The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation offers plenty of off-road equipment and great truck capabilities. Moreover, it is a functional truck that will get some upgrades and new optional packages. The upgrades are including new exterior paints, body-colored door handles and both grille and bumpers will get a refreshment.
The Elevation is a name for a trim level that slots between the ALT and AT4 models, it is a lite version of the AT4 trim to be more precise. The design looks bolder and there are two drivetrain options. The 2019 Sierra 1500 Elevation is based on a double cab model and all-wheel drive is optional. Legroom is increased by 3 inches while the headroom is best-in-class.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation redesign
When it comes to the exterior styling, the upcoming model 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation looks both aggressive and sporty. A couple of changes will happen and we must say that the styling will look refreshing. Designed to meet the needs of the customers, Elevation model comes with a strong bodywork.
The hood looks powerful and it sits tall while the grille looks bolder than before. The front bumper will get the same treatment as well. Door handles are now available in a body color while the whole body was slight black accent accents around the grille, tow hooks, and side windows. The 20-inch aluminum wheels are standard. LED headlights are standard too and are C-shaped. Furthermore, LED fog lamps are available as a standard, just like the taillights.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation interior changes
When we speak about the interior updates, we actually think about real updates of the technology amenities. Generally, everything from the inside will stay intact and that includes the layout of the seats and controls. New updates will make the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation more competitive against other strong rivals.
A Traction Select System is all-new and it allows drivers to choose the level of traction, based on a weather or road conditions. This comes handy if you are really into tackling the off-roads. Furthermore, a Sierra’s ProGrade Trailering system adds plenty of new features that will provide a step by step guide on how to attach and tow a trailer without the hitches.
Overall, the cabin is very practical and cargo space is astonishing. The standard box models are rated at 89.2 cubic feet of space.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation engine
The upcoming 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation offers two drivetrain choices. The standard engine is a new 2.7-liter turbocharged unit that is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This output is capable of producing up to 310 HP and 348 lb-ft of torque. An optional drivetrain is the next generation 5.3-liter V8. This engine is also using an 8-speed automatic transmission and a new Dynamic Fuel Management is available as well.
The V8 unit generates 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque. A front-wheel drive is standard while the all-wheel-drive configuration is available as an option. The diesel unit is speculated for the 2019 model, and if it turns out to be true, a 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine will make the production. This diesel powertrain should add more torque and a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation price and release date
This full-size pickup truck will cost around $42,000. The pricing of the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation is yet to be announced, however, we expect for the price to stay intact. Latest GMC’s pickup truck will arrive this fall.