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What makes the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 the pickup truck you want to drive instead of other trucks? This is the question we ask ourselves while shopping for a new vehicle, even if it’s not in those exact words. Does this truck have more power, how safe is it to drive, and what are some of the features that stand out about this truck? Here are six cool features that put the GMC Sierra 1500 at the top of your half-ton truck shopping list.

1. The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 delivers Super Cruise

This Super Cruise Feature is a new option for the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500
Super Cruise Feature | GMC

Super Cruise is a semi-autonomous driving system that gives you hands-free driving on mapped highways. GM first introduced this system in the Cadillac brand but has been expanding its availability across the four GM brands. The Sierra 1500 offers this optional feature to give you a break during your drive. You can take your hands off the wheel and feet off the pedals but you still must keep your eyes on the road.

2. The MultiPro Tailgate continues to be a truck owner’s best friend

GMC Sierra With a MultiPro Tailgate
GMC Sierra With a MultiPro Tailgate | GMC

Originally, the MultiPro Tailgate was reserved for the Denali trim of this GMC truck. Now, it’s offered across all trims. This tailgate allows truck owners to have six different positions to offer a more versatile use of the truck bed. With this item, you’ve got a cab step, load stop, seat, and desk all in one.

3. Are you looking for an off-road truck? Check out the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4

This red GMC Sierra AT4X is a cool off-road truck to drive
GMC Sierra AT4X | GMC

GMC doesn’t only give you one off-road trim for this half-ton truck; they give you two. The AT4 model brings an upgraded suspension, 2-inch lift kit, and a rugged appearance package to your drive. Choose the AT4X, and you’ve got more off-road items, including the Multimatic DSSV dampers and the added luxury of massaging seats.

4. And then there was the hallmark of this GMC truck

This black 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali is an impressive and luxurious truck
2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali | GMC

The luxurious Denali trim no longer only comes as one name. Similar to the AT4 models, there are two Denali versions for your truck driving comfort and pleasure. The Denali has the stylish appearance you admire with premium features, including Adaptive Ride Control and a head-up display. Select the Denali Ultimate model, and you’ve got “Vader Chrome” trim, Alpine Umber leather, and the Super Cruise feature.

5. The GMC Sierra 1500 delivers Duramax diesel truck power

2023 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4
2023 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 | GMC

The Duramax engine offered in this half-ton truck is one of the most useful and impressive engines in the truck market. This engine is a strong V6 model that gives you 460 lb-ft of torque and up to 30 mpg on the highway. If you want diesel power in your GMC truck, it’s an option for most trims and standard when you choose the AT4 model.

6. You’ll find a large infotainment screen inside the Sierra 1500

13.4-inch Infotainment Screen of the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck
13.4-inch Infotainment Screen GMC Sierra 1500 | GMC

Infotainment screens keep getting bigger, and we don’t know when they will stop growing. The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 brings a 13.4-inch screen as part of the standard equipment for all models except the base Pro trim. You’ll have the features you want to enjoy, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, SiriusXM satellite radio, voice control, and a built-in Google interface.

When will the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 be available?

This black 2023 GMC Sierra Denali is an impressive truck
2023 GMC Sierra Denali | GMC

GMC doesn’t offer an official date to dealerships yet, but we know this truck will enter production on August 29 at the Fort Wayne, Indiana, GM plant. It shouldn’t be long after that when we see this impressive pickup arrive at dealers around the country.

Do GMC Sierra trucks hold their value?

The GMC Sierra is one of the best trucks for resale value. This pickup typically retains more than 50 percent of its value after five years, while other vehicles only average about 40 percent for resale value.

How much will the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 cost?

The anticipated starting price is $36,400 for the base Pro trim with a single cab, but the price can reach $80,500 for the Denali Ultimate model. This gives you a wide price range and a truck that brings eight trims, three cab configurations, and four powertrains to the market.

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