The GMC Sierra is Stylish, Quiet and Capable
There are a lot of options in today's full-size pickup-truck segment, and one that offers an appealing combination of refinement and capability is the 2015 GMC Sierra. Essentially a buttoned-up Chevrolet Silverado, the Sierra caters to the work site managers and weekend warriors even more so than your everyday Chevy alternative. Like its corporate sibling, the Sierra boasts a stable of fuel-efficient engines and one of the best interiors in its segment. And for 2015, Sierras equipped with the 6.2-liter V8 also get the 8-speed automatic transmission.
Hear Yourself Think
General Motors paid close attention to keeping noise, vibration, and harshness out of the Sierra. Easily one of the quietest offerings in the segment, the Sierra has little trouble keeping road noise out thanks to a slew of sound-deadening materials that envelop the cabin. The recently refreshed interior also gives way to one of the nicest offerings currently available in a light-duty pickup, sitting second only to the Ram 1500. The Sierra Denali lineup has more posh touches throughout the interior, and comes with Magnetic Ride Control suspension, making the cabin even more comfortable.
A few impressions from our full review: "During long drives at highway speeds, the Sierra's cabin proved impressively quiet. Small road imperfections proved no match for the Sierra's suspension, although we did discover the limitation of its body-on-frame design while traversing one particular rough patch on the freeway."
Build and Price
The 2015 GMC Sierra starts at about $28,000 and tops $61,000 for a loaded Sierra Denali. Build and price your own 2015 GMC Sierra right here at KBB.com to unlock its Fair Purchase Price, 5-Year Cost to Own and more.
KBB.com reader Andrew provided a thorough analysis of the Sierra, including this: "The new truck is super comfortable, very smooth on most pavement and extremely quiet, though you can definitely tell its a truck on poor road surfaces. I haven't tried the four wheel drive yet, but I love that it has an auto mode for heavy rain and can shift on the fly between 2WD, Auto and 4WD High...No issues so far other than the audio system responds sluggishly to commands (works though) and the USB is a bit flakey with my iPhone." Read more consumer reviews of the GMC Sierra.
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