The Chevy Silverado HD stablemate, 2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD, is one of the freshest heavy-duty trucks available. According to latest news, the forthcoming model will gain some exterior and interior updates, but is still far away from the regular Sierra 1500. However, for 2022, this heavy-duty truck will stand out with a more attractive design than before, and it should feature some upgrades inside.
In addition, compared to its rivals Ford Super Duty and Ram HD, the Sierra has a more refined Duramax engine developing around 910 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to that, this model is capable of pulling up to 35,500 pounds.
2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD Facelift
The latest 2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD features a more attractive design than ever. Generally speaking, this truck cannot be mistaken for any other truck in the segment. Its massive proportions and bold grille with GMC emblazoned bold red letters, make this model more eye-catchy. For 2022, the GMC Sierra 2500HD includes a revised grille, new shaped LED headlights, and C-shaped LED daytime running lights. On top of that, all model comes with independent front suspension, providing much better ride comfort.
The Denali treatment is the most favorite on the market and it basically transforms into a more serious truck. In addition, it features a more chrome around the grille and side mirror housings.
On the inside, the 2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD comes with a modern and spacious cabin. Like in the current model, the same seating layout is present, providing excellent headroom and legroom. On the tech side, the Sierra 2500HD comes standard with a user-friendly touch-screen infotainment system and a sizeable head-up display (HUD). Denali variant is the most favorite option, featuring premium leather seating surfaces, contrast stitching, dark aluminum trim, and open-pore wood.
Besides, the manufacturer also offers an off-road-focused AT4 that’s a real competitor. This trim has more sporty styling and darkened finishes on the center stack. Also, the new Jet Black leather seats are present as the eye-catching stitched AT4 logo on the headrest.
2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD Powertrain Specs
The latest 2022 GMC SierraHD should use the same two engine options as its predecessor. The standard powertrain is a gas-powered 6.6-liter V-8 that produces 401 horsepower and 464 lb-ft of torque. This engine is connected to a smooth six-speed automatic transmission and rear or all-wheel drive as standard.
Besides this engine, the manufacturer also offers a much powerful Duramax diesel 6.6-liter V-8. This engine delivers 445 ponies and a fantastic torque of 910 lb-ft. However, unlike the base variant, this one comes exclusively with an advanced Allison 10-speed automatic transmission. Interestingly, the same two engines are available, choosing the much bigger Silverado 3500HD. GMC Sierra HD entry-level model can tow 18,000, while much stronger allows up to 35,500 pounds.
Release Date, Price
The 2022 GMC Sierra 2500HD should go on sale in the first quarter of the following year. Unlike the outgoing model, the new truck gains some updates to the exterior and interior. The pricing increase will happen for sure, and the new truck will probably cost around $40,000.
You can also find many heavy-duty trucks in the same category, but a small number of them can match the robust styling of the GMC Sierra 2500HD. The closest enemies are Ford F-250 Super Duty, Silverado 2500HD, and Ram 2500.