How Many Engine Options Does the 2023 GMC Sierra Pickup Trucks Offer?

2023 GMC Sierra HD Pickup Truck Collection

2023 GMC Sierra 1500, 2500, and 3500 Engine Options

GMC is among the top few brands delivering the market’s best light-duty and heavy-duty pickup truck lineup, including the 2023 Sierra 1500, 2500 and 3500. These full-size trucks embrace modern design, gigantic towing capacities and unrivalled engine capabilities to promise unparalleled performance even on the messiest and trickiest terrains. From hauling a hefty trailer to a coupe, these GMC pickup trucks get all the jobs done seamlessly, which is why they are the absolute favourite among pickup truck drivers across the country. Follow along to learn more about their exceptional engine specifications, as well as how much they can tow with their impressive horsepower and torque. 

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2023 Sierra 1500 

Specifications: Enhanced 2.7L Turbo High-Output 5.3L V8 6.2L V8 Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel
Horsepower 310 355 420 277
Torque (lb.-ft.) 430 383 460 460
Transmission 8-speed automatic 10-speed automatic 10-speed automatic 10-speed automatic
Max. Towing (kg/lbs.) 4,263 / 9,400 5,080 / 11,200 5,897 / 13,000 5,987 / 13,200
Trim Availability Standard: Elevation, SLE, Pro Standard: Denali, SLT
Available: Elevation, SLE, Pro
Standard: Denali Ultimate, AT4X
Available: Denali, AT4, SLT
Standard: AT4
Available: Denali Ultimate, Denali, SLT, Elevation, SLE

The 2023 GMC Sierra 1500 is available in four powertrain options, each promising a robust and sturdy experience on even the most challenging road surfaces. Depending on the trim level, the engine is paired with an eight or ten-speed automatic transmission to deliver smoother gear shifts and quick torque response. This light-duty pickup truck can tow up to 5,987 kg (13,200), which makes towing a heavy trailer, speed boat or coupe an easy job. It is also offered in both 2WD and 4WD configurations to get through slippery, sloppy, dry or muddy terrains like a pro. 

2023 Sierra 2500 and 3500

Specifications 2023 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 2023 GMC Sierra 3500 HD
Engine 6.6L V8 Gas Engine / 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 6.6L V8 Gas Engine / 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8
Horsepower 401 / 445 401 / 445
Torque 464 lb-ft / 910 lb-ft 464 lb-ft / 910 lb-ft
Max Towing (Conventional) 8,391 kg (18,500 lbs) 9,072 kg (20,000 lbs)
Max Towing (5th Wheel) 8,396 kg (18,510 lbs) 14,515 kg (32,000 lbs)
Max Towing (Gooseneck) 8,396 kg (18,510 lbs) 16,329 (36,000 lbs)
Max Payload 1,805 kg (3,979lbs) 3,376 kg (7,442 lbs)

Need to conquer the harshest terrains? Pick the 2023 Sierra 2500 or 3500, the beast-like heavy-duty pickup trucks from GMC. Both these pickup trucks offer enormous towing capacities of up to 16,329 kgs (36000 lbs) to make towing a heavy camper van, speed boat, coupe or trailer more effortless and smoother. The available 6.6-litre Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine is the perfect addition to the 2023 Sierra pickup truck family as it promises an unrivalled performance, one of the best in its class. 

Moreover, you also get a Traction Select feature that instantly lets you switch between different traction configurations, including Off-Road mode and Tow/Haul mode. These traction modes optimize powertrain calibrations, stability control system calibration and traction control settings, making conquering different road surfaces easier and more convenient. 

Learn More About the 2023 GMC Sierra Pickup Trucks at Davis Chevrolet

Want more information on the price, technological innovations, trim levels and safety features of these impeccably designed GMC Sierra pickup trucks? Visit Davis Chevrolet, your go-to car dealership in Airdrie, AB, to help you with all the information you need on GMC, Chevrolet or Buick vehicles