buying 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Gets Fresh Styling, Enhanced Tech, and a Truly Upscale Denali
The 2022 Rivian R1T Is the Most Remarkable Pickup We’ve Ever Driven
The 2022 Rivian R1T is the first mass-produced electric truck to hit the U.S. market, but that’s hardly the most interesting thing about it. Its electric powertrain notwithstanding, the R1T is unlike any pickup we’ve ever driven—part truck, part sport sedan, and 100 percent amazing. It’s been speculated that pickup buyers are too conservative to embrace electrification, but after our first drive in a pre-production Rivian R1T, both on-road and off-, we think this is the electric truck that will turn them into believers.
- The gets a makeover, with the most meaningful updates happening inside.
- makes the Sierra's interiors a lot nicer thanks to bigger digital displays and richer materials, particularly on upper trims.
- The new Sierra 1500 will go sale early next year and range in price from around $32,000 to over $80,000.
We can only imagine the look on our grandpappy's face if he peeped inside some of today's fanciest full-size pickup trucks, which have become more and more like luxury vehicles, and that now includes the thoroughly redesigned 2022 GMC Sierra 1500.
New Ranger Dropping: Ford Teases Redesigned Truck in Australia
A new generation of Ford Ranger is on the horizon and the Blue Oval’s Australian arm is putting out the teasers to prove it. Wait, Australia? What about us Yanks? Well, there’s not a peep coming from Ford’s North American operations regarding this redesigned Ranger at the moment, but if the current midsize truck that Ford sells in the United States is anything to go by, then this new Australian-market model might provide a preview of what's to come our way. Your browser does not support this video This is due to the fact that today's U.S. Ranger is largely based on the model Ford sells in a number of international markets, including Australia.
For quite some time, the brand that has touted its top-of-the-line Denali models as some of the most luxurious in the biz has fallen short of those lofty expectations. Simply put, the Sierra Denali's recent interiors haven't looked as rich as those inside rivals such as top-tier. GMC clearly recognized the disparity in quality and tech features, which are arguably the biggest changes to the '22 Sierra, and they're not limited to Denali trims.
The half-ton Sierra's lineup has been rejiggered with a renamed base model (it now goes by Pro) and the addition of the AT4X and Denali Ultimate trims, which add even more features and nicer interiors to the regular AT4 and Denali they're based on. Every 2022 Sierra 1500 enjoys a new-look front end, with fresh grille designs and an updated bumper. A pair of revised LED headlights with newly styled daytime running lights round out the changes. Some lights will also animate in different sequences when starting the truck or walking away and toward it.
2022 Ram 1500 TRX Now Comes in Exclusive Bright Orange
The TRX's new Ignition Edition is limited to 875 trucks and gives the 702-hp off-road pickup unique orange details. For the Ram 1500 TRX's second model year, Ram is adding a limited Ignition Edition that finished the 702-hp off-road pickup in a bright orange with unique bedside graphics. It's reserved for 875 trucks, and it includes the highly equipped level 2 equipment package and orange trim in the interior. The 2022 1500 TRX Ignition Edition will be on sale at the end of the year starting at $93,280.
Beginning with the SLE model, the Sierra's cabin benefits from a significant makeover that includes a new 12.3-inch digital instrument panel and a 13.4-inch center touchscreen. The gauge cluster is highly configurable, and the updated infotainment system now supports Google's app store, maps, and voice assistant. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard with the big touchscreen, too, and a huge heads-up display is also available. Along with a newly designed center console, models with front bucket seats feature a T-shaped electronic shifter; those with a front bench seat have a column-mounted shifter. Additionally, upper trims now come standard with a power-adjustable steering column.
The new AT4X is very similar to the, except its exterior doesn't look nearly as extroverted. As the most off-road-capable model in the Sierra 1500 family, it has advanced , electronic locking front and rear differentials, and extra underbody protection. It rolls on black 18-inch wheels shod with gnarly Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac Mud-Terrain tires. The AT4X features a Terrain Mode that allows one-pedal driving in low-speed situations where momentum and wheel placement are important. A set of rocker guards are also available to better protect its door sills from dents and dings.
2022 GMC Hummer EV Prototype First Drive: Truck Yeah!
We got a first taste of what it is like behind the wheel of the 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup truck and it is a mouthful. There is a lot of Hummer to move (about 9,000 pounds, in fact). Factor in the trio of electric motors, the 24-module battery pack, and all the bells and whistles included in the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 launch model, and this is a massive truck. © Manufacturer,Povi Pullinen 2022 GMC Hummer EV Prototype First Drive: Truck Yeah!-featured General Motors relishes it. The Hummer has been reinvented as a battery electric vehicle under the GMC brand, but it remains true to its roots as a huge, off-road-capable beast.
The new Denali Ultimate helps GMC's most popular model finally live up to its luxury branding. It has dark "Vader" chrome exterior trim and rides on 22-inch rims buoyed by adaptive dampers. Climb inside to appreciate its numerous leather-wrapped surfaces and open-pore wood. The headliner is made of microsuede, the leather front seats feature 16-way power adjustments and massage functions, and the Bose premium audio system plays through 12 speakers that include ones on the door panels with stainless-steel grilles. The Denali Ultimate also comes standard with Super Cruise,; it's optional on the regular Denali, too.
The half-ton Sierra continues to be offered with a 355-hp 5.3-liter or a 420-hp 6.2-liter V-8. A turbocharged 2.7-liter inline-four and a Duramax diesel 3.0-liter inline-six are also available. Last year's 4.3-liter V-6 has been dropped. GMC says the turbo-four has been updated to be more refined and make more torque (420 pound-feet versus 383), and its eight-speed automatic has been recalibrated to be more responsive. Thanks to chassis alterations, the Duramax diesel is now compatible with the Max Trailering package, which allows it to tow up to 13,200 pounds. Previously, diesel-powered Sierras could only pull up to 9200 pounds.
The 2022 Sierra 1500 is expected to reach dealerships in the first quarter of next year. The entry-level Sierra Pro will start at $32,495 and the Denali Ultimate opens at $80,395–$19,100 more than the regular Denali. The AT4 starts at $60,995, and the AT4X costs $74,995 before any options.
Honda, Lexus top J.D. Power ALG Residual Value awards .
If you want a car that will hold its value better than anything else, go Japanese.The 2022 ALG Residual Value Awards are in, and, according to an announcement made by J.D. Power on Thursday, when it comes to resale values, you still can't beat a Japanese car -- especially if that car is a Honda or a Lexus , which won overall for best mass-market and best premium residual values, respectively.