2022 GMC SIERRA 1500 ENGINES


How to Choose Your Best GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Option

Do you need the perfect power for your drive? Why should you limit your options to one-engine lineups when you can have your choice of powertrains, courtesy of the GMC Sierra 1500? The lineup features four engines, ranging from a 2.7-liter Turbo to a Turbo-Diesel, high-efficient option. We encourage you to explore the choices below and see which one fits you!

2.7-Liter High-Output Engine


Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the 2.7-liter Turbo High-Output engine makes 310 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. The lineup can tow a maximum of 9,400 pounds when you need it. It comes standard on the Pro, SLE< and Elevation trim levels.

  • 310 horsepower
  • 430 pound-feet of torque
  • Up to 19/22 mpg city/highway

5.3-liter V8


The 5.3-liter V8 is capable of 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The lineup pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission, allowing you to tow up to 11,200 pounds when properly equipped. The powertrain comes standard on the SLT and is available for SLE, Pro, and Elevation models.

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 pound-feet of torque
  • 11,200 pounds of max trailering weight

6.2-liter V8


The largest engine in the lineup, the 6.2-liter V8 comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission and delivers 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The engine features Dynamic Fuel Management and is available for the SLT trim.

  • 420 horsepower
  • 460 pound-feet of torque
  • 15/20 mpg city/highway
  • 13,000 pounds of max trailering weight

3.0-liter Duramax Turbo Diesel


A powerful and efficient engine option, the Turbo Diesel mates to a 10-speed automatic transmission and provides 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The only diesel engine in the lineup gives you more capability for the GMC Sierra lineup, available on the SLT, Elevation, and SLE trims.

  • Best-in-class 277 diesel horsepower
  • 460 pound-feet of torque
  • 23/30 mpg city/highway
  • 13,200 pounds of max trailering weight

Eager to learn more about the GMC Sierra 1500 engine lineup? If you need the most diesel power, we've got an answer. If you prefer gas-powered towing, the 6.2-liter V8 will work for you! If you want plenty of torque without the V8, the 2.7-liter Turbo works well for you! Give us a call today to schedule a test drive.

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