2020 GMC Sierra 1500: Performance, Design Capability, & Features

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Review

With more cargo bed volume than any truck in its class, the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 continues to raise the bar on what to expect from a light-duty truck. With the first-in-class MultiPro® tailgate, a best-in-class available V8 engine, plus class-leading towing technologies, you’ll discover there’s a whole lot to love about the all-new 2020 Sierra 1500.

The team at Gregg Young Buick GMC in Indianola, IA, put together an overview of key 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 details below. Search our current inventory and make sure you check out our GMC Sierra 1500 purchase and lease offers. Give us a call at (515) 961-7461 if you have any questions.

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Performance Specs & Engine

The 2020 Sierra 1500 offers a range of powerful engines, along with eight- or ten-speed automatic transmissions and innovative technologies designed to optimize power, efficiency, and performance. The chart below outlines the Sierra 1500 engine options..



4.3L EcoTec3 V6

  • 285 HP
  • 305 lb.-ft.
  • 16 city/21 hwy (MPG)
  • Standard on the Sierra trim

5.3L EcoTec3 V8

  • 355 HP
  • 383 lb.-ft.
  • 17 city/23 hwy (MPG)
  • Available on the Sierra trim

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with DFM

  • 355 HP
  • 383 lb.-ft.
  • 17 city/23 hwy
  • Standard on SLT, available on SLE, Elevation, AT4, & Denali trims

2.7L Turbo I4

  • 310 HP
  • 348 lb.-ft.
  • 19 city/22 hwy (MPG)
  • Standard on Elevation & SLE trims

3.0L Duramax® Turbo-Diesel I6

  • 277 HP
  • 460 lb.-ft.
  • 23 city/30 hwy
  • Available on SLE, Elevation, SLT, AT4, & Denali trims

6.2L EcoTec3 V8

  • 420 HP
  • 460 lb.-ft.
  • 15 city/21 hwy (MPG)
  • Available on SLT, AT4, & Denali trims
Size & Cargo Size

Size & Cargo Space

The 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 offers three body styles and four cab configurations:

  • Regular cab, long box
  • Double cab, standard box
  • Crew cab, short box
  • Crew cab, standard box

Depending on the option you choose, the Sierra 1500 can comfortably seat up to six passengers and deliver up to 98.2 inches of box length. Wheelbase truck lengths on the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 range from 139.6 to 157 inches. Payload capacity ranges from 1,730 to 2,280 pounds.

Interior & Exterior Design

The bold, confident exterior of the 2020 Sierra 1500 commands attention on the road. Inside the cabin, you’ll find a quiet, roomy, and comfortable interior designed for driving enjoyment, whether you’re meandering smooth highways or navigating rocky roads.

Key features include:

  • Best-in-class crew cab front head and leg room
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • LED headlamps with unique C-shaped lighting
  • Available carbon fiber composite bed
  • 40/20/40 split-bench front seat with under-seating storage
Interior & Exterior
Safety Features & Technology

Safety Features & Technology

State-of-the-art technology is what helps make the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 a class-leading contender in the light-duty truck space. Innovative tech and safety features available on the 2020 Sierra 1500 include:

  • A six-function MultiPro® tailgate audio system
  • Available ProGrade® Trailering System with in-vehicle trailering app
  • StabiliTrak® electronic stability control system with traction control
  • Multi-color head-up display
  • Segment-first rear camera mirror
  • Available next-generation SiriusXM® 360L radio with streaming
  • Teen Driver safety intelligence
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

Color Options

Choose your favorite Sierra 1500 exterior color from the following options:

  • White Frost Tricoat
  • Deep Mahogany Metallic
  • Cardinal Red
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Summit White
  • Onyx Black
  • Dark Sky Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Stone Blue Metallic
  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic

Test Drive a 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 in Indianola, IA

Take a test drive in the all-new 2020 Sierra 1500. Check out our online inventory, then give our Gregg Young Buick GMC team in Indianola, IA, a call at (515) 961-7461. You can also reach out to us online.

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