The test mule of the newest 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali has already been snapped several times on roads and the spy images have been posted online too. The camouflage cannot really hide the exterior styling changes. The truck may also get some technological changes.
All major carmakers are focusing on revamping their pickup truck ranges- as is clear from the newest developments. While FCA is revamping the Ram 1500 light-duty lineup, Ford has come up with the new F-150 lineup-with several enhancements. How can GM sit idle and let the other players have all the fun!
The company is preparing the new lineup of GMC Sierra light-duty range for launch. Along with the other trims, the top-notch luxury-oriented Denali trim is also getting a makeover for 2019.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Exterior Styling
While the details of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 lineup is yet to be shown it is not a copy of the company’s recently showcased Silverado 1500 range. The top-notch Denali trim will get separate exterior design beyond any question.
It will get distinctive grille and exterior will get enough chrome plating. The truck may get full LED lamps all over and new fog lamps are likely to be there.
The new 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali may also be more lightweight than the earlier version. Just like the 2019 Silverado 1500 range, its body may be made with specially formulated steel and aluminum. It will get cargo box lighting and optional Intellibeam technology. You can also expect a Spray-On Bedliner and large Aluminum Wheels.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Interior Features
The cabin of upcoming GMC Sierra 1500 Denali will have premium quality materials. It will have leather seats with contrast stitching. It will have heated front seats and automated climate control. The dashboard in this model will be equipped with 8″ diagonal color screen that will give one info about average vehicle speed, fuel range, average fuel economy, tire pressure and warnings.
GM is also likely to make use of special materials to insulate road and engine noise. The steering wheel will be wrapped in quality leather. Additional Active Noise Cancellation system will be there too.
There is no doubt that the upcoming GMC Sierra 1500 Denali will get latest safety features and amenities will be offered in abundance.
The GM IntellLink infotainment setup’s new version will also be present with large touch display unit.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Engine and Transmission
The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali may carry on with the engine used in the predecessor. However, this time the engine output and mileage will be better. So the tried and tested 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine may be there under the hood. However, we must mention that this is the most powerful gasoline V8 engine in its class.
This time, the company may use a new 10-speed automatic gearbox which will replace the 8-speed unit used in the previous model. Also, the new Dynamic Fuel Management setup is there for the better economy.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Towing Capacity
As for the towing capacity, the newest 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali will come with the same numbers as the predecessor. It is capable to tow maximum 9,300-lb with the 2WD system. Also, the maximum payload is in the range from 1640 to 1760 lbs. This model possesses 2” receiver hitch and 4-pin and 7-pin connectors.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Availability and Price
The new GMC Sierra 1500 Denali will debut in the first week of March 2019. The sale will begin in late 2019. The starting price is approx $54.000.
Summing it up
The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali is aimed at light duty truck buyers who want sheer luxury and exceptional performance-without much off-road centric features. It has a high price tag but you get enough features and a powerful engine too.