The GMC Sierra 1500 is a full-size pickup truck that offers impressive power and towing capability. The Sierra 1500 is also consistently one of the top-rated full-size trucks within its vehicle class with regards to dependability and reliability.
Combining power that meets competitive standards among modern full-size trucks with a high level of reliability, GMC’s Sierra 1500 full-size pickup truck comes out on top as one of the best and certainly one of the most versatile in-class models on the market.
Top 3 New Features of the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500
GMC chose to treat the Sierra 1500 full-size pickup truck to a complete redesign for the 2019 model year in order to keep up with this model’s competitors within its class of full-size pickup truck models.
This redesign included an exterior makeover, the addition of a host of brand-new features, and notable upgrades to many existing features. Keep reading to learn more about 3 of the most exciting new or upgraded features of the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 that help define the Sierra 1500 as one of the best all-around models within its vehicle class.
1. Updated Distinctive Exterior Style
The GMC Sierra 1500 underwent a pretty major exterior makeover for the 2019 model year. This makeover updated the exterior style of the Sierra 1500 in order to give this truck its own distinctive character.
The redesigned exterior of the 2019 Sierra 1500 is bigger and bolder than ever before. Its stand-out foundation and bodywork and fully boxed, square-edged frame give this pickup truck its own distinctive exterior style that is sure to make a statement on the road. Although it is now more distinctive, the exterior style of the 2019 Sierra 1500 also still retains a traditional truck-like appearance—which is appreciated by many Sierra fans that are attached to the look of a traditional truck.
2. New GMC Sierra 1500 Trailering App
One notable feature that helps define the 2019 Sierra 1500 as a next-generation pickup truck is its brand-new Trailering App that rounds out this truck’s available Pro Grade Trailering system.
The Pro Grade Trailering system itself includes a Rear Vision Camera with a Hitch View mode for improved and more convenient visibility for drivers, an automatic electric parking brake assistance feature, hitch area lighting that is integrated into the truck’s tailgate panel to improve visibility during nighttime trailer connections, and a programmable trailer brake controller.
The new Trailering App is one of the most integral parts of the 2019 Sierra 1500’s Pro Grade Trailering system as a whole. This high-tech app is easily accessible as it is integrated into the Sierra 1500’s built-in infotainment system. Its functional features include a trailer external light test, trailer tire pressure monitoring, theft alert, customizable trailer profiles, and pre-departure checklists that guide you step-by-step through the process of connecting a trailer to your Sierra 1500 truck.
3. Ease of Driving and Towing
Full-size pickup trucks can be intimidating to drive, but the 2019 Sierra 1500 is a very accessible model that makes driving and towing easier, more convenient, and stress-free. For the 2019 model year, GMC sharpened the steering of the Sierra 1500 in order to give drivers more control and confidence while driving and towing. Drivers can also adjust the steering feel and increase and decrease steering assistance and steering feedback to better match their preferences with a single twist of a dashboard knob.
Many of the bulkier materials that previously made up the Sierra 1500’s body and bed were swapped out for lighter-weight materials for 2019, which makes this pickup truck easier to drive and improves its directional stability and speed. Offering 6 different power-train options for the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 also turns more control over to drivers.
The Sierra 1500’s truck bed was also upgraded to be more durable for the 2019 model year. This pickup truck’s bed is now a Carbon Pro bed with a spacious molded carbon fiber interior. Not only is this carbon-fiber resin material very durable and resistant to dents, scratches, and corrosion, it is also very lightweight—which makes driving and towing smoother and easier. The step-by-step pre-departure guides and customizable trailer profiles feature included within the Sierra 1500’s newly integrated Trailering App also help ease the everyday towing process.
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