Electric pickup trucks are the next big thing in the EV world. Along with automakers like Rivian, Ford, Chevrolet, and Tesla, GMC aims to be a dominant force for electric trucks. Soon, it will start deliveries of the highly anticipated 2022 GMC Hummer EV Pickup. In advance of this, GMC revealed a “Shock and Awe” sneak peek video of the 2023 GMC Sierra EV pickup truck, which shows views of the front of the luxurious Denali trim. Also, the Sierra electric truck appears to be similar to the Chevy Silverado EV. Read more to find out the release date, price, and specs of the 2023 GMC Sierra EV truck.
When will the 2023 GMC Sierra EV pickup truck be released and available?
GMC has not yet announced an official release date of the 2023 GMC Sierra EV pickup truck. However, the automaker stated that the Sierra electric truck will make its debut in 2022. GMC also noted that production of the Sierra EV truck will start in early 2023. This likely means that the release date of the 2023 Sierra EV will be around mid-2023, with it available at GMC dealerships in the United States and various international markets. The Sierra EV will be built at GM’s Factory Zero plant in Detroit-Hamtramck alongside the Hummer EV.
How much does the 2023 GMC Sierra electric truck cost?
The price information is not yet available for the 2023 GMC Sierra electric pickup truck. However, the base model of the Sierra EV will likely cost around $50,000 – $60,000. GMC indicated that the Sierra EV will be a more workaday and affordable truck than the 2022 Hummer EV Pickup, which has a starting price of $79,995 MSRP.
GMC has not yet released the full list of trims for the Sierra electric truck, other than the Denali trim that it showed in the “Shock and Awe” sneak peek reveal video. However, like the gas-powered Sierra 1500, the lower-priced trims of the Sierra EV will likely offer greater value, while the higher-priced trims will be more luxurious with many premium features. With the GMC Sierra EV Denali trim, electric truck buyers will most certainly be treated to a great deal of luxury.
2023 GMC Sierra EV: Similar to the 2023 Chevy Silverado EV truck
The GMC Sierra 1500 shares the same body and mechanical components as the Silverado 1500, but with a more upscale design with more luxurious amenities, especially for the interior. The 2023 GMC Sierra EV and 2023 Chevy Silverado EV pickup trucks will likely follow this setup in a similar fashion.
With the “Shock and Awe” sneak peek video this week, GMC only revealed the front of the Sierra Denali EV. With the bold front end, striking L-shaped lights, and directional turn signals, the Sierra EV looks similar to the Chevy Silverado EV. Like the Hummer EV, the Sierra EV has lights that illuminate a large logo on the grille.
2023 GMC Sierra electric truck specs: Driving range, battery, and charging
GMC hasn’t yet released the complete specs for the 2023 Sierra electric pickup truck, such as power output, towing capacity, acceleration, and MPGe efficiency ratings. However, the Sierra EV will likely offer small and large versions of the Ultium battery. With the small battery, the Sierra EV will probably have a driving range of 200+ miles. With the large battery, which could have a 200 kWh capacity, the driving range of the Sierra electric truck might be around 400 miles. The Sierra EV will have fast-charging capabilities.
We’ll get a clearer picture of the design, specs, and features of the 2023 GMC Sierra EV pickup truck during its debut in 2022. As more information becomes available, we’ll provide updates. This includes the official release date, complete price information with the cost for each trim, performance specs, towing capacity, efficiency ratings, driving range, battery capacity, color options, a full list of features and technologies, and warranty coverage.