If you’re looking for a workhorse to do your most burdensome with the comfort of your home couch then 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is your answer.
The new model is a beast in every sense. It boasts a maximum payload rating of 6,111 lbs and a maximum towing capability of 23,200 pounds and those are mind boggling numbers that can make any automobile owner gape and stare at your power horse.
2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD - Changes and Updates
The freshly updated from last year the latest 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD will get a lot of new features. Some of the notable ones are xenon headlights and LED daytime operating lights and a remote sealing tailgate. Also, it is equipped with enhanced Intelli Link infotainment methods with more quickly processor chips and Apple Car Play.
The Android Auto capability is a blessing in disguise as it brings a whole new technical aspect to the vehicle. The only thing that remains constant is the driving personality which has been based on the Electronic Directing Aid program created and crafted to increase precision and maneuverability.
So the 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is delivered in regular cab, dual cab and crew cab body styles with an option of two-wheel drive or several-wheel drive. All these include an extended bed which measures 8 feet except the crew cab, which in the single-rear-wheel type delivers an option of the long bed or a standard bed that normally measures 6.5 feet.
Coming to the cut amounts, they begin at the base Sierra and go up to the SLE, SLT and the top of range model, the Denali. While the SLT cut is readily available only on the dual and crew cabs, the Denali is available only as a crew cab.
Under the Hood of the 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD
The 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD is available in two different engine categories. The 6.0-liter V8 engine will produce 360 horsepower and 380 lb - feet of torque. It is paired with the six-speed automatic transmission system.
The customers can also purchase the dual - energy version of this engine. When running on CNG though, the energy production drops to 301 horsepower and 333 lb - feet of torque.
The turbocharged 6.6-liter diesel V8 generates out 445 horsepower. However, the rear-wheel drive is common for all models, the recommended one being the four-wheel drive.
The 2019 GMC Sierra 3500 HD can move and transport up to 6,111 lbs of payload. It is also capable of towing different weights with different hitches. It tows approximately 23,200 pounds with a 5th-tire/gooseneck hitch and 20,000 pounds with a standard ball hitch.
Pricing and Expected Release Date
Now coming to the part that all you readers have been eagerly waiting for the price. Most of the models are estimated to be in the $50,000 range, with the high end (Denali) models reaching $65,000. The release date is set for the end of 2018.