The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is set to usher in a model refresh with a variety of changes and updates compared to the current 2021 model year. Now, GM Authority is shedding light on the 2022 GMC Sierra production dates.
The refreshed 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 will start rolling off the line on September 20th, 2021. Crew Cab and Regular Cab models are the first body styles set for production, followed by Double Cab models later in September.
Meanwhile, the 2022 GMC Sierra HD is set to hit production on July 12th, 2021, preceding the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500. The 2022 GMC Sierra HD will introduce only a few small changes compared to the refreshed Light Duty GMC Sierra, with a full model refresh for the HD truck expected by the 2023 model year.
|Sierra 1500 Regular Cab||September 20, 2021|
|Sierra 1500 Double Cab||September 27, 2021|
|Sierra 1500 Crew Cab||September 20, 2021|
|Sierra HD||July 12, 2021|
Note that these dates are subject to change, with the continuing global microchip shortage potentially affecting production for the entirety of the industry.
Also note that the production start dates for the 2022 GMC Sierra are are identical to those for the Sierra’s corporate cousin, the 2022 Chevy Silverado.
Among the changes expected to arrive with the debut of the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 is a completely new exterior design, with an overhauled front and rear fascia, new wheels, and new paint options. The interior will also be all-new, with an overhauled dash, center stack, center console, and gauge cluster with the option for a fully digital readout. The column shifter will also be replaced with a new digital gear selector, while migration to the new Global B electrical architecture will enable the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 to offer the latest tech features, including infotainment goodies and GM’s Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system, the latter of which will enable semi-autonomous towing.