The 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 is offered in standard cab, CAB and crew cab body styles. CAB standard and extended from the CAB or a standard 6-foot-6 bed or 8-foot bed long. Crew CAB just have to come with a short 5-foot-8 on the bed. 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 CAB can be had from regular work or mid-level Isle trims. An Subsections month SL trim between the workplace and the Isle and is available in extended and crew cab styles, as the SLT well-appointed trim. The range-topping Denali is a crew cab only.
The trim work comes with air-conditioning, trip computer, steering wheel tilt, cruise control, OnStar telematics, 40/20/40 split front bench seat and a stereo CD / MP3 audio with auxiliary jack satellite radio. The SL adds full power accessories, entry key-less, cruise control, satellite radio and adjustable bar support for the driver. 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 adds color Isle improve Upholstery, a lockable room with a power outlet built into the cushion in the center of the front seat division, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror and a leather-wrapped wheel steering. The pile of premium SLT on chrome-clad alloy wheels, a premium interior center console and the full premium materials, Bose audio system, skin and Upholstery, remote engine start, an exclusive dash design with wood and different ways to with a metallic, 12 way power-adjustable / heated front seats and rear audio controls.
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali models trump SLT with a unique power-train, suspension tuning emphasizing ride comfort, 20-inch wheels, exterior styling enhancements, a heated steering wheel and turn-by-turn navigation feature for OnStar. Option Availability Varies levels of color and style of the body. It includes several towing packages, package and 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Z71 Off-Road, a special regional packages, package and all-terrain and XFE the same color for the rear-wheel-drive 5.3-liter V8 crew CAB. The XFE features enhancements aerodynamic and lightweight aluminum components to improve fuel economy.
Other options include 20 and 22-inch wheels, a rear back-up camera, improved audio systems, Bluetooth, navigation system with real-time traffic, the rear-seat entertainment system, heated power of the outside mirrors, a sunroof, power -beya rear window, rear parking sensors and front seats. An “EZ-Lift” tailgate is also offered and requires only about half the effort to open and close compared to the standard tailgate.
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior
On the whole, it is appropriate to the Sierra and the result is an interior, although the model tend to look rather dull compared to their competitors. The luxurious SLT Denali trims dress up the room significantly, with a unique upscale treatment dash and door panels, center console and full of attractive wood grain metallic accents. Crew cab models include seats comfortable with Flip-up seat cushions that provide a nearly flat load floor. Interior storage is adequate, and the small cup holders haphazard organization for center console.
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine
The 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 is available with four different engine choices. In the level Work in color, the Sierra is powered by a 4.3-liter V6 that produces 195 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Consumers may upgrade to a V8 4.8-liter that makes 302 hp and 305 LB-ft, or a V8 5.3-liter is good for 315 hp and 335 LB-ft. The Isle trims will be one of two V8s as standard, while the SLT has 5.3-liter engine as standard.
A 6.2-liter V8 is available on select models and produces 403 hp and 417 LB-ft of torque. The 6.2 V8 comes standard for Denali. A transmission automatic six-speed standard on the two big V8s, while the V8 4.8-liter and V6 come with an automatic four-speed. In a recent test of an essentially identical to the Chevy Silverado equipped with the V8 6.2-liter, it accelerated from a standstill to 60 Mph in 6.6 seconds, which is quick for the full-size pickup. Well equipped, a Sierra 1500 can be said that up to 10,700 pounds.
Consumers have a choice of two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive (Denali). Work and LS trims with 4WD have a traditional wildcard floor-mounted to a transfer case. All other trims 4WD Autotrac, which features an automatic setting that shifts into 4WD when a drift tires. Fuel economy estimates range from 15 mpg city / 22 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined for a XFE crew cab down to 12/18/14 mpg for the Denali.
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Safety
Standard safety equipment includes anti-lock brakes stability control. Front, side and side curtain airbags are also the standard. Four-wheel disc brakes are available as part of the Max Trailing package. In testing arrest, a Silverado crew cab and four-wheel disc brakes stopped a short 120 feet from 60 Mph.
In the accident inspection of the public, the 2013 GMC Sierra received an overall score four stars. It earned 4 stars for overall frontal crash protection five stars for overall side crash protection. In Insurance Institute for the Highway Safety testing, a Silverado crew cab earned top score of best for frontal-offset crash protection and the second best score of “Acceptable” for side-impact test.