The thing that has often been overviewed with HD truck is their off-road potential. Most of us see them strictly as work machines, designed for towing. In reality, these vehicles can offer much more. GMC has realized that and now we are about to see an all-new 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 off-road pickup truck. As you know, the next generation of this heavy-duty pickup truck is coming this fall and besides numerous new design solutions, we are about to see the AT4 package as well.
This is the brand’s new equipment group, which will be in the offer through the whole range of models. It is mostly about off-road upgrades, but there are also some nice visual details, as well as some exclusive features on the inside.
2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 Exterior Design
As you know, the new generation of HD trucks is coming, so we are about to see a lot of novelties. The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 will come with some additional new details, both in aesthetical and mechanical aspects. From what we know so far, there are some pretty interesting styling details, such as a new grille, which features a little bit different texture and comes in a black chrome finish. The bumper has been revised as well, and also includes a lot of black chrome. Also, it is good to mention that this version comes exclusively in a Crew Cab layout, with standard bed dimensions.
Still, those mechanical upgrades are far more interesting. The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 will come with a lot of off-road features and upgrades. Of course, the first thing that comes to mind is an off-road suspension. There are new Rancho shocks, new skid plates, locking rear differential, as well as tech goodies like Traction Select System with specific Off-Road mode, Hill Descent Control, and Hill Start Assist. Another interesting feature is a nice HD Surround Vision system for low-speed views of vehicle surroundings.
On the inside, we are about to see some distinctive features as well. There and unique color schemes, as well as a pretty nice list of standard equipment. You can count on an amazing 15-inch head-up display, as well as on an 8-inch touchscreen, which comes with the latest infotainment. Other notable goodies are things like Bose audio system, wireless charging, rear sliding power window, roof marker lamps.
In terms of powertrain, the GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 won’t be different compared to the rest of the lineup. Base models will feature a new 6.6-liter V8 gasoline engine, which delivers 401 horsepower and 464 pound-feet of torque and comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Of course, there is also a well-known 6.6-liter Duramax V8 turbodiesel. This one is good for about 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque. It comes with a new 10-speed automatic transmission.
2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 Release Date and Price
The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4 is expected to come along with the rest of the lineup, sometime in the third quarter of the year. Details about the price should be known soon.