesel horsepower rating of 277 and offers 460 lb-ft of torque. A 10-speed automatic transmission sends power to the wheels. When properly equipped, this turbocharged diesel engine will give you a maximum tow rating of up to 5,897 kg (13,000 lbs.).
- 6.2L V8: This is the most powerful engine option available in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck. It cranks out 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque and uses a 10-speed automatic transmission to send all that power to the wheels. With a maximum tow rating of up to 5,897 kg (13,000 lbs.), you’ll have no problem pulling a large trailer, camper or RV.
To learn more about the engine options available in the new 2022 GMC Sierra 1500, interested drivers can contact a product specialist at Ernie Dean Chevrolet Buick GMC to ask their questions. Pickup truck shoppers may also schedule a test drive in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 and take it out for a ride at a time that is convenient for them by filling out an online form.
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