GMC has announced that its 2020 Sierra half-ton pickup truck will feature adaptive cruise control, a 3.0-liter turbo-diesel engine option, an improved towing camera system, and expanded availability of the 10-speed automatic transmission.
2020 GMC Sierra Updates
Adaptive cruise control will allow the 2020 Sierra to follow prevailing road speeds. GMC's system will help Sierra owners manage heavy commute traffic automatically, and is capable of bringing the truck to a full stop. Adaptive cruise will be available on SLT, AT4, and Denali trim levels.
The 3.0-liter Duramax turbo-diesel engine will be optional in the 2020 Sierra. This engine produces an SAE-certified 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The Duramax will be available with on Denali, AT4, SLT, Elevation, and SLE models.
GMC has offered its 10-speed automatic transmission only with the 6.2-liter V8 engine. For 2020, the 10-speed will be matched with the 5.3-liter V8 and the 3.0-liter Duramax diesel as well. The 5.3-liter V8 combination will be standard equipment on the 2020 Sierra Denali and AT4, and available on all four-wheel drive Sierras with the SLE trim level and above.
The 2020 Sierra 1500 will also feature GMC's ProGrade Trailering System. This advanced setup uses up to 15 cameras to aid in connecting and towing any trailer. Available views include a transparent "see-through" view of traffic behind the trailer. GMC's trailering tools also include a phone app that allows owners to monitor or activate trailer features remotely.
Carbon Fiber Bed Pricing Announced
GMC has announced pricing for the 2019 Sierra with the advanced CarbonPro bed. This truck bed is made from sheets of carbon fiber plastic, and resists impact damage six times better than a steel bed. The 2019 Sierra CarbonPro edition will sell for $70,020 in the Denali trim and $66,635 in the off-road AT4 trim.
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