The 2022 GMC Sierra AT4 and 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss don’t skimp on off-road worthiness, boasting a laundry list of equipment ready for fun on the trails. However, when it comes time to get back on the blacktop, both pickups also feature a number of technologies to keep the driver and passengers safe. Now, GM Authority is taking a closer look at the safety feature differences between the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4 and 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss.
Let’s start by clarifying that when we compare the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4 and 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss, we’re looking at both Trail Boss trim levels, including the Silverado Custom Trail Boss, and the Silverado LT Trail Boss. As such, this comparison is essentially looking at a total of three different models.
With that covered, let’s check out the safety features of these two off-roaders, starting with the similarities. As it turns out, all three trim levels are equipped with a range of safety tech as standard, including Following Distance Indicator, Forward Collision Alert, IntelliBeam, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Front Pedestrian Braking.
Beyond that, the GMC Sierra AT4 and Chevy Silverado LT Trail Boss both offer a number of optional safety features, while the Silverado Custom Trail Boss is not. Additionally, the GMC Sierra AT4 is equipped as standard with Safety Alert Seat, while both Silverado trim levels do not offer the feature.
Check out a more complete breakdown of the safety feature differences between the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4 and 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss in the table below:
|RPO Code||Sierra AT4||Silverado Custom Trail Boss||Silverado LT Trail Boss|
|Following Distance Indicator||UE4||S||S||S|
|Forward Collision Alert||UEU||S||S||S|
|Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning||UHX||S||S||S|
|Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert||UKC||S||S||S|
|Automatic Emergency Braking||UHY||S||S||S|
|Front Pedestrian Braking||UKJ||S||S||S|
|Safety Alert Seat||HS1||S||-||-|
|HD Surround Vision camera system||UV2||A||-||A|
|Rear Camera Mirror||DRZ||A||-||-|
|Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert||UKV||A||-||A|
|Trailer Camera Provisions||TRG||A||-||A|
|Bed View Camera||UVN||A||-||A|
|Rear Park Assist||UD7||-||-||A|
|Front and Rear Park Assist||UD5||A||-||-|
|Rear Cross Traffic Braking||UFB||A||-||A|
|Rear Pedestrian Alert||UKK||A||-||A|
Under the hood, the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4 and 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss are offered with four separate engine options, such as the turbocharged 2.7 I4 L3B gasoline engine, the atmospheric 5.3L V8 L84 gasoline engine, the atmospheric 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine, and the 3.0L I6 LM2 turbodiesel Duramax. GM Authority previously covered the mechanical differences between these two models in-depth for those readers interested in learning more. Additionally, GM Authority covered the exterior differences, the interior differences, and the infotainment differences.
Both pickups ride on the GM T1 platform. Production of the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4 and 2022 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss takes place at the GM Fort Wayne plant in Indiana and the GM Silao plant in Mexico, while the Silverado is set for production at the GM Oshawa plant in Canada in the future.