2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate

Luxury trucking

Denali Ultimate starts at $80,500.00

Is the GMC Sierra all new for 2023?

Yes, the 2023 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate offers the ultimate in luxury and comfort on the road. Its exterior boasts a sleek and stylish design, with a unique “Vader Chrome” trim and plush Alpine Umber leather upholstery. This model also comes equipped with Super Cruise, a revolutionary technology that allows you to drive hands-free on mapped highways. It also comes with the MultiPro Tailgate, with its 6 different positions, adds versatility to the truck bed. The GMC Sierra gets new off-road capability with the AT4X AEV Edition. This dedicated dirt-purposed vehicle features steel front and rear bumpers with recovery points and a winch, as well as steel skid plates to protect the underside of the front end, steering components, transfer case, fuel tank, and rear differential. Overall, the 2023 GMC Sierra offers a range of advanced features and capabilities that make it a top choice for car enthusiasts.

GMC Sierra Trim levels

Sierra is offered in eight trim levels:

  • Pro
  • SLE
  • Elevation
  • SLT
  • Denali
  • AT4
  • AT4x
  • Denali Ultimate (as tested)
Numerous interior appointments make the GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate’s cabin the most premium offered.

The ‘Denali’ trim is attached to the highest equipped vehicles.

What is the GMC Sierra warranty?

  • 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain limited warranty
  • 3-year /36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper limited warranty

What engine comes with the GMC Sierra 1500 Denali ultimate?

6.2L V8

A torque-rich V8 engine engine with, direct fuel injection producing 420hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

The truck is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.

What are the interior features of the GMC Sierra 1500 Denali ultimate?

The Sierra’s interior has been thoughtfully crafted to prioritize the driver’s needs. With an intuitive layout and controls that are within easy reach, the cabin exudes a sense of comfort and ease. As you move up the trim levels, the materials used become increasingly premium, offering a refined and luxurious experience. Opting for the top trims such as the Denali Ultimate will reward you with exclusive amenities such as open-pore wood accents and an abundance of leather-covered surfaces. The front seats even offer 16-way power adjustments as well as massage functions, making every drive an indulgence. Ample storage options throughout the cabin allow you to keep all your essentials and more within reach.

The Sierra 1500’s infotainment system features a standard 13.4-inch touchscreen, with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, built-in Google software for access to an app store and maps, and a voice assistant. Additional options include a 12-speaker Bose audio system, wireless phone charging and more power points.

2022 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate

How does the GMC Sierra 1500 Denali ultimate drive?

I have two perspectives to answer this question:

As a fairly tall, family man, Although it’s a pickup truck, it might as well be an SUV. It has the looks, tech, comfort, and smoothness of a family oriented SUV. The versatility it offers is exactly what differentiates this truck. It’s an excellent fit for any individual that truly relies on a truck to get whatever job done.

As a car enthusiast, I personally feel like it meets my expectations of a car enthusiast. Powerful naturally aspirated 6.2L V8, big wheels, attractive color combo, premium materials, dual exhaust, Kicker speaker audio entertainment in the tailgate, good looks, and luxury qualities. It’s driving a truck with no compromise.

Final thoughts

The new looks truly changes the entire experience of the truck. The update is tremendous, cosmetically, ergonomically, and tech. It delvers all the capabilities to meet the expectation of a truck while satisfying (in a luxurious way) the daily needs of a modern driver.

GMC Sierra 1500 Denali ultimate Features

Mechanical Features

  • Auto Locking Rear Diff
  • Denali Premium Suspension with Adaptive Ride Control
  • 2 Spd Autotrac Transfer Case
  • 120V Bed Power Outlet
  • Stabiltrack with Trailer Sway Control and Hill Start Assist
  • Trailering Package
  • Trailer Brake Controller

Convenience/Technology Features

  • 13.4 Diag Color Touch Screen GMC Premium Infotainment System with Google Built-In Compatibility, Wireless Android Auto & Wireless Apple CarPlay for Compatible Phones
  • In-Vehicle Trailering App
  • 3 Years of GMC Connected Services
  • 12 Speaker Bose Premium Series
  • ONSTAR Service & WI-FI Hotspot Capable;
  • Siriusxm Radio Capable, Trail Included with Subscription Sold Separately
  • Adaptive Cruise Control Bed & Instrument Panel
  • 15 Diag Head Up Display
  • Rear Camera Mirror
  • 12.3 Diag Digital Driver
  • Keyless Open & Remote Start


  • GMC Pro Safety
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • Front & Rear Park Assist
  • Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross Traffic Braking
  • Rear Pedestrian Alert
  • Safety Alert Seat
  • HD Surround Vision with Bed View
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring with Tire Fill Alert

*Features available with Denali Ultimate trim

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