• Masthead image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck.


Sierra’s expertly crafted body and premium appointments form a striking appearance. The front appearance with stunning GMC Signature LED lighting and available features such as High Performance LED headlamps, LED tail lamps, and Thin Profile LED fog lamps further its bold and advanced design.

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Exterior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck from the front showing the iconic grille.


The powerful presence of the 2018 Sierra light duty truck is built on a foundation of Professional Grade engineering to deliver confidence and refinement.


  • Large, bold grille designs
  • Distinctive cutout above grille
  • Angular wheel openings with accent moldings
  • Available chrome belt moldings
Exterior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck from the front right showing the vehicles headlight design.


It’s the little things that set the Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck apart. That’s abundantly clear with lighting features such as:


  • Available High Performance LED headlamps
  • GMC Signature LED lighting
  • Available Thin Profile LED fog lamps
  • Available LED tail lamps
  • Available LED Cargo Box Lighting
  • Available IntelliBeam technology automatically turns high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions
Exterior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck from the rear with the tailgate open.


Sierra 1500 has three available bed options to fit nearly everything you could possibly need: Short, Standard, and Long. In addition, the truck’s high-strength steel bed is designed with the following premium features to add convenience and functionality:


  • CornerStep rear bumper with integrated handholds provides easy access to the box when the tailgate is lowered or up
  • Available spray-on bedliner
  • Available remote locking tailgate
  • Available LED box lighting to help you see inside when a tonneau cover is installed
  • Eight total tie-down hooks, including four moveable upper hooks


One look inside the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck and you’ll see we’ve elevated the standard for truck interiors. With available premium materials, like the soft-touch instrument panel with real aluminum trim, technologies like 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot3, superior comfort, and advanced safety features, the Sierra’s crafted interior is the complete package.

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Interior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck's full cabin from above.


Style meets substance inside the 2018 Sierra 1500 light-duty truck. From the exceptional storage space in the center console, to comfort and convenience features, Sierra truly has no peer. Features include:


  •  Available heated and ventilated perforated leather-appointed seats
  • Available heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Available wireless charging pad4
  • A center console big enough to handle file folders, laptops and much more, included with bucket-seat models
  • USB ports5 and 12V charging outlets
  • Available 110V power outlet
  • Locking under-seat storage on SLE and SLT models with front bench seating
Interior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck showing the Bose speaker on the door while ajar.


Sierra’s cabin is engineered to provide you and your passengers with a quiet, comfortable experience. Features contributing to cabin quietness include:


  • Triple door seals
  • Hydraulic body mounts along with hydraulic engine mounts to reduce vibrations for a smooth and quiet ride
  • Aerodynamic exterior mirrors that reduce wind noise
  • A valved exhaust system that reduces engine noise
  • An available Bose® Active Noise Cancellation System
Interior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck showing the center console and wireless charging station.


Designing a premium truck environment in the Sierra 1500 that you actually want to spend time in means surrounding you with comfortable, supportive seats as well as luxurious materials. Features include:


  • Available perforated leather-appointed seating surfaces and leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Soft-touch instrument panel and door trim
  • Available aluminum trim accents on instrument panel, steering wheel and center console
  • Contrast stitching throughout the cabin


With innovative trailering technologies, powerful engine options and available towing rating of 12,5002, Sierra is designed to do the work you need to get done, and do so with ease.

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  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Hill Start Assist holds the brakes momentarily under certain conditions to give you extra time to switch from brake to accelerator
  • Tow/Haul Mode with Cruise and Powertrain Grade Braking
  • Available Integrated Trailer Brake Controller provides fingertip control and monitoring of your trailer brakes
  • Available Max Trailering Package with trailering-mirror mounted LED rear guidance lamps
  • Rear Vision Camera


  • Available EcoTec3 5.3L V8 engine offers the best V8 fuel economy in any full-size pickup6
  • Available 6.2L engine offers the most V8 horsepower in the light-duty segment
  • Available Hill Descent Control allows for a controlled descent in rough terrain
  • Available Eaton automatic locking rear differential locks rear wheels when slippage is detected, providing improved traction and enhanced control


  • Roll-formed high-strength steel bed delivers professional grade durability
  • DURALIFE™ brake rotors protect against corrosion and can double life compared to conventional rotors
  • Available spray-on bedliner provides an increase in protection from scratches and dings
  • Extensive use of galvanized sheet metal minimizes corrosion


The 2018 Sierra 1500 pickup truck sets a higher standard, with purposeful technology inside and out — to help you stay connected and in control.

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Photo showing available Color Touch Radio in the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck.


The available 8" diagonal GMC Infotainment System7 lets you customize your media and connect to your world. Features include:


  • 8" diagonal color touch screen
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Capability8
  • Available navigation
  • Multiple customizable homepages
  • Bluetooth® connectivity9
  • Natural-language voice command
  • Connect media libraries from multiple devices with MyMedia
  • Customizable “Favorites”: Save and quickly access albums, songs, artists, destinations, and contacts
  • Smartphone integration for hands-free calling and phone book access
Image showing available 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot inside the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck.


Available 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot3 that helps you stay connected to the Internet on the go. It’s available and ready to connect to your devices, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.

