2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Changes, Updates, New Features
The 2022 GMC Sierra Limited will enter the model lineup as a stop-gap measure until production of the refreshed Sierra 1500 begins. As such, the 2022 Sierra Limited is essentially a continuation of the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, with the same trim levels, options, exterior paint colors, and interior color combinations. That said, the light-duty pickup truck does see a few changes for the 2022 model year.
- Base Sierra 1SA trim level renamed to Pro
- Deletion of single-zone air conditioning (C67)
- Single-zone, semi-automatic air conditioning now standard on Pro models
- Deletion of HD radio option
- Rear heated seats have moved to an available option on SLT, AT4 and Denali trim levels
- For the 2021 model year, this feature was available on models built after July 26th, 2021
- SLT models – included and only available with the SLT Convenience Package on Crew Cab models
- Deletion of the 4.3L LV3 V6 engine
- Deletion of the 5.3L L82 V8 engine
- Consequent deletion of E85 FlexFuel capability
- Deletion of 6-speed automatic transmission (MYC)
- 2.7L L3B Turbo I4 engine is now standard on base Pro 1SA trim level
- 5.3L EcoTec3 L84 V8 engine is now available on base Pro 1SA trim level
- 5.3L EcoTec3 L84 V8 engine is not available on AT4 trim level
- Duramax Turbo-Diesel 3.0L LM2 I6 engine is now standard on AT4 trim level
- Battery, heavy-duty 730 cold-cranking amps/80 Amp-hr is now standard on base Pro (1SA) trim level
- LT275/65R18C MT blackwall Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tires (R3O) are standard on AT4
- Denali Ultimate Package name changed to Denali Reserve Package, and still includes the following equipment:
- Technology Package
- Driver Alert Package II
- GMC MultiPro Power Steps
- 22-inch multi-dimensional polished aluminum wheels
- May be upgraded to 22-inch LPO wheels
The updates and changes described here are specific to the U.S. market and may differ for other markets.
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