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Exterior

The 2018 Sierra 1500 Denali light duty pickup truck elevates full-size pickup design, with signature Denali accents, distinctive lighting, sculpted front end, and bold lines.

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Exterior image fom the front of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali premium light-duty pickup truck parked in front of mountains.

ADVANCED LIGHTING

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

  • High Performance LED Headlamps
  • GMC Signature LED Lighting
  • Thin Profile LED Fog Lamps
  • LED Taillamps
  • LED Cargo Box Lighting
  • IntelliBeam technology automatically turns high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions
Picture showing bold and refined accents featured on the 2018 Sierra 1500 Denali light-duty pickup truck.

BOLD ACCENTS

Every detail of the Sierra 1500 Denali light-duty pickup truck was finely crafted to create a striking presence that commands attention, on and off the road. Signature features include:

 

  • Unique 20" bright machined-aluminum wheels
  • Chrome door handles, mirrors, and side moldings
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Available 22” aluminum wheels with chrome accents

 

Image showing premium truck bed on the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali pickup truck.

PREMIUM FEATURES

Denali style starts right up front with the unique signature three-bar chrome grille, featuring a distinct pattern and a finish that reflects light from every angle. Premium features include:

 

  • Spray-on bedliner
  • Available Tri-Mode Power Steps
  • Power-sliding rear window that gives drivers flow-through ventilation at the touch of a button
  • Available power sunroof that lets you enjoy a clear view of the sky from the comfort of the cabin

INTERIOR

The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali pickup truck signifies comfort and quality with attention to detail and premium features and materials.

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Interior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali premium light-duty pickup truck's steering wheel and driver display.

A HIGHER STANDARD OF COMFORT

The 2018 Sierra 1500 Denali light duty truck’s luxurious interior keeps you comfortably in command. Standard features include:

 

  • Heated and ventilated driver’s and front passenger 12-way power-adjustable bucket seats
  • Magnetic Ride Control System constantly adjusts suspension for precise control and consistently smooth ride
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Dual density foam seats that provide support and comfort

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

EXCEPTIONALLY QUIET CABIN

The luxurious Denali cabin is engineered to provide you and your passengers with a quiet, comfortable experience. Features contributing to a quiet cabin 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
  • Available Active Noise Cancellation system
Interior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali premium light-duty pickup truck showing the center console and wireless charging station.

PREMIUM MATERIALS

  • Perforated leather-appointed seating designed to provide comfort and ventilation
  • Soft-touch instrument panel
  • Real tinted, brushed-aluminum trim
  • Contrast stitching

TECHNOLOGY

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

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INFOTAINMENT

The 8" diagonal GMC Infotainment System3 with Navigation4 lets you customize your media and connect to your world. Features include:

 

  • 8" diagonal customizable Color Touch screen
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto compatibility5
  • Natural Language voice command
  • MyMedia, which connects media libraries from multiple devices
  • Customizable “Favorites,” which lets you save albums, songs, artists, destinations, and contacts
  • Bluetooth® connectivity6
  • Smartphone integration for hands-free calling and phone book access

WIRELESS CHARGING PAD7

The 2018 Sierra 1500 Denali light-duty truck helps your phone stay charged with a convenient Wireless Charging Pad, which allows you to seamlessly charge phones, tablets, or other mobile devices with ease.

4G WI-FI HOTSPOT

Available 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot8 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.

MYGMC MOBILE APP9

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 Hotspot7 (if equipped), and monitor the health of your vehicle, including fuel level, tire pressure, and oil life.

REAR SEAT REMINDER10

This new 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.


CAPABILITY

From incredible technologies to help you tow and haul with ease to powerful engine options, the Sierra Denali light-duty pickup truck is designed do the work you need to get done, and do so with ease.

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POWER TO DO IT ALL

  • Available 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine offers the most V8 horsepower in the light-duty segment with 420 horsepower
  • Hill Descent Control allows for a controlled descent in rough terrain
  • Eaton® automatic locking rear differential locks rear wheels at a consistent speed, providing improved traction and enhanced control

DURABILITY

  • Roll-formed high-strength steel bed delivers professional grade durability
  • DURALIFE™ technology protects against corrosion and can double rotor life compared to conventional rotors
  • Standard spray-on bedliner with embossed Denali logo provides an increase in protection from scratches and dings
  • Extensive use of galvanized sheet metal minimizes corrosion

TRAILERING AND HAULING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Trailer Sway Control helps prevent vehicles and their trailers from uncontrolled trailer swaying
  • Hill Descent Control allows for a controlled descent in rough terrain
  • Hill Start Assist holds the brakes momentarily under certain conditions to give you extra time to switch from brake to accelerator
  • Tow/Haul Mode
  • Available integrated Trailer Brake Controller provides fingertip control and monitoring of your trailer brakes
  • Rear Vision Camera

DENALI ULTIMATE

The 2018 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate truck builds on Denali’s premium attributes with precision-crafted features that enhance its luxurious styling and advanced convenience.

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Exterior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali premium light-duty pickup truck showing the 20" bright machined-aluminum wheels.

Unique Exterior

  • 22" aluminum wheels with chrome accents
  • Chrome front recovery tow hooks
Exterior image of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali premium light-duty pickup truck showing the 20" bright machined-aluminum wheels.

Premium Features

  • 420HP 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 offers the most V8 horsepower in the light-duty segment
  • Tri-Mode Power Steps
  • Power Sunroof
  • 4WD

SAFETY

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

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DRIVER ASSIST TECHNOLOGIES

  • 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.
  • 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
  • IntelliBeam technology automatically turns Sierra’s high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions
  • Forward Collision Alert provides audible and visual signals if it appears that a collision may be imminent
  • Safety Alert Seat gently vibrates to provide drivers with a tactile alert
  • Hill Start Assist holds the brakes momentarily under certain conditions to give you extra time to switch from brake to accelerator
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Vision Camera

SAFE & CONNECTED: ONSTAR11

The Sierra 1500 Denali light-duty pickup truck features 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 safercar.gov or call (888) 327-4236.


ADVANCED FEATURES

Sierra 1500 Denali pickup truck owners expect cutting-edge technologies to help them with any task. No matter your needs, Sierra has you covered.

 

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MAGNETIC RIDE CONTROL

Sierra 1500 Denali’s standard Magnetic Ride Control System constantly adjusts suspension for precise control and consistently smooth ride over uneven terrain.

The  2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali’s 8-speed automatic transmission, with included tow/haul mode, raises transmission upshift points.

8-SPEED TRANSMISSION

Sierra 1500 Denali’s 8-speed automatic transmission, with included tow/haul mode, raises transmission upshift points to provide more power to accelerate with a trailer or heavy load.

Image showing the Tri-Mode Power Steps for ease in accessing the cabin of 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali pickup truck.

Tri-Mode Power Steps

Available Tri-Mode Power Steps make getting into the cab or box from the side of the truck easy. When not in use the steps automatically retract for a clean and seamlessly integrated look.


PRO GRADE PROTECTION

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Standard on every new 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali pickup truck, GMC Pro Grade Protection has you truly protected with features and services including:

 

  • Two maintenance visits12
  • 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty13
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty13
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Roadside Assistance & Courtesy Transportation13
  • Limited service trial of OnStar11 Guidance Plan with a suite of emergency security and diagnostic services
  • 5-year OnStar Basic Plan14

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