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Sometimes the need for a bigger truck is warranted. However, the GMC Sierra 2500 HD AT4X might be too big. Sure, the 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 AT4X is loaded with extra off-roading equipment, but can it fit on the trails?

How big is the 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AT4X?

The 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AT4X is a hefty beast. It’s 226.6 inches or roughly 22.23 feet long, 81.85 inches or 6.81 feet wide, and 82.68 inches or 6.9 feet tall. It weighs in at 7,516 lbs.

The 2023 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, which is a popular off-roading truck because of its nimble size and prowess is 18.8 feet long, 6.3 feet wide, and about 6.0 feet tall. It weighs 4,550 lbs.

Concerns about the Sierra 2500 HD AT4X include that it’s too wide for most trails in the woods. It probably won’t be easily clearing low-hanging branches either.

Plus, be careful in areas with soft mud or soggy conditions. The Sierra 2500 AT4X is pretty heavy and may sink into the soil.

The GMC Sierra 2500 HD AT4X has a 25.9-foot turning radius, so it might not be the easiest to turn around on tight trails. The Tacoma TRD Pro has a 20.4-turning radius.

The 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AT4X in a field
2024 GMC Sierra 2500 HD AT4X | GMC

However, the Sierra 2500 HD AT4X is well-equipped to get the job done. The 6.6-liter V8 engine cranks out 401 hp and 464 lb-ft of torque. The available 6.6-liter diesel V8 engine provides 470 hp and 975 lb-ft of torque.

When properly equipped, the Sierra 2500 AT4X can tow up to 22,070 lbs and carry a payload of up to 3,334 lbs.

The Sierra HD AT4X features standard 4×4, 20-inch wheels, a suspension lift, recovery hooks, off-road suspension tuning, hill descent control, advanced adaptive dampers, skid plates, a locking rear differential, a 360-degree camera view, and tire pressure sensor capabilities.

You also get a spray-in bed liner, ventilated seats, heated rear seats, front bucket seats, blind-spot warning, safety seat alert, and parking sensors to sweeten the deal.

This beast can certainly get some work done and is better equipped than other models in the lineup. However, be careful not to scratch the paint on narrow trails or sink in the mud.