Along with its brother from Chevy, Silverado, 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT will come completely new. After only five years of production, the current generation will be discontinued. This is a clear indicator of how the company seriously takes competition with F-150. This version could be considered as some kind of an upscale Silverado, though two models are in terms of mechanics completely same.
On the other side, this one features completely different styling, adapted to the GMC’s familiar design language. The truck comes in four trim levels in the offer and we are pretty sure that the new model will continue with the same organization. In that case, 2019 Sierra 1500 SLT will continue to be a best-buy, if we consider balance between price and quality.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT redesign
Just like other trim levels, this one will also come completely new. Speaking of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT specs, expect a lot of novelties. In 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT review, we will focus on a particular version, which offers a lot of equipment but doesn’t feature those luxurious things like the famous Denali trim level. For this redesign, the company has prepared plenty of novelties. Besides obviously completely new styling, there is a new platform, as well as completely new mechanics. There are even some novelties under the hood, though most of the engines are familiar units that were available in the previous generation.
Which are cab configurations that we could expect from the new GMC Sierra 1500 SLT?
When it comes to 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT configurations, we don’t expect bigger surprises. Just like in the previous generation, this trim won’t be available with Regular Cab. On the other side, the company will offer Double and Crew Cab models, as well as two-bed sizes for each cab configuration. At the moment, we don’t have exact dimensions of each version.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Equipment
In terms of standard equipment, this is the second best-equipped version of the truck. The list should be pretty long. Some of the highlights would be things like leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, new touchscreen interface with bigger screen dimensions, a sunroof, leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, LED headlights, premium audio system, smartphone integration, navigation. Also, expect to see company’s new GMC Multi Pro Tailgate, which should be a standard feature.
In terms of safety, this trim level should include pretty much all safety and driver’s assist features that GM has too offer at the moment. The overall design of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT interior shouldn’t be much different compared to other versions, though we could see few unique color schemes.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT engines
So far, we know that the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT will continue with same but revised V8 units. Those are familiar 5.3- and 6.2-liter V8 engines. At the moment, the first one is good for about 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The second one offers much more power, around 420 horses and 460 pound-feet of torque. For this redesign, we will see improvements both in terms of power and economy. Additionally, a familiar 3.0-liter diesel engine should be offered. When it comes to the new 2.7-liter inline-four engine, it will find its place under the hood of new Silverado, but probably won’t in new 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT.
What about GMC Sierra 1500 SLT towing capacity?
We expect improvements in this aspect as well. The current generation can tow up to 11.000 pounds, so we could see even bigger numbers in the new model.
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT release date and price
The new generation should hit the market this fall. When it comes to 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT price, it should go around 45.000 dollars.