The fully refreshed 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 looks great, showing off handsome exterior styling front to back. Indeed, the refreshed 2022 GMC Sierra definitely has a premium look to it, and now we’re checking out this particular 2022 GMC Sierra SLT, which just so happens to be equipped with the SLT Premium Package.
For those readers who may be unaware, the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT is the mid-range trim level that slots in between the Elevation and AT4 with regard to the GMC Sierra trim level cadence. This particular example has a Crew Cab / Short Box body configuration, with the exterior covered in White Frost Tricoat paint. The White Frost Tricoat paint code is G1W.
Under the hood, this GMC Sierra SLT is equipped with the naturally aspirated 5.3L V8 L84 gasoline engine, which is rated at 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. The V8 pairs with the GM 10-speed automatic transmission.
The truck definitely looks nice, with the clean white-and-black color scheme emphasizing the simple, straight lines of the refreshed design. In the corners, we see a set of 20-inch Polished aluminum wheels (RPO code NZD), which are included with the SLT Premium Package (RPO code PDB). The rest of the SLT Premium Package throws in a wealth of interior upgrades, driver assist features, and a few other bits and pieces.
The full package content list is as follows (relevant RPO codes listed in parentheses):
- Bucket seats (A50)
- Center console (D07)
- Ventilated front seats (KQV)
- Wireless Charging (K4C)
- Bose Premium Audio System (UQA)
- Power Rake/ Telescoping steering column (N38)
- USB ports, two (first row) Charge and Data ports located inside armrest (UBC)
- Hitch Guidance with Hitch View (PZ8)
- Trailer Brake Controller (JL1)
- In-Vehicle Trailering App (UET)
- 20-inch Polished aluminum wheels (NZD)
- Chrome assist steps (BVT)
In addition to the 5.3L V8 L84 gasoline engine, the GMC Sierra 1500 is also offered with the turbocharged 2.7L I4 L3B gasoline engine, the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine, and the 3.0L I6 LM2 turbodiesel Duramax engine. Under the skin is the GM T1 platform, while production takes place at the GM Fort Wayne plant in Indiana and the GM Silao plant in Mexico.