Picture showing myGMC Mobile App available for the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty truck.


Remotely control your vehicle from virtually anywhere with the app that lets you remote-start your vehicle (if equipped), pinpoint it on a map, manage your vehicle’s 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot (if equipped), and monitor the health of your vehicle, including fuel level, tire pressure and oil life.


This feature is activated when a second-row door is opened and closed during or just before a trip. When Sierra is turned off, under certain conditions, five audible chimes and a message in the driver information center remind you to check the second-row.


No matter your needs, Sierra has you covered. From bold and street-inspired looks to heightened off-road capability there’s a package to make your GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty pickup truck more unique.

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Available on the standard Sierra double-cab pickup truck, Double and Crew Cab SLE, this sport-appearance package features a bold monochromatic body-colored look with striking black-painted 20" wheels and Thin Profile LED fog lamps. Other features include:


  • Unique grille with body-colored surround
  • Color-keyed door handles, mirror caps and body side moldings
  • Elevation badging
  • 7” (8” on SLE) diagonal color-touch radio with Bluetooth®9 phone connectivity
  • Available Z71 Off-Road Suspension for SLE Elevation Edition
  • Available 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot3
  • Remote keyless entry (standard on SLE)
  • Power mirrors (standard on SLE)
  • A 110-volt AC power outlet
  • Locking rear differential
  • Available 20-inch Machined Aluminum Wheels


Available on Sierra SLT trim, this 4WD package comes equipped with Off-Road suspension, along with:


  • 18" machined-aluminum wheels
  • All-Terrain tires
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Underbody shield
  • Unique body-color bumpers with unique All Terrain grille
  • All Terrain badging
  • Unique All Terrain instrument cluster
  • Thin Profile LED fog lamps
  • Leather-appointed heated bucket seats
  • Jet Black interior with Spice Red accents
  • Bose® speakers
  • All-Weather Floor Liners
  • Trailering equipment
  • Rear Park Assist
  • Body-color and Black Exterior Moldings
  • Additional features included


Available on Sierra SLT trim, the Sierra All Terrain X creates a bold, confident presence and heightens its competent off-road capability. All Terrain X includes All Terrain content with these additional features:


  • Mud-terrain rated 18” Goodyear DuraTrac tires
  • Black Sport Bar in bed (supports available accessory LED lights)
  • Black Sport Assist Steps
  • High-performance LED Headlamps
  • 18” Black Painted Wheels
  • All-Weather Floor Liners
  • Available 420HP 6.2L V8 engine


Sierra owners expect outstanding power when trailering and hauling, and excellent efficiency when highway cruising or commuting to work. The EcoTec3 engines offer just that with the 5.3L V8 EcoTec3 engine delivering the best available fuel economy of any V8 engine in its class6. These engines feature Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection, and Variable Valve Timing that work together to optimize power and fuel efficiency. No other pickup offers all of these technologies standard in any of their engines.

Interact with the features below to see firsthand how Active Fuel Management works.

See how the GMC Sierra light duty pickup truck’s engine active fuel management works.


By sensing load and power demand, Active Fuel Management activates or deactivates four of the engine’s eight cylinders (two cylinders on V6) to meet driving conditions.


Direct Injection delivers precise fuel distribution and fast, efficient combustion. Gasoline is injected directly into the combustion chamber of the cylinder, allowing for a higher compression ratio.


For responsive driving and power on demand, this technology allows for different valve timing at different engine RPM and operating conditions to maximize performance.


The 2018 Sierra 1500 pickup truck’s state-of-the-art available safety and driver-alert technologies help you better see and handle the unexpected.

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  • Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking: If the vehicle is traveling at a low speed and the system detects that a front-end collision situation is imminent while following a detected vehicle and the driver has not already applied the brakes, the system automatically applies brakes to help reduce the collision’s severity. The system may even help avoid the collision at very low speeds. Included with Available Enhanced Driver Alert Package.
  • Available Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning helps drivers avoid unintentional lane drifts by reading lane markings and gently guiding the vehicle back into its lane using light steering inputs. This feature can be disabled with a button press 
  • Available IntelliBeam technology automatically turns Sierra’s high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions 
  • Available Forward Collision Alert provides audible and visual signals if it appears that a collision may be imminent
  • Available Safety Alert Seat gently vibrates to provide drivers with a subtle alert 
  • Hill Start Assist gives drivers a brief window to change from the brake pedal to the accelerator when on a hill under certain conditions
  • Available Front and Rear Park Assist 
  • Standard Rear Vision Camera


Standard on most Sierra models is a limited service trial subscription to the OnStar® Guidance Plan. The plan includes:


  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Emergency Services Link
  • Remote Door Unlock


Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings, and road conditions at all times. Read the vehicle owner’s manual for more important safety system limitations and information.

GMC Safety Message

Your safety is very important to us. If you want to determine whether or not there is a recall on your current vehicle or on a vehicle you are considering, visit or call (888) 327-4236.


Standard on every 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty truck, GMC Pro Grade Protection has you truly protected with features and services, including:

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  • Two maintenance visits14
  • 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty15
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty15
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation15
  • Limited service trial of OnStar13 Guidance Plan with a suite of emergency security and diagnostic services
  • 5-year OnStar Basic Plan16


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